Recent Articles
  • promo294018747

    Should witness lists be available to the public?

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – There’s a new call to protect witnesses to local crimes after prosecutors say two teenagers were killed to keep them from testifying in a murder trial. The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office calls it a “case-in-point” for changing the rules when it comes to witness protection. For more than a decade, city prosecutors have broken a Supreme Court rule by redacting the addresses of victims and witnesses from documents and police reports in order to keep […]

  • Natasha Smith, Larry Northcutt, and Brent Jones.

    Murder charges filed after body found near Clark Bridge

    ALTON, IL (KTVI) – The St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged three people from Madison County, Illinois for the recent murder of a Riverbend-area man. According to Officer Emily Hejna, a spokeswoman for the Alton Police Department, investigators from the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Alton Police Department were called to an area near the Clark Bridge in the early morning hours of July 23. Investigators found the body of 29-year old Christopher Gernigin; he’d been stabbed to death. […]

  • promo294013209

    Man in custody following shooting at Imperial apartment complex

    IMPERIAL, MO (KTVI) – A Jefferson County man is behind bars after arguing with a man and allegedly shooting him. Detectives with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting. According to Det. Sgt. Jim Kausler, a sheriff’s department spokesman, the shooting took place around 7 p.m. Wednesday near the Lakewood Landing Apartments in Imperial. Investigators said the 48-year old male victim was driving with his daughter and at some point got into an argument with […]

  • promo294009294

    Volunteers stuff backpacks of donations for local school kids

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Hundreds of local children received free school supplies Thursday. The St. Louis Realtors stuffed over 500 backpacks with all the supplies kids will need to succeed in school this fall. The backpacks were then handed out to kids at the, Herbert Hoover Club Boys and Girls Club of St. Louis. “This probably relieves a whole lot of pressure off the parents, the families, and the guardians to not have to run out and buy a […]

  • Detective Thomas Carroll

    Former St. Louis police officer sentenced for violating suspect’s civil rights

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A former city police detective will spend 52 months months in federal prison for a civil rights violation. Former city police detective Thomas A. Carroll, 52, admitted beating a handcuffed suspect, but denied ramming a gun into the man’s mouth,. The judge’s decision centered around Carroll’s rage at Michael Waller, who was caught with the officer’s daughter’s stolen credit card and an effort by assistant circuit attorney Bliss Barber Worrell to cover up the attack. […]

  • The stage is set for the start of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

    Schedule of speakers released for final night of the DNC in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA, PA – Hillary Clinton’s allies did everything in their power to set up her big moment Thursday night. Now it’s up to her to deliver. As she takes center stage, Clinton faces a critical task: persuading Americans that she understands their frustration and economic anxiety at a time when many of them still do not trust her. The pressure is intense because the race is much tighter than most expected at this juncture, particularly among white working class voters in […]

  • Screenshot_49

    Shocking video shows St. Louis County police helping man in fiery crash

    WARNING:  THIS VIDEO CONTAINS IMAGES THAT MAY BE OFFENSIVE TO SOME VIEWERS. ST. LOUIS – Video posted to Facebook shows the shocking moments after a police pursuit ended in a fiery crash in north St. Louis.  The clip shows police officers pulling a man to safety and using fire extinguishers on him.  The vehicles burn in the background. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Angelo Gant suffered third-degree burns over 65 percent of his body in the accident on July […]

  • promo293971493

    Toddler dies after suffering head, torso injuries

    NORTH COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- Detectives in north St. Louis County are investigating the death of a toddler. The 21-month-old boy suffered severe injuries. Police are not calling his death a homicide but the information they’ve released is ominous. Authorities working the case are asking for anyone who knows what happened to come forward. The child has been identified as John Wilbourne. Police were called to the home for a sick call Wednesday morning. They arrived to find Wilbourne with injuries to his head […]

  • Northcutt

    Police searching for ‘person of interest’ in Alton murder

    ALTON, IL (KTVI) – Police are searching for a person of interest in a homicide investigation. Christopher Gernigin, 29, was found dead near the Clark Bridge early Saturday morning.  He is from the Riverbend Area. The Alton Police Department and the Missouri Highway Patrol now searching for Larry E. Northcutt, Jr. He is a person of interest in this case. He is described as a 27-year-old white male who is 5’8″ tall, 180lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes. Northcutt has not […]

  • Latasha Mopkins

    Mother asked relatives to kill witnesses in son’s murder trial, prosecutors say

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office has filed charges against five people in connection with a conspiracy to kill key witnesses for a woman’s son on trial for murder. A St. Louis teen is accused of murder, and his mother is accused having two witnesses killed, to keep her son out of jail. This started with the murder of a 16-year-old almost three years ago. Police arrested a suspect, but prosecutors dropped the charges last year. “We […]

  • promo293906847

    Back to school items at Mid Rivers Mall

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- The tax free holiday is right around the corner to get the kids ready for school. Justine Robinson, from Mid Rivers Mall stopped by to show us some of the goods! For more information viewers can go to  

  • promo293895546

    STL Moms – Epic 6 in Fenton

    FENTON, MO (KTVI) – Epic 6 has an exciting new attraction opening next week at its Fenton location. Owner Greg King talks with Margie Ellisor about his company’s new American Ninja Warrior-style course