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  • Metro’s Most Wanted: St. Louis police ask for help solving mother of three’s murder

    ST. LOUIS – Deonna Jackson-Bowen, a mother of three young kids gunned down while trying to run for safety. Police are still trying to pin down the killer. Renee Jordan said her daughter, Deonna, was a family first kind of person. She had three kids who were her world – a 12-year-old son, a 2-year-old daughter, and a 1-year-old son. Deonna worked full time as a dietary worker at a retirement home and Renee said the residents loved her. That […]

  • New plan to reorganize the St. Louis Police Department underway

    ST. LOUIS –  The St. Louis Board of Alderman Public Safety committee is pushing for a re-organization of the St. Louis Metro Police Department despite opposition from the chief. During the meeting, Wednesday Chief Jon Hayden told the board that he would want to analyze the numbers before making any decision on a change, but it would be a year before his information technology department has time to look at the numbers. According to our partners at the Post-Dispatch the changes in […]

  • Steady rainfall leads to flooding concerns around metro

    Heavy rainfall on Friday led to concerns over possible flooding as areas around the St. Louis metro made special preparations to deal with rising water levels. In Kirkwood, local leaders expected parts of the Meramec River to rise over the next few days and reach minor flood stages of 30 feet and rain led to water hazards for drivers. In other parts of the metro, stormwater has started filling the River Des Peres. As of Friday morning, the water level […]

  • Three cats rescued in fire at Hillside animal hospital

    ST. LOUIS –  A fire broke out on the roof of Hillside Animal hospital in the 5300 block of Manchester Avenue shortly after 6:45 a.m. Bommarito Automotive SkyFox flew was over the scene where flames could be seen coming out of a  heating unit on the building. The fire was brought under control, with firefighters remaining on the scene throughout the morning. We are told three cats were rescued from the building; no injuries were reported.

  • St. Louis County passes bill for controlled deer hunts in county parks

    ST. LOUIS –  St. Louis County will enforce efforts in reducing the deer population. December 10, 2019, County Council approved a bill allowing the Director of the Parks Department to permit the Missouri Department of Conservation to facilitate an archery hunt in county parks. The law went into effect on Christmas day without county executive approval. Councilman Mark Harder, council sponsor of the law believes deers present a huge safety concern when they collide with vehicles and injuring drivers. He […]

  • Young man shot, killed inside Ferguson home

    FERGUSON, Mo. –  Police are investigating a shooting that killed a young man in the Ferguson neighborhood Authorities said a young man was shot at a home on Eddy Avenue along North Florissant Road just before 12:30 a.m. Officials said it appears a domestic dispute led to the shooting. No other information has been released. FOX2 will update this story as new information becomes available.

  • St. Louis Rams PSL refunds mailed out today

    ST. LOUIS – One lawsuit against NFL team owner Stan Kroenke has been settled over his decision to move the Rams from St. Louis to Los Angeles.  Now, payments are on the way for personal seat licenses holders for St. Louis’ former football team. The agreement calls for more than 11,000 PSL owners to receive 30 percent of the price they paid for the tickets. Nearly $14 million was mailed out on January 2. PSL holders filed a class-action lawsuit […]

  • Police looking for driver who repeatedly slammed into Cahokia home

    CAHOKIA, ILL. – A home in Cahokia, Illinois is destroyed after a driver rammed through the front of the house Monday morning. Just after 12:00 a.m., a woman repeatedly slams her vehicle into the home on St. William Drive. Residents tell Fox 2 News the driver hit the house multiple times, crashing through a window and dragging furniture with her. Fox 2’s Kathrine Hessel reports two adults and two kids ages 10 and 17 were home at the time. The […]

  • Robbery suspect shot by St. Louis police after pulling gun on officer

    ST. LOUIS – Police Chief John Hayden confirms a  St. Louis Metropolitan Police officer opened fire on a suspect after responding to an attempted robbery Thursday morning. According to Chief Hayden, Officers responded to a robbery call around 2:22 a.m., at the White Castle at Manchester and Chouteau in South St. Louis. Upon arrival, the suspect fled the scene and was spotted running towards an alley at Manchester and Tower Grove. The 27-year-old male suspect stopped after being confronted by […]

  • Bow hunting for deer may be coming to St. Louis County parks

    CREVE COEUR, Mo. — Deer hunting could soon be allowed in St. Louis County parks.  People could be going for their morning or evening runs at the same time an archery hunt is happening. Our news partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a measure to approve bow hunting in St. Louis County parks was approved by the county council.  This would help curb deer overpopulation. Several members of the public mentioned that bow hunting could be dangerous in […]

  • Man fatally shot while celebrating birthday at Waffle House

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The St. Louis County Police Department is investigating after a shooting at a restaurant chain left one man dead. Police were called to the Waffle House located in the 4500 block of James S. McDonnell Blvd, near Natural Bridge at 12:08 a.m. Tuesday after reports of gunfire. According to family members, the victim was at Waffle House celebrating his birthday with his girlfriend and cousins. Police said the suspect shot the victim through the window […]

  • Webster University offering Free HIV/AIDS testing to celebrate World AIDS Day

    WEBSTER, Mo. – Webster University College of Arts & Sciences and the City of St. Louis Department of Health will offer free HIV/AIDS testing on the University’s Webster Groves campus on Dec. 2. Besides the testing, dramatic readings from films and plays that touch upon the AIDS crisis will be performed by students and a documentary about the AIDS crisis will be shown on campus that day. The free AIDS testing will be held from noon until 7:00 p.m. All […]

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