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  • Hit show “Supernatural” adds musician Rick Springfield to cast

    The CW’s hit show “Supernatural” is adding another name to its star-studded cast for its twelfth season. Musician Rick Springfield will join the cast as one of Lucifer’s new vessels. According to TVGuide.com, Supernatural’s producers announced the addition of Springfield to the cast Sunday afternoon at the show’s San Diego Comic-Con. Executive producer Andrew Dab says Springfield is perfect for this role, because he’s not only a superstar musician, but also is a top-tier actor. The panel also included a […]

  • Pay It Forward – Founder of St. Louis Safety Group brings community together for security’s sake

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – This latest Pay It Forward segment shows how just one person can make a difference. Dee Brown, founder of the St. Louis Safety Group, brings residents together every month so they can learn how to keep their neighborhoods safe. And she does it all with her own money. Brown and other members had a party recently to celebrate the third anniversary of the organization. That’s when board member Toni Lanasa surprised Brown with our Fox 2/First […]

  • Children’s hospital uses Pokémon Go to motivate sick kids

    ANN ARBOR, MI – Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm, but one children’s hospital is using it as a way to get sick kids out of bed and moving around. The University of Michigan’s children’s hospital is making use of Pokémon Go, a new smartphone game that allows players to catch virtual Pokémon characters spread throughout the world. You can watch a video posted to the hospital’s Facebook page in our story above. Staff at the Ann Harbor hospital say the game has motivated […]

  • Celebrate ‘National French Fry Day’ with some FREE fries

    It’s time for these delectable little finger foods to have their day in the sun! Whether you’re a sweet potato fry or traditional potato fan, today is your day. French fries, despite their name, are actually a Belgian creation.  Though the Spanish discovered potatoes, and Ireland is the most known for them, Belgians were the first to fry them somewhere in the 17th century.  Frying fish was highly popular in the area already, so when the rivers froze in the winter, Belgians […]

  • eBay bans sale of human skulls

    If you were holding off on buying a human skull off of eBay, you might have waited too long. After years of criticism, the online auction giant has officially announced a ban on the sale of human skulls. According to Buzzfeed News, there were two dozen active human skull listings as recently as Thursday. Most were marketed as tools for medical study, but anyone could purchase one. The average opening bid for a human skull was roughly $650, but one […]

  • St. Louis man going viral for helping the homeless with showers

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A St. Louis man is going viral for his work helping out homeless people. His name is Jake Austin, and he created a mobile shower unit that has recently gained national attention. A photo gallery of his truck made Reddit’s home page. We brought this story to you last summer. But Austin has been helping homeless people for years. At first, he gave out things like shampoo and conditioner, only to come to the realization that the […]

  • 7-Eleven offering more than just a free Slurpee on 7/11

    NEW YORK – 7-Elevens across the country are giving out their freebie Slurpees again, this time with an added twist for the cool drink’s 50th anniversary on July 11. Crank up the chill, cuz @Slurpee is having a birthday party! #Slurpee50 pic.twitter.com/SbswG4Lvkg — 7-Eleven (@7eleven) July 10, 2016 From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., customers can enjoy a free small-sized Slurpee on a hot summer day at participating locations. In addition, the convenience store chain is offering buyers the chance to […]

  • Map of St. Louis area daycare centers with substantiated complaints

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Here’s a map below of the nearly 500 “substantiated complaints” reported to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) Section for Child Care Regulation from 2014 through March of this year. You can also read the entire report, which includes the statute violations and enforced “correction.” DHSS also has a search function, where you can look at routine inspection reports and data. The State’s search tool does not include the “substantiated complaint” reports as compiled by Fox 2. […]

  • Adam Wainwright nearly hits bird with pitch, still gets batter out

    It's not aviary day that you see that! 🐦🐦 pic.twitter.com/JTaOLgtTwb — #VoteSTL (@Cardinals) June 28, 2016 KANSAS CITY, MO – The Cardinals may not have won Monday night, but something very unusual happened to Adam Wainwright during the second inning. With two strikes on Kansas City third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert, Wainwright was looking for a strikeout. He geared up a 91-MPH four-seamer, but the ball took an unexpected detour on its way to Cuthbert’s bat: it nearly hit a bird. As […]

  • Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion law

    WASHINGTON – In a dramatic ruling, the Supreme Court on Monday threw out a Texas abortion access law in a victory to supporters of abortion rights who argued it would have shuttered all but a handful of clinics in the state. The 5-3 ruling is the most significant decision from the Supreme Court on abortion in two decades and could serve to deter other states from passing so-called “clinic shutdown” laws. Justice Stephen Breyer wrote the majority opinion, which was […]

  • 9-year-old sets up lemonade stand to raise money for brother’s heart surgery

    A 9-year-old girl in New Mexico raised more than $500 selling lemonade, but the money isn’t going toward toys or games – she’s trying to help pay for her little brother’s heart surgery. According to KWES-TV in Odessa, Texas, Addison Witulski overheard hear grandmother, Kim Allred, talking about how the family didn’t have enough money to get her little brother, Kaden, to treatment in Houston, Texas, in July. That’s when 9-year-old Addison decided to take matters into her own hands; […]

  • Photo captures mom’s priceless reaction as she learns newborn baby’s gender

    A mother who thought she was having a baby girl gave birth to a baby boy – and her reaction to the news was priceless. Australian couple Koto Nakamura and Sina Niakansafy were told they were having a baby girl, according to Today Parents. For weeks, everything was all pretty in pink while they planned to welcome a daughter into their lives. They even chose a name: Hinata. On the day of the delivery, Nakamura heard a crying baby…boy. Needless to say, she was completely […]