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  • Tackle allergy season with Advanta Clean

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – It’s spring and some of us are looking forward to the warmer weather, but for those with seasonal allergies, it’s a different story. The warm winter has made the transition to the spring more difficult. Dave Kosanke, owner of AdvantaClean in west St. Louis County, visits KPLR11 News at Noon to talk about vacuums and how they can help with allergies, animal fur, mold, and dust mites.  

  • Real Life Stage Hip Hopera! coming to Grand Arts District

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A real life “hip hop-era” is a spiritually influenced hip-hop/pop/gospel production that kicks off 2017 for JPEK CreativeWorks Theatre in the Grand Arts District. The performance will be the star of the stage all weekend at the Zack Theatre on Locust. Real Life Stage Hip Hopera! The Zack Theatre 3224 Locust Street St. Louis 63103 Friday, March 24 (Night With the Stars) Saturday, March 25 3 p.m. & 8 p.m. Sunday, March 26 3 p.m. matinee […]

  • Monday Mascot – Bolkin

    Stacey Switzer from the APA of Missouri visits KPLR 11 News at Noon with Bolkin, a cuddly 12-year-old cat.   He showed up as a stray at the Jefferson County Animal Control. If you want to adopt Bolkin, just visit to the APA on Hanley Road. Here is the information that you’ll need: 1705 South Hanley Road 314-645-4610 Is your pet lost? Try looking at

  • The Doctor Is In – Know when to get a CT scan

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – CT scans diagnose serious medical problems and often save lives, but this tool is often overused, resulting in big doses of radiation and big medical bills that could’ve been avoided. Dr. Sonny Saggar visits KPLR 11 News at Noon to discuss the issue.

  • McDonough discusses safety precautions during Monster Jam 2017

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Saturday, February 4, Monster Jam 2017 is set to roll into downtown St. Louis at The Dome at the America’s Center. While the trucks are ripping through The Dome, there are also special safety measures taken in order to protect the drivers. Monster truck driver Becky McDonough joins us to discuss Monster Jam, what its like to be a female driver and the necesseary safety precautions of driving monster trucks. Tickets start at $15 and […]

  • Nominate a “Tools for Teachers” candidate

    (KPLR) – What happens when kids get great teachers? Their world of possibilities open. KPLR in partnership with our friends at Weber Chevrolet, will show our appreciation for the local teachers in our area. We need your help! Tell us about a teacher who has made an impact in your life and once a month, Weber Chevrolet will give a local teacher $500 to use in their classroom! Teachers have many roles as coach, tutor, adviser, guide, mentor, expert, friend […]

  • Have breakfast, lunch and dinner at Sardella in Clayton

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Who doesn’t want to know about a hip, new brunch place? How about a stop at Sardella. Executive Chef Nick Blue joined us in the FOX 2/KPLR 11 kitchen with the scoop on their new dishes! Sardella 7734 Forsyth Blvd Clayton, MO 63105 (314) 773-7755 Breakfast: Monday-Friday 7-11 a Lunch: Monday-Friday 11-2 p Dinner: Monday-Thursday 5-10 p; Friday-Saturday 5-11 p; Sunday 5-9 p

  • Diagnosing and treating obesity disorder

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Obesity continues to be a growing problem in Missouri and Illinois, as well as the rest of the nation. We know that diet and lack of exercise can play a big part, but scientists are unlocking information that could affect millions of people but very few know about it. Dr. Thomas Wright of the Laser Lipo and Vein Center visits KPLR 11 News at Noon with his patient, Sarah Brashear, to discuss the treatment for lipedema.

  • Alert issued for cloudy tap water in St. Louis and St. Charles counties

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Notice anything odd about the tap water? Missouri American Water has issued a cloudy water alert in St. Louis and St. Charles counties. They say the cloudy water is not a health concern. It is caused by tiny oxygen bubbles dissolved in the water that create a cloudy appearance. Missouri American says this happens during most winters. They say this is because cold water holds more oxygen. In the winter, water travels from the reservoir […]

  • Armed trio robs Clayton jewelry shop, police say

    CLAYTON, MO (KPLR) – Three men stormed into a jewelry store in downtown Clayton Monday afternoon several pieces of jewelry. According to spokesperson for the Clayton Police Department, the robbery occurred around 1:45 p.m. at Simons Jewelers, located in the 8100 block of Maryland Avenue. The men announced a robbery and smashed glasses cases containing jewelry. Two store employees managed to run out the back of the building and were unharmed. The suspects fled the area in a grey vehicle. […]

  • Monday Mascot – Monet

    Kayley Hurley from the APA of Missouri visits KPLR 11 News at Noon with Monet, a lovely 6-year-old pit bull/rat terrier mix! Monet is very sweet and polite, and loves playing with her toys. Last week’s Monday Mascot, Roxie, is still available for adoption.

  • Lightning strikes St. Louis County school gymnasium

    WARSON WOODS, MO (KPLR) – After a weekend spent under a threat of an ice storm, the wild winter season continued Monday with reported lightning strikes. Yes; lightning in January. First responders in St. Louis County were called to a lightning strike at a local church in Warson Woods late Monday afternoon. The incident occurred at Ste. Genevieve du Bois Catholic School on N. Woodlawn Avenue. It turns out the lightning didn’t hit the church, but rather the nearby gymnasium. […]