• 19-year-old charged in Hazelwood double shooting

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A 19-year-old St. Louis man in connection with a shooting in Hazelwood that left a man and teenager injured. The shooting happened September 11 near the intersection of Moran Avenue and Williams Boulevard. An 18-year-old man was shot in the leg and a 16-year-old female shot in the back. She was listed in critical condition. Two days after the shooting, Hazelwood police spotted a vehicle tied to the shooting on Interstate 270 and McDonnell. The […]

  • 24:1 Arts & Culture Festival on September 14th

    ST. LOUIS – Chris Krehmeyer, President/CEO of Beyond Housing, a NeighborWorks America organization in St. Louis, Missouri since 1993, is in the studio this morning to talk about the 24:1 Arts & Culture Festival on September 14 from 3 to 7 p.m. Also, Shakespeare in the Streets is scheduled for September 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. at the intersection of Page and Ferguson in Pagedale, MO. 24:1 Arts & Culture Festival September 14 3 – 7 PM Southeast Corner […]

  • 4th annual Peace Festival taking place on Saturday, September 28th

    FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Il. – The 4th annual Peace Festival is taking place on Saturday, September 28th, in Moody Park in Fairview Heights, IL from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Mayor Eckert of the city of Belleville will be presenting a Peace Proclamation along with other city officials in metro area at 1 p.m. Mural contest presenters will present at 2 p.m. and Captain Ron Johnson will be speaking at 3 p.m. He is the state policeman who assisted with creating […]

  • Hazelwood officers arrest two shooting suspects after police chase

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Hazelwood police have taken two suspects into custody following a chase this afternoon. Officers spotted a vehicle wanted from a shooting that occurred Wednesday night and chased it late this morning. The chase went from Hazelwood into Ferguson, where with help from Ferguson and Calverton Park police the suspect vehicle was abandoned. The two suspects fled into a wooded area near the wayside dog park and were eventually captured after a search of the area. The two […]

  • Shakespeare in the Streets performance will take audience to both sides of the Mississippi

    PAGEDALE, Mo. – Usually, when you see a play, it doesn’t come with a travel itinerary. But this weekend, one local theater company’s production will take you on a literal journey. This is the seventh year for Shakespeare in the Streets from Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, where they adapt one of the Bard of Avon’s works to a St. Louis neighborhood and perform it there. In 2019, they are taking on the urban-rural divide. The 2019 production is called “Love […]

  • Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives 18 years ago at the World Trade Center on September 11. These are their names.

    There are nearly 3,000 names etched in bronze on the September 11 Memorial . They honor the 2,753 people killed in the attack on the Word Trade Center. Each of their names will be read at the memorial on Wednesday morning, the 18th anniversary of September 11, 2001. If you want to find each name, you can check the panel address next to them — N for the north pool, S for the south, followed by a number Gordon M. […]

  • Michael McDonald teams up with Life Arts, Inc. to benefit Ferguson area youth

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Ferguson’s own Michael McDonald is heading back to St Louis to give back to the community that raised him and molded his career. A Night for Life will be at the Touhill Performing Arts Center later this month. McDonald is a five-time Grammy Award winner, singer, songwriter, keyboardist, and a proud St. Louisan! You know him from Steely Dan, the Doobie Brothers, and his solo career. McDonald grew up in Ferguson and attended McCluer High School. He […]

  • Seventh annual Taste of Ferguson provides a way to give back to Ferguson youth

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Over a thousand people will be flocking to Ferguson this weekend for the 7th annual Taste of Ferguson. It is a way to give back through scholarship money for Ferguson youth with food, drinks, music, and a family atmosphere! “We’ve brought in new businesses especially after the unrest when they were afraid to come to Ferguson. We’ve actually had restaurants participate in this event and now open locations here in Ferguson,” said co-founder Linda Lipka. All of the […]

  • Race for Reconciliation 5K Run/Walk

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The death of Michael Brown and subsequent riots in Ferguson five years ago put a national spotlight on race relations in St. Louis. But many people in the black community will tell you that they have felt victimized and discriminated against long before that. A grassroots organization working to bridge the gap between black and white is the St. Louis Reconciliation Network. The 2019 annual Race For Reconciliation is scheduled for September 7, 2019 at Tower Grove […]

  • Man sentenced to 20 years in prison in drug killing

    ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in a drug conspiracy that included a fatal shooting. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 42-year-old Marquis Reasonover was sentenced Tuesday for federal charges in the 2014 death of Antonio Jones of Ferguson. He and two other men, 46-year-old Hairl Johnson and 47-year-old Randell Patton, pleaded guilty to using a firearm to commit murder in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and conspiracy to distribute […]

  • Ferguson police investigate double shooting at apartment

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Frightening moments in Ferguson Thursday after two people are shot inside an apartment. It all went down about 1 p.m. this afternoon inside a third-floor apartment at the Canfield Green Apartments on Caddiefield Road. The victims, a man and woman in their 20s, were in the apartment with a male suspect. Investigators said some sort of dispute happened and that escalated into gunfire with the male suspect shooting both the other man and the woman. Police have […]

  • Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against conviction for child sex abuse

    Former Vatican treasurer George Pell will remain in prison after an Australian appeals court rejected his lawyers’ attempts to overturn the disgraced cardinal’s conviction for sexually assaulting two 13-year-old choirboys in the 1990s. The most senior Catholic official to ever be convicted of child sexual assault, Pell was sentenced in March to six years in prison, with a non-parole period of three years and eight months, for an attack described by Chief Judge Peter Kidd as “breathtakingly arrogant.” Lawyers for […]