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  • Francis Howell Central High School closes after student crashes car into building

    COTTLEVILLE, Mo. –  A Francis Howell Central High School student is in police custody after driving a vehicle through the entrance of the school building early Wednesday morning. The call came in around 3:45 a.m. The district then immediately made the decision to cancel school at the facility. Francis Howell school officials via twitter said: “Due to a facility accident, school will not be held at Francis Howell Central High School today, April 24, 2019. Check your email later today […]

  • The Gateway Arch marks Earth Day with volunteering and grounds cleanup

    ST. LOUIS – April 22 marks Earth Day. You can participate locally by helping clean up the Arch grounds. Beginning 10:00 a.m. Monday volunteers can help park rangers and the Gateway Arch Foundation at the west entrance to help with clean up. Officials say with more than 90 acres of park to cover the more help the better. Gardening tools and refreshments will be provided they just ask that you bring your own gloves and hand towels. The first earth […]

  • No injuries reported after school bus crash in south St. Louis

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS – A Missouri Central School Bus was involved in a crash Monday morning while taking children to school. The call for the accident came in just after 7:00 a.m. The crash involves a school bus and another vehicle at Jefferson Avenue and Shenandoah Avenue. There were no reported injuries and another bus arrived on scene to take the children to school. The cause of the crash is believed to be due to another vehicle pulling out in […]

  • Wildwood family displaced after fire rips through home

    WILDWOOD, Mo. – An early morning fire destroyed a Wildwood home Thursday morning. Fire crews responded to the fully engulfed home on Oak Park Village Drive around 1:30 a.m. Upon arrival, crews say the fire quickly spread to a house next door, catching the attic on fire. FOX 2 Nissan Rogue Runner was at the scene where extra firefighters were called to assist in putting out the heavy flames. Two adults and one child were home when the fire broke […]

  • Order any Imo’s Pizza April 10 to benefit Variety the Children’s Charity

    ST. LOUIS – Wednesday, April 10 is ‘Imo’s for Kids Day.’ As a part of the Imo’s ‘Care Beyond Compare’ program, 10  percent of each participating store’s sales  Wednesday will benefit Variety the Children’s Charity. Stop in or order out from one of more than 100 locations today for Imo’s for Kids Day. For more information visit: www. Imospizza.com Order ⁦@imospizza⁩ today!! A portion of the proceeds goes to ⁦@VarietyStL⁩ #imosforkids ⁦@FOX2now⁩ pic.twitter.com/u1KTMGkoMF — Katherine Hessel (@KHesselFox2) April 10, 2019

  • Hi-Pointe to open second location in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – Hungry? Hi-Pointe Drive-In plans to add a second location in downtown St. Louis. The restaurants grand opening will be Thursday, April 11 at 634 Washington Ave., St. Louis. The 3,600-square-foot restaurant is located catty-corner to Sugarfire Downtown and will officially open for business at 11:00 a.m. Hi-Pointe Downtown location will offer a bright and playful interior and the counter-service format that`s familiar to the brand. This location seats approximately 100 guests, with 70 seats inside and an […]

  • You don’t have to go to D.C. for cherry blossoms. See them at the Missouri Botanical Gardens

    ST. LOUIS –  Spring is here, and so is the countdown to one of the most beautiful blooms of the year: Cherry blossoms! From mid-March to mid-April, cherry trees around the US  are entering peak bloom for this season and will start showing their pink petals.  You don’t have to travel to Washington DC Or Japan to see them. Enjoy a special after-hours opportunity at the Missouri Botanical Gardens and take a stroll in the Garden’s flowering cherry trees, Tuesday, […]

  • Attic fire leaves Oakland home heavily damaged

    OAKLAND, Mo. –  The Kirkwood Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in Oakland, Missouri Thursday morning. Fire crews were dispatched to the fire in the 800 block of  East Monroe Street around 4:30 a.m. Upon arrival, crews located an active fire in the attic of the house and were able to bring the blaze under control within minutes. The fire was contained to the attic of the building, with other parts of the building receiving heavy smoke and […]

  • ‘S’ is a ‘no.’ MSD Proposition proposal fails

    ST. LOUIS –  One of the hot button issues in  April 2 election was  Metropolitan Sewer District stormwater rate hike. Proposition S would have allowed MSD to charge a stormwater rate to all customers, to fund capital improvements. The proposition would have raised the average customer’s bill by $2.25 each month adding about $27 to their yearly bill. It was shot down in St. Louis and St. Louis County by 53%-47 %, or around 7,500 votes. The sewer district was […]

  • Crest along the Mississippi River is expected early this week

    ST. LOUIS – Flooding continues on area rivers, but forecasters say a crest along the Mississippi River is expected early this week. The Mississippi River is forecasted to creat at downtown St Louis Tuesday afternoon at 8 feet above flood stage. The high water has already swallowed picnic tables and walkways around lock and dam-25. According to The National Weather Service, at 37 feet three more floodgates are closed at this level: the Missouri Illinois Sand Company gate in south […]

  • Flooding forces MoDOT to switch traffic on SB Route 67

    ALTON, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Transportation has closed the southbound lanes of 67 near West Alton due to flooding. The lanes were closed on Tuesday and southbound traffic was rerouted onto one of the northbound lanes. Divers are down to one lane in each direction. According to MODOT, the southbound lanes will remain closed until the river levels start to go down. Flood stage charts show that might not be until sometime next week. The Mississippi here in […]

  • $750 million jackpot at stake in Wednesday Powerball drawing

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. –  Powerball tickets will be selling well today. Wednesday night’s Jackpot is at least $750 million. Sales cut off at least 59 minutes before the drawing, according to the Multi-State Lottery Commission. Nobody has won it all since the day after Christmas, there have been 24 drawings since then and all have failed to produce a big winner. If you choose the lump sum payment, the cash value is 456 million dollars. T$750 jackpot at stake in […]

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