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Huda, Jasmine
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Jasmine Huda takes her love of news and the St. Louis community to Fox 2 News at 11 p.m., which she co-anchors with Shirley Washington. Jasmine joined The Fox 2 / News 11 team in January 2016.


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    Man spotted at East St. Louis McDonald’s drive-thru connected to car thefts in Chesterfield

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KPLR) – Security video from a fast food restaurant helped police track down a group of suspects wanted for stealing cars in Chesterfield. The victims reported that their vehicles were stolen outside their Chesterfield homes in September and October 2016. One of the vehicles, a 2015 Honda Accord, was stolen from Woodroyal East Drive in late September. In mid-October, a 2016 Subaru Outback disappeared outside a home on Millchester Circle. Both vehicles were in East St. Louis, Chesterfield […]

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    Dog survives being stuck in animal trap for 18 hours during ice storm

    ARNOLD, MO (KPLR) – A frantic search for a missing dog ended in what neighbors are calling a miracle. Cindy Bess’ Schnauzer mix, Dillon, disappeared Thursday afternoon. “I went to check on him again and he wasn’t out there,” Bess said. Dillon managed to venture pass the invisible fence at Bess’ home in Arnold. Bess and her husband immediately called on friends and neighbors for help. “There was a whole night of texting; everybody texting,” Sue Ziegler said. “Someone said […]

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    Police locate missing 12-year-old; girl brought to hospital

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis police shocked the family of a missing 12-year-old girl by saying they’d found the child late Friday night. The girl vanished Wednesday morning while walking to a bus stop. Police said they found her around 10:30 p.m. on the second floor of a vacant building in the 5300 block of Terry in north St. Louis. She was taken to a local hospital to be treated for an undisclosed trauma. Lt. Perri Johnson of the St. […]

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    St. Louis Galleria Macy’s hit by thieves, expensive wristwatches stolen

    (KPLR) Thieves broke into a Macy’s store and stole thousands of dollars worth of wristwatches, Richmond Heights Police said. The group hit the St. Louis Galleria Macy’s in the overnight hours January 6. At about 1:45 a.m., officers responded to the south entrance of the department store. The doors had been shattered from a landscaping stone. The same stone, police said, was used to shatter a display case containing wristwatches. Some wristwatches by Guess and Fossil were left behind. But […]

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    Forest Park Facelift for Roads Leading to St. Louis Zoo

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) Forest Park is revamping a section of roads leading to some of the city’s most popular attractions. Crews are reconstructing Wells and Government Drives from Skinker Boulevard to the west edge of the St. Louis Zoo. Forest Park Forever Senior Vice President of Operations Frank Kartmann said the roads need reconstruction. “Our visitors overwhelmingly think that this is the most important project we could be doing right now in the park – is to improve [Wells and […]

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    Daring demonstration: Maryland Heights firefighters perform ice water rescue

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KPLR) – A team of firefighters swarmed a lake Friday afternoon after a man fell through the ice. But the rescue was part of a training exercise for the Maryland Heights Fire Protection District. The victim in this case was a fellow firefighter. “So that when the real emergency does hit, and I’m sure we’ll have an ice rescue this year, we’re prepared for it,” Fire Captain Robert Daus said. Firefighter Bob Horner wore a special suit […]

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    Vehicle stolen while warming up in Maplewood Jack in the Box Parking Lot

    MAPLEWOOD, MO (KPLR) – Exclusive surveillance video captures a cold weather crime: an unattended vehicle stolen as it was warming up. Jack in the Box employee Marquita Wright was wrapping up her shift on a recent morning when her Mercury Milan disappeared. “I turned the car on to let it heat up. I came back maybe fifteen minutes later, and it was gone,” she said. Maplewood Police are hoping surveillance video will help them locate the men responsible for the […]

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    “Parking Ambassadors” to guide Clayton visitors, enforce parking rules

    CLAYTON, MO (KPLR) – Beginning Wednesday, new fleet of Jeeps will replace the smaller, “golf cart” parking enforcement vehicles in Clayton. The move is part of an effort to improve parking for visitors to Clayton’s bustling downtown. The individuals operating the vehicles will serve as parking ambassadors, Clayton’s Director of Economic Development Gary Carter said. “They’re exactly the same people,” Carter said. “We’ve re-branded them “Parking Ambassadors” to try to promote a little more community involvement or community leadership.” The […]

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    Pay it Forward: The food truck that helps feed the homeless

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A local woman is changing the world one meal at a time. She’s using her food truck to offer homemade meatballs, and a serving of hope to those in need. FOX 2 is “Paying It Forward” so she can make her mission possible. Gina Faust came up with idea for four wheels to feed those who are homeless. Her friend Rachel Link explains, “She wanted to feed people that didn’t have a meal like she […]

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    Golden Retriever lives up to CHAMP status, providing healing, comfort

    COLUMBIA, IL (KPLR) – A local non-profit is giving hope and healing in the form of four paws. CHAMP Assistance Dogs trains and places service dogs for people with physical and cognitive disabilities.  The organization has placed dozens of dogs with clients in the St. Louis area. “They work really well. And they love to work. And that’s what we want. Is a dog that enjoys their work,” CHAMP Executive Director Pam Budke said. A prime CHAMP success story is […]

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    Parking changes coming to Clayton

    CLAYTON, MO (KPLR) – Big changes are on the way for drivers who park in downtown Clayton. The city is phasing in a plan that will take effect January 3rd, 2017. Already, residents and visitors have noticed some differences. On-the-street parking has increased from $1 to $1.50 an hour. The city has begun alerting residents and businesses about the new plan, which will also feature a phone parking app. “You don’t have to go to a meter. You don’t have […]

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    Colder weather means more doctors visits to treat frostbite

      ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Winter is nearly here, but things are already heating up at area emergency rooms as some patients report injuries related to the cold weather. “Not too many skins issues yet, but I foresee in the next few days, especially when we get wet weather, that will make the skin issues and frostbite much worse,” said Dr. Kimberly Perry, an emergency medicine physician at St. Luke’s Hospital. Perry said frostbite is the most common issue associated with […]