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  • Man barricades himself inside Fenton home after shooting

    FENTON, Mo. – St. Louis County authorities have been at the scene of a shooting since late Thursday afternoon in an attempt to negotiate with the suspected shooter. According to a police spokesperson, the shooting took place around 6 p.m. in the 1800 block of Charity Court in Fenton. Police arrived at that location to find a woman had been shot. She was transported to a hospital. Her injuries were not life-threatening. The spokesperson said the suspect was still inside […]

  • Chiefs-49ers Super Bowl LIV matchup features St. Louis area connections

    ST. LOUIS, MO- The conference championship games are over and your Super Bowl matchup is set. The Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers will square off on February 2nd in Miami for Super Bowl LIV, with kickoff set for approximately 5:30pm on FOX2. If you’re looking for reasons to root for one team or another, we’ve put together a cheat sheet of sorts with local connections to both teams. Did we miss one? Email us Kansas City Parkway […]

  • ‘St. Louis Superman’ film featuring Bruce Franks, Jr. nominated for a 2020 Oscar

    ST. LOUIS, MO- A documentary film which profiled Bruce Franks, Jr.’s journey from activist to state lawmaker is now one of five finalists for an Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced early Monday morning. “St. Louis Superman,” was directed by Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan, and produced by Meralta Films. It was distributed by Al Jazeera English and later MTV Documentary films. The five nominees for Documentary (Short Subject) were trimmed from a total of 96 eligible films. […]

  • Report: Cardinals deal for top Tampa pitching prospect; could it lead to other deals?

    ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals have made a deal to acquire one of the top pitching prospects in the Tampa Bay Rays organization, a trade first reported by ESPN’s Jeff Passan. On Thursday afternoon, Passan reported that the Rays were sending Matt Liberatore, a lefthanded pitcher ranked as one of the top five prospects in Tampa’s organization, to the Cardinals, with the possibility that St. Louis would send a package including Major League players, and from the team’s […]

  • Opening day of legislative session yields few clues on specific measures to address violent crime in Missouri

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The 2020 Missouri legislative session is officially off and running as lawmakers here handled the largely ceremonial acts which come with the first official day of work at the Capitol. The Bill of Rights was read aloud. Lawmakers introduced family and friends. It felt like the first day of school for many. FOX2 asked lawmakers from both parties about the road ahead this session when it came to issues of violent crime, following more than 190 […]

  • Freshman in the House: Trish Gunby sworn in to represent west St. Louis County in state legislature

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri General Assembly session opened Wednesday, with 11 new members sworn in here at noon, including Trish Gunby, the Ballwin Democrat who won a high-profile special election last fall, replacing Republican Jean Evans, who resigned to take a position with the Missouri Republican Party. Her win in a predominantly Republican House district earned her a special mention in remarks by House Minority Leader Crystal Quade in an afternoon news conference at the Capitol, who hopes […]

  • Freshman in the House: Rasheen Aldridge Jr. sworn in to represent Missouri’s 78th District

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rasheen Aldridge Jr. woke up Wednesday and, after a quiet moment of prayer, shed tears. Four years after helping fellow community activist Bruce Franks Jr. get elected to represent Missouri’s 78th District in the State House of Representatives, it was Aldridge’s turn to be sworn into the same seat as Franks’ successor. “I woke up this morning and it officially hit me that I am about to become the next state representative of the district that […]

  • East St. Louis homicide victim identified as 13-year-old boy

    EAST ST. LOUIS, IL – Police have identified the victim found dead on the front parking lot of an East St. Louis school. The Illinois State Police says 13- year-old Michael A. Moore was found shot to death in the parking lot of Mason Clark Middle School just before 8:00 a.m Sunday. Police are investigating the child’s death as a homicide. No additional details are available at this time.

  • Lutheran North grad Ronnie Perkins suspended for college football playoff game

    ST. LOUIS – The Oklahoma Sooners will be without three players this weekend, including St. Louis native Ronnie Perkins, when they take on LSU in Saturday’s college football playoff semifinal contest at the Peach Bowl in Atlanta. Perkins and two other players were suspended by Sooners head coach Lincoln Riley. Riley confirmed the decision at a news conference Monday in Atlanta without identifying the reason for taking action, saying he didn’t want to air “dirty laundry.” “We’re not a one-man […]

  • Suspect dead in officer-involved shooting in Carondelet

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police responded to an intersection near an Interstate 55 off-ramp in south city after learning of an officer-involved shooting Thursday night which left a suspect dead. St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden told reporters late Thursday night that a Mobile Reserve Unit officer stopped a 28 year-old pedestrian and the man broke free, which started a foot pursuit. Hayden said the suspect displayed a weapon, a semi-automatic gun with an extended magazine, and refused several […]

  • Oskar Sundqvist joins growing list of Blues on injured reserve

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist was placed on injured reserve after leaving Wednesday’s game at Tampa Bay with what was described as a lower-body injury. The team said in a statement Thursday that Sundqvist’s status would be re-evaluated once the Blues return from a road trip. St. Louis plays in Dallas Friday night and returns Saturday to face the Pittsburgh Penguins that evening at Enterprise Center. Forward Austin Poganski was recalled from San Antonio. Our news […]

  • Police: Man raised a gun at officer before fatal police shooting in Clayton

    CLAYTON, MO – Police have released new details into the fatal officer-involved shooting in Clayton over the holiday weekend. Investigators said Terry Tillman, 23, raised his gun at officers before he was shot three to five times in the front of his body. The incident started around 3 p.m. on Saturday (Aug. 31) in the Galleria Mall where police said two officers saw Tillman carrying a firearm with an extended magazine sticking out from the waistband of his pants. St. […]

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