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  • State police to provide assistance following fingerprinting debacle

    ST. LOUIS – The Missouri State Highway Patrol is stepping in to help new teachers and anyone else needing to be fingerprinted in the state. Earlier this month, Missouri got a new fingerprinting system, which resulted in a huge back up at businesses that offer the service. Fox 2/KPLR 11 spoke with teachers who couldn’t even get an appointment until the end of September, which is far too late for the start of the school year. If you’re in a […]

  • Hard Rock Cafe at Union Station closing its doors Thursday after 20 years

    ST. LOUIS –  After 20 years inside the historic Union Station, Hard Rock Cafe closes its doors. Thursday, August 16 is the last day for the Hard Rock Cafe.  The restaurant is closing as part of the Union Station renovations. The music-themed restaurant opened at Union Station in September 1998. $8 million will be spent to transform the location into an ice cream and candy emporium.  It is a  part of Lodging Hospitality Management’s $150 million plan for family-friendly attractions which includes an […]

  • Police ID sisters found dead in Whittier St. home

    ST. LOUIS – Investigators with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department have identified the sisters who were found dead in their north city home Tuesday morning. According to a police spokesperson, authorities responded to a call around 9:30 a.m. in the 3100 block of Whittier Street of the Greater Ville neighborhood, near Natural Bridge. The women were discovered by a boyfriend. One of the women was on the bed, while the other was located on the floor next to the bed. The boyfriend […]

  • Woman killed in crash along Riverview identified

    ST. LOUIS – A 27-year-old woman died overnight Tuesday in a crash in north St. Louis. According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the crash happened just after 12:30 a.m. on Riverview Drive at the I-270 Chain of Rocks Bridge. Police said Sherrell Brandon was in a Nissan Altima traveling northbound on Riverview when she crossed into the southbound lanes to pass a semi-truck that was in front of her. Meanwhile, a Buick LeSabre was traveling […]

  • C3 Fitness – Full-body workouts good for burning calories

    ST. LOUIS – Cason, the founder of C3 Fitness, visits KPLR 11 News at Noon with a full-body workout that you can perform at home or at the gym.

  • MoDOT to close I-44 this weekend to remove pedestrian bridge

    ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Department of Transportation is warning commuters to consider alternate routes to and from the city this weekend as crews will close a section of Interstate 44 in south St. Louis this Friday. Beginning Friday evening, crews will close all lanes of traffic in both directions between Hampton and Vandeventer. Drivers can use Hampton, Vandeventer, and I-64 as detours. The closure is needed so crews can demolish a pedestrian bridge over I-44 between Edwards and Kingshighway. […]

  • Monday Mascot – Roscoe

    ST. LOUIS – Stacey Switzer of the APA of Missouri visits KPLR 11 News at Noon with this week’s Monday Mascot: 9-month-old Roscoe! Roscoe is a sweet guy who really loves to play.  He’s friendly with adults, children, and other dogs. He’s still a puppy and working on his manners and developing good habits. Roscoe would really do well in an active home with a big yard so he can run around and play. If you want to adopt Roscoe, […]

  • Schnucks announces grand opening day for new Maplewood location

    MAPLEWOOD, MO – Schnucks announces that they will open a new supermarket in Maplewood at 7:00am on Wednesday, August 22nd.  A ceremonial ribbon-cutting will follow at 9:00am. Following opening day, regular store hours will be 6:00am to midnight. The store will be located at 7355 Manchester Road, the site of the former Shop ‘n Save. The 57,575 square-foot building is currently being renovated. Schnucks will hire approximately 100 employees at the Maplewood location. The company is currently conducting open interviews to fill those roles. […]

  • Mantovani will not contest St. Louis County Executive primary results

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Incumbent Steve Stenger narrowly defeated Mark Mantovani to win the Democratic primary to likely keep his job as St. Louis County Executive. Without a well-known Republican challenger looming in the fall, the Democratic primary turned into the de facto election for the post. The ballot tally late Tuesday night was so close that it fell somewhere within one percent of the vote. Steve Stenger garnered 91,487 votes while Mark Mantovani had 90,330. St. Louis County authorities […]

  • Amazon to hire more than 200 work-from-home positions

    Who wants to work from their couch or home office? Online retail giant Amazon is looking to hire more than 200 “virtual jobs,” meaning these employees would work from home. Nearly all of the positions listed are for full-time employment in areas of customer service, sales, and human resources. Amazon says full-time workers are eligible for medical and dental benefits, as well as paid time off, holiday overtime pay, parental leave, adoption assistance, and employee discounts. You can view the […]

  • National Night Out Against Crime events in several communities

    ST. LOUIS – August 7 is National Night Out Against Crime in communities around the country. St. Charles County will host their event from 4 p.m to 8 p.m. Tuesday at New Melle Sports and Recreation. National Night out events are designed to help fight crime and give people the chance to meet neighbors and first responders.

  • Monday Mascot – Sosa

    ST. LOUIS – Stacey Switzer of the APA of Missouri visits KPLR 11 News at Noon with this week’s Monday Mascot: eight-month-old Sosa! Sosa came to the APA as an owner surrender. She can be a little skittish when meeting new people, but she loves other dogs and makes for a wonderful playmate. If you want to adopt Sosa, then visit the APA on Hanley Road. Here is the information that you’ll need: 1705 South Hanley Road 314-645-4610 http://www.apamo.org/home.aspx Is […]