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  • Missouri search and rescue team rescues 59 North Carolina flood victims

    NORTH CAROLINA – In the past 38 hours Missouri Task Force 1 based out of Columbia Missouri has rescued 59 flood victims, checked on over 500 people sheltering in place, evacuated 8 animals and rescue 12 individuals trapped in rising floodwaters in a van. The team is assisting local first responders, federal and state authorities in search and rescue operations in Wilmington, NC area hit hard by Hurricane Florence torrential rainfall. Team members have been split into different groups to […]

  • ‘Fort Trump’? Polish President urges US to consider opening base

    Polish President Andrzej Duda urged President Donald Trump on Tuesday during a joint news conference to deploy more US troops and military equipment to Poland, even suggesting the US establish a permanent military base and name it “Fort Trump.” “I invite you to post more American military troops in Poland,” Duda said, calling a US presence a “guarantor of security.” Duda suggested building a permanent US base in Poland and said he would name it “Fort Trump.” “I firmly believe […]

  • Baby squirrels recovering at Wisconsin Humane Society after tails became entangled in nest

    Milwaukee, WI (WDJT) — Five juvenile Gray Squirrel siblings are recovering after their tails became entangled with long-stemmed grass, strips of plastic that their mother used as nest material, and with each other. A citizen found the squirrels and called the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at the Wisconsin Humane Society. The Center anesthetized all five squirrels and unraveled their tangled tails. According to the Center, “It was impossible to tell whose tail was whose, and we were increasingly concerned because all […]

  • Schnucks agrees to buy 19 Shop ‘n Save grocery stores

    ST. LOUIS – The family-owned Schnucks grocery stores is growing. On Monday evening, the company agreed to buy 19 of Shop ‘n Save stores in Missouri (14) and Illinois (5). The process of closing the stores and rebranding them will begin on October 7 and is expected to be completed by late that month. Schnucks expect it will take about two and a half days for each store to be converted. Schnucks is working closely with Shop ‘n Save and SUPERVALU to […]

  • Police investigating fatal shooting on Martin Luther King

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Sunday afternoon on Martin Luther King. The shooting happened in the 4800 block of Martin Luther King, where officers found a male deceased inside a truck.  He had been shot in the neck. An investigation is ongoing.

  • Fire destroys St. Charles home

    ST. CHARLES, MO – A St. Charles family is without a home after a Sunday evening fire. The fire broke out around 6:20 pm on Lake Forest Lane. The 2-alarm is believed to have started in a barbeque pit outside and went up an outside wall to the attic. No one was injured by the fire. A house sitter was in the home at the time of the fire but escaped the blaze. The family that lives in the home […]

  • Double shooting leaves 1-man dead in North City

    St. LOUIS – Around 4:15 pm Sunday afternoon, shots rang out in the Walnut Park West neighborhood. Police say the gunfire erupted between two individuals near the corner of Goodfellow and Sherry. Police tell Fox 2 two victims were shot in the shooting.  One person was a bystander who was shot in the torso while sitting on a porch. He was transported to the hospital in critical condition.  The second victim died at the scene in a gangway between houses. […]

  • Booker releases new ‘confidential’ records about Kavanaugh

    WASHINGTON (AP) _ Democratic Sen. Cory Booker is releasing more “committee confidential” documents about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, even after a conservative judicial group filed a complaint to the Senate Ethics Committee about his earlier disclosures. The 28 new documents released late Wednesday are from Kavanaugh’s time in the White House counsel’s office during the George W. Bush administration. They show Kavanaugh’s involvement in judicial nominations, including for some controversial judges. Booker is being criticized for releasing the documents, […]

  • Police called to double shooting near MetroLink station

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police are investigating a double shooting that occurred Wednesday night at the Delmar Loop MetroLink station located at Delmar and Des Peres. The shooting happened around 7:30pm. Police say one victim was shot in the lower leg.  The other victim’s injuries are unknown at this time, but police did say both victims were conscious and breathing when transported to the hospital for treatment. MetroLink trains and MetroBuses are currently not stopping at the station.

  • Missouri mom charged with stealing medication from terminally ill daughter

    TROY, MO- The mother of a terminally ill 20-year-old daughter has been charged with taking pain medication meant for her daughter. Tuesday the Troy Missouri Police Department arrested Carol Ballweg in her home after executing a search warrant. Police were notified by the daughter’s doctor’s office Monday that the mother had requested several times to have her daughter’s Fentanyl and Oxycodone for pain refilled earlier than they should be. According to police, the Troy Family Practice had made numerous hotline […]

  • Police investigating home invasion in Glendale

    GLENDALE, MO – The Glendale Police Department, along with the St. Louis County Police Department are investigating a home invasion in Glendale.  The home invasion occurred Wednesday afternoon around 1:30 pm when a homeowner in the 100 block of Edwin Avenue was confronted by an unknown male in the residence. Police tell Fox 2 that the suspect entered the home and assaulted the female homeowner.  She suffered minor injuries in the incident. If you have any information on this incident, […]

  • Decomposed body found behind gas station in St. Clair County

    ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL – The St. Clair Sheriff’s Department is investigating the discovery of a badly decomposed body found in the 1400 block of Centreville Avenue. The discovery was called in around 6 pm Tuesday evening after a passerby who was walking behind a gas station. The sheriff’s department says the body is a white male that was hidden in some weeds and could have been there for 7 to 8 days. An autopsy has been scheduled for Wednesday.