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  • Official Rules: Win FOUR Six Flags Season Passes!

    KPLR 11’s  “Six Flags 2019 Season Passes” Contest Sweepstakes Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN, NOR WILL A PURCHASE IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING.  Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. Eligibility: Entrants must be legal US residents, at least 18 years old or above, as determined by KPLR 11 and reside in the St. Louis, Missouri Designated Market Area as defined by The Nielsen Company. Entrants must have a valid Facebook […]

  • Missouri Botanical Garden holding special event for those with memory loss, Alzheimer’s, or dementia

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The Missouri Botanical Garden offers a special event for those with memory loss, Alzheimer’s, or dementia. There will be a guided tram tour just for them. In a partnership with the Alzheimer’S Association Of Greater Missouri, a tour guide will walk through the history of the garden. Mark your calendars: it’s on Saturday, September 7th.  You do have to register for the event. Here is a link to the FB event.

  • Proud to Serve: Monroe Yancie has taught over 4,000 EMS students

    ST. LOUIS – Monroe Yancie is well-known by thousands of his medics and fire department recruits who go through his EMS classes. He started as an EMS in 1977 before 911 came to St. Louis! Prior to 911 in St. Louis, you had to look up a seven-digit telephone number in a telephone book to obtain an ambulance. Our city dispatch was a small office that usually had one person answering a red phone, receiving your call, writing the address and […]

  • One man shot during robbery in casino parking garage

    ST. LOUIS – One suffered a head wound in a shooting and robbery inside a luxury hotel and casino parking lot. The shooting took place late Monday afternoon on the fifth floor of the parking garage at Lumiere Casino and Four Seasons Hotel. Witnesses and police said four men pulled up in a BMW on the top floor. They exited the car and got into a fight. At least one shot was fired, which grazed the back of one man’s […]

  • Better Family Life announces return of St. Louis-area amnesty program

    ST. LOUIS – Since 2000, the St. Louis Metropolitan Amnesty Program has helped more than 20,000 local residents overcome challenges connected with outstanding warrants. The program helps individuals get on the right track by helping them get outstanding warrants off their record. On Wednesday, Better Family Life announced more than 70 St. Louis-area municipalities would be participating in this year’s amnesty program. The amnesty program takes place in early August at the following locations and times: August 3: St. Louis […]

  • C3 Fitness: ‘Wake up and get it done’ workout

    ST. LOUIS – Do you find it hard to make time to work out? Cason, the founder of C3 Fitness, visits Fox 2/News 11 to share this fast and simple routine right after you wake up in the morning. Burpees – 10 reps Pushups – 15 reps Mountain Climbers – 20 reps Bicycle crunches – 30 reps Plank – Hold 45 seconds Beginners: 3 sets, Intermediate: 4-5 sets, Advanced: 6 sets

  • Mishap leaves two-year-old Missouri girl with cake saying ‘Happy Birthday, Loser’

    BONNE TERRE, Mo. – A photo of a 2-year-old has gone viral after a mix-up at a Missouri Walmart left the little girl with a cake that read, “Happy Birthday, Loser.” Melin Jones, 2-year-old Elizabeth’s mother, said she asked for the cake to read, “Happy Birthday, Lizard.” “Lizard” is the toddler’s nickname. Unfortunately, as Melin Jones was leaving the store, she realized the cake makers got the birthday wrong. While the little girl looks glum in that photo, her mother […]

  • Weather Kid of the Week: Olivia Wirts

    ST. LOUIS – Olivia Wirts is a third-grader at Wyland Elementary School in the Ritenour School District. According to her mother, Olivia loves to learn about the different forms of storms and how each is important to the survival of the planet. When Olivia grows up, she either wants to be a paleontologist or a veterinarian. Olivia Wirts is our Weather Kid of the Week! To nominate your child, ages 8-13, click here.

  • 1 man killed in double shooting in Lewis Place neighborhood

    ST. LOUIS – Homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said assault weapons were fired near a family park Thursday morning, leaving one man dead and another man wounded. The shooting took place just after 10 a.m. at the corner of N. Taylor Avenue and Newberry Terrace, in the Lewis Place neighborhood. Police said two men were walking down the street when a passing car began shooting at them. “I heard bullets like piercing through the air,” said […]

  • Man shot in Jack in the Box parking lot

    ST. LOUIS – A man was seriously injured in a shooting outside a Jack in the Box restaurant in south St. Louis. The shooting happened around 9 p.m. on the corner of S. Kingshighway Boulevard and Chippewa Street, in the Southampton neighborhood. Investigators said the man was shot in the stomach and taken to a local hospital. There’s been no word on a possible motive and police said they’re looking for the shooter.

  • Children of late firefighter throw out first pitch at Cardinals game

    ST. LOUIS – The son and daughter of a Maryland Heights firefighter-paramedic who died last month threw out the first pitch ahead of Tuesday’s Cardinals-Pirates game. Chris Moore suffered a medical emergency Friday, June 7 and was found dead at his home. He was an 18-year veteran of the Maryland Heights Fire Protection District. His passing was considered to be an in the line-of-duty death.

  • Matt Carpenter placed on 10-day injured list

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Cardinals infielder was placed on the 10-day injured list after fouling a pitch off his foot during a game Monday evening. Carpenter becomes the seventh Cardinals player currently on the Injured List, along with regular starters Yadier Molina and Marcell Ozuna. The Cardinals have recalled utility infielder Edmundo Sosa from their AAA affiliate in Memphis. Sosa, 23, appeared in three games for the Cardinals last September. Sosa was batting .252 (78-for-309) with 10 home runs […]

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