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    Second suspect in Alton murder arrested

    ALTON, IL (KTVI) – Alton Police Chief Jake Simmons announced Tuesday the arrest of a second suspect in an Alton murder that took place on Saturday, September 6th in an abandoned home in the 1000 block of Market Street. Simmons stated that U. S. Marshal’s took custody of 38-year-old Bruce D. Bradley of Fairveiw Heights in a Washington Park home Monday morning. Bradley has been charged with first degree murder, armed robbery, armed violence and possession of a weapon by […]

  • Ferguson city council tables citizen police review board for now

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – Calls for change in Ferguson Tuesday night at the city council meeting as the community continues to heal after the police shooting of Michael Brown. Many residents spoke to council about the need for change and calls for the city to come together. Mayor Knowles explained what the streetfest was cancelled for this upcoming weekend. The council also decided to table for the moment a citizens police review board, wanting to get  more input from city […]

  • A conversation with Michael McMillan on serving St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – He has been on the front lines of the protests in Ferguson and April Simpson talked exclusively with Urban League President Michael McMillan about growing up in St. Louis and what led him to seek a career in community service. Follow April Simpson on Facebook and Twitter: April Simpson on Facebook April Simpson on Twitter Email: april.simpson@tvstl.com

  • Police respond to store break-in on West Florissant

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – Police from Ferguson, St. Louis County and City and the Missouri State Highway Patrol have responded to a break-in at the Beauty Town on West Florissant Avenue. The business was one of many stores that were hit by looters following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. Police have moved the crowd gathering near the store across the street from the store and have increased their presence in the area. Captain Ron Johnson of the Missouri […]

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    Police taser suspect in foot chase

    CASEYVILLE, IL (KPLR) – A Caseyville police officer used his taser to subdue a suspect during foot chase this past Saturday after the suspect failed to yield and stop for an officer. The incident happened early Saturday morning just after 1 am in the 8900 block of Tucker Drive. The suspect led the officer on a low-speed pursuit till the first block of Sharilane Drive in Fairview Heights, bailing out of his vehicle and fleeing on foot. The officer in […]

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    Police find missing man with Alzheimer’s with cuts and bruises

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A 78-year-old missing man suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia has been found.  Police say he has cuts and bruises.  He has been taken to the hospital for observation. Ji Tang walked away from the family’s business Newstead Chop Suey located in the 3800 north Newstead around 4 pm Sunday afternoon. Police searched the immediate area, but were unable to locate Mr. Tang.

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    Police investigating homicide on Bristol

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 1200 block of Bristol Saturday afternoon just after 6:30pm. Police say the victim 24-year-old Orlanda Blanchard, Jr. was standing in a parking lot at the Bristol Lane Apartments with a group of males when a fight broke out between two men. One the men pulled out handgun and started shooting. Blanchard was struck several times in the torso. He was taken to the hospitals by […]

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    Double shooting leaves 1-year-old in critical condition

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The St. Louis police department is working a double shooting in the city’s north side where a male in his 20’s and a one-year-old child have been shot. Police say the shooting occurred around 10:15 pm in the 6000 block of Emma. Both were transported to the hospital. Police say the child is in critical and unstable condition. An investigation is ongoing.

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    Officer involved shooting in Jennings

    JENNINGS, MO (KPLR) – St. Louis County Police are investigating an officer involved shooting in Jennings that happen around 11 pm Wednesday night near Old Lucas and Hunt and Mary. Police say an officer was dispatch to the area for a report of shots fired. More details as they become available.

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    St. Louis police officer injured chasing suspect

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The St. Louis police department is investigating an incident in the 5000 block of Virginia in which a officer was injured while chasing a suspect. The incident occurred just after 6 pm when the officer received a call for a suspicious person and spotted the suspect. The suspect ran with the officer in pursuit. The suspect ran into an apartment building, slamming a door causing glass in the door to shatter. The glass from the door […]

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    Urban League to host job fair for Ferguson

    (KPLR) – The Urban League of St. Louis is partnering with St. Louis Community College to host a job fair in Ferguson. It will be held next Saturday at the Florissant Valley campus from 10 am till 2 pm. The fair will provide job and educational opportunities, free food and toiletries, and recreational activities for kids.

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    Water rescue teams rescue man trapped in car by flash flooding

    LINCOLN COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Wright City and Wentzville Fire Departments rescued a 42-year-old man trapped in his vehicle on Highway WW at Myers Road Tuesday morning. Rescue crews arrived on scene at 5:45 am to find the man trapped in his vehicle up to his waist in water from flash flooding on the road from Monday night’s storm. Officials say the man was on his way to work and didn’t see the water till he had driven into it. […]

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