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    Fox High School investigating possible inappropriate communications between teacher and student

    ARNOLD, MO (KTVI)- A letter sent home to parents Friday warns of possible inappropriate communications between a teacher and a student at Fox High School. The school says it was informed on the allegations Friday morning. FOX 2 has obtained a letter sent  from school principal Dr. Kevin Rossiter. The letter states that the teacher has been placed on leave and will not be allowed on school property during an investigation by authorities. FOX C-6 School District Acting Superintendent Tim […]

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    Roger Goodell: No NFL team to move to L.A. in 2015

    (KTVI)- ESPN is reporting that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has told the St. Louis Rams, San Diego Chargers, and Oakland Raiders that there will not be a team that moves to Los Angeles for next season.  Citing league sources, the sports network reports that Goodell also said that any team that is considering relocating to L.A. should look to 2016. The Rams, Chargers, and Raiders can still file a relocation application for the 2015 season starting Jan. 1. But those […]

  • First Birthdays: December 20, 2014

    Happy Birthday to our little viewers turning 1 this weekend. 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.

  • Body found in burned out car in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) -Police are investigating after a body was found inside a burned out car in north St. Louis last night.     Firefighters received a call around 8:30 last night of a car on fire on Thrush near Hall Street. When the fire was extinguished, fire crews discovered a body inside the car. It’s not known if the person was dead before the fire was set, or died as a result of the fire. Police say fire was not […]

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    Police investigate shooting near Maryland Heights motel

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) –   Police are investigating a shooting at the Red Roof Inn off Lackland. There is crime scene tape up and about eight squad cars.  The cops are investigating behind the motel near the interstate.

  • East St. Louis man found not guilty of murder after judge’s drug scandal

    An East St. Louis man was acquitted of murder.  The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that it came during a new trial following a courthouse drug scandal. William Cosby was accused of first degree murder for a 2012 shooting. His first trial ended with a guilty verdict. That trial took place in the Belleville courtroom of Michael Cook who later resigned and plead guilty to drug charges. During his second trial, Cosby claimed self defense. This afternoon he was found not […]

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    School punishes blind child by taking away cane and replacing it with a pool noodle

    Update:  School district apologizes, returns cane to blind Kansas City student KANSAS CITY, MO — Parents are outraged after they say an elementary school punished their blind child by replacing his cane with a pool noodle. Dakota Nafzinger attends Gracemor Elementary School in Kansas City.  The 8-year-old was born without eyes — something in the medical world known as Bilateral Anopthalmia. School District Spokeswoman Michelle Cronk tells FOX 4 in Kansas City that Dakota hit somebody with his cane on […]

  • Man under arrest for gunning down teen getting out of car

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – One man is under arrest in the murder of a 16-year-old girl this week. Jeron Frairson is charged with first degree murder. Police say he shot and killed 16-year-old Chelsea Harris and a an 18-year-old man on Dewey around 2:45pm Monday as they were getting out of a car. Friarson is being held on $750,000 cash only bond.

  • School district apologizes, returns cane to blind Kansas City student

    KANSAS CITY, MO (KTVI)-The North Kansas City School District has now returned a blind Missouri boy’s cane after it was taken away from him on his school bus. The district is also apologizing to Dakota Nafzinger, 8, and admitting it made a mistake. But the boy’s parents are still outraged saying Dakota uses his cane 24/7 and was forced to use a pool noodle to guide him around in the days after it was taken from him. The National Federation […]

  • Food donations by Swansea Rotary Club will help kids over holiday break

    SWANSEA, IL (KTVI)- Members of the Swansea Rotary Club were busy sharing the holiday spirit Friday by making sure students had enough to eat when school is out during Christmas break. They loaded up bags of fresh fruit and boxes of cereal then made the trip to deliver their goods to High Mount School. They discovered the need for the project during a conversation with school officials. It will help 21 families and 42 kids. The club plans to do […]

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    Jacksonville teacher accused of sex abuse with student

    JACKSONVILLE, IL (KTVI)-A rehab and mobility instructor at the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired has been charged with sex abuse involving a student at the school in Jacksonville. James Strader, 28, is being held in the Morgan County Jail following his arrest by state police. He had been employed at the state-operated school since July 1, 2014. The Morgan County State’s Attorney says Strader is accused of sexual conduct with a student older than 13. Strader was placed on […]

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    Former Charlack police chief sentenced to shock jail time, probation

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)-The former police chief in Charlack, MO is headed to jail after being convicted of stealing from the city. Tony Umbertino will spend 120 days of shock time in jail then be on probation for five years. The judge sentenced him to five years in prison and suspended the sentenced pending his successful completion of probation. Umbertino also paid back $20,000. A St. Louis County jury found Umbertino guilty of using the city’s credit card to make personal […]