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  • Two arrested after beauty supply store break-in

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _ Authorities are investigating after two men broke into a beauty supply store Friday morning in north St. Louis. It happened around 4 a.m. at the store located in the 6300 block of West Florissant. Police arrived to find one man in the building. He fled to the back of the store and the other man hid in the dry wall. Police quarantined the building and the hunt was on for the suspect. Both men were located […]

  • Officer-involved shooting in north city; suspect killed

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police scrambled to a north city neighborhood late Thursday night for an officer-involved shooting. The incident occurred just before 8:40 p.m. in the 6100 block of Laura; that’s in the Walnut Park West neighborhood. According to Lt. Colonel Lawrence O’Toole, the interim police chief, officers spotted a vehicle tied to a case of assault on a law enforcement officer from the night before. The officers used spike strips to disable the vehicle near Natural Bridge […]

  • How being ‘Internet famous’ became a full-time career

    ST. LOUIS – When many people were growing up, the dream jobs were doctor, teacher, singer, or Hollywood star. But times have changed. But according to a survey from First Choice, the most recent list of dream jobs for kids has “YouTuber” at the top of the list. It may not seem like a career for many adults, but there are big bucks to be made. In fact, 8 of the 10 celebrities for millennial teens are YouTube creators. “The number of […]

  • Conservation Connection – Explore the new Busch shooting range in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. – The new Busch shooting range at the August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area in St. Charles is approaching the home stretch of construction! Shooters will be using the state-of-the-art range before the end of the year. Shooting range manager Bryant Hertel visits KPLR 11 News at Noon with the latest on the project.

  • Screenings for ‘Rob In The Hood’ and ‘Spooky Sweets’ at St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase

    ST. LOUIS – Filmmakers Gregory Sporleder and Abby Zahuranec visit KPLR 11 News at Noon to discuss their movies being screened Wednesday at the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase. Rob in the Hood (narrative short, drama) Wednesday, July 19 at 7 p.m. Spooky Sweets (narrative short, drama) Wednesday, July 19 at 9:15 p.m. The Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase serves as the area`s primary venue for films made by local artists. The showcase screens works that were written, directed, edited, or […]

  • Head for the Cure 5K Run/Walk July 22 in Forest Park

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – More than 80,000 people will be diagnosed with brain tumors this year. While many of them are not malignant, about one third of those tumors are cancerous. According to the American Brain Tumor Association, nearly 17,000 people will lose their battle. Mary Lewis, a brain cancer survivor, talks about her experience and her involvement with Head for the Cure. Head for the Cure Saturday, July 22 Forest Park Muny Upper Parking Lot 8 a.m. Register online […]

  • ‘Bob,’ ‘Just Listening’ being shown at St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase

    ST. LOUIS – Local filmmakers John Gross and Dan Parris visit KPLR 11 News at Noon to talk about their respective movies being shown at the Tivoli Theatre this week for the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase. The screening for Gross’ film ‘Bob’ is scheduled for Wednesday at 9:15 p.m. ‘Just Listening: A Short Film about Art and Activism,’ Parris’ film, will be screened Thursday at 5 p.m. The Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase serves as the area`s primary venue for […]

  • Solar farms could soon be sprouting in Alton

    ALTON, IL – Solar farms could soon be sprouting in Alton. The Alton Daily News reports that renewable energy credits are currently being offered through the state. Illinois Solar of Litchfield is working with Alton to bring their product to city-owned land in the coming years. The plan would need council approval. Illinois Solar would also have to win the bid from Ameren Illinois before the plan moves forward.

  • Monday Mascot – Cooper

    Cooper is a one-year-old German shepherd mix and ready for adoption at the APA of Missouri! He knows some basic commands like “sit” and “shake,” and can certainly learn more. He’s still young and energetic, so he’d do well with a family that can take him on long walks, play with him, and keep him busy. If you want to adopt Cooper, then visit the APA on Hanley Road. Here is the information that you’ll need: 1705 South Hanley Road […]

  • St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase

    Filmmakers Chase Norman and Chris Lawing visit KPLR 11 News at Noon to discuss their projects being screen at the upcoming St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase at the Tivoli Theatre. The showcase serves as the area’s primary venue for films made by local artists, screening films that were written, directed, edited, or produced by St. Louis residents or films with strong local ties. For more information on the showcase, visit Cinema St. Louis online.

  • Chesterfield Mall will soon be up for sale

    ST. LOUIS, MO – Chesterfield Mall will soon be up for sale. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the mall’s lender has finalized foreclosure on the shopping center. Last month the mall’s owner met with city officials to discuss a sale after 90 days. The mall would likely be converted into a mixed-use property after it`s sold.

  • Financial expert discusses millennial housing

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A new study from real estate information provider, Adobo says St. Louis is a top 10 metropolitan area for millennial home ownership. Millennials represent the largest share of the home buying population. Peter Lazaroff from Plan Corp joined us in the FOX 2 studio to discuss the trend. What are some of the reasons behind Millennials representing the largest share of homeowners? •Millennials = birth years from early 1980s to early 2000s. •Millennials are the largest […]