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  • Battle over Newtown development set for next week

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – A debate is picking up steam in St. Charles between the lifestyles of Newtown residents and regular suburban development. The debate may come to a heads in a city council meeting next week, that some says is a fight for their future. Follow Angie Mock on Facebook and Twitter: Angie Mock on Facebook Angie Mock on Twitter Email: angie.mock@tvstl.com


    St. Louis police looking for arson suspect

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The St. Louis police department has releases photographs of a suspected arsonist. Police say the suspect is a white male with a beard, mustache and was last seen wearing a green jacket and coveralls. The man is suspected of starting a fire at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the 2400 block of north Grand on Saturday, September 13th in the early morning. Anyone who recognizes this suspect is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS. […]

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    Water rescue teams rescue man trapped in car by flash flooding

    LINCOLN COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Wright City and Wentzville Fire Departments rescued a 42-year-old man trapped in his vehicle on Highway WW at Myers Road Tuesday morning. Rescue crews arrived on scene at 5:45 am to find the man trapped in his vehicle up to his waist in water from flash flooding on the road from Monday night’s storm. Officials say the man was on his way to work and didn’t see the water till he had driven into it. […]

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    Severe thunderstorms produce spectacular lightning displays

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – As the storm fronts moved into the St. Louis area Monday night, many St. Louisans were treated to a spectacular lightning display. FOX2 and News11 viewers sent in lightning pictures from St. Charles County, St. Louis County and Jefferson County.


    Boat catches fire on river near Grafton

    GRAFTON, IL (KTVI) – Around 1:15 pm Sunday fire units from the Qem Fire District were dispatched to the Mississippi River near Grafton for a boat that caught fire. No word on injuries or damage.

  • Quinn releases more funding for high-speed rail

    (KTVI) – Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced Sunday that an additional $102 million dollars will be spent on the St. Louis to Chicago high speed rail line. The money comes from the “Illinois Jobs Now” campaign, and will be used to build a second set of tracks between Mazonia and Eldwood, Illiinois. The money will also including a new bridge over the Kankakee River. The is expected to take place in 2016 and 2017. When the high speed rail improvements […]

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    Mayor Slays presents Prince Louis key to the city

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Saturday Mayor Francis Slay presented a key to St. Louis to Prince Louis and Princess Marguerite of France.  The couple is in St. Louis for a celebration for the sixth year of St. Louis Language Immersion Schools. The charter school teaches over 1,000 children in Mandarin, Spanish and French at three locations in St. Louis City. The prince paid homage to the 250th anniversary of St. Louis and gave Mayor Slay a pair of silver cufflinks. […]

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    Patient tested in California for possible Ebola exposure

    (CNN) — Another patient is being tested in the United States for possible Ebola exposure — this time, in California. The unidentified patient is being isolated in a “specially equipped negative pressure room” at the Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center. Trained staff are using protective equipment, coordinated with infectious disease specialists, to provide care for the patient, said Dr. Stephen M. Parodi, director of hospital operations at Kaiser Permanente Northern California, in a statement. The patient is considered “low-risk” […]

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    “There was no convincing them”: Police use tear gas on curfew breakers

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Police in Ferguson were forced to use tear gas on a crowd of protesters who refused to obey the midnight curfew. Around 12:30, the large group staged near West Florissant and Chambers used cars to create a barricade.   Police officers gave several warnings before they put on gas masks. About 12:40 a.m., officers started moving slowly toward the group and released tear gas.   That’s when several shots rang out.  There are unconfirmed reports that one person […]

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    Tear gas disperses demonstrators in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Tactical units and other law enforcement agencies have deployed tear gas to disperse the crowd at West Florissant near the burned out QuikTrip in Ferguson. The St. Louis SWAT Team was on  the scene of a protest on West Florissant street in Ferguson on Wednesday evening.  Demonstrators were filling the streets. Police told the crowd to clear the area or there will be arrests. Just before 9 pm  police say the crowd that gathered at West Florissant and […]

  • Ferguson-Florissant school to move forward on opening schools Thursday

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Late Wednesday afternoon the Ferguson-Florissnt School District announced that the district was cancelling the start of the school year till Monday, August 18th. The decision to delay the start of the school was influenced by the ongoing unrest in Ferguson over the shooting death of Michael Brown. Previously, the district had planned to start fall session Thursday, August 14th. District officials have been monitoring the situation in Ferguson, and had planned for additional security […]

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    Glasgow Village man charged in death of infant

    GLASGOW VILLAGE, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s office has issued charges against Dearis Ricks, 21, in the death of a 3-month-old infant.  Ricks was charged with abuse or neglect of a child resulting in death. When officers arrived at the home in the 10000 block of Spring Garden Monday, they found the child unresponsive.  The infant was taken to an area hospital and declared deceased. An autopsy revealed the infant died from head trauma. Police say […]