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  • Police investigating homicide on Union Blvd.

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in the 5000 block Union Boulevard. The shooting happened just before 9 pm Saturday night. Police say the male victim was not conscious or breathing when they arrived on the scene. An investigation is ongoing.

  • Goldenrod Showboat burns down to its hull

    KAMPSVILLE, IL – The curtain has finally fallen on the Goldenrod Showboat. Sometime overnight Friday, the century old boat caught fire and burned down to its hull. The former St. Louis Riverfront attraction has been moored in the Illinois River near Kampsville for the past few years. Preservationists had hoped to restore the riverboat. The fire remains under investigation.

  • Weldon Spring house heavily damaged by fire

    WELDON SPRING, MO – Firefighters are mopping up after blaze destroys a house in Weldon Spring Missouri.  The fire broke out around 7:30 pm on Enchanted Court just off Independence Road, only few blocks from the Weldon Spring City Hall. A fire captain from the Cottleville Fire Protection District told Fox 2 that the house was heavily involved with flames and that part of the house collapsed on 2 sides. Everyone in the house got out safely and no one […]

  • Bomb and Arson called to house fires in Wellston

    WELLSTON, MO – The St. Louis County Bomb and Arson unit has been call to Wellston Monday night after 2 house fires broke out in the 1500 block of Ogden Avenue. Firefighters from several North County fire departments were called to fires around 9 pm. The fires were brought under control by 9:30 pm. One firefighter was injured and was transported to the hospital with minor injures. A fire captain on the scene told Fox 2 that nature of the fire […]

  • Illinois State Police investigating fatal motorcycle accident near Maryville

    The Illinois State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that happened Saturday evening or night. Police say the male victim was not wearing a helmet when left the roadway at a curve on the I-255 northbound ramp to I-55. The victim had been reported missing to the Maryville Illinois police department around 9 pm Saturday night. Just after 8:30 am Sunday morning the Illinois State Police was notified about the accident. Authorities say the accident scene was obscured by […]

  • Major Case Squad identifies body found in Madison IL

    MADISON, IL – The Major Case Squad Saturday released the identity of a body found in Madison Illinois Friday.  The body was discovered Friday evening after the Madison Police Department was called to the 2000 block of Edwardsville Road for deceased male behind an unoccupied home.  Upon arrival officer discovered the victim had died from wounds suffered from being stabbed. The Major Case Squad was requested by the Madison Police Department to conduct the investigation. Saturday afternoon the victim was […]

  • 5-year-old drowns in Bethalto pool

    BETHALTO, IL – The Southern Illinois Child Death Task Force is investigating the drowning death of 5-year-old Chance M. Shewmake that happened Saturday, October 7, 2017 around 8 pm. The Bethalto Police Department responded to a 911 call just before 8 pm, when the child’s mother stated that she couldn’t locate her son. Officers arriving on scene searched the property, locating the child submerged in a backyard pool. Officers initiated CPR, which was continued as the child was rushed to […]

  • Warm weather is driving crowds to go to pumpkin patches

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY – The Thies Farm and Market was expecting a busy weekend at its pumpkin patch in Maryland Heights but did not expect temperatures near 80 degrees as mid-October approached. “It’s crazy,” said owner Darrell Thies. He said the warm, dry summer has actually been good for the pumpkin crop. “They’re exceptionally big this year,” said Thies. He said rain on Saturday put a little damper on business but hopes he can make up the difference before October […]

  • Police investigating homicide in North City

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis police department is investigating a homicide in north St. Louis that happened just after 1:30 p Sunday afternoon near West Florissant and Thrush. Police say the victim was shot multiple times in the chest. The victim was transported to the hospital where he later died from is wounds. St. Louis homicide detectives have taken over the investigating of the fatal shooting.

  • Barnes-Jewish offers free flu shots to St. Louis community for 14th year

    ST. LOUIS – For the 14th consecutive year, Barnes-Jewish Hospital will provide free seasonal flu shots to the St. Louis community beginning Monday, October 2. The single best way for families to protect themselves against the flu is to get vaccinated each year. The flu, or influenza, is a contagious respiratory illness with symptoms such as a fever, body aches and sore throat. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 200,000 Americans are hospitalized with […]

  • Teen fatally shot in University City; 17-year-old charged

    UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged a 17-year-old in connection with the shooting death of a fellow teenager in University City. According to a spokesperson for the University City Police Department, the shooting occurred Saturday around 1:45 p.m. in the 6600 block  of Bartmer. A caller told police they saw a person lying on the ground and bleeding from the mouth. The victim, identified as 17-year-old Alvin Sanders, was rushed to Barnes Jewish Hospital […]

  • Trump: North Korea ‘should have been handled 25 years ago’

    President Donald Trump said in an interview that aired Saturday night that tensions between the United States and North Korea over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program is an issue he should not have had to deal with. “This should have been handled 25 years ago,” Trump told former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on his TBN show “Huckabee.” “This should have been handled 10 years ago. It should have been handled during the Obama administration. The truth is, Mike, I was handed […]