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    Capsized boater rescued on Creve Coeur Lake

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI) – water rescue occurred Sunday afternoon on Creve Coeur Lake. Authorities say a boat capsized because of high winds. Crews rescued the man who fell out of the boat. He’s a little shaken up by the experience but is expected to be okay. The victim was taken to the hospital to get checked out as a precaution.

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    Kansas City school to implement new drug use program

    KANSAS CITY, MO – A new drug policy is putting many Kansas City area high students in line for random drug testing. The district says it’s seen a major spike in student drug use, and now they have a plan to stop it. Any student involved in extracurricular activities or parks on school property will be entered into a pool to be tested. Each student at Excelsior High School will be assigned a number and a company will pull those […]

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    Drivers beware of road work on I-255

    (KTVI) – Know before you go, starting Monday both the south and northbound lanes of I-255 between Route 157 and Route 15 in Illinois will be reduced to two lanes. The restrictions will take place Monday through Thursday each week. Crews will be working to complete repairs to the bridge over Church Road. The initial work will be completed by April 13th. All work is expected to be completed by September 1st.

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    Fallen firefighter to be remember at fundraiser

    EAST ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A fallen firefighter will be remembered Sunday night during an event to raise money for a foundation started in his memory. Leonard Riggins, Senior was killed on his way home after stopping to help a car crash victim in 2008. The victim was a carjacker who shot and killed Riggins. A skate-a-thon will be held tonight at Skate City on East Broadway in East St. Louis from 6 pm to 8 pm. The Sail Foundation […]

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    Third victim dies from Friday’s shootings in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A woman shot in an alley on south 37th near Grace Avenue Friday has died. 54-year-old Tammie Thurmond died from her injuries. She is Paige Schaefer’s mother. Schaefer was killed along with James Lacey inside a home on Itaska Friday. Police say the suspect may be Paige Schaefer`s ex-boyfriend

  • Shrewsbury police searching for man who stole credit card, iPhone

    SHREWSBURY, MO (KTVI)-Shrewsbury police are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect using a stolen credit card. On March 15, police say the man stole an iPhone and credit card from a car in at the Mackenzie Point Dierbergs on Watson Road. He then used the card at the Dierbergs, a McDonalds, a Jack in the Box, and at a BP gas station. He left the BP in a late model, white, four-door Jeep wrangler. If you have any […]

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    Central West End bank robbed early Saturday

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A Bank of America branch on Lindell in the Central West End was robbed Saturday morning. Police were called around 9:50am. The robber got away with an unknown amount of cash. No weapon was indicated and no one was injured. The suspect is described as a short, heavy-set white man who last seen headed west on Lindell in a dark red Chevy Impala.

  • America’s first penny sold at auction, worth way more than 1 cent

    BALTIMORE, MD (KTVI) – As the saying goes, ‘If you find a penny, pick it up and all the day you’ll have good luck.’ Well, how much luck do you think is in a penny worth over $1 million? The penny is estimated to be 223 years old and was sold at auction for nearly $1.2 million on Thursday in Baltimore. Known as the Birth Cent, it was created in 1792 and it features Lady Liberty on its face, a […]

  • Illinois police raise money for boy with cancer

    COLUMBIA, IL (KTVI) – They came from Cahokia, Lebanon, Granite City, and many other police municipalities. Police officers filled a Columbia, IL cafe to to raise money for a Smithton,  boy with cancer. Fox 2’s April Simpson shows us the collaborative effort to help a local family. More information: Love and support for Bryce Schottel on Facebook

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    Two wounded in shooting on Hanley Road near I-70

    BELLERIVE, MO (KTVI)- St. Louis County Police are investigating after two people were shot in the 4200 block of North Hanley Road.  Around 2:15pm Friday, a vehicle backed into the driveway of a home and several male suspects got out and began shooting across Hanley at another group walking north along the street.  Two males were struck and wounded.  Both were rushed to the hospital, one with a non-life threatening injury, the other is in serious condition. All lanes of […]

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    Saint Louis Zoo introduces king vulture chick

    FOREST PARK (KTVI)- Welcome to the world little vulture. On Friday, the Saint Louis Zoo introduced this king vulture chick which hatched at the Zoo’s Bird House on March 3. It’s the first hatchling since 1991. The sire, at the age of at least 45, is the oldest recorded sire for this species. The king vulture makes its home in the tropical rainforests of Central and South America. Look at me! A king #vulture chick hatched at the Zoo on […]

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    Man shot by sheriff’s deputy after he points rifle at fellow officer

    MOUNT OLIVE, IL (KTVI)-A Macoupin County Sheriff’s deputy shot and wounded a man who pointed a gun at the deputy late Thursday night in Mount Olive, IL. According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called to a home on Route 138 for a “well-being check” on an elderly woman who lived there around 9:00pm. When deputies arrived around 9:30pm, a man came to the door with a rifle. The officers identified themselves as Macoupin County Deputies, but the man, identified […]