Recent Articles
  • promo278565056

    Fatal accident shuts-down eastbound lanes of I-44 near St. Clair MO

    ST. CLAIR, MO (KPLR) – Eastbound I-44 had to be shut down Sunday evening following a two-vehicle crash in Franklin County. Around 7:30 pm, a car and semi-tractor trailer crashed near St. Clair, Missouri.  Witnesses to the accident say it appears the car collided with the semi’s rear-end. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says one person died in the accident, and another is in grave condition. At this writing, the eastbound lanes are shut down starting at the rest stop […]

  • deer

    Albino deer spotted at Jefferson Barracks

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Take a look at this unusual sight capture by FOX 2 viewers Lisa and Olivia Crawford.  The two captured video of an albino deer at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery earlier this week.

  • ut_hkthath4eww8x4xmdoxojbro-i4w8

    Video shows firefighters rescuing a horse from a icy West County lake

    WEST ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Saturday FOX 2 brought you exclusive video of a dramatic rescue of a horse that fell through the ice on a West County pond. Saturday night the Metro West Fire Protection District rescued a horse that fell through the ice on a pond.  Sunday the fire district shared video they shot of their firefighter making the rescue. Oddly, firefighters had been practicing cold water rescues earlier in the day. We are told the […]

  • promo277877061

    5TH graders look to the future, making video games

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Saturday dozens of St. Louis city 5th graders got the chance to make their own video games. FOX 2’s Shawndrea Thomas shows us how the school is preparing them for a future in technology. On Saturday the Kipp Triumph Academy hosted a game jam where 5th graders made their own video games with an app made by St. Louis tech company Pixel Press. The app known as Bloxels gave kids full control of their gaming experience. […]

  • Boil-Order-web-generic

    Boil order issued for Crystal City

    (KPLR) – The city of Crystal City has issued a boil order for residents due to a water main break.  The order affects the area from the CVS Pharmacy on Truman to the city limits.  The boil order is in effect till further notice. In the mean time, the city is testing the water and hoping to lift the boil order on Thursday, when test results are expected to come back.

  • promo274837318

    Sisters ready teddy bears for Christmas delivery

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KPLR) – Blakely and Brittany Broder are quite the pair. The sisters have been collecting donated teddy bears from local schools and other locations around St. Charles as part of their teddy bear turnaround. The duo have been collecting bears for years and have gathered more than 13,000 since they started back in 2008.  They brought the bears to the Stanley Steemer in Maryland Heights for a good cleaning to get them ready for needy kids across […]

  • promo274320936

    Teacher asks Muslim student if she has a bomb

    ATLANTA – A Georgia school is apologizing to a family after a teacher asked their Muslim daughter if she had a bomb in her backpack. Rikki Klaus reports. A Gwinnett County Public Schools spokeswoman tells me on Monday, students had just gotten to class at Shiloh Middle School in Snelville. They were settling down and putting their things away, when a teacher asked a Muslim student if she had a bomb in her backpack. I asked Shiloh middle parents what […]

  • promo273908129

    Suspect dies in St. Louis police custody

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The St. Louis city police are investigating the death of a suspect while in custody. The suspect died at the department’s central patrol on North Jefferson Avenue. Police chief Sam Dotson said in a press briefing that Tuesday late afternoon 27-year-old white male was arrested in 3200 block of Missouri in South St. Louis after calls about prowler in the area. The man was taken into custody for trespassing and living in a condemned building. He […]

  • 414015_10150780377481354_1433419293_o

    Social media threat posted against Fontbonne University

    CLAYTON, MO (KPLR) – The Clayton Police Department has taken into custody a suspect who allegedly posted a threatening message on social media towards Fontbonne University.  The message was posted Monday.  The university’s public safety department contacted the Clayton Police Department, who located the student in an office campus residence. A spokesperson for the university said the message was not directed at any individual or group and was not motivated by racial, ethnic or religious identity. The university says there […]

  • Walter Saddler

    Suspect charged in shooting of rookie police officer

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Monday evening the Circuit Attorney of the City of St. Louis formally charged the suspect involved in the shooting of a rookie St. Louis city police officer. 23-year-old Walther Saddler has been charged with 4 felonies:  Assault on a law enforcement officer, Armed Criminal Action, Resisting Arrest and Carrying a concealed weapon. The charges stem from a Sunday night incident when two St. Louis police officers on patrol spotted a suspicious man in North St. Louis […]

  • Officer Shot

    St. Louis police officer shot in North St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A St. Louis police officer has been shot in North St. Louis near College Avenue and Carter Avenue.  The shooting occurred just before 10 pm Sunday night. The officer was transported to a St. Louis hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the shoulder. Chief Sam Dotson says a suspect has been taken into custody near the scene of the shooting. At press briefing, Chief Dotson said the officer that was shot, was a recent […]

  • promo271381974

    Deer hunters asked to help in search for missing Ste. Genevieve County woman

    STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – A Missouri lobbyist is making a plea to deer hunters to help find his missing wife.  She disappeared from their home more than a year ago. This weekend marks the beginning of deer hunting season with firearms, and that’s when the largest group of hunters will head out into the woods. Kerry Messer is hoping they will not only look for deer, but evidence that could lead to his wife. 52-year-old Lynn Messer disappeared […]


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 906 other followers