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  • Pay It Forward – Hazelwood police dispatcher organizes fundraisers for injured officer

    HAZELWOOD, MO (KPLR) – A special bond is shared by those in law enforcement. They call it a family. One family member has stepped up to inspire others to help a seriously injured Hazelwood police officer. Police and staff have been working nonstop in support of Officer Craig Tudor and his family. Tudor was seriously injured in an auto accident while on duty last august. Leading the charge in organizing a lot of those fundraising events is police dispatcher April […]

  • 12-year old boy dies in Phelps County house fire

    NEWBURG, MO (KPLR)- Authorities in Phelps County, Missouri are investigating the death of 12-year-old boy in a house fire. The fire broke out around 3:20 a.m. Sunday in Newburg, MO. Deputies got to the scene and heard the boy was in the residence but were unable to enter due to the heavy smoke and fire. Fire crews had to battle the flames from the outside of the home. Three other children and an adult were also in the building when […]

  • Power back on for most Ameren MO customers after powerful storms

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Ameren Missouri reports progress in restoring electrical service to customers affected by Friday morning’s severe storms. Power has been restored to more than 57,000 customers since the storm hit. About 7,000 customers are still in the dark. We expect to have most customers restored this evening. More than 650 crew members from MO, IL and TN continue working to restore power. pic.twitter.com/bLqk2ekWJM — Ameren Missouri (@AmerenMissouri) May 20, 2017 Nearly 1,500 Ameren Missouri personnel are working […]

  • Fire heavily damages Frontenac home

    FRONTENAC, MO (KPLR)-  A fire caused significant damage to a Frontenac, MO home Saturday morning. Around 10:50am, fire crews received a call for a house of fire on Countryside Lane. When they arrived, flames were visible. No one was inside the home at the time of the fire. Crews from Frontenac Fire, West County EMS & Fire, Rock Hill Fire, Kirkwood, Creve Coeur, Ladue & Glendale were all involved in the response. They had to battle the fire mostly from […]

  • Storms leave thousands without power across St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- More than 60,000 customers were without power after powerful thunderstorms moved across the St. Louis area early Friday packing wind gust of 60mph or higher. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, a power surge briefly affected passenger screening at St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Eastbound Manchester Road at Clarkson will remain closed due to snapped power lines. Ladue Road is also closed between Route 141 and Pebble Acres and Clayton and Plaza Frontenac. A spokeswoman […]

  • Special Missouri license plates support pet spay and neuter programs

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- If you are a pet lover in Missouri, then you can show your support for animals via your license plate. “I’m Pet Friendly” license plates allow drivers to create their own special message with a personalized plate. Proceeds from the sales help end pet overpopulation by raising money for spay and neuter programs across Missouri. At least $20 of every $25 paid for the pet license plates goes to low cost spay and neuter programs. The Missouri State […]

  • Continuity program expanding diversity in media production

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Certain careers are harder to break into than others. Film-making can be one of those fields where you “need to know someone” to get inside the door. Minorities can feel especially left out. The Continuity Program is working to change that. Executive Director and Co-Founder, Dan Parris along with Quinsonta Boyd, board member, teacher and past student, joined us to explain. Starting August 2017, a group of 10 adults will have the opportunity to join […]

  • Boil order for parts of Jefferson County lifted after three weeks

    HIGH RIDGE, MO (KTVI) – A boil order for a significant portion of Jefferson County has been lifted. People and businesses in Public Water District #2 have been dealing with the inconvenience for three weeks. It was put into place after record flooding in the area. The utility says there is nothing special that needs to be done, you can use the water as usual. Owners of the neighboring Dave’s Diner and Pegg’s Restaurant On the Boulevard in High Ridge said […]

  • St. Louis County launches website on Jamestown Mall redevelopment

    NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR)-The redevelopment of Jamestown Mall will be a significant project for residents of north St. Louis County. So the County has unveiled an informational website that will keep residents up-to-date on the project  as well as provide a place where they can make comments and voice concerns as the work moves forward. The site, http://www.stlouisco.com/jamestown gives the history of the project, shows photos of the current state of the mall, and allows residents to sign up for […]

  • C3 Fitness: Summer Body Burn Down

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- The gym is still undergoing remodeling and remains inaccessible. But that hasn’t stopped Cason of C3 Fitness from making sure John Fuller gets in his weekly workout! Today the fit expert discussed the Summer Body Burn Down.

  • Multi-agency resource center opens in House Springs

    HOUSE SPRINGS, MO (KTVI)-The Missouri State Emergency Management Agency will open multi-agency resource centers for St. Louis-area flooding victims this week. The centers are a one-stop shop with experts in housing, insurance, food stamps, mental health counseling, and other needs. Partner agencies include the American Red Cross, Missouri Department of Social Services, Missouri Department of Mental Health, Missouri Department of Insurance, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Catholic Charities, Society of St. Vincent DePaul, The […]

  • Boeing selects St. Louis to build new T-X jets; may support 1,800 jobs

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Boeing announced Monday plans to manufacture new Air Force TX training jets in St. Louis, provided the military branch chooses Boeing for the project. The contract would bring 1,800 direct and indirect jobs to the St. Louis area. Missouri Governor Eric Greitens and Senator Claire McCaskill were at the announcement to help break the good news. “It’s a fantastic project and incredible opportunity, not just for Missouri, but for the country to have Boeing win this. […]