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  • Millions of gallons of sewage dumping into Mississippi after pipe bursts

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL — A broken sewer line is dumping around two million gallons of raw sewage every day into the Mississippi just north of St. Louis. A representative from Illinois American Water confirms to FOX 2 that that the spill is 2.5 miles upstream from their intake pipe. Their plant provides drinking water for most of St. Clair County’s residents. There are millions of gallons of water flowing down the Mississippi river every minute. The sewage is significantly […]

  • Disney’s The Little Mermaid at The Muny

    ST. LOUIS — Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” comes to life on the Muny stage.  The Broadway musical follows the adventures of princess Ariel who dreams of a life on land, far away from her home in the ocean.  Emma Degerstedt  plays Ariel in the production.   She sings a selection of Part of Your World in the FOX 2 studios. Disney’s The Little Mermaid at The Muny Running now through June 29 at 8:15pm nightly Call: 314.361.1900

  • St. Louis Walk to Defeat ALS

    ST. LOUIS — Kelly Murrie, is a partner at the law firm Dowd Bennett and honorary chair of the St. Louis Walk to Defeat ALS.  Kelly and her family watched ALS paralyze and eventually rob her sister Tammy of her life at only 39-years-old.  Since Tammy’s death, they have been fighting to raise funds and awareness, most specifically through their walk team, Team Tammy Hardy. Dowd Bennett, LLP, Tammy’s employer, is the presenting sponsor of the St. Louis Walk. Kelly […]

  • Scoop & Gather charity ice cream event June 24 in Webster Groves

    ST. LOUIS – There’s a big charity event coming up this weekend and it has ice cream all over it. Matthew Rice from Niche Food Group tells us all about it! Scoop & Gather will feature special ice cream flavors and ice cream-inspired baked goods from St. Louis’ top pastry chefs. This will include Neapolitan cookies, rainbow sherbet cake and an abundance of sprinkles! All proceeds from the event will benefit the International Institute of St. Louis locally as well […]

  • Police investigating suspicious death of infant in south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS — A mother tells police that she discovered her 2-month-old died this morning.  Police were called to the 3300 block of Oregon at around 7am Thursday .  They are investigating the incident as a suspicious death.  The mother says the baby girl was fine when she put the child to bed last night. Investigators are meeting with the family to determine what happened. Child Abuse investigators responded and are working to determine the circumstances. The investigation is ongoing.

  • St. Louis child killed by wave on Alabama coast identified

    Fort Morgan, AL – A 10-year-old boy from St. Louis Missouri died Wednesday after a log struck him outside a beachfront condo in Fort Morgan, Alabama, the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office said.  The victim has been identified as Nolan McCabe. He was going to be a fifth grade student at Wohlwend Elementary School. An autopsy is planned Thursday. The child’s father is identified as Joshua McCabe. “The boy’s father was outside but several feet away attending other children and noticed […]

  • Firefighters at burning wildlife center in Stanton

    STANTON, MO – A fire investigation is underway at a wildlife center in Stanton, Missouri. The incident took place at Riverside Wildlife Center located at 275 Highway W. The fire started at around 8 a.m. According to the wildlife center’s website they are the home to large cats, alligators, emus, and other animals. They also have snakes, turtles, frogs, and other reptiles. Tour guides offer encounters with the baby alligators and other small reptiles. The Sheriff’s Department says that the fire was at […]

  • Off-duty police officer shot in north St. Louis

    Acting Chief O'Toole & Mayor Krewson briefs media on off-duty officer shot. — St. Louis, MO Police (@SLMPD) June 22, 2017 ST. LOUIS – Wednesday night an off-duty St. Louis police officer was shot in the arm while trying to assist fellow officers involved in a shootout with suspected car thieves. The shooting happened on the city’s northside near West Florissant Avenue and Riverview Boulevard. Interim Police Chief Lawrence O’Toole said the events started with a stolen vehicle from […]

  • Barge worker falls into the Mississippi River near the St. Louis Riverfront

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Fire Department launched a marine unit on the St. Louis Riverfront  around 7:30 pm Tuesday evening after a report of 2 boaters in the Mississippi River. A tweet by the fire department stated that a boat had capsized near the MLK Bridge and Lenor K. Sullivan. A later report from the fire department said a barge worker had fallen into the river and was picked up by barge crew. The report of an additional […]

  • Family and friends open lemonade stand to help 3-year-old fighting leukemia

    GLENDALE, MO – Family and friends are working to help a 3-year-old fight leukemia. It’s called Lemonade for Leo.  Leo is fighting the disease and family members in Glendale held their first lemonade stand two weekends ago and this past weekend. They’re also planning to be out there again this weekend. So far, they’ve raised more than $7,000 for research. A GoFundMe account has also been established for Leo. The group Hannah’s Helping Ways is also providing support by selling […]

  • “Go with the Flow” teacher wins $500

    ST. LOUIS_ Ms. Bennett is a young teacher who is consistently finding ways to get her Learners (students) engage in every topic. There are so many words to describe her: Hard worker, kind, optimistic, dedicated, and just has the “go with the flow” attitude. I love to call her the modern day “Ms. Frizzle” because she loves to work on special projects with the learners to help and adapt with their curiosities. With a class of 18 learners, she really […]

  • First Responders called to Alorton for water rescue

    ALORTON, IL – First Responders were call to the intersection of 37th and Bond in Alorton Illinois for a vehicle submerged in a pond.  Authorities say a pick-up ran off the road into the pond just after 9:15 pm Tuesday night. The fire chief for Alorton said there was only one person in vehicle, who was able to free himself, swim to shore and call 911. The driver was not injured in the accident. Hard to see, but there is […]