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  • 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 […]

  • Mizzou basketball family ‘shattered into a billion pieces’ by cancer

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – A highlight of an otherwise forgettable University of Missouri Men’s basketball season that ended last spring was the February home game that raised awareness and money to fight childhood cancer in the name of Rhyan Loos, the 6 year-old  girl who has been fighting Stage 4 bone cancer. Rhyan’s father Brad is a Missouri assistant. The hashtag #RallyforRhyan became as prevalent as #Mizzou. On Thanksgiving Day, the family shared that her fight had taken […]

  • Eric Greitens wins expensive, bruising GOP primary for Missouri Governor

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KPLR) – Political newcomer Eric Greitens aimed high in his first bid for elective office and came out on top Tuesday as Missouri’s GOP candidate for Governor, according to Associated Press projections. Greitens, a retired Navy SEAL and one-time Democrat, topped Lt. Governor Peter Kinder, former Missouri House Speaker Catherine Hanaway, and businessman John Brunner in a campaign that featured relatively few demonstrable policy differences among those in the field, but still saw an expensive, and at […]

  • NGA makes it official: New HQ will stay in St. Louis

    ST LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- After a lengthy process that ultimately pitted civic leaders on both sides of the St Louis bi-state region against eachother, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency announced Thursday a final decision to locate its new Western Headquarters in North St. Louis, according to our news partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The agency previously announced the North St. Louis site, 99 acres at the corner of North Jefferson and Cass Avenues, as the preferred site over land adjacent […]

  • 3 siblings rescued from rising water on Gravois Creek

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Three siblings are safe tonight, after rising water made for a frantic fishing trip. The children were fishing along Gravois Creek when the waters rose so quickly the trio was trapped on a railroad abutment along grant’s trail in South County. Crews responded from Mehlville and Lemay Fire Districts and rescued the kids without incident. They told first responders the water came out of nowhere.

  • Blues defeat Blackhawks; Bound for second round of NHL playoffs

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- The St. Louis Blues responded in the seventh and final game of their Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks and sent their longtime rivals home for the season in a 3-2 win Monday at Scottrade Center. A Troy Brouwer in the third period got past Chicago goalie Corey Crawford to break a 2-2 with what proved to be the game winner midway through the third period.  The Blues jumped out to a 2-0 lead […]