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  • Granite City School Board cancels meeting to discuss dance team’s controversial photo shoot

    GRANITE CITY, Ill. – The Granite City School Board has cancelled a planned special session that had been called to discuss a controversial dance team photo. A member of the Granite City High School dance team snapped the pictures of her fellow teammates during a promotional photo shoot event with the Granite City Police Department. In the pictures, the dancers strike a pose on the police cruiser while the coach stands on top. The pictures got posted to social media and some […]

  • Construction begins on Central West End MetroLink Station Platform Extension

    ST. LOUIS – Construction will start on the extension of the platform at the Central West End MetroLink Station Monday, August 20. The platform is being extended to the east to better accommodate the volume of riders using the station. The Central West End MetroLink Station is the busiest station on the 46-mile MetroLink system. The project is expected to take about six months to complete, but the platform will remain open. The walkway that connects the MetroLink platform at the […]

  • Suspects lead police on chase following carjacking in Soulard

    SOULARD, Mo. – One suspect is now in custody after leading police on a chase following a carjacking in Soulard Friday morning. Police say a couple reported a robbery and carjacking around 2 a.m. in the 2300 block of Ann in Soulard. The victim told police,  during the carjacking one suspect stole the passenger’s cell phone. The Real Time Crime Center was then able to track the victim’s cell phone and follow the stolen SUV. The suspects then led police on […]

  • Investigators believe somebody knows who killed Imo’s Pizza driver

    ST. LOUIS – Over a month after an Imo’s Pizza delivery driver was shot and killed on the Fourth of July, police are still looking for the person responsible. The victim, 31-year-old Dave Matthews, was delivering a pizza in the 3900 block of Potomac just after 11:50 p.m. “It was totally uneventful. He dropped off the pizza, made the delivery and then left,” said Lt. Scott Aubuchon, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. “But before he could leave the block, according […]

  • Groundbreaking ceremony for new Blues practice facility set for Thursday

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo.  –  A new St. Louis attraction is one step closer to becoming a reality. The St. Louis Blues break ground Thursday, August 16 on a new training center and ice complex in Maryland Heights. The $68 million project will be built on Casino Center Drive, next to the Hollywood Casino. The St. Louis legacy ice foundation will build and operate the 275,000-square foot facility. It will not only be the Blues new practice facility, it will also host […]

  • PGA Championship- Round Two

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. – The leader going into round two Friday is Gary Woodland. He hit a long birdie put on 16 to get to five under par, then birdied again on 17 to take the lead at six under. Rickie Fowler was the class of the morning wave with a 5-under 65 that has him in prime position for another run at his first major championship. Brandon Stone and Zach Johnson were tied for third at 4 under […]

  • Four years since Michael Brown’s death: Ferguson call to action

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Thursday, August 9 marks the fourth anniversary of the shooting death of Michael Brown by former Ferguson officer Darren Wilson. Wednesday night Brown`s father and a few dozen other people set up a makeshift memorial where he was shot and killed.  They placed candles and teddy bears around a bronze plaque and dove that was installed in 2015. Following Brown’s death, a Ferguson commission was set in place that made 47 recommendations for change. The group Forward Through Ferguson reports, only five […]

  • What you need to know about Tuesday’s primary election

    ST. LOUIS – On August 7th Missouri will host a primary election.  The winners of those elections will go on to the November general election. One of the biggest topics driving people to the polls Tuesday is Prop A, which is a proposition on right to work. Voting yes means no one can be required to pay union dues or be forced to join a union as a condition of employment.  Voting no would overturn the measure meaning if your job […]

  • Road closures, parking restrictions for PGA Championship

    ST. LOUS-  The 100th PGA championship comes to Bellerive Country Club Monday and 80,000 visitors expected in Town and Country. MoDOT will close Ladue road from near I-270 to highway 141 on Monday at 5 a.m. until 9 p.m. Part of Mason road will also be closed, West Walling drive and Conway Road from 5 a.m. until 9 p.m. If you’re going to the golf tournament there is no spectator parking within several miles of the golf course. General spectator parking […]

  • Missouri’s tax-free weekend expected to draw big crowds

    ST. LOUIS –  Store shelves are lined with school supplies and now is the time to pick some of those up. Missouri’s sales tax holiday starts Friday, August 3 and runs through midnight on Sunday. The event coincides with back to school season, but it’s not just for back-to-school shopping; anyone can take advantage of the tax-free holiday. During these days, certain goods will be tax-exempt, allowing you to save 4.225 percent on your purchases. Below are some of the […]

  • Fatal accident on Hall Street, causes power outage

    ST. LOUIS-  Officers report one person was killed in an accident on Hall Street and Carrie Avenue. The crash caused downed power lines around the vehicle. The wreck happened around 3:30 a.m. Thursday. The car was driving along Hall Street when it hit a power pole knocking lines down across the road. One person did not survive the crash. There were two other people in the car who were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Police have not said […]

  • Police looking for man passing bad checks at local Big River Running stores

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. – Police are looking for a man who has been passing bad checks at Big River Running stores across the area. Town and County Police Detective Chris Hunt said the suspect has been into the Big River Running store in Town and Country three times. He said employees described the suspect as friendly, confident, and engaging. According to Hunt, the suspect shows the clerk a Missouri license that matches the bad checks. Big River Running wasn’t […]