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    Triple shooting sends pregnant woman to the hospital

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis police are working a triple shooting in the city’s south side in the 2600 block of Rutger. Police say three women were sitting in the back of a residence when shots were fired from a black SUV. The St. Louis Fire Department says one of the victims is pregnant and was transported urgently to the hospital. Another woman was also transported to a hospital and the third victim refused treatment. An investigation is ongoing. […]

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    Authorities raid adult club in Pulaski County

    PULASKI COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Saturday night four local law enforcement agencies raided and arrested the owner of the After Dark club located on Highway 28 in Pulaski County. The arrest came after a long investigation into the clubs activities observed by undercover officers witnessing numerous violations of state law. The violations consisted of illegal alcohol sales, operating an adult cabaret after hours and female entertainers dancing topless or nude. Officers confiscated 4 firearms (one reported stolen from a federal law […]

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    Hip Hop 4 Justice concert held for Michael Brown protesters

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A Hip Hop 4 Justice concert was held Sunday for Michael Brown protesters in north St. Louis at Fubar in the 3100 block of Locust Street near Harris Stowe University. The concert was organized by Ferguson October as part of the “Weekend of Resistance” campaign to eliminate racial profiling and police violence. Ferguson October has planned a series of events in the St. Louis area from October 10th through the 13th. Sunday’s concert featured Hip Hop […]

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    Annual Autism Speaks walk held in Forest Park

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Saturday the 11th annual Autism Speaks walk was held in Forest Park. The event is the largest local fund-raiser for autism research. Since 2003 the walk has raised over $9 million dollars for research. This year’s walk was emceed by FOX2’s Margie Ellisor and was expected to attract around 20,000 walkers. It’s estimated that autism affects 1 out of 68 children in the United States.  

  • Suspects arrested following police pursuit

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis city police are investigating an attempted traffic stop that ended in a police pursuit that started in Missouri going into Illinois, and back into Missouri. St. Louis city police say around 8:15 pm Tuesday night officers attempted to make traffic stop near Hall Street and Adelaide. The vehicle failed to stop and officers observed a passenger hang out a window pointing a rifle at the officers. The vehicle hit a bump in the road […]

  • Michael Brown protesters don’t impede fans at NLDS game

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A small group of Michael Brown protesters demonstrated outside Ballpark Village Monday night. The protester did not disrupt activities outside the ballpark or impede fans going to the NLDS game between the Cardinals and Dodgers.

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    Federal judge grants injunction against Ferguson 5-second rule

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Federal Judge Catherine Perry granted an injunction Monday against the so-called “Five Second Rule”. The preliminary ruling stops law enforcement from enforcing protesters in Ferguson to keep moving during demonstrations or protest. Previously, demonstrators could not stand still more than five seconds during any protest. The ACLU had argued in court that police had no legal right to arrest protesters for “refusal to disperse” just for standing still. Abdullah Preliminary Injunction

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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 […]


    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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