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    Humane Society breaks ground on new facility

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KPLR) – The Humane Society of Missouri Wednesday broke ground on a new facility to replace its aging building in Maryland Heights. The new $16 million dollar center will be a state of the art facility to shelter animals and provide veterinary care. The building will be located at Page and Schuetz and feature new treatments such as laser therapy and hydrotherapy.

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    Fatal rollover accident in St. Charles County

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – The St. Charles County Police Department is investigating a fatal accident that occurred on Seeburger Road Saturday evening.  The accident happened just after 6pm, killing a female passenger.  A male passenger was injured and transported to an area hospital. Accident reconstruction is on the scene.  Seeburger Road will remain closed till the investigation is complete.


    Bank robbery suspect charged

    BELLEVILLE, IL (KPLR) – The United States Attorney’s office for the Southern District of Illinois has charged 45-year-old Deondre E. Jones with bank robbery, after the Belleville Police Department and the FBI identified Jones as a suspect in the robbery of the Scott Credit Union that occurred on September 26th. Jones is currently at-large, and authorities are asking for the publics’ help to locate him. If you know the whereabouts of Jones, please call 911, Crimestoppers 866-371-8477 or the Belleville […]

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    6 vehicle accident closes 3 lanes of I-270 in North County

    NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol is working a 6 vehicle accident on eastbound I-270 near 367 that’s closed three lanes of traffic. The accident happened around 9:30 pm. No word on when the lanes will be reopened.

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    Fatal shooting on Sutter Avenue in Wellston

    WELLSTON, MO (KPLR) – Tuesday afternoon around 1:30 pm, a man was fatally shot on Sutter Avenue in Wellston. The North County Police Cooperative which patrols Wellston has called in the Major Case Squad for assistance in investigating the homicide according to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. An investigation is ongoing.

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    Accident sends 3 persons to the hospital

    FLORISSANT, MO (KPLR) – An injury accident happened Sunday in the 14000 block of New Hall Ferry Road in Florissant. The accident occurred around 3:30 pm, with two vehicles colliding. Three persons were injured and transported to area hospitals. No word on their conditions.

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    One person airlifted from accident in Edwardsville

    EDWARDSVILLE, IL (KPLR) – The Edwardsville Police Department is investigating vehicle accident that occurred around 8:15 pm Sunday night at Route 157 and University Drive, near Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. One person was airlifted by an ARCH Air Medical helicopter to St. Louis University Hospital. More detail as they become available.

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    Man shot in Carondelet Park

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis police are investigating a shooting in Carondelet Park. Investigators say 37-year-old Ronnie Carlton was leaving the park with his brother Sunday night when a man in a car drove by. Carlton thought the man was staring at his brother. Police say Carlton approached the car, with his hand wrapped in a sweatshirt, and leaned inside the vehicle yelling obscenities. The man shot Carlton in the chest, drove away and called the police. He was later […]

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    Man drowns in Swansea pond

    SWANSEA, IL (KPLR) – Authorities are investigating the death of man, who was cutting grass when his mower flipped over into a pond trapping him underwater.  Police say the male victim drowned around 3:45 pm in a pond off Carrington Street in Swansea. More information as it becomes available.

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    Madison County Sheriff’s Office recovers drowning victim from lake in Troy IL

    TROY, IL (KPLR) – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is involved in water rescue off Troy O’Fallon Road in O’Fallon, IL Wednesday afternoon. Authorities and a dive team have recovered a man’s body for a lake behind a residence on 300 block of Troy O’Fallon Road.

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    St. Louis Children’s Hospital receives grant from Hyundai for cancer research

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis Children`s Hospital will be able to further its research in fighting childhood cancer thanks to a generous grant Tuesday from Hyundai. Children`s received a $250,000 grant from the philanthropic branch of the Hyundai car company called Hyundai Hope on Wheels. After the check presentation, kids from children’s hospital who are fighting cancer put their hand print on a new Hyundai SUV. Children`s will use the funds to help develop better and more targeted treatments […]

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    Police investigating homicide in Berkeley

    BERKELEY, MO (KPLR) – The Berkeley Police Department is on the scene of a homicide in the 8600 block of Frost. Police say the homicide occurred around 7 pm at a 2-story apartment complex. The victim is male, between the age of 19 to early 20’s. Its believed the victim was shot 2 to 4 times. Police at the scene are still process the area for evidence and tracking down witnesses. This is the third homicide in Berkeley this year, […]


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