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  • Thieves in the middle of night cart off with apartment complex ac units

    ST. LOUIS – A thief is about to make a cold move in the summer heat and it’s all caught on camera.  It’s June 19th, just after midnight at the Hyde Park Village Apartments on Peck and Kossuth. The crook is seen casing the place in north St. Louis waiting to make his move that would make it a cruel summer for those in the apartment complex by stealing their air conditioning units. At 1 a.m., he’s seen walking by […]

  • Bystander wounded by stray bullet; police looking for intended targets

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Investigators with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are looking for two men seen running for their lives on surveillance cameras. The two men were the targets of a gunman. One of the bullets went into an apartment building nearly a block away and struck a woman in the foot while she was watching television. The incident took place February 27 around 1:35 p.m. near the corner of Grand and Kossuth in the Hyde Park neighborhood. […]

  • Fox 2 sits down with Republican mayoral candidate for St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – After speaking with St. Louis Democratic mayoral candidate Lyda Krewson, Fox 2 sat down with her Republican challenger Andrew Jones. St. Louis hasn’t had a Republican mayor since 1949. I asked Jones why would he even consider running?  Here is his full interview.

  • Man exposes himself to woman in The Loop – Police

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KPLR) – A case of indecent exposure has been exposed on surveillance video. Police are asking KPLR 11 News to show this individual who showed far too much to an unsuspecting woman, with the hope you can help them catch the guy. The incident occurred November 5 near the busy intersection of Delmar and Kingsland, a busty breezeway between the parking lot and the street lined with security cameras. Just before 6 p.m. a silver car pulls into […]

  • Caught on Camera: Security cam vandalism

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Surveillance video shows a man carrying a fence and a can of spray pain, but he’s not making any home repairs. In fact, the man and his buddy are doing the opposite. But unbeknownst to them, it’s all captured on camera. The irony is the guy with the fence is out to destroy the very camera’s that are taping him. He uses the fence to climb and spray paint at each lense. While he defaces these […]

  • Dog training gives East St. Louis prisoners sense of purpose

    EAST ST LOUIS, IL (KPLR)-  It’s a place you may not expect to see puppies at play…in prison. But don’t cry for these pups.  They’re not bad dogs.  They’re support dogs, whose journey begins at the Southwestern Illinois Correctional Center. The Labradors have just arrived and are getting to know their cellmates, all of whom have been carefully screened and trained for the twenty month training program. Inmate and trainer Paul Mitchell says, “The first six months is really intense. There’s […]

  • Altruism meets entrepreneurship, a local small business owner makes a big difference for kids one cape at a time

    WARSON WOODS, MO (KPLR)- A small business owner in St. Louis is using superhero capes to make a big difference for kids battling disease or disability.  It’s a combination of altruism and entrepreneurship.   And this cape crusader’s reach is growing beyond the Gateway City to countries all over the world. Little Liam Fields is very excited and nothing can ease his suspense, not coloring or even his mom reading his favorite book. He is waiting for a very special delivery. […]

  • Illinois prosecutors have new dog in the fight against child abusers

    ST. CLAIR COUNTY, IL (KPLR) – Meet Homer. St. Clair County State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly has enlisted the lovable Labrador to help prosecutors put bad guys behind bars. “We are really excited to have Homer as part of the office now,” Kelly said. Homer’s job is simple: just be himself. His friendly face and calm demeanor helps abused children open up about traumatic experiences so prosecutors like Kelly can bring charges. “Just having Homer around, it really helps them to […]

  • Metro’s Most Wanted – Cousins share pain of having daughters in distress

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Cousins Regina Sykes and Sharon Webb know firsthand what it means to have a daughter in distress. Regina’s daughter, Monica, has been missing since October 28. “She came in the house, changed clothes, and left back out and haven’t seen or heard from her since,” Sykes said. Monica left her home at 6:45 a.m. without her wallet and ID. She told her 6-year-old nephew she was going to the store. She never came back and police […]

  • Duckworth wins IL U.S. Senate seat

    CHICAGO, IL (KPLR) – Anchor Rafer Weigel is in the Windy City covering Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth’s bid to unseat incumbent Illinois U.S. Senator Mark Kirk. Tuesday night Congress woman Duckworth defeated U.S. Senator Mark Kirk in his reelection bid for the senate.

  • Metro’s Most Wanted: Credit Card Thieves

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Metro’s Most Wanted is after two suspected armed robbers who police think could help them close a murder case. Fox 2 showed you surveillance video yesterday of two men wanted for using a stolen credit card.  It’s a case that could have ties to the murder of a cab driver in the Central West End in September. Here are the pics of the two men using a stolen credit card at a Quik Trip at 904 […]

  • Another undecided voter from the Washington University presidential debate becomes an internet sensastion

    (KPLR) – He was another undecided voter on the stage of the Washington University Presidential Debate who became an internet sensation. His name is Earlest Johnson from Florissant.  His glare at Donald Trump became an internet meme and popular on twitter after this tweet said, quote, I think this dude just flipped to decided voter. Earlest stopped by our studios today and told me he was undecided but came out decided.  Earlest’s glare was in response to Trump’s answer to […]