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  • St. Louis County Police issue endangered person advisory for missing man

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – The St. Louis County Police Department needs the public’s help to find a man who made suicidal threats. The department issued an Endangered Person Advisory for Edward E. Kinder late Monday evening. He made suicidal comments to a case worker and was last seen at 11422 Larimore Road in Spanish Lake at 6:42 pm. Kinder, 59, may be driving a White 2002 Ford Ranger with Missouri plates bearing the number 6PE127. Police say Kinder is […]

  • Man suffers medical issue in fatal I-64 accident

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – One person is dead and two others were transported to the hospital after authorities say a man’s medical condition may have caused a seven-car crash in St. Charles County. The highway patrol says it happened around 4 pm Tuesday afternoon when a male driver exiting Interstate 64 at Highway 94 suffered some sort of medical condition that caused him to continue driving through the intersection off 94 and right into a chain reaction accident. The […]

  • Missouri football to face former Big 12 rival Texas in bowl game

    ST. LOUIS, MO- The reward for the Missouri Tigers’ second half turnaround to the 2017 football season will be a bowl trip to Houston.  Sunday afternoon the Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl announced it would pair the Tigers against the Texas Longhorns on December 27 in a matchup against former Big 12 conference foes. “I am so proud of our players and coaches for staying together and closing the 2017 season with six-straight wins to become bowl-eligible, and we […]

  • Shooting in Reynolds County leaves 3 injured

    REYNOLDS COUNTY, MO – Three patients in a Reynolds County shooting are being treated at St. Louis area hospitals Wednesday night, and authorities are still looking for suspects. The Highway Patrol and Reynolds County Sheriff are confirming a triple shooting that happened at 4 pm today on Highway 106, West of Ellington Missouri. Authorities aren’t releasing information on the patients’ condition. Residents in the area are reaching out to Fox 2 on social media, telling us they’re taking precautions and […]

  • Festus man proposes to girlfriend during eclipse to create ‘double memory’

    FESTUS, Mo. – When Jesse Dinatale thought about how he’d ask girlfriend Karina Whitney to marry him, an astronomical event wasn’t the first thing he considered using to create the perfect moment. After nearly three years together, Dinatale’s first thought was to create a video showing him asking members of Karina Whitney’s family if he could ask for her hand. But when the Great American Eclipse came into focus as a thing, he saw the opportunity to create what he […]

  • Patrick McCaw becomes second St. Louis native to win NBA title in last 3 seasons

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 on Monday in Game 5 of the NBA Finals to take the team’s second league title in three years. And for the second time in that same span, the NBA’s champion will have a local representative on the roster. Golden State’s Patrick McCaw, who played at CBC before leaving for a Maryland prep school, was drafted in the second round of the 2016 Draft last June. […]

  • Missouri AG sues Farmington man over misleading law enforcement memorial claims

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – A St. Francois County man who has appeared shoulder to shoulder with police in photos and in events around Missouri and Illinois has been accused by the State of Missouri of misleading donors to what he claims is an effort to honor officers injured or killed in the line of duty. Attorney General Josh Hawley announced Thursday that his office has filed for an injunction against Terry Lemons, of Farmington, saying that Lemons falsely […]

  • St. Louis police say 5 year old shot in chest

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Late Saturday night, St. Louis Metropolitan Police officials said they were investigating the shooting of a five year-old child in the chest. Police say the child arrived at a St. Louis hospital with a gunshot wound, and that they were heading to the hospital to continue their investigation. The scene was believed to be in the area of Beacon and West Florissant in north St. Louis. This would mark the third incident in the last […]

  • Missouri Supreme Court declines to rehear minimum wage dispute

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KPLR) – The Missouri Supreme Court announced Tuesday it would not rehear the case involving St. Louis’ push to raise the minimum wage to $11 by 2018. The state’s high court ruled last month that the city had the authority to make the increase, after a lower court ruled in favor of business groups who argued that state law mandates a $7.65 wage. How and exactly when the city will make the move to $11 is still […]

  • Cardinals show Yadier Molina the money in $60M deal

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The St. Louis Cardinals and catcher Yadier Molina beat an opening day deadline the player set to reach agreement on a contract extension, with both sides agreeing to a 3-year $60 million deal that could mean the fan favorite will spend his entire career wearing the birds on the bat. The agreement came after Molina made it clear in recent weeks that unless a deal was in place before the start of the season, he was […]

  • St. Louis police officers hospitalized with serious injuries after accident near the riverfront

    Updated at 2:03 a.m. following police news conference ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Two officers with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department suffered serious injuries following an accident late Friday night. The accident happened around 11 p.m. in the 2000 block of N. Broadway, in the Near North Riverfront neighborhood. According to Police Chief Sam Dotson, who briefed reporters around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, the officers were on a routine patrol, and the cruiser, driven by a male officer, with a female […]

  • Two in custody after man shot in face on Metrolink platform

    SWANSEA, IL (KPLR)- The St. Clair County Sheriff’s office is investigating a shooting that sent a man to a St. Louis hospital Monday night. Authorities were called to the Swansea Metrolink station after 7:30 pm for a report of a man shot in the face on the train platform. A Sheriff’s spokesman says two people of interest are in custody but aren’t releasing much else about what happened, or the condition of the victim. St. Louis Metro authorities are assisting […]