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  • St. Louis celebrates the 2019 Cardinals during home opener rally and game

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – It’s the day Cardinal Nation has been waiting for, the Red Birds home opener. Busch Stadium and downtown St. Louis were buzzing this afternoon with fun filled events and entertainment for Cardinals fans, and FOX 2/KPLR 11 broadcasted live from the area all day. The party began at 10 a.m. in Kiener Plaza and featured food, giveaways, refreshments, games and entertainment for fans to get ready for the big game. After the pregame fun, fans flooded into […]

  • Illinois State trooper killed in head on collision

    DOWNERS GROVE, Ill . – An 11-year veteran of the Illinois State Police died in the line of duty Saturday morning after a head on collision. The accident occurred around 3:25 a.m. on I-94 westbound near mile post 16.75 in Green Oaks, when a wrong-way driver was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes and hit Trooper Gerald Ellis, 36, head on. Ellis was transported to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries and later pronounced dead. Ellis is the second Illinois […]

  • Veterans Museum set to open in St. Charles County

    O’FALLON, MO – Every veteran has a story and a new veterans museum, headed by Eric Larson, chairman of the acquisition and exhibit committee, wants to tell their story. The St. Charles County Veterans Museum will be filled with donated memorabilia and aims to get the community involved in thanking veterans for their service. The grand opening will be held on April 12. The doors will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Tours will be available, and […]

  • Illinois elementary students pitch legislation to make Ski the official state soda

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Germantown Elementary School students visited State Representative Charlie Meier on Wednesday in support of legislation that would make Ski soda the official state soda of Illinois. Four students from a social studies class testified in support of the legislation before the House State Government Administration Committee, providing more information for the committee to learn about Ski’s manufacturers in Breese, Ill., which is located about four miles away from Germantown Elementary. In addition to the bill, Rep. Meier […]

  • Bowling Green, Mo, teen killed Friday night after hitting deer

    BOWLING GREEN, Mo. – One teenager is dead and another seriously injured after a devastating accident in Pike County on Friday night. Police say that Kaleo Dade, 18, of Bowling Green, was driving on Pike Route E, north of Route MMC when he struck a deer causing his 2006 Ford Focus to veer into the left lane and off the road into an embankment. Dade was pronounced dead by first responders just after 8 p.m. The passenger, Kyle Horner, 17, […]

  • Man struck, killed on I-64 in Fairview Heights after brawl on highway

    FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. – Illinois State Police are investigating after a 28-year-old man was fatally struck on Interstate 64 Saturday night. According to police, a brawl broke out between the victim and another person. The suspect allegedly used their car to hit the victim during the fight. Police are trying to determine whether the victim was walking, or if he had gotten out of a vehicle. Police are also searching for witnesses, and no charges have been filed yet. No […]

  • Shooting in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A man was shot early Saturday morning around 1:20 a.m. on 16th and Locust. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital and is listed in stable condition. No other information is available at this time.

  • Hazelwood West High School placed on temporary lockdown as police search for suspicious subject

    HAZELWOOD, Mo. – Hazelwood police are searching for an alleged armed suspect near Armstrong Elementary School after receiving a call of a suspicious subject. Police received a call around 9:40 a.m. about a subject wearing all black and carrying what looked like an assault rifle into the rear of the school near Howdershell Rd. Responding officers shut down the area and school to search for anyone matching the description. Students were not at the school Friday; however, teachers there did […]

  • Tool coming to St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Local radio station 105.7 The Point announced Monday that Tool will be coming to St. Louis. They will play at the Enterprise Center on Monday, May 13. Tickets go on sale at on Friday, March 15 at 10 a.m. The show time and ticket price are yet to be announced.

  • Jefferson County reporting first case of measles

    HILLSBORO, Mo. – The Jefferson County Health Department began investigating a case of measles on Friday. The incident is related to an out-of-state case of measles that was contracted by the recipient while traveling. The JCHD Communicable Disease staff is working to identify any possible contacts to make follow up arrangements for immunizations or care if needed. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), measles starts with fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, and sore throat. It’s followed by a […]

  • Two charged for aggravated battery and theft after driving into oncoming traffic

    FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. — Authorities charged two suspects Friday for aggravated battery after theft and an accident in East St. Louis on Thursday. Garnet R. Patton, 43, and Devin B. Hall, 39, were charged after allegedly robbing a Hollister in St. Clair Square in Fairview Heights and then fleeing from police before driving into oncoming traffic. Police responded to the store on Thursday for an alleged theft in progress around 12:23 p.m. They found Hall leaving the store, and chased […]

  • Macoupin County man sentenced on child porn charges

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – A Macoupin County man was sentenced Friday to 60 months in prison after admitting to downloading child pornography over a two-year period. In 2016, investigators tracked nine videos of child pornography from IP addresses associated with Christopher Buse’s former home in O’Fallon, Illinois. One of the videos Buse downloaded in July 2016 showed a prepubescent teen engaged in sexually explicit activity. Authorities obtained a search warrant for Buse’s Staunton address in May 2017. They seized multiple computers […]

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