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  • Vitaminwater will pay you $100,000 to ditch your smartphone for a year

    ST. LOUIS – Do you think you could without your smartphone for a whole day? Or how about a whole year? Vitamin Water is willing to bet you can’t do it.  The company unveiled a challenge for 2019 with an award of $100,000 to a person who can go without their smartphone for 365 days. You can enter the contest by sharing on Instagram or Twitter why you feel you’re up for the challenge, including the hashtags #nophoneforayear and #contest. […]

  • Black Funders of St. Louis support STEM with grants to three local non-profits

    ST. LOUIS –  As a part of a nontraditional form of philanthropy Black Funders of St. Louis awarded a total of $2,250 to three deserving local organizations Friday. “Black Funders of St. Louis’ support of STEM, initiatives will create opportunities for black youth to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math,” said founder and president Maranda Richardson.  Black Funders of St. Louis mission is to encourage investment in the black community that will positively impact the well-being of children, youth, adults, and families […]

  • Garth Brooks announces tour date in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS –   Garth Brooks is coming to the Dome at America’s Center! Brooks took to Twitter Thursday morning to announce his 2019 North American stadium tour would kick off on Saturday, March 9 in St. Louis. There are five cities on the tour on sale before Christmas. Tickets for the concert will go on sale on Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. There is an eight ticket limit. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com/garthbrooks or call Ticketmaster Express at 1-866-448-7849 or through the Ticketmaster […]

  • Sunset Hills man arrested after 500 lbs of marijuana found in Missouri drug bust

    ANDREW COUNTY, Mo – A Sunset Hills man is behind bars after a major drug bust near St. Joseph, Missouri. The incident happened just before 5 p.m. Tuesday, October 30 in Andrew County. A state trooper pulled over 61-year-old Ricky Allan Martin’s Chevrolet Suburban heading northbound on I-29.  The officer asked to search his vehicle but was denied. That is when the state trooper asked for backup and a K-9. The police dog then discovered 514 pounds of marijuana. Martin was arrested for […]

  • Teacher carjacked outside Ritenour Middle School

    ST. LOUIS  – Police are investigating after a teacher was carjacked outside of Ritenour Middle School Thursday morning. According to a school district spokesperson, the incident occurred just before 7:00 a.m. in the 2500 block of Marshall Avenue. The teacher was pulling into the faculty parking lot when two men approached her and demanded her belongings and her car. She resisted several times, but then one suspect showed a gun, grabbed the woman and pulled her out of the car. […]

  • The beloved McRib is headed back to McDonalds and it can be delivered!

    ST. LOUIS-  That’s right!  McDonald’s is bringing back the McRib. On Thursday, the fast-food chain posted to their twitter page that it is bringing back the beloved sandwich at locations across the United States for a limited time, starting October 29. If you are curious how the McRib patty is served? It starts with pork ground that is shaped into that iconic rack of ribs shape. The patty gets tossed with a tangy barbecue sauce and then topped with slivered onions […]

  • Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1 billion

  • Fusion GPS contractor Nellie Ohr faces lawmakers Friday

    Nellie Ohr, the Fusion GPS contractor whose husband is a senior Justice Department official, faces congressional investigators on Friday who are expected to press her over the opposition research dossier on Donald Trump and Russia that Republicans and the President charge is at the heart of alleged DOJ misconduct during the 2016 election. Nellie Ohr is appearing for a closed-door interview before the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees on Friday, after her husband, a career DOJ official, spoke to the committees […]

  • Annual ‘Give Kids a Smile’ event provides area children with free dental checkups

    ST. LOUIS -Nothing warms the heart more than a child’s sweet smile, but tooth decay can get in the way, especially for parents who can’t afford proper dental care. Give Kids A Smile organization is hosting a free event designed to meet the dental health needs of toddlers and school-aged children through 14 years old, who are Medicaid-eligible, qualify for the free school lunch program or need dental assistance due to other special circumstances. Children registered to attend the upcoming […]

  • Drake announces new tour dates with Migos and they’re coming to St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – Drake has added a St. Louis stop on his ‘Aubrey & the Three Migos’ Tour! Produced by Live Nation, the tour follows a stellar summer for Drake, that included the release of his hit singles, “God’s Plan” and “Nice For What,” as well as the release of his fifth No. 1 studio album, “Scorpion. The Platinum-selling artist, with special guests including “Walk It Talk It” collaborators Migos, will perform at the Enterprise Center on Saturday, Nov. 10. Tickets are $49.50-$179.5 […]

  • Pevely Elementary School evacuated after suspicious package found

    PEVELY, Mo. – Hundreds of students were evacuated from Pevely Elementary School Monday morning after a suspicious package was found at a park next door. According to the Dunklin R-5 School District, the suspicious package was found in a trash can in the pavilion area of the park. Police said a resident walking a dog in the park noticed the package around 9:15 a.m., became concerned and called authorities. The St. Louis Regional Bomb and Arson Unit was called out to handle the […]

  • Affton woman’s death ruled a suicide after body found inside burning apartment

    AFFTON, Mo. – Police have identified a woman found fatally shot inside a burning apartment Tuesday afternoon. Authorities identified 46-year-old Crystal Chrisp as the woman found inside the Affton apartment. Police ruled her death a suicide. According to Officer Benjamin Granda, a county police spokesman, the fire began around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 8900 block of Kidder Avenue in Affton. Police arrived at the scene and found the body of Chrisp inside the apartment where the fire started. Upon […]