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  • Workers march outside Wentzville GM plant as strike begins

    WENTZVILLE, Mo. – Thousands of auto workers are going on strike. Nearly 50,000 members of the United Auto Workers union are walking out of 33 auto plants across the country. Workers say they want fair wages, affordable health care, their share of profits and job security.  They claim that when it comes to a new contract, GM won’t budge. This strike officially started at midnight when contract talks between the union and General Motors broke down. That is about the […]

  • MoDOT to close all lanes of I-44 in Sunset Hills this weekend for bridge repair

    SUNSET HILLS, Mo. – Drivers who use I-44 for weekend travel will want to consider alternate routes this weekend.  MoDOT will close the interstate Friday, September 13 for work on the Watson Road bridge. Crews will start closing all lanes of eastbound and westbound I-44 between I-270 and Geyer Road starting at 7: 00 p.m.  All lanes are scheduled to reopen by 5 a.m. Monday, September 16. According to MoDOT, drivers will still be able to get from I-44 to […]

  • Man accused of raping several St. Louis County girls turns himself in

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A 19-year-old accused of raping several girls is now under arrest. He turned himself in at the St. Louis County Justice Center late Wednesday night. Earlier this summer, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office charged Dominic Yocco with four counts of first-degree rape, two counts of second-degree rape, two counts of third-degree assault, and one count of first-degree statutory rape. The incidents were said to have taken place between November 17, 2016 and July […]

  • 9/11 Day of Service: STL Meal Pack turns a day of tragedy into a day of doing good

    ST. LOUIS – 9/11 Day Meal Pack is a large-scale meal packing event held at Chaifetz Arena from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. as part of the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. During this event, more than 1,000 volunteers from around the St. Louis region will create 290,000 meals for local individuals and families. Originally founded by two friends, David Paine, and Jay Winuk 9/11 Day mission is to transform 9/11 from a day of tragedy into a […]

  • Sponsors and exhibitors gear up for the 47th annual Great Forest Park Balloon Race

    ST. LOUIS – KPLR 11 is a proud sponsor of the 47th annual Great Forest Park Balloon Race, Presented by PNC Bank. Watch as dozens of hot air balloons launch from Centerfield in Forest Park and enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities plus live entertainment at the Maryville University Main Stage. The Balloon Glow festivities will be held on September 20-21. The Balloon Glow will be on Friday evening. The glow will be a walk through event only — not […]

  • US Men’s Soccer Team to face Uruguay tonight at Busch Stadium

    ST. LOUIS – The USA Men’s National soccer will play an international friendly contest against Uruguay at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10 with  Busch Stadium gates opening to fans at 5:30 p.m. This will be the US team’s final tune-up match before the beginning of Concacaf Nations League, a tournament to determine who qualifies for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The men’s team last played at Busch Stadium on November 13, 2015 in a 6-1 win against St. Vincent […]

  • Metro’s Most Wanted: Mother haunted after watching son gunned down in front of her

    ST. LOUIS – A son shot and killed in front of his mother. Now she’s asking for help to put the killer behind bars. Cathy Cole was with her grandkids and son, Corey, headed to lunch on July 9, 2018. They had to drop off Corey’s girlfriend, who lived in the 3200 block of Bailey Avenue in the Fairground Park neighborhood. The family drove there and parked in front of her apartment. “There was a car parked next to us,” […]

  • Spirit of St. Louis Air Show & STEM Expo this weekend in Chesterfield

    CHESTERFIELD, Mo.- The 2019 Spirit of St. Louis Air Show & STEM Expo, presented by Boeing, marks the first-ever appearance of the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force Red Arrows jet demonstration team. The air show kicks off at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport, on Sept, 7-8, will also feature the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor stealth fighter, Skip Stewart and his Pitts biplane, the Aeroshell Aerobatic Team and numerous other flying and on-ground demonstrations. The STEM Expo highlights the […]

  • Missouri Gov. Parson to meet with clergy on cutting gun violence in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – Missouri Governor Mike Parson is scheduled to meet in St. Louis with area clergy members for more action to cut down on deadly gun violence. The private meeting will be held in the governors St. Louis office on Thursday, September 5.  The faith leaders plan to ask for gun violence legislation as well as additional funding for programs that could curb violence. Earlier this week, the governor met with members of the Missouri Legislative Black Caucus. Black Caucus […]

  • Police investigate shooting in Bevo Mill neighborhood that left two injured

    ST. LOUIS – Police are investigating a shooting in south St. Louis City. Officers were called to the 4000 block of Varrelmann Ave just before 5:30 a.m. Two victims, both adult males, were found suffering from gunshot wounds. One was shot in the stomach, and the second victim was shot in the foot. Both were conscious and breathing when taken to the hospital. Details about the shooting are scarce as investigators comb through the area. Anyone who might have seen […]

  • 9th annual Art of Travel Gala at St. Louis Lambert Airport

    St. Louis-Lambert International Airport is home to thousands of travelers, dozens of planes, and hundreds of pieces of artwork. We’re checking out some of the pieces that you are not going to want to fly by.  They’re hosting the 9th annual Art of Travel Gala on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.  The event is held at the Aero event space in Terminal 1. More information:

  • Annual Labor Day Parade held in Downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS –  Thousands of local union members will march through Downtown St. Louis for the annual Labor Day Parade. The parade begins at 13th and Olive then makes its way down Tucker Street, past St. Louis City Hall and west on Market Street to 15th Street.

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