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  • Soulard bar imposes sanctions on Russian vodka

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Vodka is vanishing from a Soulard bar after it imposes its own form of sanctions on Russia. The owner and employees of Bastille recently posted this sign on its wall. The bar is no longer serving vodka made in Russia. The owner says he has nothing against the Russian people, just their president. He hopes other bars will follow suit. The owner says so far he’s had nothing but positive feedback about his sign.

  • St. Louis police investigating homicide on Hodiamont

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Homicide detectives are on the scene of a shooting in north St. Louis. Around 7:45pm Wednesday night a 55-year-old woman was shot near Hodiamont and Lotus. She was transport to the hospital in critical condition where she died from her injuries.

  • Pattonville given all clear on testing for radioactive material

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) –  Pattonville School District parents can breathe easier Wednesday after getting news from the school district that recent soil testing from two schools located near the Bridgeton and West Lake Landfills came back negative for radioactive material. The testing was prompted by concerned parents with children attending Pattonville High School and Rose Acres Elementary School. Soil Testing Soil Testing Results

  • Gas Leak

    Gas leak forces evacuation in south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A gas leak forced the evacuation of a bank and other area businesses in the 3100 block of south Grand Wednesday.  A high pressure gas line ruptured around 2 pm. The Commerce Bank and about a dozen other businesses were told to leave the area between Hartford and Connecticut.

  • Credit Card Theft

    Two suspects charged with credit card theft

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI) – A Meacham Park man and a Webster Groves teenager face multiple felony charges in connection with credit card theft. 20-year-old Darryl Foney and 18-year-old Susan Cummings are charged with three felony counts of stealing a credit card. Shrewsbury police say the pair drove around rummaging through multiple cars at an apartment complex in June stealing personal items and credit cards. Surveillance video from a nearby convenience store led police to the suspects.

  • President Obama arrives in KC, first stop is Arthur Bryant’s

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Air Force One, with President Barack Obama on board, touched down just after 7 p.m. on Tuesday night at Kansas City International Airport. President Obama then took four Kansas City residents out to dinner at Arthur Bryant’s at 17th and Brooklyn. They were chosen and invited after writing letters to the President, describing their goals and their challenges. According to a pool report they are: Victor Fugate, who works for the Missouri Department of Mental Health; Valerie […]

  • PatQuinn

    Gov. Quinn signs proposal that seeks millionaire’s tax

    SPRINGFIELD, IL (KTVI) – Illinois voters will have a chance to decide if millionaires should pay more income tax. Governor Pat Quinn signed the proposal Tuesday. It’s a non-binding resolution that will be placed on the November ballot to gauge support for adding a 3 percent surcharge on incomes over 1 million dollars. House Speaker Michael Madigan says it could raise one billion dollars for education.

  • Food Network stars to headline Taste of St. Louis

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI) – Two big names should draw big crowds this year at the annual Taste of St. Louis. Food Network stars Tyler Florence and Duff Goldman from Ace of Cakes will be headlining the event. It’s the tenth anniversary of the festival that will be held at the Chesterfield amphitheater this year. The popular event showcases dozens of local restaurants. There will also be a culinary competition between local chefs. This year’s event is September 19th through 21st.

  • 90-year-old Sunset Hills woman goes skydiving

    FESTUS, MO (KTVI) – A 90-year-old woman crossing skydiving off her bucket list, something she’s been waiting to do since World War II. The World War II vet, Evelyn Stolz made the jump yesterday over Festus. The longtime Sunset Hills resident lives at the Laclede Groves Senior Living Community in Webster Groves. She was in the U.S. Navy during World War II and wanted to be a parachute rigger, but she couldn’t because of her small size, she weighs in […]

  • Bridgeton Landfill

    Bridgeton Landfill says it’s met deadline to reduce odor

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) – The company in charge of the Bridgeton Landfill says it’s beaten the July 31st deadline imposed by a court to knockdown the odor coming from a the landfill. To reduce odors at the site, the company said it removed 30 liquid treatment tanks. The removal will allow the company to start a pilot study on odor removal next week. This week, the company says it is also starting a new round of air sampling in […]

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    Charges filed in drug deal gone wrong

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Charges have been filed against Samuel Vazquez-Gonzales for a drug deal went wrong in south St. Louis. Gonzales has been charged with first degree murder, assault, and robbery. Police say Gonzales fired shots at the victims who went to a vacant house for a drug deal, that turned into a robbery. Brandon Gonzalez was killed and another man was injured.

  • Off road vehicle accident kills one driver

    ST. FRANCIOS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A teenager is dead and a man recovering from serious injuries following a collision between a dirt bike and a ATV. The accident happened Sunday afternoon at St. Joe State Park in St. Francios County. A 13-year-old boy was driving a dirt bike when he struck an ATV being driven by a 39-year-old man. Chance Harris, the driver of the dirt bike was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The two […]