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  • Drive loses control of truck, crashes into Kirkwood home

    KIRKWOOD, Mo. – The driver of a pickup truck was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after crashing his vehicle into a home in Kirkwood. According to a spokesperson for the Kirkwood Police Department, the accident happened near the intersection of Big Bend Road and Poncha Trail. A man driving a Chevy Silverado was traveling westbound on Big Bend when he lost control of the truck and smashed into the corner of a home. No one was home at the time of the […]

  • Pledge to stop ‘Distracted Driving’

      Join FOX 2 as we encourage drivers to take a personal pledge to STOP DISTRACTED DRIVING. Our goal is simple: Change behavior in St. Louis. Prevent unnecessary accidents. SAVE LIVES. What you need to know about Distracted Driving: From CDC.gov/motorvehiclesafety/distracted_driving: Each day in the United States, over 8 people are killed and 1,161 injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver.1 Distracted driving is driving while doing another activity that takes your attention away from driving. […]

  • Wisconsin dad breastfeeds newborn for sick mother

    GREEN BAY-APPLETON, Wis. – A man breastfeeding a baby is not something you see every day, but one proud papa stepped up when his wife was too sick to do it. A registered nurse built a supplemental nursing system to help new mothers. But in this instance, the baby’s mother, Rosalia Neabauer, was recovering in the ICU after having seizures during labor. The baby’s father, Maximillian, took over breastfeeding duties. Nurse Cybil Martin-Dennehy set Maximillian up in the device and […]

  • The importance of family rituals in a child’s development

    ST. LOUIS – Steve Zwolak (aka “Mr. Z”), the executive director of University City Children’s Center and CEO of the LUME Institute, visits KPLR 11 News at Noon to discuss the importance of family rituals in a child’s development.

  • Monday Mascot – Sinbad

    ST. LOUIS – Stacey Switzer of the APA of Missouri visits KPLR 11 News at Noon with this week’s Monday Mascot: Sinbad, a 15-month-old cat. If you want to adopt Sinbad, 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 your pet lost? Try looking at stllostpets.org

  • Illinois man planks for a recored 10 hours and 10 minutes

    NAPERVILLE, Ill. –  It’s not official, but a man in Illinois appears to have set a new world record for the longest planking session. George Hood planked for 10 hours and 10 minutes at the YMCA in Downers Grove. He reportedly beat the old record by two hours. Planking is where you hold up your body using just your elbows and feet. He was raising money for a program that helps Chicago children who have been exposed to violence.

  • Recall issued for Wishbone Salad Dressing

    ST. LOUIS – A recall has been issued for Wish-Bone House Italian salad dressing, according to the FDA The recall is for 15-ounce bottles with a best if used by date of Jan. 13, 2019. Pinnacle Foods Inc. voluntarily issued the recall after discovering a mislabeling incident. The product contains milk and egg, but the bottle’s label does not include them in its ingredients list. No illnesses have yet been reported.

  • Raging Rivers honors active military personnel with free admission

    GRAFTON, Ill. – An easy way to stay cool this week a trip to Raging Rivers Waterpark in Grafton Illinois. If you’re active or retired military your visit is free until July 6. Show a military i-d and have your admission waived. Immediate family members will receive a discount. Raging Rivers is open from 10:30a.m. m until 7p.m.  

  • Teacher wins $500 for Facebook post explaining the importance of education funding

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _- A local teacher has won $500 after writing a Facebook post that detailed the importance of education funding. Maggie Grotefendt nominated Oak Hill Elementary kindergarten teacher Danielle Butler as this month’s Tools For Teachers winner after reading one of Danielle’s Facebook posts. In the post, Danielle expressed her support for more school funding and explained how she often paid for school supplies, toiletries, clothing and other items for her students out of her own pocket. “Schools […]

  • JCPenney hiring 175 seasonal employees in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS- The back-to-school season is approaching, and JCPenney is getting ready for crowds of eager customers shopping the racks. The company plans to hire approximately 175 seasonal associates throughout St. Louis area. A variety of store positions are available including, cashier, replenishment specialist, SEPHORA inside JCPenney beauty consultant and more.  They are also seeking experienced stylists to be part of the salon program. JCPenney also offers seasonal associates a full associate discount up to 25 percent, as well as flexible holiday […]

  • Cool Down St. Louis working to keep elderly cool in record-setting summer heat

    BERKLEY, Mo. –  Fox 2 has partnered up with Cool Down St. Louis to help people in the community needing some relief from the excessive heat. Friday, June 29  you can drop off new or gently used air conditioning units at any Vatterott College location. The a/c units will be provided to seniors and physically disabled neighbors. Monetary donations will also be accepted and used to help needy families with their utility bills. All donations are tax-deductible. For more information, visit cooldownstlouis.org […]

  • MetroLink station construction may mean delays for riders

    ST. LOUIS-  MetroLink is adjusting its service June 28 so you may need to adjust your schedule as well. The Metrolink will operate on a single track on the blue line between U City -Big Bend and Skinker from 9 a.m. until 3p.m Thursday. This comes after ongoing work to replace the pedestrian bridge over Forest Park Parkway that leads to Washington University. Riders could experience delays of up to ten minutes.