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    Demonstrators gather in Ferguson for “National Day Against Police Brutality”

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Many of the Michael Brown protestors are now out at Canfield and West Florissant.  They are gathering near Red’s Barbecue.   Demonstrators said they came to express their democratic voice on the, “National Day Against Police Brutality.”  

  • Video of area firefighters training for dangerous situations

    MEHLVILLE, MO (KTVI) – Firefighters from Mehlville, Affton and Lemay are training for dangerous situations. This is video of a training exercise they performed Wednesday morning. The firefighters practiced removing victims from three types of accidents. Car versus car, car versus school bus and car versus dump truck. All situations the firefighters say they need to be prepared for.

  • Man pleads guilty to beating wife to death with a laptop

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A Town and Country man has pleaded guilty to beating his wife to death with a laptop. William Lynn Gunter first told police he found his unconscious and severely injured wife, Suzanne after she apparently fell down the stairs in on March 1, 2013. She died later that day. On Monday, Gunter changed his story and pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. He received a 30 year prison sentence.

  • St. Louis County Council votes to clean up Coldwater Creek

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis County Council says it wants the area around Coldwater Creek to be cleaned up,  and fast. Our partners at the St. Louis Post Dispatch report that the council unanimously endorsed a resolution calling for the north county creek to be cleaned up and for more health studies. Previous findings show a higher rate of cancer near the creek. Mallinckrodt refined uranium and took radioactive byproducts to the 22 acre open site from […]

  • Bob McCulloch & Chet Pleban weigh in on controversial Amendment 2

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Voters in Illinois and Missouri are preparing to go the polls to cast their ballots in the, November, 4, 2014, general elections. Several bills are on the ballot in Missouri. Amendment 2 is causing quite a debate in the legal community in the Show-Me-State. If approved, it would allow evidence of prior criminal acts charged or uncharged to be considered by courts in prosecutions of sexual crimes that involve a minor victim. Supporters say the […]

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    Washington University students walk out of class for #FergusonOctober

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Dozens of students at the Washington University School of Law Participated in a walk out Tuesday Morning.  It was part of the #FergusonOctober movement. They also asked other students to join them in a national day of action against police brutality.

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    Post-Dispatch: New account of Michael Brown shooting says he kept charging

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A new account of the events surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown has just been released by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.  Their source says that Michael Brown kept charging Officer Wilson.  One of the Brown family’s lawyers tells the paper that Wilson’s version of events is absurd. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Officer Wilson spotted Michael Brown and friend, Dorian Johnson, walking in the middle of Canfield Drive on August 9th.  Traffic was passing […]

  • “Ferguson 1,000″ initiative working to bring jobs to the area

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Businessman and former gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence is spearheading an initiative to bring 1,000 jobs to the region. Called “Ferguson 1000″ the initiative would bring job training, minority business development, and employment opportunities to Ferguson and the surrounding areas. Some of St. Louis’ largest employers like Centene, Emerson Electric and Express Scripts have already committed to bringing hundreds of new jobs to the area.

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    Butcher knife stabbing reported on McCausland near Dale

      ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) –  Police and fire crews were called out to McCausland near Dale for a  reported stabbing with a butcher`s knife.   When our crew arrived on scene, we saw police talking with employees at a nearby bar, with crime scene tape focused on a building not far away. No word on injuries.

  • Ellisville city puts moratorium on deer hunting after child finds arrow

    ELLISVILLE, MO (KTVI) –  A moratorium is now in effect for hunting deer in Ellisville.  The city council voted on the issue Tuesday night. The call for the practice to stop came after a child found an arrow on his property. The Mayor backed the moratorium, saying allowing residents to hunt the deer really wasn’t curbing the over-population problem.

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    Homicide detectives called after woman found shot in the back

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A woman in her 40’s was shot in the back in north St. Louis. Police found the victim in the 4900 block of Emerson Ave.  She was pronounced dead on the scene. Police are asking homicide detectives to investigate this case.  Two men were also shot in the area Tuesday evening.  They were taken to the hospital.

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    Two men shot in north St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Two men were shot in north St. Louis Tuesday night. Police found the victims in the 4900 block of Beacon.  One victim was shot in the hand and the other was shot in the hip.  Both men were taken to a hospital for treatment. A woman died from a gunshot wound to her back in the area at around the same time Tuesday night. Police are continuing to investigate this case.