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    Armed man tries to carjack MO State Senator Nasheed

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed became a victim of violence in the city of St. Louis. Just after midnight Saturday, Nasheed tweeted that she had just had a gun pointed at her while getting out of her car. Someone just put a gun to my head while I was getting out of my car in front of my house! — Jamilah Nasheed (@SenatorNasheed) November 22, 2014 St. Louis police released a report on the incident. A man […]

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    CNN: Grand jury did not reach decision Friday

    CLAYTON, MO (KTVI)- CNN is reporting that a grand jury did not reach a decision Friday on whether to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. The network cited federal and local law enforcement who spoke to a CNN news crew who is in St. Louis. The report did not state when the grand jury would reconvene.

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    Holiday light recycling drive is back for 2014

    (KTVI)-Thinking of getting new holiday lights for your home this year? Don’t throw the old ones away. Recycle them! St. Louis Green is again hosting their Holiday Light Recycling Drive. Many area Wal-Mart and Menards stores will be drop-off locations. For a full list of locations, click here. This year’s Holiday Light Recycling Drive runs through January 18th In 2013, the drive diverted 134,000 pounds of holiday lights from landfills. Website: St. Louis Green Holiday Light Recycling Drive

  • Jefferson County nurse to be released from hospital after negative Ebola test

    CRYSTAL CITY, MO (KTVI) – The nurse who tested negative for Ebola in Jefferson County will got home from the hospital Saturday. She recently returned from supporting Ebola efforts in Liberia and will leave the Mercy Jefferson Surgery Center in Crystal City Saturday. The nurse was in isolation for 72 hours. Health officials say her condition has improved.

  • Jennings School district cancels classes ahead of anticipated Brown grand jury announcement

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Due to potential unrest, the Jennings School District will extend its Thanksgiving holiday break to include Monday and Tuesday, November 24th and 25th. The Florissant City Council meeting scheduled for Monday night has been rescheduled for Monday, December 1st. The annual speech and debate tournament scheduled for this weekend at Clayton high school… has been canceled. 30 schools pulled out of the competition due to concerns over the possible grand jury announcement. Country music artist […]

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    Oscar Taveras’ family thanking every fan who left a token at Busch Stadium shrine

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Oscar Taveras’ family  has taken over the late Cardinal outfielder’s Twitter account. They began tweeting under Taveras’ twitter handle Thursday night,  thanking Cardinals fans for their condolences and tokens of appreciation. They said the account will be active until every item  left at Busch Stadium is posted with a personal thanks. Taveras died in a drunk driving accident in the Dominican Republic. Thank you so much Cheryl Davis — Oscar Taveras (@el_fenomeno_18) November 21, […]

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    St. Charles man gets life sentence for child sex abuse

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – A St. Charles man will spend the rest of his life in prison for sexually abusing a child younger than 14. William Wilburn was convicted of three counts of statutory sodomy, one count of statutory rape  and one count of distribution of a controlled substance to a minor. Prosecutors say Wilburn  made  contact with the child through a telephone chat service and brought the child to his home. He was already a registered sex offender […]

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    Protesters stage mock lynching in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A handful of protesters staged a mock lynching across the street from the Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis. They were protesting the killings of Michael Brown and Vonderrit Myers Jr. at the hands of police officers. They chose the Old Courthouse because that’s where Dredd Scott sued for his freedom in 1847.

  • Eric Holder says peaceful protests can bring change to Ferguson

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – US Attorney General Eric Holder announced new guidelines this morning for law enforcement officers, Particularly when citizens exercise their constitutionally protected rights.  He also talked about the peaceful protests in Ferguson and the change they can bring. “I know, from first-hand experience, that demonstrations like these have the potential to spark a sustained and positive national dialogue, to provide momentum to a necessary conversation, and to bring about critical reform. But history has also shown […]

  • Colon cancer cases increasing in young people

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The single best way to prevent colon cancer is to get a screening test. Overall incidents of colon cancer has decreased since 1998 because more people are doing this. Dr. Matthew Mutch is a Washington University Surgeon at Siteman Cancer Center. He talks about why cases are increasing in younger people.

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    Two men hit in drive-by shooting in Hillsdale

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Police are investigating after a drive-by shooting in North St. Louis County.  Police say a two men were shot while walking down the street.   The shooting happened around 4:30pm Thursday in the 1700 block of Archie Moore Drive in Hillsdale. The victims have been taken to the hospital.  No word on their condition. The investigation is on-going. Hillsdale Police say 2 male victims were shot while walking down the street. Transported to hospital, condition unknown. […]

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    Imperial woman watches Obama sign bill on day care center inspections

    (KTVI) – Tuesday President Obama signed a bill revamping the government’s child care assistance programs. An Imperial woman was there to see the first changes made in the law in 20 years. Our partners at the Post-Dispatch say Shelley Blecha got the invite from officials yesterday. She had been sharing the story of her son’s accidental suffocation at an illegal Arnold home day care since 2007. The new bill will require states to conduct at least one annual inspection at […]