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  • Fast moving storms cause flash flooding near Fenton and Valley Park

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – Flash flooding causing water rescues and major problems for drivers. Video shows water covering 141 at Interstate 44 in Valley Park. Police have blocked off 141 to keep cars from driving through the high water. Most of the rescues dispatched for first responders were in the Valley Park and Fenton area.

  • Inspirational film “The Overcomer” opens Friday, August 23

    ST. LOUIS – “The Overcomer” is a live-action family film from the Kendrick brothers – Alex and Stephen. The movie tells the story of life changing overnight for coach John Harrison when his high school basketball team’s state championship dreams are crushed under the weight of unexpected news. When the largest manufacturing plant in town suddenly shuts down and hundreds of families begin moving away, Coach Harrison must come to grips with the challenges facing his family and his team. […]

  • Six Flags St. Louis hosting first autism awareness day this weekend

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Six Flags will host its first-ever autism awareness day. It will be this Saturday, August 24th. The park has partnered with Special Needs and Autism Speaks to host the very first event for visitors with autism. Guests will be able to pick up the sensory-friendly park maps and other helpful material at the Autism Speaks check-in booth before entering the park. A special ticket price of $34.99 + tax are available online with a portion of […]

  • Race for the Rivers event promotes Missouri waterways

      ST. LOUIS – If you appreciate Missouri’s rivers, then make plans for the Race for the Rivers event this Saturday. Whether you plan to participate in the race itself or attend the festival, you’ll show your support for our state’s waterways. James Fawcett of the Greenway Network visits Fox 2 News at 11 a.m. with details on the race. For more information, visit RacefortheRivers.org.

  • Former KMOX broadcaster Harry Hamm pleads not guilty to federal pornography charges

    Former KMOX broadcaster Harry Hamm plead not guilty to child pornography charges Tuesday in federal court.  Hamm was indicted on possession of child porn and intent to view child pornography. The 77-year old broadcaster is also charged in St. Louis County for sexual assault and possession of child pornography. He has pleaded not guilty to those charges as well.

  • Granite City School District delays start of classes over flood clean-up

    GRANITE CITY, IL – Granite City Schools’ superintendent, Jim Greenwald, sent out yet another release to let parents know for the sake of their kids’ safety, school would now start next Monday, August 26th. The statement read in part, “Due to ongoing air quality testing, school will be canceled Thursday, August 22nd, and Friday august 23rd.” Parents said it’s been a challenge, but they can respect the process. The campuses in Granite City are barren though students were supposed to […]

  • Water main break leads to voluntary boil advisory for Cedar Hill residents

    CEDAR HILL, MO – Jefferson County Public Water Supply District #8 has issued a 48-hour Voluntary Boil Advisory for the areas of Cedar Knoll Lane, El Chaparrel Estates, and residents who live in the 8000 to 8150 block of Local Hillsboro Road in Cedar Hill, Missouri due to a 6” water main break. Customers should boil water vigorously for three minutes prior to use. Use only water that has been boiled for drinking, diluting fruit juices, all other food preparation, and […]

  • Local celebrities waiting tables to raise money for St. Louis Crisis Nursery

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Crisis Nursery provides a safe haven for thousands of children a year, whose families are in crisis due to illness, homelessness, domestic violence, or parents overwhelmed by stress. The Crisis Nursery provides care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The non-profit relies heavily on donations. This Thursday night, several local celebrities will serve as waiters at local restaurants, with tips going to the Crisis Nursery. Jonathan Dittmer, manager of the California Pizza Kitchen […]

  • Get a fall wardrobe for under $200 with ThredUp.com

    ST. LOUIS – How do you keep up with seasonal trends without breaking the bank? Fashion expert Amy E. Goodman joins Fox 2 News live via satellite to share tips for refreshing your wardrobe with the online consignment store ThredUp.com.

  • Sport economist weighs in on St. Louis landing MLS team

    Tuesday will be one of those days that goes down in St. Louis history.  It will be officially announced that we are getting a Major League Soccer team.  But this impact will be much greater than just getting another sports team.  Sports economist Patrick Rishe from Washington University joins us now to talk more about this.

  • Escaped inmate last seen at the Missouri State Fairgrounds

    SEDALIA, Mo. – An alert from State Fair Community College says that an inmate escaped from the Tipton Correctional Facility.  The Missouri Department of Corrections says that Shannon Dewayne Watts, 34,  was on work release at the Missouri State Fairgrounds in Sedalia.  They say he walked away at around 12:45am Monday. Sunday was the final day of the  Missouri State Fair.  Teams of minimum-security work-release offenders perform maintenance at the fairgrounds all year.  Larger teams of prisoners are asked to help […]

  • Cardinals unveil 2020 Spring Training schedule

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals announced their 2020 Spring Training schedule Monday in conjunction with Major League Baseball’s league-wide release. The team’s 30-game Grapefruit League slate is set to begin on Saturday, February 22 at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in Jupiter, Florida. The Cardinals will make future announcements regarding 2020 Spring Training game times, ticket pricing, ticket availability, and reporting dates for pitchers, catchers, and position players.

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