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  • Police looking for driver in deadly hit and run

    NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Just after 8 pm Wednesday night St. Louis County Police were summoned to North St. Louis County for a fatal hit and run accident.  The accident happened at north Lindbergh and Mondoubleau, where responding officer found a man lying on the pavement. Police say the man was struck by an unknown vehicle that fled the scene. Accident reconstruction is on the scene investigating the incident. If you have any information related to the […]

  • Accident in Jefferson County kills 1, injures 1

    ARNOLD, MO (KTVI) – The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that happened in Jefferson County. The accident occurred Wednesday night at JeffCo Boulevards and Jungermann that involved 2 vehicles.  One person was killed and a second individual was transported to the hospital in serious condition. An investigation ongoing.

  • Downtown St. Louis to get more security patrols

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Tuesday Downtown STL, Inc. announced that they plan to shift their focus to increasing police and uniformed security staff patrols in Downtown St. Louis. The Community Improvement District funding of the Downtown Guide program will now come to an end, with the laying off 11 staff personnel. Those affected by the budget cuts will be offered a severance package. Funding of $3.4 million will instead go to having 8 St. Louis City police officers patrolling in […]

  • KPLR 11 Cardinals Opening Day Block Party

    Join FOX 2 and KPLR 11 along with radio stations Y98 and KEZK as we celebrate Opening Day, presented by Budweiser, Sunday, April 2nd with a huge block party on 7th Street & Walnut in downtown St. Louis. The St. Louis Cardinals will take on the World Series Cubs in a Sunday night home opener! Opening Day Block Party Sunday, April 2nd FREE to attend Noon until 6:30pm Our rally features food, drinks, games and tons of giveaways!

  • Security guard shoots and kills suspected shoplifter following confrontation

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – One man is dead after being shot by a security guard near an Aldi grocery store in north St. Louis. The store is located at Grand and Natural Bridge near Fairground Park. Police say the shooting happened around 7:20 pm Saturday night, when suspected shoplifter was confronted at the intersection of Natural Bridge and Grand by a security guard. It’s alleged the suspect pulled out a handgun and pointed it at guard. According to the police […]

  • Firefighters rescue person who fell off cliff in Castlewood State Park

    BALLWIN, MO (KPLR) – A person was rescued after falling from a cliff in Castlewood State Park Saturday afternoon.  The incident happened around 3pm when a person fell 20 feet from a cliff in the state park. Rescuers from the Metro West and West County EMS & Fire Protection Districts had to mount a high angle rescue to reach the victim who was 60 feet from the ground. Rescuers were lowered down the cliff to secure the victim, who was […]

  • Frazer`s Restaurant & Lounge offering new ‘spring’ inspired drinks

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)-Springtime is a time of rejuvenation, new beginnings and blooming flowers. Frazer’s Restaurant and Lounge is celebrating the season by offering new drinks. Bartenders, Zach Stout and Drew Parker joined us in the FOX 2 kitchen with more! Frazer`s Restaurant and Lounge 1811 Pestalozzi, St. Louis, MO 63118 314-773-8646

  • Amber alert expanded for missing teen allegedly ‘groomed’ by teacher

    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has expanded an amber alert. They’ve issued a nationwide “be on the lookout” alert for 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas. Authorities believe Elizabeth left willingly with her 50-year-old teacher, Tad Cummins. “So we have issued a second nationwide BOLO so that every law enforcement agency in the country knows about this girl, knows about this man and knows about the existing Amber Alert here in Tennessee and also in Alabama. It’s absolutely important that everyone in this […]

  • Annual Hibernians St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dogtown

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The 34th Annual ancient order of Herbernian’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dogtown steps off this afternoon. Bars and restaurants in Dogtown are ready for the huge influx of people to the area! The Hibernians have sponsored the parade every year since 1984. This year’s march features 90 floats and marching units. Because of construction in Forest Park, the parade will form up on Oakland Avenue, which will be closed starting at 9:30 a.m. The […]

  • Rapper Meek Mill charged with assault at St. Louis Lambert International Airport

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Rapper Meek Mill (aka Robert Rihmeek Williams) was involved in an incident at St. Louis Lambert International Airport Wednesday. According to TMZ, the rapper was charged with misdemeanor assault following an altercation with an airport employee who was seeking to get a photo of Mills. Airport police were called the scene where Mills and two airport employees were given summonses to appear in court in lieu of arrest. TMZ reports Mills is on probation for weapons […]

  • Lafayette student aids in rescue of Manatee in Florida

    MARCO ISLAND, FL (KPLR) – The Oberlin family was staying near Marco Island for a Spring Break trip when they went on an Everglades trip.  On their way back, they saw a police boat and a Manatee research boat tending to an animal.  The crew pointed to Ryan Oberlin, a Lafayette student and asked if he could help with the rescue. Between 20 to 40 people were involved in the rescue of the Manatee. The Manatee was taken to Tampa […]

  • Gateway Pet Guardians: Black dogs less likely to be adopted

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Black dogs are more likely to be passed over in shelters and rescue, regardless of their breed. In fact, many of our black dogs have been with us for over a year! That’s 365+ days of waiting for their forever homes. Jamie Case with Gateway Pet Guardians says these dogs are amazing pets, just waiting to be discovered! “We feel that March is a lucky month for our black dogs,” Case said. Throughout the month, […]