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    Over 100 vehicles have window shot out in St. Louis city

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Dozens of people are reporting broken vehicle windows from bb or pellet guns in St. Louis city.  The St. Louis police department says it has taken more than one hundred reports of broke windows across the city. Fox 2 has taken a number of calls from residents in neighborhoods affected. No word on whether the vandals took anything from the cars.

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    Belleville kicks-off first annual marathon

    (KTVI) – The inaugural Belleville Marathon took place Saturday morning bright and early at 7 am.  Over 180 runners took part in the run. Proceeds from registration will benefit the Belleville Parks and Recreation and BackStoppers. The 26.2 mile race is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon.

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    St. Peters man killed on 364

    (KTVI) – Investigators in St. Charles County say a one-car crash claimed the life of a St. Peters man.  It happened on westbound 364, a mile west of Upper Bottom Road. Investigators say 63-year-old Rodney Sterkel was killed when the vehicle he was driving went off the roadway, struck a guard rail, crossed all lanes of traffic, and then struck a concrete median. Sterkel died at the scene.

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    Fatal accident kills 2 in Jefferson County

    (KTVI) – Fox 2 has learned the identities of two people killed Friday night in a Jefferson County crash. 36-year-old Lewis Kinstler of Bonne Terre and his passenger, 35-year-old Lorna Smith, of Festus died at the intersection of Routes 110 and P. Missouri State Highway Patrol officials say Kinstler failed to stop at a stop sign and traveled into the path of another vehicle.

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    Missouri boy mows lawns for free for single moms, disabled

    ROGERSVILLE, MO (AP) – A 13-year-old Missouri boy who’s mowing lawns for free for single mothers, senior citizens and the disabled isn’t letting typical teenager distractions cut into his charitable ambitions. The Springfield News-Leader reports while other young kids may be with friends or playing video games, Christian Williams of Rogersville is doing a grass-grooming service project. The effort called Raising Men Lawn Care Service was started last year by Rodney Smith Jr. The Alabama A&M University student challenged himself to […]

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    Local chefs cook up their best Oktoberfest fare in Anheuser-Busch Biergarten

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-The beautiful Anheuser-Busch Biergarten will host the 2nd annual St. Louis Chefs Oktoberfest on Sunday, October 16th. This culinary event will feature over twenty of the most talented and well-renowned chefs the St. Louis area has to offer. Tasting stations will provide attendees with a unique experience as chefs from local clubs and restaurants prepare their versions of classic German food. St. Louis Chefs Oktoberfest is just one of the many events sponsored by the Chefs de […]

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    Right at Home Care combats Alzheimer’s with independence

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Right at Home is an in-home care facility that is working to improve the lives of those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Established in 1995, Right at Home believes in emphasizing seniors’ right to choice. Right at Home St. Louis owner Barbara Madison explains that for individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia, the loss of memory often comes with a loss of independence. The loss of memory that accompanies these diseases often disrupts seniors’ daily routines and […]

  • Natasha Fuller, 8, suffered from prune belly syndrome, a rare birth defect marked by urinary tract problems and weak abdominal muscles. Her teacher Jodi Schmidt did not know the extent of Natasha's problem until she stumbled upon a Facebook post. Natasha's family was pleading for a kidney. Schmidt was a perfect match. Doctors performed the transplant in May, 2016.

    The little girl needed a kidney; her teacher decided to donate hers

    WISCONSIN (CNN) — Most people have a story or two about teachers who really gave of themselves. But Natasha Fuller’s most likely trumps everyone’s. Her teacher, Jodi Schmidt, gave her a kidney. Natasha is an 8-year-old, a student at Oakfield Elementary School in Wisconsin. She suffered from prune belly syndrome, a rare birth defect marked by urinary tract problems and weak abdominal muscles. For the brave 2nd grader, the clock was ticking. Natasha endured regular dialysis as she waited on […]

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    Reunited at last: Elderly couple who broke hearts moved to same home

    (CNN) — They appear overcome with emotion and share a kiss, ecstatic to be back in each other’s arms. This was the touching scene when Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk, the elderly Canadian couple whose tearful goodbye photo pulled heart strings worldwide, were reunited at the same health care facility in Surrey, British Columbia. Their granddaughter, Ashley Bartyik , announced the happy news Friday on her Facebook page. “Thursday our family joyfully witnessed the reunification of Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk. Wolfram […]

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    Federal grant to pay for repairs at Abraham Lincoln’s office

    SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) – Federal money will pay for restoration work at Abraham Lincoln’s law office in Springfield. Illinois Historic Preservation Agency officials tell The (Springfield) State Journal-Register that the site’s exterior has visible deterioration and the $166,000 grant will fund facade work, window repairs and new doors, among other improvements. The Lincoln Herndon Law Offices closed after Labor Day 2014 for what was expected to be a $1.1 million restoration. The project was one of dozens statewide that were stalled […]

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    First Birthdays: September 24, 2016

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Happy Birthday to our little viewers turning 1 today. Each of our birthday boys and girls gets a coupon for a discount on an ice cream cake from Dairy Queen. Want to get your child’s picture on the air? Click here for the details.

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    4-Alarm fire displaces South County apartment residents

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – Firefighters battled a 4-alarm fire early Saturday morning in Affton.  Investigators say the blaze damaged multiple condos in the Southridge Condominium located on 10000 block of Echoridge Lane. Dozens of residents who had to be evacuated and most are without a home. Subha and her 4-year-old son were in their condo when the fire broke out.   She says she woke up to thick black smoke and heavy flames.  She heard fighters knocking on […]