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  • Woman shot in the leg in south St. Louis street

    ST. LOUIS, MO — A woman in her late teens was shot in south St. Louis around 6pm Sunday. Police say she was shot in the leg on South Compton Avenue around Chippewa Street. Investigators say they know who shot her but the gunman remains on the loose this morning.

  • Weather Kid – Imaure Williams-Webb

    Imaure Williams-Webb is a 4rd grader at McNair Elementary in Hazelwood School District. Her grandmother tells us that she is fascinated with the weather, specifically the clouds, moon, and stars. When she grows up, she dreams of becoming an astronaut. Imaure Williams-Webb is our Weather Kid of the Week! To nominate your child, ages 8-13, click here.

  • Habitat for Humanity headquarters moving to south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — An organization known for building and rehabbing homes has found a new place to call home. The new Habitat for Humanity location unites all of the organization’s service under one roof. Habitat for Humanity St. Louis will move-in to its new location at the intersection of Grand and Chippewa in the Dutchtown in late April. Habitat’s City ReStore (at the same location) is anticipated to open to the public around the same time.  The non-profit organization is […]

  • How parents can help young children cope with new baby sibling

    ST. LOUIS – Are you or someone you know expecting another baby? National Siblings Day is April 10. Most mothers of two or more children understand welcoming a new baby can be difficult for siblings. Early childhood expert Steve Zwolak, CEO and founder of the Lume Institute and executive director of the University City Children’s Center, visits KPLR 11 News at Noon to discuss ways parents can provide support for children to ease their minds about a growing family

  • Monday Mascot – Philly

    ST. LOUIS – Stacey Switzer of the APA of Missouri visits KPLR 11 News at Noon with this week’s Monday Mascot: Philly! Philly is a two-year-old grey cat. He loves to cuddle and is very sweet. He’s house-trained and vaccinated. If you want to adopt Philly, then visit 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 looking at stllostpets.org.

  • Improve your financial literacy with these tips

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Do you understand compound interest? Most people don’t. Understanding it is just one of the ways to increase your financial literacy. Financial literacy allows people to make informed financial choices regarding saving, housing, education, budgeting, and their careers. However, because it is not a required part of high school or college curriculums, there is a shortage of basic financial knowledge. Financial expert Peter Lazaroff from Plancorp joins us to give you some ideas on how to improve […]

  • Concerns over Easter forecast

    ST. LOUIS – Many families will be busy this weekend, celebrating Passover and Easter, as well as keeping an eye on the skies over worries about the weather. Friday’s break from the rain provided worshippers enough dry time to walk the stations of the cross outdoors. And–rain or shine–hundreds will head to Queeny Park on Saturday for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Hunt for the Cure Easter egg hunt. But Sunday is what many are worrying about. The Lady of […]

  • Federal charges for couple accused of secretly photographing children

    ST. LOUIS – Two people accused of secretly photographing girls in bathroom stalls around the St. Louis area are now facing federal charges. The defendants, Heather McDorman and Zachary Hamby are suspected of taking pictures of girls in bathrooms at churches, malls and stores, as well as sexually abusing a boy. Both already face charges of invasion of privacy and statutory sodomy or attempted statutory sodomy in St. Louis County. Hamby and McDorman each face federal charges of production of […]

  • Police, federal agents find 9 kilos of cocaine in truck muffler

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A woman is facing possession and smuggling charges after federal agents and St. Louis County police discovered nine kilos of cocaine hidden in her vehicle. According to our news partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Emilia Morales-Acosta was arrested March 26 after leaving a hotel along Interstate 44 in a pickup truck. Members of the Gateway Smuggling Task Force followed Morales-Acosta and conducted a traffic stop. Both Morales-Acosta and a passenger in the truck said […]

  • High school chemistry teacher cultivates STEM skills, wins $500 from Weber Chevrolet

    ST. LOUIS, MO — In 2016, after several years teaching at private schools in the Saint Louis area, Kathleen Danzo joined the faculty at Lift for Life Academy. It is the first charter school in the city of Saint Louis as the 10th grade chemistry teacher. Mrs. Danzo saw the need to restructure the high school science program to provide remedial, standard, and advanced classes to students of varying abilities. Working closely with the principal of the school, class curriculums […]

  • Crown Candy running out of Easter candy

    ST. LOUIS, MO —You better hurry if you plan on getting your Easter candy from Crown Candy Kitchen. Owner Andy Karandzieff tweets, “We will absolutely be out of almost everything Saturday. Ran out of lots of styles of bunnies yesterday. And the peanut butter eggs are just about gone but I may be having a sale on coconut eggs this weekend.” We will absolutely be out of almost everything Saturday Ran out of lots of styles of bunnies yesterday And […]

  • Ways to prevent and treat back pain

    ST. LOUIS – If you suffer from back pain, you are not alone. About 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes, according to the National Institutes of Health. Back pain is the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work days. Dr. Chandan Krishna joins KPLR 11 News at Noon live via satellite from the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix to discuss the differences between short and long-term back […]