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  • 19th Annual Hardee’s Rise ‘N Shine fundraiser for Heat Up St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – Today is the 19th Annual Hardees Rise and Shine fundraiser for Heat Up St. Louis. It’s your chance to help the needy pay their winter heating bills and get a hot breakfast at the same time. Donate $1 or more at any participating Hardee’s from 6 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. and you’ll get a sausage and egg biscuit. Last year’s event raised a record $415,000. FOX 2’s  Katherine Hessel was live in Maryland Heights serving up biscuits and […]

  • Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company cranks out chocolate covered strawberries

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS  – Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate! The way to someone’s heart may be dipped in chocolate. At the Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company, the week of Valentine’s Day is a big one. Last year, they sold more than a quarter of a million chocolate covered strawberries at their stores throughout the state. Extra temporary workers are on 12-hour shifts to keep up with demand. They’re dipping, striping and sprinkling from sun up to sun down. Chocolate covered strawberries are never a bad […]

  • Alleged kidnapping leads to multi-state police pursuit, shootout with police; 2 dead

    ST.LOUIS – An overnight police pursuit crossed state lines, went for well over an hour and ended with two people dead. According to Illinois State Police, the pursuit began just after 9:00 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 50 near Highway 47 in Jefferson City after the suspect allegedly kidnapped a woman and a  child in Jefferson City. The pursuit traveled through St. Louis County and City then traveled northbound on I-55 crossing the Poplar Street Bridge into Illinois at 9:34 p.m. The 33-year-old woman, […]

  • Strike a pose and celebrate the grand opening of ‘The Selfie Room’ in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – If you love taking selfies, you’re definitely going to want to check out a new attraction in Downtown St. Louis. The Selfie Room is a series of interactive art exhibits specifically designed for you to take rad photos of you and your friends. Located at  1424 Washington Avenue they will open its doors to the public on February 8. For $30 each, groups can play around in 3,300 square feet of space designed for taking whimsical photos — and stay as long […]

  • Rev. Demetrius Stewart to be laid to rest today

    ST. LOUIS – Family and friends will gather for their final farewells to the much loved and respected husband, father, and associate pastor Demetrius Stewart. Stewart will be laid to rest today at The West Side Missionary Baptist Church on Page Boulevard where he served as an associate pastor. Visitation starts at 9:00 a.m.,  followed by the funeral at noon. He was shot and killed outside of the Richmond Heights Bowling Ally last Friday after a fight inside spilled into the parking lot. […]

  • Crews disinfecting O’Fallon Missouri school after massive flu outbreak

    O’FALLON, Mo. –   A massive cleaning is now underway at a local elementary school and it’s all because of a big flu outbreak. The flu has become so bad it has closed the doors of Assumption School until everything inside gets disinfected. According to the principal, a total of  144 students and seven teachers have the flu. On Monday, February 4  there were 72 students were out with the flu, and the number of flu cases has doubled in just a few days. In total, the school has about […]

  • Cardinals gearing up, loading truck for spring training

    ST. LOUIS – Here’s a sure sign that spring training for the Cardinals isn`t far off! Crews at Busch Stadium packed up the Cardinals equipment Wednesday and loaded it onto a moving truck bound for Jupiter, Florida.  That means they’re taking the baseball essentials with them. Some of the players are already there.  Matt Carpenter tweeted Tuesday saying that he was back in Florida and loving it. Back in Florida and loving every second of it!! 🌴⚾️ — Matt Carpenter (@MattCarp13) February 5, […]

  • What is CBD oil, and how is it used

    Billboards about CBD are along local highways and storefronts have been popping up across the metro area. When you walk into a CBD store there are rows of oils, edibles such as taffy and CBD products for your pets. CBD is medically known as cannabidiol.  It is a component of marijuana. Dr. Gurpreet Padda is an anesthesiologist, pain physician and addictionlogist.  He said there are two things to know about marijuana, “Marijuana certainly has a component which is called tetrahydrocannabinol […]

  • Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a new four-legged friend

    ST. LOUIS – Whether you celebrate Valentine`s Day with a significant other or prefer to celebrate Singles Awareness Day Gateway Pet Guardians is excited to officially announce their Matchmaker Adoption program. FOX 2’s Kathrine Hessel talked to the Gateway Pet Guardians staff about adding a four-legged friend to your family is sure to be a match made it heaven.

  • Visitation begins today for fallen Navy Seal from St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS –   The visitation for Scott Wirtz, former Navy Seal, and military hero, is set for Tuesday, February 5.  His flag-draped casket returned home to St. Louis a week ago. Wirtz was a Navy Seal for eight years and was working for the DIA in Syria when he and three others died in a suicide bombing last month. His friends and family members said he had a big personality and lived in a big way. He loved exploring and living […]

  • Family of 7 displaced after suspicious fire on Super Bowl Sunday

    ST.LOUIS, Mo. – A family came home from a Super Bowl party to find their north county home on fire. Fire officials are calling the fire suspicious. Around midnight the homeowners arrived at their house in the 11600 block of Las Ladera Drive near Florissant Road. Once the family arrived back to the home, they said when they opened the front door they were met with a wall of smoke and flames and heard popping glass inside. Five adults and […]

  • Multiple accidents reported during winter weather, MoDOT urges caution

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo.  – With extreme cold plus a little snow Missouri Department of Transportation is advising drivers to be prepared for slick and snowy roads. Law enforcement and emergency crews have responded to several incidents of vehicles sliding off the roads and accidents Thursday morning. First responders shut down Interstate55 near the I-44 split following a crash that happened around midnight. The car overturned and caught fire, police say. No word on any injuries. There were two more crashes were […]

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