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  • Woman killed after gunshots fired at her home

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR)- A woman is dead after a gunshots were fired at her home in the early morning hours of Monday. St. Louis County Police were called to a home in the 400 block of Kirkwall Drive around 2:30am. Officers found a woman with a gunshot wound to the chest. She was pronounced dead on the scene. An investigation revealed that a suspect vehicle drove down the block and fired numerous gunshots at the home. The victim, […]

  • Clinton County Sheriff’s Office investigating fatal beating

    CLINTON COUNTY, IL (KPLR) – Clinton County Illinois authorities are investigating a fatal beating. A man was dropped off at St Joseph’s Hospital in Breese, Illinois.  He was unresponsive and had been severely beaten. The man later died of his injuries. Police believe the beating happened in a rural part of Clinton County. Investigator are looking for suspects and witnesses.

  • Police investigating murder-suicide in West County

    WEST ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – St. Louis County Police are investing apparent murder-suicide in West St. Louis County.  A spokesperson for the department says officers were called to check on the welfare of a couple living in the 900 block of Parma Drive around 7:15 am Sunday morning. Officers had to force their way into the home and found a male, 83 and a female, 80, deceased from gunshot wounds. The names of both victims are being withheld […]

  • Child struck and killed in south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) –On Sunday evening, an 7-year-old boy was struck by a car and killed in south St. Louis. It happened in the 300 block of Schirmer . A driver was traveling west on Schirmer when she collided with the victim, identified as Demond Moorehead, as he was riding a bicycle out of the alley. Moorehead was thrown from the bike. He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police say the 17-year-old driver remained on […]

  • 3 firefighters injured battling fire on California Avenue

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Three St. Louis firefighters are recovering after the roof of a home collapsed as they were putting out a house fire. A department spokesman said the fire happened around 2 am Sunday morning inside a home on California Avenue. All 3 were treated at a hospital and have since been released. Two will return back to active duty and the third is expected to make a full recovery but will be on light duty.

  • Police investigating fatal shooting in North St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) –St. Louis homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in north St. Louis off Goodfellow near Natural Bridge Road. Officers responded to the 5900 block of Ferris and found a gunshot victim lying on the front steps of the vacant residence. The 21-year old had been shot in the head and was pronounced dead on the scene. An investigation revealed that  the victim along with several other people were standing outside the home when a newer model […]

  • Endangered person advisory issued for infant after father assaults mother and flees with child

    KANSAS CITY, MO (KPLR) – Police in Kansas City Missouri have issued an endangered persons alert for an infant.  Police say 2 suspects forced their way into the mother’s home, assaulted her and took the baby.  One of suspects is believed to be the baby’s father. The incident occurred around 5:30 pm Saturday at an apartment on Bales Avenue near 95th Street. Officers dispatched to the scene say a weapon was involved in assault. The child’s mother, Kyanna Edmonds told […]

  • Centene to break ground on $770 million expansion project

    CLAYTON, MO (KPLR) – Centene broke ground Friday on a $770 million expansion project. The international healthcare enterprise is headquartered in Clayton. The new Centene Centre will provide new office space, ground level shopping and restaurants. There will also be a civic center, auditorium, and parking. It will be located on the corner of Hanley Road and Carondelet, creating a pedestrian friendly district with public green spaces. The celebration included remarks from Michael F. Neidorff, Chairman, President and CEO of […]

  • Fast & The Furriest 5K Run Sunday, Apr. 23

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-The Fast & The Furriest 5K Run is this weekend in Maryland Heights. The event will take place on Sunday, April 23 at Hollywood Casino located at 777 Casino Center Drive. Kim Brown, Vice President and Director of Operations for the APA of Missouri tell us more! Fast & The Furriest 5K Run/ 1 Mile Walk Sunday, April 23 Hollywood Casino 777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. To learn more visit: apamo.org 

  • Homicide investigation underway in Bellefontaine Neighbors

    BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS, MO (KPLR) – The Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department is investigating a homicide in North St. Louis County.  Police tell Fox 2 that 2 persons were killed in the 10500 block of Druid and that St. Louis County police are assisting in the investigation with a crime scene unit. They also state that a person of interest is at-large, and that officers are canvasing the neighborhood and talking to neighbors  

  • Missouri State Auditor starts audit of Hazelwood School District

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KPLR) – Tuesday the Missouri State Auditor Niclole Galloway announced that her office has begun an audit of the Hazelwood School District in North St. Louis County. The Hazelwood School District includes 29 K-12 schools and covers areas of Hazelwood, Florissant, Black Jack, Spanish Lake, Ferguson, Bellefontaine Neighbors and Bridgeton in St. Louis County. The district is one of the largest districts in the state and the second biggest district in the St. Louis area that serves […]

  • Suspect charged in attempt to rundown police officers

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A St. Louis man has been charged with assault for trying to run over two St. Louis police officers with a car this weekend. Police say they fired at 23-year-old Edward Montgomery during the incident Friday night at an apartment complex on Goodfellow near Gladys. Officers says it happened while they approached Montgomery’s car after responding to a call for shots fired in the area. Police say one of the officers shot at the car in […]