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    Violent crash following police pursuit in O’Fallon, Missouri

    O’FALLON, MO (KTVI) – St. Charles County Police Department said it will pursue felony charges against the driver responsible for a violent crash that took place in a residential neighborhood late Friday night. The crash occurred just after 9 p.m. at the intersection of Bryan Road and Osage Meadows Drive. A police officer was traveling southbound on Bryan when a vehicle quickly came up behind the officer and nearly struck the officer’s car. The officer began to chase after the […]

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    St. Charles mother pleads guilty to abuse in child’s death

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – A St. Charles woman pleaded guilty Friday to charges tying her to the death of her toddler son in December 2015. According to the St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Kathleen Peacock pleaded guilty to child abuse and manufacturing a controlled substance. Peacock will be sentenced in May. She’ll face up to 30 years’ imprisonment. The child’s father, Lucas Barnes, will go to trial in April on the same charges. The child, two-year-old Braydon Peacock, […]

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    Bicyclist killed in accident along Riverfront Trail

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A bicyclist was killed Friday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle along the Riverfront Trail in north St. Louis. The accident took place just before 5 p.m. in the 10600 block of Riverview Drive. Two cars were also involved in the accident. The bicyclist was attempting to cross the roadway and came into the path of an oncoming car. The driver of that vehicle swerved to avoid the bicyclist, but struck another car and unfortunately […]

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    Investigators determine Bogey Hills Country Club fire was not arson

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Investigators have determined the fire at Bogey Hills Country Club was not the result of arson. According to Central County Fire & Rescue, a three-alarm fire destroyed the historic 36,000 square-foot clubhouse just before midnight on Thursday, February 16. No one was injured in the fire. Local authorities requested the assistance of the ATF National Response Team to help with the investigation and to make sure there was no criminal intent behind the blaze. The […]

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    Missouri man charged with plotting terror attack, supporting ISIS

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (KTVI) – A 25-year-old former U.S. Army soldier was charged over the weekend with attempting to provide material support to a terrorist organization. According to prosecutors from the U.S. Attorney General’s Office, the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, and the FBI, Robert Lorenzo Hester Jr. was arrested February 17 following a months-long investigation. The 24-page indictment alleges Hester was in contact with undercover FBI employees and thought he was helping them plan and eventually execute […]

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    Protesters calling on Sen. Blunt to hold town hall meeting within 30 days

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI) – Clayton authorities are bracing for another protest outside Senator Roy Blunt’s office in the downtown area Tuesday. The demonstration, organized by the group St. Louis Indivisible, is scheduled to begin at 12 p.m. at 7700 Bonhomme. According to the event post, the group’s stated goals are to encourage Sen. Blunt to hold a town hall meeting in the metro area within the next 30 days so his constituents can voice their opinions and feelings on a […]

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    Cardinals player Dexter Fowler disappointed over President Trump’s travel ban

    JUPITER, FL (KTVI) – St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler said he’s disappointed with President Donald Trump’s push to institute a travel ban because of how it could affect his own family. Fowler’s wife, Darya Baghbani, was born in Iran, one of seven Muslim-majority countries on the travel ban list. ESPN reported Fowler and Baghbani planned on bringing their daughter to see relatives in Iran, but have reconsidered their travel options due to the ban. “It’s huge. Especially anytime you’re […]

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    Registered sex offender charged with sexual assault of minor

    CAHOKIA, IL (KTVI) – The St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office charged a 41-year-old Alorton man in connection with the sexual abuse of a pre-teen girl. According to Captain Dennis Plew, deputy chief of the Cahokia Police Department, officers were called to assist an ambulance service in the 3600 block of Falling Springs Road regarding a possible incident of sexual abuse. Officers took a suspect into custody a short time later, Plew said. Investigators said the suspect, Edward Williams, was […]

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    Inmate death investigation at St. Louis Justice Center

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating the death of an inmate at the Justice Center. According to Schron Jackson, a police spokeswoman, the incident happened just after 4 p.m. Guards found an inmate dead inside his single occupant holding cell. Investigators found no signs of trauma. Fox 2 News will have more information as it becomes available.

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    St. Louis County officer justified in shooting intruder – Report

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – An investigation from the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office determined an off-duty police officer was justified in fatally shooting a home intruder last July. The shooting took place July 9 around 5:25 p.m. in the 10000 block of Lakeside Drive in Lakeshire, located just south of Affton. Tyler Gebhard, 20, was shot after throwing a concrete planter through the backdoor windows and walking into the home. According to the prosecuting attorney’s report, Gebhard […]

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    Cardinals pitcher Reyes gets MRI on arm; may need surgery

    JUPITER, FL (KTVI) – St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Alex Reyes got an MRI Tuesday afternoon over concerns about soreness in his throwing elbow. A source told ESPN that Reyes, 22, has a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament and will require season-ending Tommy John surgery. The Cardinals have not confirmed that report. General manager John Mozeliak said Reyes alerted team doctors before a schedule physical. Mozeliak said the team would react Wednesday after learning the results of the scan. The Cardinals opened […]

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    Couple charged after six-year-old shot, killed in apartment

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A 27-year-old woman and her boyfriend face charges following the shooting death of the woman’s six-year-old daughter. According to our news partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, prosecutors charged Ebony Jones and 31-year-old Jeramee Ramey with second-degree involuntary manslaughter and three counts of child endangerment. The shooting took place just after 1:30 a.m. Monday in a home on Minnie Avenue, that’s in the Walnut Park West neighborhood. The victim, identified as Mi’Kenzie Bostic, was found on […]