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  • SSM Health Medical Minute: New study gives physicians more time to treat strokes

    When someone is having a stroke, every second counts. There is a three-hour window between the onset of symptoms where physicians can provide a drug called tPA to bust the clot in the brain. A study released this week says interventional procedures outside that window may be beneficial. SSM Health De Paul Hospital in Bridgeton has been pioneering a new stroke treatment for seven years and now it’s being recommended as a new nationwide guideline. Surgically removing a stroke causing […]

  • St. Louis County Council meeting discusses MetroLink security

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Everyone involved in MetroLink security has created a plan to make the transportation system safer. At this point the agreement is a memorandum of understanding between MetroLink, St. Louis City and County and St. Clair County. “We’re meeting with local jurisdictions and the law enforcement people to figure out the best plan on a region wide basis security on MetroLink,” said Metro CEO John Nations. Some of the major points in the memorandum call for […]

  • Schlafly to commemorate solar eclipse in St. Louis with new beer

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Schlafly Beer announcing plans to commemorate this summer`s solar eclipse with a special path of totality pack for its Helles-style lager. The 6 and 12 packs will come with a pair of solar glasses to watch the August 21st phenomenon safely. The company says St. Louis is along the path of totality, so they wanted to do something fun to celebrate.

  • Kingshighway bridge reopens Saturday

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – One of the major thoroughfares connecting south St. Louis with Interstate 44 and I-64 will reopen this Saturday. The 78-year-old four-lane Kingshighway bridge was closed in July 2015 for demolition. Mayor Lyda Krewson and aldermen Steve Conway and Joe Vollmer will be on-hand for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. on the bridge’s south end, followed by a foot procession to the north side of the bridge. The bridge will reopen to traffic by 2 […]

  • Children’s author discusses inspiration of ‘Peterrifc’ books

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Children loved the character Peter in the bestselling Pinkalicious books. Now he stars in his very own picture book, Peterrific. Author and illustrator Victoria Kann joins KPLR 11 live via satellite to discuss the impetus for the best-selling children’s books, as well as her own creative process for each new book.

  • 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