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  • Cardinals still have 3 offseason questions as Winter Warm-Up Weekend arrives

    ST. LOUIS, MO- In past years, as Cardinals fans gathered for the annual Winter Warm-Up, people had a pretty good idea of who would be on the team in the coming year, with most of the offseason heavy lifting done. But this January is not like most years. There are dozens of free agents still on the market, as teams have been more focused on the trade market, willing to wait longer than normal for asking prices and length of […]

  • Man suffers medical issue in fatal I-64 accident

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – One person is dead and two others were transported to the hospital after authorities say a man’s medical condition may have caused a seven-car crash in St. Charles County. The highway patrol says it happened around 4 pm Tuesday afternoon when a male driver exiting Interstate 64 at Highway 94 suffered some sort of medical condition that caused him to continue driving through the intersection off 94 and right into a chain reaction accident. The […]

  • Top 10 news stories around St. Louis in 2017

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – As we prepare to ring in 2018, it’s important to take stock of what’s happened over the past 12 months. The year 2017 saw some unprecedented changes in important positions of power here and around the state. A governor with no prior elected political experience, the first female mayor elected in St. Louis, and the first time since the Civil War that a locally-controlled St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department got to choose a new chief. We […]

  • Zach Duke salutes St. Louis Cardinals, fans as he leaves organization for Minnesota

    ST. LOUIS, MO- Pitcher Zach Duke’s stint with the St. Louis Cardinals officially ended this week when he signed a free agent contract with the Minnesota Twins. The reliever spent parts of two seasons in St. Louis, having come over in a trade with the Chicago White Sox in 2016 and was expected to miss all of 2017 with elbow surgery. He made a remarkable recovery and instead was able to return in July. Tuesday night he took to social […]

  • FOX2’s 10 biggest St. Louis sports stories of 2017

    ST. LOUIS, MO- The biggest stories of any year or any topic are generally ones that are worth talking about the year after, too. Most of these fit that bill, too. Here’s one man’s opinion about the ten biggest St. Louis area sports stories in 2017.   10. TITLE TOWN: Several area high schools won state championships in 2017, including the CBC Cadet Football squad, plus the Vashon and Northwest Academy Boys Basketball teams, among others. Scores more individual student-athletes brought back […]

  • Cahokia couple stranded in Atlanta airport: ‘Apocalyptic’ scene

    ST. LOUIS, MO- The power outage at one of the world’s busiest airports has not surprisingly thrown wrenches into air travel across the country. Authorities say power at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport should be restored overnight Sunday into Monday morning, but not before leaving thousands of passengers stranded there and elsewhere due to cancelled flights. Several flights between St. Louis and Atlanta were cancelled Sunday, including one that was supposed to deliver Lamar and Crystal Gines of Cahokia home  following […]

  • Cardinals to acquire Marcell Ozuna from the Marlins, pending physical

    ST. LOUIS, MO- The St. Louis Cardinals turned to an apparent offseason plan B in an attempt to add power to the middle of the lineup.  Multiple reports say Marcell Ozuna has been acquired from the Marlins, pending a physical. The move comes after the teams could not complete a trade for fellow Miami outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. After weeks of speculation, an agreed upon framework of a deal and a meeting with Stanton’s representatives, the Cardinals announced December 8 that […]

  • Cardinals reportedly sign reliever Luke Gregerson

    ST. LOUIS, MO- The St. Louis Cardinals have reportedly reached an agreement to bring reliever Luke Gregerson back to the organization more than eight years after he  was traded away. Derrick Goold of the The St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic report the deal is two-years and $11-million deal, could turn into a third year if benchmarks are met. Gregerson,33, went 2-3 with a career high 4.57 ERA pitching in 65 games for the World Series champion Houston […]

  • Police investigating two carjackings in St. Charles County

    ST. PETERS, MO-  One man is out of the hospital and another is in custody after a carjacking late Saturday morning at Mid Rivers Mall in St. Peters. Police say a male victim told them that a male suspect approached his Chevy Trailblazer in the mall parking lot near Dillards and asked for a cigarette, before entering the vehicle, displaying a gun and telling the driver to get out. The driver suffered facial injuries while defending himself and got out […]

  • Fairview firefighters rallying around single mom, 5 kids after fire

    FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, IL- Investigators are still looking into what caused a fire here that left a single mother and five kids without a home. But they’re already springing into action to make sure the family gets back on its feet in time for Christmas. Crews responded to a home at 9938 Old Lincoln Trail on Friday where the family of six, including five kids ranging from ages 1 to 17, lived. The family rented the property but did not have […]

  • Lawsuit over Scottrade Center improvements dropped

    ST. LOUIS, MO- The St. Louis Blues and court plaintiffs, including a member of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen, have agreed to resolve a lawsuit over city financing for improvements to Scottrade Center. Team officials say the settlement was reached last night. Chris Zimmerman on the @StLouisBlues overcoming a pair of obstacles to funding Scottrade Center renovations: "This means we can finally start moving forward with our financing agreement." #stlblues pic.twitter.com/bEV9RvmM0x — FOX Sports Midwest (@FSMidwest) December 9, 2017 […]

  • Authorities update Officer Ryan O’Connor’s condition and warn against scammers

    ST. LOUIS, MO- Arnold Police said Officer Ryan O’Connor is showing “some neurological improvement” Saturday after undergoing  what’s been described as “life-saving” surgeries in recent days after being shot in the head Tuesday. He remains in critical condition at a St. Louis-area hospital. Police say Officer O’Connor was shot by a burglary suspect, Chad Klahs, in O’Connor’s patrol car at the Arnold Police Department as he was being taken in for processing. Authorities say Klahs shot O’Connor before shooting himself. […]