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  • 2 killed in wrong-way accident on I-55 in central Illinois

    NEAR FARMERSVILLE, IL – Two people are dead after a multi-vehicle accident involving a Megabus overnight Sunday. Just after 12:30 am, Illinois State Police responded to a crash on I-55 southbound, just north of Farmersville, Illinois. Police say a silver Chevrolet driven by 36-year-old Dannean Royston of St. Louis was traveling northbound I-55 in the southbound lanes and a silver Nissan driven by 54-year-old Cheryl True of Maryville, IL. was traveling southbound in the southbound lanes. The two cars crashed […]

  • 5 injured in boat explosion at Lake of the Ozarks

    LAKE OF THE OZARKS, MO – Five Kansas City Missouri residents were injured Saturday at the Lake of the Ozarks after a boat explosion. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the boat explosion happened after the boat had been refilled with fuel.  The driver of the boat started the engine triggering the explosion.  The highway patrol says the lack of ventilation and a mechanical failure created the explosion. The explosion knocked one person from the boat into the lake. The […]

  • Triple shooting leaves one dead in North City

    ST. LOUIS – A triple shooting has St. Louis police department homicide detectives searching for suspects. The shooting happened in the 4600 block of Richard Place Saturday morning just before 11:30 am in the Penrose neighborhood in north St. Louis. Police say two females were shot along with one male victim.  One female victim suffered gunshot wounds to the leg and arm, while the other female victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds.  Both were transported to the hospital for treatment. The […]

  • Police investigating homicide in South City

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis police department is investigating a homicide in the Gravois Park neighborhood in south St. Louis. The shooting happened in the 3100 block of Chippewa just before noon Saturday. Police say the victim is a male who was shot in his vehicle. He later died at the hospital. An investigation is ongoing.

  • Kampsville Ferry reopened with temporary access

    KAMPSVILLE, IL – The Illinois Emergency Management Agency and Illinois Department of Transportation have opened temporary access to the Kampsville Ferry from 5 am to 9 pm starting Sunday, June 16th.  IDOT is planning to operate 2 ferries to provide access to Calhoun County for emergency services, residents, and aid in flood recovery. Due to the temporary nature of the connection, motorcycles and truck with a gross weight over 25 tons with not be allowed on the ferries. Extensive signage […]

  • Frightening fall at water feature at O’Fallon, MO park leaves young child hurt

    O’FALLON, MO – A St. Charles county mother is speaking out after her young son suffers serious facial injuries following a fall on a water feature at an O`Fallon, Missouri park. “It`s been very scary to see your child so hurt,” said Stacy Owens in an exclusive interview with Fox 2/News 11. She added, “That`s every parent`s worst nightmare to see your kid hurt.” It happened Saturday morning at the newly opened O`Day Park in O`Fallon, Missouri. Stacy and her […]

  • Fallen firefighter to receive hero’s farewell

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO – Maryland Heights firefighters will honor a fallen brother during a special service. Chris Moore suffered a medical emergency while on duty June 6th.  He had been with the Maryland Heights Fire Protection District for 18 years. Moore had received several Medals of Valor for actions during emergency responses.  There will be an apparatus funeral procession Friday, June 14th starting between 12 noon and 1 p.m. at Grace Church.  The procession will travel through part of Maryland Heights […]

  • Blues superfan Laila Anderson heading to Boston for Game 7

    Guess who we’re bringing to Boston. #stlblues #WeAllBleedBlue — St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) June 12, 2019 ST. LOUIS – Tuesday evening the Blues tweeted out Laila Anderson’s reaction when her mother told her that her doctors said it was okay for her to travel to Boston, and that the St. Louis Blues want her to attend game 7. Watch her reaction as her mother breaks the news to her.

  • Cardinals to host Blues watch Game 7 watch party at Busch Stadium

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals announced Monday night they will host a Blue watch party for Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals in Boston. Both the Blues and Cardinals are teaming up for the watch party between the St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins for Wednesday, June 12th Game 7 scheduled for 7 pm. Tickets for the event will go on sale Tuesday, June 11th at 2 pm for $20 on Purchasers will be limited to […]

  • Superintendent returning to work, after being placed on leave

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – A Jefferson R-7 superintendent will be returning to work Tuesday weeks after being put on leave.  Clinton Johnston tweeted tonight that he is excited to return to the greatest students, staff, administration, community and school district in the world. In April, students, parents, and staff attended a special board of education meeting supporting Johnston and demanding answers. It is still unclear why Johnston was put on leave. Please see the attached letter regarding Mr. Johnston. @PlattinPrimary […]

  • Parents charged in the death of child left in hot car

    CLAYTON, MO – The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has charged the parents in the death of a baby girl left in a hot vehicle for at least 12 hours on Sunday, June 2nd.  The parents, Matthew Eichelberger, 27, and Candace Rucker, 24, were charged with second-degree involuntary manslaughter in the death of their daughter 11-month-old Joseline Eichelberger. Both are being held on $50,000 bond each at the St. Louis County Justice Center.

  • Border Patrol agent rescues migrant mother, son from attacking swarm of bees

    A Guatemalan woman and her 8-year-old son were rescued in Texas after thousands of bees attacked them near the border, US Customs and Border Protection officials said. A Border Patrol agent patrolling in Brownsville, Texas, Tuesday noticed a small swarm of bees in his vehicle. After clearing his vehicle, the agent started tracking the rest of the bees and spotted thousands of them covering what it looked like “jacket and a bundle,” the agency said in a statement. “Upon closer […]

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