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  • Police investigating shooting in Frontenac

    FRONTENAC, MO (KPLR) – Police in the city of Frontenac are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday night on Carole Lane. Police say an adult male was found suffering from a gunshot wound on the street. Fox 2 has a crew en route. More information will be posted when it becomes available.

  • Recent poll shows stadium funding proponents have uphill battle ahead

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Not everyone is happy about using tax money to help pay for a soccer stadium. If polls are correct, there are a lot of people who don’t want to see a sales tax hike to build a proposed MLS stadium in downtown St. Louis near Union Station. A poll conducted earlier this year by the Remington Research Group showed 61 percent of voters opposed to using tax dollars for the MLS project. Just 22 percent were […]

  • Children’s baseball umpire sentenced for failing to register as sex offender

    SWANSEA, IL (KTVI) -A Swansea man has been sentenced to three years in prison for failing to register as a sex offender. Dennis G. Cotton was also found guilty of four misdemeanors for unlawful presence in a public park by a child sex offender In 2016, Swansea police began to investigate after they received a tip that a registered child sexual predator was umpiring children’s baseball games in Smithton, IL. Cotton was arrested in late September. While investigating, police discovered a […]

  • Pet of the Week – Booker

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Meet Booker, an 18-month-old terrier mix! This big boy came to the Metro East Humane Society from the local animal control. Staffers believe he’s potty-trained and he seems to know commands like “sit” and “shake.” He also does well around cats and seems to be fine around other dogs. Booker is still quite young and active, so he would be best-suited for an active home. He will be up for adoption once he’s neutered. If you […]

  • Gene Simmons looking for opening act before Wizard World concert

    ST. LOUIS, March 27, 2017 — Do you know anyone who wants to open up for Kiss frontman Gene Simmons in St. Louis? The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is looking for an opening act to play at The Pageant. Gene Simmons is in town for the annual Wizard World Comic Convention at the America’s Center. The concert is on April 8, beginning at 7pm. Listen to KSHE radio for the announcement of a winner by Gene Simmons at […]

  • Homeowner told to remove ‘racist’ Blue Lives Matter flag

    JACKSONVILLE, FL – A woman in Florida has been told to remove a “Blue Lives Matter” flag from her front yard. A homeowners association in Saint Johns County says the flag is breaking the rules. The family is fighting back. Jeff Gaddie says the flag has flown outside his daughter’s house for years. He says it’s to honor him and the many other family members who are law enforcement “If you if you drive by and see that flag it […]

  • “Hamilton” and more coming to The Fabulous Fox Theatre

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-The hit Broadway Musical about America’s founding fathers is planning a stop in the Gateway City and now we know when! FOX 2’s Katie Kormann is live in Midtown with more on the upcoming season of shows coming to The Fabulous Fox Theatre. “Hamilton” will make its debut April 3-22 of 2018. It’s the story of Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies, who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War. The show blends […]

  • MLS commissioner visits St. Louis to support stadium tax vote

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber will make a St. Louis appearance at two events Monday. The first event, at Ballpark Village, is designed to rally support for a plan to bring soccer to St. Louis just days before a crucial vote. It’s scheduled for 5:15 p.m. St. Louis City voters will head to the polls to decide the fate of two propositions. The vote will determine whether public money will be used to help […]

  • Vehicle hits tree in north St. Louis kills driver

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – One man is dead following a fatal accident in north St. Louis. The accident happened just before noon Sunday at 17th and Cass. Police say the a man in his 60’s may have had some kind of medical incident when his car ended up on the lawn of an apartment building, smashing into a tree and knocking the tree over. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

  • Woman and child shot in South St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis police are investigating a double shooting in south St. Louis. Police say a woman in her 20’s and a 5-year-old female child were shot in the 3100 block of Mount Pleasant around 3:30 pm Saturday afternoon. The woman suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and the child sustained a wound to her shoulder. Both were transported to the hospital conscious and breathing. Police believe the shooting wasn’t random, and that the shooter knew […]

  • Step-by-step guide to selecting the right batting helmet for your child

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Parents want their kids to have fun, but also be safe while playing sports. Now that baseball season is upon us, baseball helmets are almost always required to help protect children during a ballgame. Athletic trainers and physical therapists have developed a step-by-step guide to selecting the right batting helmet. Measure athletes head circumference ½” to 1” (one to two finger lengths) above the eyebrow to get an accurate helmet size Line up the ear holes with the […]

  • Watch live: April the giraffe’s live video feed is back up!

    HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. — All is well at Animal Adventure Park. Millions of people are tuning in to watch the giraffe give birth. The feed suddenly went offline Friday at around 5pm. They sent thousands of emails to the Zoo asking about the is happening. The feed went back up at 6:46pm. Animal Adventure Park posted this update to Facebook: “Cam Down – We are aware. Receiving 2,000 emails to tell us it’s down, only slows us and the computers down. […]