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  • Six firefighters injured in Maries County home explosion

    VIENNA, Mo. — The Missouri State Fire Marshal is still looking for a cause behind a home explosion in Maries County that injured six firefighters. It happened outside Vienna, Missouri, which is about 120 miles southwest of St. Louis. The Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman said the explosion occurred Friday morning while firefighters were extinguishing a blaze at a house in the 13000 block of Highway 28 West. The injuries ranged from moderate to severe burns and cuts from flying […]

  • Former Ladue Police Officer enters not guilty plea in Schnucks shoplifter shooting

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Former Ladue Police Officer Julia Crews was charged with second-degree felony assault and was scheduled in court today for arraignment.  Her attorney, Travis Noble, told Fox 2 News she filed a written waiver of the arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty. Crews is charged in the shooting of shoplifting suspect Ashley Hall during an incident at the Ladue Schnucks parking lot on April 23.  Hall survived her wounds. Crews told investigators she was reaching […]

  • No arrests reported for any unruly Blues fans in St. Louis after Stanley Cup win

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Police say there were no arrest reports filed last night for any unruly behavior from Blues fans. They report the celebration in downtown St. Louis was joyous and without incident. Fans filled the Enterprise Center, Busch Stadium, and Ballpark Village for watch parties involving tens of thousands of people. Last year, when the Washington Capitals won their first Stanley Cup, Washington D.C. was relieved as the fans’ celebration resulted in only one arrest. In 2017, the […]

  • St. Louis wins another round in court against the Los Angeles Rams

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The City of St. Louis has won another round in court against the Los Angeles Rams and owner Stan Kroenke. In a decision released this morning by the Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District, the court has found for St. Louis and turned down the Rams and Kroenke’s request for arbitration. This case stems from the Rams decision to leave St. Louis in 2015. The lawsuit was filed by the City of St. Louis, the sports […]

  • MLB reveals special 2019 holiday Cardinals uniform elements

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — We’re getting a sneak peek today at some of the uniform elements the Cardinals will be sporting during some holidays during the 2019 season. Major League Baseball today announced the special hats and socks that players will wear for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Armed Forces Day and Independence Day. MLB collaborated with New Era Cap and Stance to create the stylish looks to honor those four dates. MLB also announced it will donate licensed uniform royalties […]

  • Prosecutors say mom concealed daughter’s diabetes for years until she died

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office charged an Alton woman Thursday with intentionally denying medical treatment for her daughter’s diabetes, eventually causing the child’s death. Amber Hampshire was charged with involuntary manslaughter and endangering the life of her 14-year-old child, Emily. She turned herself in at the Alton Police Department late Thursday afternoon. Prosecutors and police believe Hampshire first learned of her daughter’s diagnosis in 2013 when Emily was just 9 years of age but took measures to conceal […]

  • Vatterott College stuns St. Louis students with sudden closure

    BERKELEY, Mo. – Fox 2/KPLR 11 has confirmed with a spokesman that Vatterott’s Career Colleges ceased operations nationally at 4:00pm Monday, December 17, 2018.  In the St. Louis region, the for-profit college runs campuses in Fairview Heights, IL, and Berkeley, St. Charles, and Sunset Hills, MO. They also list on the company website campuses in Cleveland, OH, Des Moines, IA, Joplin, MO, Kansas City, MO, Memphis TN, Oklahoma City, OK, Quincy, IL, Springfield, MO, Tulsa, OK, Wichita, KS. Also in St […]

  • Metro East students provide blankets to foster children

    Troy IL (KTVI) – More than a hundred excited 4th grade students at Silver Creek Elementary School in Troy, Illinois have been working hard to make fleece blankets for the many kids in their area who live in foster homes. Organizers say it’s extremely important for foster children to have a blanket they know will always be there and follow them to wherever home they go. The service project at Silver Creek is in its third year and is near […]

  • Missouri flooding expected to crest in St. Louis next week

    ST. LOUIS, MO — The Army Corps of Engineers has activated its Emergency OperationsCenter for flooding coming to the area over the next week. A snapshot of the flooding expected downtown at the Arch appears to show moderate flooding forecasted and a crest on October 15 at 34.9 feet. At that level, Lenore K Sullivan will flood under the Eads Bridge, and the city will have to put up some floodgates. Rain-soaked rivers and creeks continue rising in Missouri, closing […]

  • Judge denies parent’s request for teen to play on junior varsity team

    ST. LOUIS, MO — U.S. District Judge John Ross denied a request by a parent in the Ladue School District for a Temporary Restraining Order that would allow their child to play soccer on the high school Junior Varsity team. The case– Jane Doe v Ladue Horton Watkins High School– was filed last month and sought to compel the federal court to intervene in the roster of the high school JV soccer team. The parent sued when their son, a […]

  • Bridge repairs cause Illinois rush hour delays

    East St. Louis IL (KTVI) – The Illinois Department of Transportation hopes to have lane restrictions lifted by 3 p.m. Wednesday on eastbound Interstate 70 in East St. Louis. The restrictions went into place Tuesday afternoon after IDOT workers noticed a bridge joint repair was needed at Mile Marker 1, just as the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge crosses over the Mississippi and into Illinois. The area is already heavily congested during evening rush hour, and the bridge joint repairs […]

  • Suspicious package at Fairview Heights IRS office reported by witnesses

    FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, IL – There is a large police presence outside an Illinois Internal Revenue Office. The emergency crews on the scene appear to involve federal investigators, as well as local police and EMS crews. FOX 2 has talked with the FBI offices in Illinois. A spokesman tells us he’ll have information for us once it is available. Several eyewitnesses say a suspicious package was received at the offices. That package may have contained a white powdery substance. The deadline […]

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