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  • Superhero Training Day at Healthworks! this weekend

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Superheroes are the idols lots of children look up to and can learn from. A fun event on Saturday showcases the magic powers of superheroes, putting kids in the middle of the action. Wendy Voyer, a health educator for HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum St. Louis, visits KPLR 11 News at Noon to discuss the upcoming Superhero Training Day. Superhero Training Day Saturday, April 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Healthworks! Kids’ Museum St. Louis 1100 Macklind Ave. […]

  • Melanie Moon leaving St. Louis television to join fiancée in Kuwait

    KPLR 11 and FOX 2 have some bittersweet news to share. Anchor/reporter Melanie Moon is resigning to join her fiancée who is in Kuwait City for an assignment with the Boeing Company.  Her last day is May 12, 2017. Since early 2000, Melanie has devoted countless hours to area non-profits such as Variety, the Children’s Charity of St. Louis, Bark in the Park, The Mayor’s Ball, Salvation Army, St. Louis Fashion Week, Celebrate Fitness, and Making Strides for Breast Cancer, […]

  • Laclede Gas workers to be laid to rest Tuesday

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Funeral services are Tuesday for two Laclede Gas workers shot and killed last week. The funeral for 52-year-old Bill Froelich begins at 10 a.m. at Schrader Funeral Home on Manchester Road in Ballwin. The service for Alex Boschert, 27, will also start at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church in Old Monroe, Missouri. Police say the gunman, 51-year old Clinton Willis, killed the men last Thursday while they were working on the city’s northwest side. He then killed himself.

  • Pilot uninjured in crash at Spirit of St. Louis Airport

    CHESTERFIELD, MO (KPLR)- A single-engine aircraft crashed Monday afternoon at Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, MO. The Monarch Fire Protection District confirms that the pilot was able to get safely out of the plane and was not injured. The plane could be seen sitting sideways on the north runway with a wing tip on the ground. It appeared to have lost a wheel.

  • Laclede Gas, United Way establish fund to help murder victims’ families

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – After the murder of two of its employees last week, Laclede Gas joined with United Way to set up a fund to help the victims’ families. St. Louis homicide detectives said 27-year-old Alex Boschert and 52-year-old William Froelich were gunned down in the 5900 block of Minerva on the morning of April 20. Boschert became the father of a brand new son just a few months ago. Friends said Boschert loved to hunt and fish. His […]

  • One dead, one injured in Macoupin County crossover crash

    MACOUPIN COUNTY, IL (KPLR)- One person is dead and another seriously injured after a crossover crash in northern Macoupin County, Illinois Friday. According to the Illinois State Police, the crash happened on Farmersville Road just east of Kimes Road around 2:40pm. A 19-yearol driver was heading eastbound in a van on Farmersville Road when she unexpectedly went off the roadway then overcorrected. In doing so, she crossed over into the on-coming lane and struck another vehicle, a Chevy Impala, head […]

  • Student brings loaded gun to KIPP Victory Academy

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating after a 6-year-old student brought a loaded handgun to KIPP Victory Academy. The gun was located in a classroom., inside the student’s desk. Various parents we talked with at the school said the incident raises serious concerns. “If something like that is going on, It’s a threat not just to the classroom, but to everybody.  He could have been in the bathroom, the hallway or anything,” […]

  • Sam Dotson out as St. Louis police chief

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Sam Dotson is out as St. Louis police chief. His retirement comes 24 hours after the swearing in of Mayor Lyda Krewson. Dotson met with city leaders Wednesday morning and both sides agreed he should retire. “The chief and I had a chance to talk about the future of the department, and he made the decision to retire,” Krewson. Dotson will take on the role of a public safety consultant for the city over the next […]

  • Conservation Connection: Peregrine Falcon webcam

    The Missouri Department of Conservation, the World Bird Sanctuary, and Ameren Missouri are teaming up to bring you a unique glimpse at the fastest animal on the planet with a live peregrine falcon nest box webcam. Jeff Meshach of the World Bird Sanctuary joins Dan Zarlenga of the Missouri Department of Conservation in visiting KPLR 11 News at Noon to provide an update on the peregrine falcon cam and share facts about this amazing bird.

  • Monday Mascot – Ivory

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Stacey Switzer of the APA of Missouri visits KPLR 11 News at Noon with Ivory, a two-year-old pit bull mix. This sweet dog loves nothing than snuggling and belly rubs. She’ll even forgo treats to get scratches and rubs from every person she meets. If you want to adopt Ivory, just visit to the APA on Hanley Road. Here is the information that you’ll need: 1705 South Hanley Road 314-645-4610 http://www.apamo.org/home.aspx Is your pet lost? Try […]

  • Human remains discovered in north St. Louis County lake

    NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR)- St. Louis County Police are investigating after human remains were found in a subdivision lake near Florissant, MO.  Officers responded to the 20th block of Behlman Lake Court around 9:15pm Saturday after fisherman reported finding what appeared to be human remains. The Medical Examiner’s office confirmed that suspicion. The case is now under investigation by the St. Louis County Police Department Bureau of Crime Against Persons. You are asked to call St. Louis County Police […]

  • ‘Disney’s The Lion King’ opens April 19 at Fabulous Fox Theatre

    The circle of life is coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre as Disney’s The Lion King makes its return next Wednesday. KPLR 11’s Patrick Clark got a behind-the-scenes look at the makings of the award-winning set.