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  • Ann Wagner staves off challenge from VanOstran to win fourth term

    The Associated Press is projecting that U.S. Representative Ann Wagner (R-Ballwin) has won a fourth term in Congress representing Missouri’s Second District, defeating attorney Cort VanOstran (D-Clayton), Libertarian Larry Kirk, and the Green Party’s David Justus Arnold. Wagner’s three previous general election wins came by margins of at least 21 percentage points against opponents who did not receive much support from national Democratic party interests. This time, VanOstran, a lawyer and visiting lecturer at Washington University, garnered that support and […]

  • Hawley defeats McCaskill in contentious Senate race

    ST. LOUIS – Two years after winning his first race for elected office, Josh Hawley is poised to claim his second general election win with a ticket to Washington, DC. Fox News is projecting Hawley has defeated two-term incumbent Senator Claire McCaskill in a race that has had national attention for months. A Fox News Poll had the race as a tossup less than a week before election day. President Donald Trump has publicly backed Hawley for months, mentioning him […]

  • Missouri voters approve minimum wage increase

    The Associated Press is projecting that Missouri voters have approved a statewide proposition that will increase the state’s minimum wage. Proposition B will increase the minimum wage to $8.60 per hour, with annual 85 cent increases until 2023, when the minimum will sit at $12. The proposition also increases the penalty for employers caught paying less than the minimum wage. The state’s current minimum wage of $7.85 per hour means a person working full-time hours would earn just over $16,000 […]

  • Gauging possible offseason trade partners for the St. Louis Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS, MO- Missing the postseason for the third consecutive year gives the Cardinals organization and fans some extra time to focus on moves to improve during the offseason. If we all agree that the odds of reeling in big free agent solutions like Manny Machado and Bryce Harper are at the very least not entirely favorable, then it is only prudent to see what else is available via the trade market. It’s a safe bet that everyone will want […]

  • In interview, Jon Hamm expresses interest in playing Batman

    ST. LOUIS, MO – Could a St. Louis native made famous for playing Don Draper be the next to don the trappings of a certain Caped Crusader? In an interview for In Depth with Graham Bensinger (11:30pm Sunday on FOX2), Jon Hamm says he’s never discussed the role of Batman with anyone in a position to make it happen, but sounded open to it. “I am a huge comic book fan, always have been. I’ve read comic books since I was […]

  • Police officer injured in accident on I-270

    FERGUSON, MO – A Ferguson police officer is being checked out at a hospital Wednesday night after his patrol vehicle was struck on Interstate 270. Chief Delrish Moss tells Fox 2 that it happened around 9 pm on 270 and West Florissant. The police car had stopped to help a disabled vehicle on the side of the road when his vehicle was struck from behind. The injuries are to his neck and back but aren’t believed to be serious. The […]

  • St. Charles firefighter hospitalized after vehicle fire, explosion

    ST. CHARLES, MO- Late Wednesday night, the St. Charles Fire Department announced that a firefighter suffered second and third-degree burns to his hands and burns to his face while putting out a vehicle fire. In a Facebook post, the department said the incident happened near the intersection of Highways J and H. According to initial reports, a vehicle door was blown 60 feet as a result of an explosion on the scene. The cause is still under investigation. The unidentified […]

  • Fire destroys mobile home in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Three pets are dead following a Tuesday afternoon fire in St. Charles.  Fire crews are now wrapping up the scene at the Towne West Mobile Home Park. Authorities say the fire started in the kitchen and that the unit is a total loss. Two dogs and a cat in the mobile home did not survive; a fourth pet did survive. 3 people live in the home but were not home at the time of the fire. The fire […]

  • Whistleblower to name names in academic fraud investigation at Mizzou Athletic Department

    COLUMBIA, MO – The whistleblower at the center of an academic fraud investigation at the University of Missouri Athletic Department said today that she’s ready to name names. In a series of tweets today, Yolanda Kumar, the now former academic tutor in the Mizzou Athletic Department who came forward in the fall of 2016 to say she took classes for players and was involved in other forms of academic dishonesty. She says she will release a full list of students […]

  • Assault case against Billy Busch resolved

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO -There is a deal to resolve the assault charge against beer heir Billy Busch. He’d been accused of punching a student at Chaminade last fall over a basketball dispute involving his son. The case was scheduled for Wednesday evening in Creve Coeur municipal court, but a court spokesperson said an agreement had been reached to settle the case. A final hearing to dispose of the case hasn’t been scheduled. Terms of the agreement have not been […]

  • Greitens’ mistress defends deposition, says he admitted taking her picture “on multiple occasions”

    The attorney for the woman at the heart of the invasion of privacy case against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has released a statement defending his client against the Greitens’ legal team and suggestions that she may have dreamed up elements of her testimony in depositions. Late Monday night, attorney Scott Simpson released a statement saying that Greitens “has admitted to my client, on multiple occasions that he took her photograph, without her consent, and threatened to release it if she […]

  • One child dead, three other kids hospitalized after I-70 accident

    ST. LOUIS, MO- St. Louis Metropolitan Police are investigating a crash Friday night that has left one child dead and sent three other children and an adult, to area hospitals. It happened around 7pm on Interstate 70 eastbound at St. Louis Avenue, and according to police, involved a single vehicle. Accident reconstruction crews are on scene. A St. Louis Fire Department spokesman says three other children were transported from the scene, with one being in critical/unstable condition. An adult was […]