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  • 8-year-old girl suspected in death of 1-year-old at Michigan day care: police

    MUSKEGON, Mich. – An 8-year-old girl is suspected in the death of a 1-year-old boy who was found dead at a Muskegon, Michigan, day care when his mother went to pick him up last week, police said Monday. Muskegon Police Chief Jeffrey Lewis called it one of the worst cases he’s seen, MLive.com reported. “I thought I saw everything,” Lewis said, according to the news outlet. “This one floors me. I can hardly get a grip on it.” The boy, identified […]

  • US Attorney Bharara fired in standoff with Trump

    Preet Bharara, the US attorney for the Southern District of New York, tweeted Saturday that he was fired after refusing to resign as requested by President Donald Trump’s administration. “I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired,” Bharara wrote on his verified Twitter account Saturday afternoon. “Being the US Attorney in SDNY will forever be the greatest honor of my professional life.” “One hallmark of justice is absolute independence, and that was my touchstone every day that I served,” […]

  • Mid-America airport close to breaking even for St. Clair County

    MASCOUTAH, IL (KPLR) – After close to 20 years of deficits in the millions, Mid-America airport in St. Clair County is inching toward the break-even point. That means this could be the first year that the airport loses less than a million dollars. While it’s a stretch, Mid-America airport has lost as much as 7 to 8 million dollars a year over its 20-year history. Still with empty concourse, no one`s ‘ticketing’ at the ticket counter and no bags to […]

  • Good times roll in St. Louis for Mardi Gras this weekend

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Despite the chilly weather Saturday morning the good times rolled on for the 38th Annual Mardi Gras Parade. Fox 2 was at the sights and sounds of the festival and parade in Soulard “The weather does not stop us. We get warm throwing 30,000 thousand beads,” said Jim Pennington with Truck Centers Inc. Thousands of revelers lined the streets in Soulard for the 38th Annual Mardi Grand Parade. The parade is the Midwest largest and most […]

  • Enjoy a packed lineup of Mardi Gras fun from Soulard this weekend

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – We are in for a beautiful weekend. Lots of people are out and about enjoying the weather. It’s a perfect time to bust out some beads and lace up your running shoes for a bit of Mardi Gras Fun. It’s Mardi Gras season and with the great weather this weekend some say it gives people a chance to show their true Mardi Gras Spirit. “This is all designed to have a little fun and the […]

  • Twitter tries new measures in crackdown on harassment

    HONG KONG — Twitter is trying to shake its reputation as a haven for online harassment. The social media company announced a new set of features Tuesday to combat hateful and abusive content. The changes include preventing serial abusers from creating new accounts, a new “safe search” function and blocking potentially abusive and “low-quality” tweets from appearing in conversations, Twitter’s engineering chief Ed Ho said in a blog post. Twitter is working on identifying users that have been permanently suspended […]

  • Here’s how your child can eat for free at Steak ‘n Shake

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Steak ‘n Shake is appealing to parents with a new deal. The restaurant, which is famous for its steakburgers, is introducing a “Kids Eat Free All Day Every Day” promotion. Starting Feb. 1, the promotion offers children ages 12 and younger a free Kids Plate for every $9 spent during a dine-in experience. Families can take advantage of this deal any time of the day, any day of the week at 400 participating restaurants. Kids Plate options include: […]

  • One-year ago Facebook brought 2 families together to save a little boy’s life

    (KPLR) – One-year ago, a little boy got a lifesaving gift from a complete stranger who read about his dire situation on Facebook. Wednesday both families reunited at Cardinal Glennon. Blake Bahr will one day tell his friends how Facebook saved his life.  The Arnold baby was born with only one kidney and it was in bad shape.  He needed a kidney transplant to survive.  So, his mother Heather turned to Facebook to share brave Blake’s battle. Laurie Jansen of […]

  • Outsider Greitens celebrates inauguration at Governors Ball

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KPLR) – Monday Missourians saw its 56th governor inaugurated in the states capital of Jefferson City.  Republican Eric Greitens entered office after taking the oath of office at noon. Greitens promised that as an outsider, he will do the people’s business and clean-up Jefferson City. Tonight, the newly sworn in governor and his wife celebrated with a Governors Ball that was held at the states capital building. The evening began with the grand march which included members […]

  • Missouri State Representative attends White House gun violence meeting

    (KTVI) – Missouri was represented Wednesday at a White House meeting on gun violence. State representative Stacey Newman of Clayton attended the meeting. In October, she announced the launch of the “Children’s Firearm Safety Alliance”. That is a national group that is trying to prevent accidental shootings involving children. The White House has been focusing on gun violence since the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut in December of 2012.

  • Justin Bieber goes bigger with plans for a stadium tour

    “Beliebers” are about to get even more Justin Bieber in 2017. The singer announced on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Monday that he will go on his first ever North American stadium tour next summer. Bieber’s tour kicks off August 5 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Other stops will include Denver, Minneapolis, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Toronto. It’s been a busy year for the Biebs. He told DeGeneres he’s already performed more than 100 concert dates. Bieber has scored […]

  • Problems uncovered at St. Louis city community centers

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – You Paid For It discovers troubling new problems at a second St. Louis city run community center used by about 14,000 people. Now my investigation reveals problems at another city run center in North St Louis called Wohl Community Center has issues, with two rooms of a completely exposed ceiling with exposed wiring and pipes. There are also holes in bathroom walls. The gym has wrapping around the pipes that are falling from the ceiling. Taxpayers […]