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  • Conservation Connection – What can we expect in fall color changes?

    Many of us wait for the brilliant hues of autumn. But what is the outlook for fall color in the St. Louis area this year? And why do those changes occur? Conservation Department Urban Forester Mark Grueber visits KPLR 11 News at Noon to give some insights. Q. What causes the leaves to change color this time of year? • Shortening days and cool nights mean less food production in leaves • Green chlorophyll breaks down revealing yellows and oranges hidden in the […]

  • St. Louis man realizes he was shot after night of clubbing

    ST. LOUIS — A man who was shot over the weekend didn’t realize it until the next day. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the man woke up Sunday after a night of clubbing and realized he’d been shot in the thigh. That is what he told St. Louis police after going to a hospital for a gunshot wound. The man told authorities he was shot around 2 a.m. Sunday during a night of drinking at a club. Police aren’t sure about […]

  • Child porn charges for Ballwin man

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A Ballwin neighborhood is stunned as a local man faces child pornography charges. The suspect calls himself the “Media Guy,” a producer of youth video presentations for schools and church groups dealing with drug abuse, bullying, peer pressure, and healthy living. But now, 58-year-old Thomas Guy is jailed one count of promoting child pornography and three counts of possession of child pornography. Police executed a search warrant on Guy’s home on Oklahoma Avenue on Thursday […]

  • Potential water contamination at Boeing building; precautions being taken

    HAZELWOOD, Mo. – Boeing employees are taking precautions after the company discovered possible contaminants in the water at an eyewash station. Workers at one of Boeing’s production buildings were told to avoid drinking any water or using it for hand washing until tests could be completed. It’s unclear how many employees were affected by the incident. A few hundred people typically work in the building at any one time. Boeing released the following statement Thursday night: “During routine testing of […]

  • St. Louis city, county police chiefs discuss response to protests

    CLAYTON, Mo. – Facing mounting criticism with how police officers have dealt with demonstrators and protestors over the last two weeks, the chiefs of the St. Louis Metropolitan and St. Louis County police departments sat down with members of the media to discuss the issue. Chiefs Lawrence O’Toole and Jon Belmar said they’re looking to not only defend their officers’ actions, but explain to the public what many across the country have already seen on social media.

  • Illinois reports first human death of West Nile virus for the year

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health confirmed the first human West Nile virus-related death in Illinois for 2017. A Kankakee County resident who tested positive for the virus died earlier this month. The Illinois Department of Public Health reported the first human case of West Nile for the year on July 20. There are 37 human cases of West Nile so far this year. In 2016, the IDPH reported 155 human cases and six deaths connected to West […]

  • Former St. Louis officer Jason Stockley found not guilty in murder case

    ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis Circuit judge found Jason Stockley not guilty of killing Anthony Lamar Smith. Stockley fatally shot 24-year-old Anthony Lamar Smith in December 2011 after a three-mile police chase through city streets. The incident started as a police stop following a reported drug sale. Surveillance video showed officers block Smith in, who then backed his vehicle into a police car as the officers approached. Stockley ran after the suspect’s car, firing seven shots with his service […]

  • St. Louis Symphony performs free concert in Forest Park Wednesday

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. — The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert Wednesday night in Forest Park. The orchestra will perform highlights from the upcoming symphony season. The performance will include classical favorites, including Mozart and Brahms, plus marches from John Philip Sousa and John Williams. The concert starts at 7 p.m. and ends with a fireworks show. Free Forest Park Concert in Memory of Mary Ann Lee Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 7:00pm Gemma New, conductor St. Louis […]

  • Arrest made following downtown accident

    ST. LOUIS – One person remains in custody following an overnight accident Monday in downtown St. Louis. According to police, the accident happened around 2:30 a.m. on South Broadway at Chouteau Avenue. The driver of a vehicle lost control; the car spun out, striking an SUV and light pole. No one was injured.

  • Labor Day barbecue tips from Adam’s Smokehouse

    ST. LOUIS – Kenny Pritchett, a barbecue chef at Adam’s Smokehouse, visits Fox 2 News at 11 with BBQ tips for your holiday cookouts and beyond. Adam’s Smokehouse 2819 Watson Road St. Louis, MO 63139  

  • Christen Michel Cosmetics: Benefits of dermaplaning

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Skin care expert Christen Michel wants us to rejuvenate our skin after the summer. She joined us on KPLR 11 News at Noon to discuss the benefits of dermaplaning. To learn more visit: www.christenmichel.com

  • Radioactivity in storm water runoff not linked to landfill

    ST. LOUIS — Radioactivity found in storm water runoff from the West Lake Landfill is not linked to the landfill. Our news partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that it is the result of testing on samples collected during heavy rain in April. The samples found levels of alpha particles, more than allowed for drinking water. But low levels of radioactivity can occur naturally. EPA officials and the landfill owners say there’s no public health risk.