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  • Blues, comptroller again at odds over renovation funds

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis City Comptroller Darlene Green said Tuesday she will now cut the checks to pay for upgrades at the Scottrade Center. The St. Louis Blues and Green have been battling in court over the $64 million dollar funding agreement since August. About a week ago, a judge ordered Green to sign the agreement between the city and the blues, which she did Monday. However, she also said she would hold on to the documents. That lead […]

  • Missouri lieutenant governor wants new veterans’ home head

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Lt. Gov. Mike Parson is calling for the top two officials at the state run veteran’s home in St. Louis to be ousted. Parson made the call in a news conference Monday. It comes after families of the veterans receiving care at the more than 300-bed home in Bellefontaine Neighbors made allegations of abuse and neglect. Fox2 began to follow the allegations after several dozen families held a news conference in October, but Parson said […]

  • Blues to reveal home for future practices

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – The St. Louis Blues are expected to reveal where they would like to hold future practices in Maryland Heights on Monday night. The Maryland Heights City Council called a special meeting for Monday night after the Blues and the St. Louis Ice Legacy Foundation tabled a plan to build a 40-acre, four-rink complex in Creve Coeur. The plan to build the facility in the park ran into opposition from thousands of people in the St. Louis […]

  • Vandals with paintball guns target Ballwin subdivision

    BALLWIN, Mo. – The Ballwin Police Department is investigating a colorful crime – homes and cars in the New Ballwin Oaks subdivision have been hit with paintballs. Ballwin police have counted eight acts of paintball vandalism so far, but that’s just documenting the folks who have reported this to the police. If you talk to the residents on New Ballwin Oaks, they said at least a dozen houses were hit last week. “[My] first impression was I was annoyed,” said […]

  • Truck left to son stolen from Imperial body shop

    IMPERIAL, MO – A Jefferson County family already in pain, now has to deal with another blow.  In March 2017, Steve Welker passed away leaving behind a wife and twin 16-year-olds. His son Cole Welker was left his father’s Dodge Ram pick-up truck. This past weekend the family took the truck to a body shop in Imperial Missouri for an estimate to repair some damage on the vehicle. Sometime over the weekend the pick=up was stolen off Zieglers Automotive lot. […]

  • Sunset Hills homeowner stunned to see masked intruder in her home

    SUNSET HILLS, Mo. – Residents of a Sunset Hills subdivision are on edge after a woman found a masked man in her kitchen in the middle of the night Monday. The Sunset Hills Police Department has been investigating the incident as a first-degree burglary. Sgt. Robbie Hagen said her department was just as shocked to hear where the crime occurred as residents were. Kay Holden-Reid and her family hit a “hole-in-one” when they bought their house on Caddyshack Circle in […]

  • Arnold standoff ends Monday evening with an arrest

    ARNOLD, Mo. – Jefferson County authorities took a man into custody Monday night after a more than 13-hour standoff. The standoff began around 7 a.m. and ended just after 8 p.m. Authorities said the suspect was taken into custody alive, but would offer no further details until Tuesday. FBI agents came to serve a search warrant at a duplex near the intersection of West Highview Drive and Londell Road and discovered the man was armed. Soon officers from the Jefferson […]

  • Black Caucus legislators call for change following Stockley verdict

    ST. LOUIS – Members of the black caucus in the Missouri legislature are joining demonstrators on the streets to rail against a system they believe fails to hold some officers accountable in deadly shootings. Since the unrest in Ferguson three years ago, many local lawmakers have asked the state to review the law that justifies deadly force in Missouri. It is considered by judges and read aloud to juries in the courtroom before they make a decision in an officer-involved […]

  • Illinois education bill passes state legislature

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. –  Illinois lawmakers have likely ended the state’s school funding crisis after the Senate passed a compromise education funding plan on a 38-13 vote Tuesday. Almost every senator who spoke on the floor used the word “compromise” to describe the deal. All senators voting in favor of the legislation admitted they would have to vote for several provisions they did not like to bring the funding fight to an end. The state has missed all of its aid payments to […]

  • Illinois school funding still in limbo

    SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois school funding fight will likely drag on for another week.  House members came back to work today, but did not try to override Governor Bruce Rauner’s amendatory veto of a school funding makeover known as Senate Bill 1. The senate overrode that veto on Sunday. But an override in the house requires a three-fifths majority vote. It’s unclear whether there are enough republicans willing to vote with the democrats.

  • Winning million-dollar Powerball ticket sold in Raymond, Illinois

    RAYMOND, Ill. – The Illinois Lottery announced that a gas station in a small central Illinois town sold a $1 million Powerball ticket over the weekend. The purchaser of a ticket at the West End Food Mart matched 5 of the 6 numbers in Saturday’s drawing, missing only the Powerball. Lottery officials said the Land of Lincoln’s newest millionaire has yet to come forward. In Raymond, population 950, it seems there is about a 1 in a 1,000 chance somebody in […]

  • Dozens of dogs taken from hoarder in southwest Missouri

    ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Humane Society is now taking care of more than two dozen dogs found in a hoarder’s house in Newton County, Missouri. Officials say it’s some of the worst abuse they’ve ever seen. The Humane Society’s Animal Cruelty Task Force is based in St. Louis, but it does work all across the state. The dogs, 20 adults and 6 puppies, had a long ride from Seneca, Missouri which is on the Oklahoma state line near Joplin. […]