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  • Wayward donkey found in Fults, Illinois is heading home

    FULTS, Ill. – A lost donkey is set to head home soon after being found wandering in Illinois. Michael Olsson had a surprise visitor in his yard. “There was a donkey in my front yard and they asked me if it was mine,” he said. “I said, ‘No, it’s not mine.’” But the burro was here to stay on Tuesday and Wednesday. “I don’t know where he spends the night but he spent the night here.  I told the county police […]

  • Southbound I-55 shutdown for person struck in south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police are on the scene of a person struck in the southbound lanes of I-55 at Bates Street in south city. The accident happened at 9:25 pm on Tuesday night. All southbound lanes have been closed, and authorities don’t expect the scene to be cleared for at least an hour. Motorist should avoid the area and exit before Bates Street.

  • Innocent driver killed when stolen pickup flees police

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred at Natural Bridge and Fair in north St. Louis. Police tell Fox 2 that the accident is the result of a stolen pickup stolen from Hazelwood spotted in north city near the Grand Watertower.  The pickup failed to yield for a traffic stop and took off a high rate of speed.  Officers followed the pickup for short time but broke off.  Officers a short time later were […]

  • Cahokia School District set to launch breakfast initiative to support students

    CAHOKIA, IL – Tuesday the Cahokia School District received a $30,000 grant from Monsanto to fund nutritional support for students in the district. The funding will go to the ‘Breakfast Beyond the Bell’ program which aims to provide additional breakfast foods for a 1,000 student.  The St. Louis Area Food Bank will be charged with providing food items such as apple, bananas, fig bars and etc. for students to eat during the first couple of hours of school in classrooms […]

  • Waterloo IL man charged with murder

    WATERLOO, IL – Sunday, January 13, 2019, Monroe County State’s Attorney, SA Charis Hitzemann charged 30-year-old Kyle M. Roider with the murder of an individual in Waterloo Friday, January 11, 2019. The Waterloo Police Department arrested Roider this past Friday after an investigation with other local law enforcement agencies led them to Roider. The department said the investigation was initiated after being summoned to assist EMS for subject found unresponsive in a basement in Waterloo just after 3 pm Friday […]

  • Jefferson County Sheriff’s Officer investigating suspicious death

    DE SOTO, MO – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death in De Soto Missouri.  The body of a 61-year-old male was found Friday, January 11th a residence in the 100 block of West Lakeview Drive. According to a sheriff’s office spokesperson, the victim was found with obvious injuries. At present there has not been an arrest nor is anyone in custody. An investigation is ongoing.

  • Police investigating shooting near Ferguson Middle School

    FERGUSON, MO – The Ferguson Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in a neighborhood near the Ferguson Middle School Wednesday evening.  The school is located in the 700 block of January Avenue in Ferguson. Police tell Fox 2/News 11 the victim is a juvenile and was shot in the leg suffering a non-life-threatening injury.  The victim was part a group of juveniles kicked out of a basketball game at the school for arguing.  One group left the school […]

  • Suspect killed during drug raid in St. Francois County MO

    ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO – Tuesday morning just before 6 am in St. Francois County law enforcement agents from Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Troop C SWAT Team, Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Drug and Crime Control Narcotics Unit and Bomb Squad, and Mineral Area Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on a residence for drug and weapons violations. Officers approaching the residence identified themselves multiple times before breaching the front door.  Upon entering the residence an officer saw […]

  • Homicide investigating fatal shooting in south St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in south St. Louis. The shooting occurred just after 3:30 pm at the intersection of South Broadway and Chippewa Sunday afternoon. When officers arrived on scene they discovered a male victim who had been shot in the chest.  He was transported to the hospital for treatment, where he later died. An investigation is ongoing.

  • Police investigating train accident in Maplewood

    MAPLEWOOD, MO – The Maplewood Police Department is investigating a train versus car accident.  The incident happened Saturday night around 7 pm at the intersect of Sutton Blvd. and Greenwood Blvd. Police tell Fox 2 no one was injured, and that it appears an elderly man got confused and turned onto the train tracks and got stuck.  Some area residents got the man out of his vehicle and tried to remove the car from the track before a train struck […]

  • Former Byrnes Mill police officer charged with sodomy

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – Wednesday the Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Marshak announced that his department had arrested a former Byrnes Mill police officer for sodomy. 45-year-old Ryan Shomaker of Washington, Missouri has been charged with statutory sodomy with a person less than 14-years-old. The charge stems from an investigation requested by Police Chief Frank Selvaggio of Byrnes Mill.  According to the police chief, Shomaker was terminated from his police department on October 31, 2018.  The investigation into the suspected criminal […]

  • St. Louis County woman charged with assault in Maplewood

    MAPLEWOOD, MO – Wednesday the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged 26-year-old Desiree Harrison with domestic assault first degree for an incident that occurred on New Year’s Day in the 2200 block of Yale Avenue in Maplewood. Police say the incident involved Harrison and a victim she is alleged to have stabbed serval times after chasing the victim in an apartment, and outside following an argument about their relationship.  Prior to the assault, the couple had broken up according to […]