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  • RFT weekend events September 5th-7th

    (KPLR)- It’s Friday and Emily Tintera from the Riverfront Times tells us about all of the big events going on this weekend! RFT weekend events, September 5th-7th: Friday: Feast in the Park at Laumeier Sculpture Park Picnic on a wide variety of local food trucks and enjoy live music by the Steve Ewing Duo! Saturday: Morgan Street Brewery Birthday Party sample from over 17 local breweries, enjoy live music! $30 (12 – 4 pm). Saturday & Sunday: Chuseok Festival A […]

  • Biker thrown from motorcycle near I-70 at Hanley

    A motorcycle rider was injured during an early morning crash in Normandy. The crash occurred around 2:30 a.m. on westbound I-70 near north Hanley Road. The biker was thrown from the motorcycle. The motorcycle continued 100-yards down the highway before it crashed into a median. Interstate 70 was closed as crews cleared the scene. FOX 2 will keep you updated as details become available.

  • Carrie Underwood tweets “Labor” Day announcement

    (KPLR)- Country music star and American Idol winner Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first baby! The singer announced the news to her fans via Twitter. The tweet read, “In honor of “Labor” Day…Ace & Penny would like to make an announcement. Their parents couldn’t be happier!” In honor of "Labor" Day…Ace & Penny would like to make an announcement. Their parents couldn't be happier! — Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) September 1, 2014 With over 30,000 […]

  • Joan Rivers’ Fashion Police episodes cancelled

    (KPLR)- Joan Rivers’ Fashion Police episodes have been cancelled as she remains in a New York hospital. A spokesperson for E! Confirms that two tapings of the show scheduled in conjunction with fashion week have been cancelled. Rivers stopped breathing during throat surgery at a Manhattan medical clinic last Thursday. The 81-year-old comedian is on life-support and in serious condition at New York’s Mount Sinai hospital.  

  • Marshall the Miracle Dog’s Bullying Prevention Day with the Cardinals

    (KPLR)- Busch Stadium is set to host an anti-bullying rally on Monday September 1st.  The rally will include one of St. Louis’ most famous pups, Marshall the Miracle Dog.  This is their second annual “Marshall’s Bullying Prevention Day.” Marshall along with his owner Cyndi Willenbrock and Marian McCord, Executive Director of CHADS, join us to talk about what to expect. Marshall’s Bullying Prevention Day with the Cardinals Monday, September 1st Labor Day at Ballpark Village Pre-game pep rally at 10am […]

  • Several districts cancel classes after National Guard called into Ferguson

    (KTVI) – Four St. Louis area school districts have cancelled classes because of the crisis in Ferguson.  The Ferguson-Florissant school district had delayed the start of classes until Monday, but now it’s been delayed again. Other districts cancelling classes include the Jennings School District and Riverview Gardens. The Special School District has also cancelled classes for the following schools: Ackerman Northview High School North Technical High School Although there are no incidents to report at this time, the district anticipates […]

  • State of Emergency: Nixon imposes curfew in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Saturday afternoon Governor Jay Nixon spoke to the residents of Ferguson and the media at the Greater St. Mark’s Family Church in north St. Louis County. Governor Nixon ordered an immediate curfew for the city of Ferguson to start Saturday night from Midnight to 5 am. The curfew will be enforced by the Missouri State Highway Patrol who has operational control of security in Ferguson. The governor also issued a state of emergency for Ferguson. Nixon […]

  • Conservation Connection: WOW! St. Louis camping program at Forest Park

    (KPLR)- Does camping out in the most famous park in St. Louis make you say wow? If you’re looking for a safe and easy way to get introduced to outdoor adventures, Dan Zarlenga from the Missouri Department of Conservation can help. He joined us to talk about WOW! St. Louis. WOW St. Louis is an annual camp-out and Outdoor Skills and Conservation School held in Forest Park. It is designed to connect people to the outdoors by teaching beginning and […]

  • “I want the truth, you want the truth.” Dooley, Belmar speak at press conference in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- “I want the truth and you want the truth. This community cannot heal itself until we know the facts and give justice a chance,” said St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley as he addressed a crowd Monday morning at the Ferguson Police Department where a press conference was held following the shooting death of Michael Brown. Dooley is saddened by the actions of Sunday night. He doesn’t believe this was the proper way to pay respect to […]

  • Fire truck responding to call for body found gets stuck in sinkhole near AB-InBev

    (KPLR) – A fire truck is stuck in a sinkhole after a partial street collapse on 9th Street and Wyoming.  No one was hurt.  According to authorities, Engine #1 was responding to a call for a body found near Anheuser-Busch Thursday morning.  That person died of natural causes before paramedics arrived. MSD was also called to the scene due to a possible water main break.  Traffic has been redirected in the area. The fire truck has been removed safely.

  • Woman set husband on fire for allegedly molesting her 7-year-old daughter

    RENTON, WA (KOMO) – A woman is in custody after setting her husband on fire for allegedly molesting her 7-year-old daughter. According to police, Tatanysha Hedman, 40, poured gasoline on her husband Vincent Phillips, 52, as he slept.  At that point, she allegedly set him on fire. Phillips ran from the couples apartment and ran into a convenience store screaming, “I’m on fire!” Investigators say Hedman set him on fire because he hurt her daughter, which is his stepchild.  She […]

  • Missouri Lottery officials handing out free coupons to MetroBus riders

    (KPLR) – If you ride the MetroBus Wednesday morning be on the lookout for officials from the Missouri Lottery.  They will be passing out free coupons to play the Missouri Lottery to passengers 18 and over.  It’s part of St. Louis city’s 250th birthday celebration. Lottery officials will be on buses from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Their routes have not been disclosed.

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