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  • Win a private food truck party courtesy of Guerrilla Street Food

    ST. LOUIS – The summer is nearly here, so why not let Guerrilla Street Food crash your summer party? Owner Joel Crespo visits KPLR 11 News at Noon to talk summer parties and an upcoming raffle for a chance to win a private food truck party.

  • SSM Health Medical Minute: Peripheral Artery Disease affects millions who don’t know they have it

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a narrowing of the peripheral arteries and a restriction in blood flow due to plaque buildup, most commonly in the legs, but also seen in the stomach, arms, and head. PAD in the lower extremities can cause cramping, pain or tiredness in the leg or hip muscles while walking or climbing stairs. PAD patients may also experience slow-to-heal or non-healing wounds on their feet. Worsening symptoms can increase risk for heart attack […]

  • Fulfill your summer shoe needs at West County Center

    ST. LOUIS – The summer temperatures are here and now is the time to get your summer gear together especially your shoes. Sean Phillips from West County Center joined us with some great deals!

  • Monday Mascot – Baby

    ST. LOUIS – Stacey Switzer from the APA of Missouri visits KPLR 11 News at Noon to talk about pet safety in the heat, and to boast about a beautiful baby appropriately named “Baby.” Baby is a German shepherd-pit bull mix and she’s between two and three years-old. She is shy when she meets new people, but she is a sweetheart and warms up to them quickly. If you want to adopt Baby, then visit to the APA on Hanley Road. […]

  • Tools for Teachers

    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.

  • Don’t let pests ruin your summer barbecue

    Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start of summer. And with the warmer temperatures and sunny days comes barbecues and outdoor fun. Jay Everitt of Rottler Pest and Lawn Solutions visits KPLR 11 News at Noon to discuss ways to keep bugs and other pests from ruining your barbecue festivities.

  • 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.