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    Toys R Us closing in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – Toys R Us is closing its doors in Ferguson. Company officials tell FOX 2 the location will close at the end of March. The decision to sell the property was apparently made before the unrest broke out in the area after the Michael Brown shooting. The store has 36 employees and the company will try and relocate them to nearby stores.

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    Police looking for suspects in theft from credit union

    DELLWOOD, MO (KPLR) – The St. Louis County Police are asking for the public’s help to help identify a suspect from last August looting following the shooting of Michael Brown. Police have released photos of four men accused of breaking into a Dellwood Credit Union. Three of the four suspects are recognizable in these surveillance pictures. All four suspects made into the St. Louis Community Credit Union located at West Florissant and Chambers Road. The credit union reported $2,200 was […]

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    Committee looking into how police and public interact

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – A special committee is looking into how police and the public interacted in the wake of the civil unrest in Ferguson. The Missouri Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights held a series of discussions on the topic today at UMSL. The focus of the meeting was on if race or color varied the use of force. The committee heard testimony from community members, law enforcement, and government officials. The Missouri Advisory […]

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    3 suspects arrested for stealing railroad crossing lights

    MACOUPIN COUNTY, IL (KPLR) – Macoupin County authorities have arrested three teenagers in connection to the theft of railroad crossing lights near Brighton, Illinois. 18-year-old Zachary Bachman of Alton, 18-year-old Eric Beyer of Brighton and 19-year-old Myles Porter of Piasa were charged with felony criminal damage to property. Authorities say the suspects damaged a half-dozen railroad crossing warning systems since the first of the year between Brighton and Shipman Illinois. When the sheriff posted a surveillance photo of one suspects […]

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    Suspect charged in Dellwood Market looting

    CLAYTON, MO (KPLR) – St. Louis County Police say 18-year-old Alexander Irwin has been charged with multiple counts of burglary, stealing under $500 and the theft of a firearm. The Spanish Lake teenage was charged in connection to the looting of the Dellwood Market several days after the shooting of Michael Brown last August. Authorities also say Irwin along with others broke into a Spanish Lake home last September and stole two pistols. Irwin is currently in custody for an […]

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    Police working fatal shooting in north St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – The St. Louis County Police Departments Crimes Against Persons Unit is investigating a fatal shooting in north St. Louis County on Dividend Park Drive. Police say officers responded to the scene at 7:45 pm, and found a deceased male. An investigation is ongoing.

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    Police conducting a death investigation in Granite City

    GRANITE CITY, IL (KPLR) – The Granite City Police Department is conducting a death investigation on Madison Avenue. Police have been on the scene for several hours, blocking off surround streets. So far authorities have taken a vehicle from the scene to be processed. More information as they become available.

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    5 suspects charged in murder of St. Charles man

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KPLR) – The residents of Crestview Apartments in St. Charles can breathe a sigh of relief. St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney Tim Lohmar announced charges against five suspects in Monday’s murder in St. Charles. 21-year-old Travon Johnson, 17-year-old Melech Porter, and 21-year-old Wardell Davison have been charged with murder, robbery and armed criminal action. Dennis Baker, 23, and Lamont Ware, 21, have been charged with robbery. Authorities say the men drove to Crestview apartments on Ameristar Boulevard […]

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    Vigil held for Michael Brown

    FERGSUON, MO (KPLR) – A memorial in honor of Michael Brown still lines a Ferguson street and Monday night a candlelight vigil was held to mark six months since the teenager’s death. After the vigil, many of those assembled went and gathered outside the Ferguson police department. Our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch report that several arrests were made. Young man captured by #Ferguson officers in Subway, 6 months after death of #MikeBrown pic.twitter.com/yNwWnkdfJq — Robert Cohen (@kodacohen) February […]

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    Bank robbed on Hampton Avenue

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The St. Louis police department is investigating the robbery of a Bank of America branch on Hampton Avenue in south St. Louis. Police say the robbery took place just after 2:30 pm Monday afternoon. The suspect walked into the bank and handed a teller a note demanding money. The suspect indicted he had a weapon, but did not display one. The suspect fled the bank with an undetermined amount of money on foot. Anyone with information […]

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    Missing St. Louis County woman found safe

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – St. Louis County Police are looking for a missing African-American woman who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and high blood pressure. Marvetta Goodlow left her house Saturday night and was last seen in the area of Lavida and Trampe. The 68-year-old is five foot 3 inches tall, 125 pounds with brown hair and eyes. She was wearing a white coat, a gray pant suit and burgundy house shoes. If you have seen or know the […]

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    Michael Sam talks about HIV awareness in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Former football player Michael Sam made a stop in St. Louis Saturday. Sam, who was the NFL’s first openly gay player was the keynote speaker at the “National Black HIV Aids Awareness Day” brunch at “The Engineers Club of St. Louis” in the central west end. St. Louis city and county health department`s statistics show African-Americans account for more than 50-percent of the reported HIV and Aids cases in the region.

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