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    Man murdered in Pulaski County

    BIG PINEY, MO (KTVI) – The Pulaski Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a Big Piney man near Fort Leonard Wood.  Officers were called to the 33,000 block of Highway TT around 430 pm Saturday after man summoned for help after finding a male friend deceased in a home. The friend had stopped by for a visit when he discovered the body. Authorities say the victim died from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim’s identity has not been released pending […]

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    Feds open talks on growing human organs in animals

    Scientists may be a step closer to growing human organs in animals. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is considering lifting a moratorium that blocked funding for experimentation involving human stem cells and animal embryos. The agency proposed the new policy on Thursday. This could give scientists the opportunity to receive federal funding for controversial chimera research that could help create life-saving organs like kidneys and pancreases for transplant patients. In its proposal, the NIH writes it will establish a […]

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    Former President Bush attends fundraiser for Senator Roy Blunt

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Former President George W. Bush was in St. Louis Monday night at a fundraiser for Missouri Senator Roy Blunt. President Bush attended the fundraiser at Hunter Farms in West County helping raise campaign cash for Blunt. Blunt is likely to face democrat Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander in November.   By George…how we miss thee! @43georgebush @RoyBluntMO MOSen #STL #MO — Tim W. Jones (@SpeakerTimJones) June 27, 2016 What am I up […]

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    Martinez, Holliday lead Cardinals over Pirates 5-1

    PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Carlos Martinez pitched into the ninth inning for his third consecutive win and Matt Holliday had a three-run homer among his three hits as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Saturday night. The Cardinals won for the sixth time in seven games. Pittsburgh lost its fourth in a row. Martinez (7-5) gave up one run and six hits in 8 1/3 innings before being lifted when the Pirates put runners on first and […]

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    2 kayakers rescued from surging waters on the Big River

    ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A swift water rescue occurred Saturday evening at the St. Francois State Park near Park Hills Missouri.  Two kayakers, one man and one woman were on the Big River when the high water and surging water overcame the two.  The recent rainfall has the Big River running higher than normal by several feet, with fast currents and debris in the river. The male kayaker was able to catch a tree and get to an […]

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    Fatal accident at I-70 and Union

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Emergency crews are working a fatal accident that occurred around 4:45 pm Wednesday just north of downtown St. Louis. Authorities say vehicle rear ended a semi in the westbound lanes of I-70 at Union Boulevard.  One person died at the scene and another had to be extricated from the vehicle. Police say the eastbound lanes will shut down for several hours and motorist should avoid the area.

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    Fatal accident shuts-down eastbound lanes of I-44 near St. Clair MO

    ST. CLAIR, MO (KTVI) – Eastbound I-44 had to be shut down Sunday evening following a two-vehicle crash in Franklin County. Around 7:30 pm, a car and semi-tractor trailer crashed near St. Clair, Missouri.  Witnesses to the accident say it appears the car collided with the semi’s rear-end. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says one person died in the accident, and another is in grave condition. At this writing, the eastbound lanes are shut down starting at the rest stop […]

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    Albino deer spotted at Jefferson Barracks

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Take a look at this unusual sight capture by FOX 2 viewers Lisa and Olivia Crawford.  The two captured video of an albino deer at Jefferson Barracks earlier this week.

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    Video shows firefighters rescuing a horse from a icy West County lake

    WEST ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Saturday FOX 2 brought you exclusive video of a dramatic rescue of a horse that fell through the ice on a West County pond. Saturday night the Metro West Fire Protection District rescued a horse that fell through the ice on a pond.  Sunday the fire district shared video they shot of their firefighter making the rescue. Oddly, firefighters had been practicing cold water rescues earlier in the day. We are told the […]

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    5TH graders look to the future, making video games

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Saturday dozens of St. Louis city 5th graders got the chance to make their own video games. FOX 2’s Shawndrea Thomas shows us how the school is preparing them for a future in technology. On Saturday the Kipp Triumph Academy hosted a game jam where 5th graders made their own video games with an app made by St. Louis tech company Pixel Press. The app known as Bloxels gave kids full control of their gaming experience. […]

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    Boil order issued for Crystal City

    (KTVI) – The city of Crystal City has issued a boil order for residents due to a water main break.  The order affects the area from the CVS Pharmacy on Truman to the city limits.  The boil order is in effect till further notice. In the mean time, the city is testing the water and hoping to lift the boil order on Thursday, when test results are expected to come back.

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    Southwest flight skids off taxiway in Nashville

    A Southwest Airlines flight rolled off a taxiway and got stuck after landing Tuesday at Nashville International Airport, said a spokeswoman with the Federal Aviation Administration. A Southwest spokesman said the nose gear of the Boeing 737 collapsed. The Nashville Fire Department said that it transported eight people, but reported only minor injuries, “mostly bumps and bruises.” Pictures from the scene showed a plane against the ground at an angle, as if the support on one side had collapsed. “Southwest […]