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  • United Way opens cooling centers in Missouri throughout heat advisory

    ST. LOUIS -With the temperatures and summer conditions climbing into triple digits, a heat advisory has been issued for the St. Louis Metro-area through Saturday evening. The heat index could see temperatures of 105 degrees. To help those take refuge from the heat this week, the United Way opened cooling centers in both Missouri. Cooling centers will be available through the United Way for those unable to keep their homes cool throughout the advisory. Staff members remind people to be […]

  • Metro’s Most Wanted: Aspiring chemist gunned down 9 years ago; mother wants justice

    ST. LOUIS – An aspiring chemist shot and killed; his murder remains unsolved. The shooting happened almost nine years ago but the victim’s mother is talking about it for the first time. Darren Thomas was born on February 4, 1974. He was Gloria Shields-Snulligan’s firstborn and she said he was brilliant. Darren grew up in south St. Louis. He attended Oakville High School and graduated from Meramac with a degree in chemistry. In September 2010, Darren was promoted to quality […]

  • Humane Society of Missouri shares tips to keep your pets safe during excessive heat

    ST. LOUIS – Pets need to be kept safe during the extreme heat. The Humane Society of Missouri uses the phrase “70 degrees and over, don’t take Rover.” That refers to when you should and should not take pets in the car with you. According to the Humane society even if the temperature outside is a comfortable 70 degrees, the temperature inside a car can reach more than 100 degrees in just minutes, regardless of whether a window is cracked. […]

  • Excessive Heat Warning issued for most of the St. Louis area

    ST. LOUIS – Wednesday begins a stretch of dangerous heat that will last into the weekend. From this afternoon, all the way through Saturday night St. Louis is under an excessive heat warning. The heat index values will reach into the triple digits ranging from 105 to 113. Temperatures in your car could get up to 130 degrees. The young, elderly, and those without air conditioning are at high risk of heat-related illness. Wear lightweight, light-colored clothes to make sure […]

  • Governor Parson to announce major Bayer expansion in St. Louis

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Bayer may be adding new high-paying jobs in St. Louis. Missouri Governor Mike Parson plans a big announcement Tuesday in Jefferson City involving expansion at Bayer a St. Louis agricultural company. Officials said, the expansion “will bring a significant number of new, high-paying jobs to the St. Louis area.” According to a press release, the announcement comes after Governor Parson’s first European trade mission, where he traveled internationally to highlight Missouri as an ideal location for […]

  • Forest Park breaks ground on new 17-acre natural Nature Playscape

    ST. LOUIS –  The City of St. Louis and Forest Park Forever leaders gathered Monday to break ground and celebrate the kick-off of an experiential Nature Playscape. Nature Playscape is a new 17-acre natural playscape in Forest Park that sits in an oval piece of land between the Jewel Box and Worlds Pavilion. Right now the area is mostly grass with a few picnic tables and an old jalopy that kids can use for climbing. There is not going to […]

  • I-70 near Riverview reopens after deadly crash involving several motorcycles

    ST. LOUIS – All westbound lanes of Interstate 70 reopened on Friday after a deadly crash, causing a portion of the highway to be closed for several hours. The crash occurred just before 1:30 a.m. Friday on I-70 near Riverview Boulevard in north St. Louis. A group of motorcycles were reportedly traveling westbound down the interstate when an SUV accidentally ran into the back of one of the motorcycle riders causing a chain reaction. A witness tells the police, that […]

  • Metro’s Most Wanted: Murder of Soulard bartender still unsolved 14 months later

    ST. LOUIS – It’s been over a year since Peyton Keene was gunned down outside the Soulard bar where he worked and police are still looking to find out who’s responsible. Betty Keene, Peyton’s sister, described her late brother as a people person. “We lived in Las Vegas for many years and we had a bus tour company and he went on tour as a tour guide,” she said. “He loved doing that it was his favorite thing from the […]

  • 16-year-old dies after being shot in south St. Louis County

    LEMAY, Mo. – A 16-year-old boy died after being shot on Wednesday, July 10. According to authorities, the shooting happened just after 9:00 p.m. in the 800 block of Vegas Drive. When officers arrived they found 16-year-old Robert ” R.J”  Dorsey suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso. He was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries a short time after arriving. Friends of the family members told  FOX 2 there was something special about […]

  • Driver killed after slamming into bank in Sunset Hills

    SUNSET HILLS, Mo. –  A man fleeing from police in Sunset Hills is dead after crashing into a bank building. According to Sunset Hills police, an officer was on routine patrol when he saw a vehicle behind a building near Gravois where there had been previous thefts. When the officer tried to stop the vehicle just before 3:00 a.m. the vehicle reportedly drove off erratically. Police say, the officer lost sight of the vehicle and when the officer went further […]

  • Hearing for accused killer in Angie Housman murder case postponed

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – A scheduled court hearing Tuesday for the man accused of the 1993 murder and kidnapping of Angie Housman has been postponed. 61-year-old Earl Cox was flown to St. Louis from a North Carolina prison last month In addition to charges in the Housman case, Cox is also charged with molesting another young girl in an Overland Park. Cox is being held in the St. Charles County Jail on a half-million dollar cash- only bond. A […]

  • Take a look inside ‘POWERplex’ the biggest youth sports complex of its kind

    HAZELWOOD, Mo. –  POWERplex the redevelop space in former St. Louis Outlet Mall is the country’s largest youth sporting complex. The 1.5 million-square-foot space will host more than 180 major sports tournaments, camps and events in a wide range of sports, including baseball, softball, lacrosse, 7 on 7 football, basketball, volleyball and beach volleyball. Sports Properties, a development group led by Dan Buck estimates the project will serve more than 300,000 student-athletes each year, and more than 2.6 million total […]

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