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    St. Louis teen wins welding competition

    TULSA, OK (KTVI) – A student at the South County Technical School has won a national welding competition in Tulsa Oklahoma.  Jared Jacquot, beat out nearly 200 other high school seniors from 16 states for the grand championship Saturday. Jared won a $500 scholarship, and a full tuition scholarship to continue his education at the Tulsa Welding School. Participants were judged on theirs welding skills for various positions and techniques. The Tulsa Welding School trains individuals for jobs as professional […]

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    Man struck by train in Affton

    AFFTON, MO (KTVI) – A young man was very lucky Sunday evening in Affton.  Affton Fire Protection District personnel were called to railroad tracks near Weber Road and Valcour around 5:30 pm for a report of a person struck by a train. Emergency personnel found the man had been struck by the train, but not run over by the train.  He had been dragged for almost a half-mile before the train was stopped. The man suffered non-life threatening injuries and […]

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    Wrong-Way driver kills man on Highway 67 near Alton

    (KTVI) – A 24-year-old man died this weekend in St. Louis after he was hit by a driver going the wrong direction. The accident happened around 2 am Saturday morning on Highway 67 near West Alton. A driver going south in the northbound lanes struck Jerrett Mitchell’s car head-on. Neither Mitchell nor the other driver was wearing seatbelts.

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    Beggin Pet Parade takes over Soulard

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – It was the perfect day in St. Louis for a stroll Sunday, and some took that stroll through Soulard for the Beggin Pet Parade. The event is in its 24th year and is the world’s largest costumed pet parade. The best dressed pets are selected as members of the court of the Mystical Krewe of Barkus. Fox2’s Meteorologist Anne Elise Parks and morning anchor Lisa Hart served as Grand Marshals for this year’s parade.  

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    Homicide called to Athlone in North City

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis city homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in the 600 block of Athlone in North St. Louis. Police say the victim was found at the location around 6:15 pm with a gunshot wound to the upper body. An investigation is ongoing.

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    Ferguson man arrested following police pursuit

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – A Ferguson man is facing several charges Saturday after leading police on a chase. The police pursuit started when a Normandy police officer spotted a yellow Camaro at a gas station that was wanted for leaving the scene of an accident along I-70 at Lucas and Hunt. When the officer reached into the car to arrest the driver, the 23-year-old man sped off, almost dragging the officer. After a short chase the suspect stopped at his […]

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    Bank robbery suspect taken into custody

    (KTVI) – Police have arrested a suspect in connection to a bank robbery in O’Fallon, Illinois. A federal arrest warrant was issued for Marcus Thornton and he was taken into custody in Madison County Friday. Authorities believe he robbed the U.S. Bank on Lincoln Avenue in O’Fallon on February 9th. The Bommarito Automotive SkyFox flew over the scene shortly after the robbery. The high school in O’Fallon went on lockdown as a precaution.

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    The Thread – Good deed roundup

    Saddle up, ThreadHeads, it’s time for a ‘Thread Up’ roundup! We’re finding out how many acts of kindness we can collect in one morning. See how one St. Louis family serves the community by throwing one big ballroom bash! Meet a group of moms doing whatever it takes to meet the needs around them. See how one man’s heart and determination is helping a woman hear again. Learn the impact of an apple a day, especially when that Apple is an […]

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    Pinned in the Lou shares DIY photo to canvas craft, info on workshops

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Pinned at the Lou is a local craft and wine “girls night out” shop located in Webster Groves, Missouri. Owners Carolyn Connolly and Ashley Obradovits join us for more information on Pinned in the Lou and transferring photos onto a canvas. Join them for their next event Sunday, February 19th from 11:30 A.M. until 1:30 P.M. at 8150 Big Bend Blvd, Webster Groves, Missouri.  Participants will learn to master the marble technique while sipping mimosas! […]

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    Dashcam video shows truck nearly hit Franklin County officer

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A Franklin County Sheriff’s deputy took quick action late Sunday night when he drove off the road to avoid a collision. You can see headlights from a pickup truck that crossed into his lane on highway a near Union. The deputy was thrown around violently inside his cruiser, but had his seat belt on and is OK. The sheriff says the deputy didn’t go after the driver because his cruiser was inoperable. The sheriff says […]

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    Busch beer gets new look and spokesman

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Busch beer is getting a new look. The iconic beer is getting a new can and spokesman. Busch Beer was introduced in 1955 as Busch Bavarian Beer. The brand name was changed in 1979 to Busch Beer. At a slightly lower price point than flagship brand Budweiser, it serves as Anheuser-Busch’s second most popular brand. .@KevinHarvick The Trifecta: New Hats ✔️ New Cans ✔️ New Racing Season✔️ #BUSCHHHHH pic.twitter.com/fuwSuYTKPg — Busch Beer (@BuschBeer) February 6, […]

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    Brush fire burns on bluffs north of Alton

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A brush fire is burning in the Metro East. this is north of Alton along the Great River Road. Bommarito Automotive SkyFOX Helicopter captured images of the smoke and fire. Photographer Stan Dawid says the fire is 6 miles north of Alton. It is burning near the bluffs on the Mississippi river. There are volunteer firefighters on the scene. The terrain makes it difficult to fight the fires. The warm, dry and windy February weather […]