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  • Protesters take to downtown near Busch Stadium

    ST. LOUIS – Peaceful protests in downtown St. Louis as the Cardinals battled the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium. Protestors walked right up to the west side of the ballpark along Clark and Eighth, chanting, “No justice, no baseball.” Just before protestors made their way to the ballpark, they came to the ramp to westbound I-64 and blocked that for a short period of time. Protestors promised to disrupt businesses in the aftermath of the Jason Stockley ruling. This was […]

  • Sheriff’s deputy accused of sexually assaulting Cahokia woman

    ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. – The St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office charged a sheriff’s deputy for allegedly sexually assaulting a Cahokia woman twice this year. According to court documents, 45-year-old Robert Sneed pulled a woman over on February 16 and later followed her home after saying he needed to see her car title. While at the woman’s home, Sneed told the victim he could take her to jail and have her car towed. The deputy allegedly told the woman “you know […]

  • Faith leaders and elected officials speak out about police response to Galleria protest

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Some elected officials and faith leaders are outraged over the lack of control and accountability of police regarding the protests and arrests of 22 people at the St. Louis Galleria Mall on Saturday. They say a peaceful protest turned violent because of militant tactics used by local and St. Louis County Law Enforcement. Several protestors and mall customers were injured, including some by police both inside and outside the mall. Speakers include: State Rep. Stacey Newman […]

  • 13th Annual Wildwood BBQ Bash

    WILDWOOD, Mo. _Jess Pryles, BBQ personality and cookbook author, joined us at FOX 2 to discuss the 13th Annual Wildwood BBQ Bash. The bash, presented by St. Louis Home Fires, is scheduled for September 22, 23, & 24. It’s the 9th year in Wildwood and its first year to be held at St. Louis Community College’s Wildwood campus. Event hours: Friday – 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Saturday – 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Sunday – 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. […]

  • Dogs, cats rescued during Hurricane Harvey brought to St Louis

    ST. LOUIS – More than 60 dogs and 20 cats that were rescued in areas damaged by Hurricane Harvey have made their way to St. Louis Thursday. The dogs and cats arrived around 3 p.m. and a big group was ere to welcome them with open arms. Humane Society teams from St. Louis and Atlanta joined forces to transport 61 dogs and 24 cats from shelters in Florida and Georgia to make room for pets affected by Hurricane Irma. The […]

  • Rolla man arrested for impersonating police officer

    ROLLA, Mo. — A Phelps County man accused of posing as a police officer has been taken into custody by the real police. Rolla police arrested Thomas Parkinson, 23, after he allegedly used a black Dodge Charger equipped with emergency lights to pull someone over Wednesday night in a residential area at 4th and Walnut. The victims contacted police after they said Thompson alleged a traffic violation and made several threatening statements. “He just asked the driver for his name and […]

  • St. Louis board approves free body cams for city police

    The St. Louis Board of Estimate and Apportionment voted unanimously to approve a proposal to equip St. Louis police officers with body cameras free of charge for a year after a heated exchange between lawmakers. It’s a plan that has come with plenty of controversy. A vote from the full Board of Aldermen was not needed for the program. The Board of Estimate and Apportionment is made up of Mayor Lyda Krewson, Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed, and Comptroller Darlene Green. Reed […]

  • Conservation Connection – National Hunting and Fishing Day at Columbia Bottom

    National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday, September 23! To celebrate, the Missouri Department of Conservation is hosting a Day at the Confluence event at Columbia Bottom. Dan Zarlenga, a Missouri Department of Conservation spokesman, visits KPLR 11 News at Noon with MDC volunteer Dawn Wagner to discuss the event. Q. What is national hunting and fishing day? • Officially designated as the fourth Saturday in September each year • Commemorates the role of hunters and anglers in helping to bring […]

  • Artists Lounge Live coming to Playhouse at Westport

    Michael Ingersoll, creator of Artists Lounge Live, visits KPLR 11 News at Noon to talk about an upcoming series of tribute shows dedicated to timeless performers like Elvis Presley, Nat King Cole, and Judy Garland. The Artists Lounge Live series comes to the Playhouse at Westport Plaza this fall and next spring. ‘Elvis: My Way’ – November 2-5 ‘An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas’ – December 7-12 ‘Come Rain or Come Shine’ – April 12-15, 2018 All shows in the […]

  • Rothman Furniture closing all six St. Louis area stores

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – After 90 years in business, Rothman Furniture and Mattress is closing all six stores in Missouri and Illinois. “Every business has a life span and it may not be the one you want.,” said Jay Steinback, CEO-President of Rothman Furniture. Jay’s grandfather, Milton, started the business in 1927. Jay’s father took over in the 1980s before handing the reigns over to him in 2010. “While we’re profitable today, as we started looking three, five, seven years […]

  • Hairy belly fanny pack designed to give you an instant “dadbod”

    It takes guts to step into the world of merchandising and sales; particularly if the product you wish to make looks like a gut. A Londoner is seeking production partners to get his new ‘DadBag’ fanny pack idea off the ground. In an interview with Huffington Post, 27-year-old Albert Pukies said he came up with the idea after seeing articles and posts about the “dadbod” look being in vogue. Pukies said he’s considering a KickStarter campaign to fund the project […]

  • Interfaith prayer service calls for ‘peace in community’ following Stockley verdict protests

    ST. LOUIS – Religious leaders from across St. Louis converged on Kiener Plaza Tuesday afternoon with the hope of uniting the community through the power of prayer. Archbishop Robert J. Carlson led an interfaith prayer service calling for peace and solidarity. Carlson was joined by black church pastors, Jewish and Muslim faith leaders, and the Community Gospel Choir of St. Louis. Father Art Cavitt, pastor of St. Nicholas parish and executive director of the St. Charles Lwanga Center, served as […]