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  • Six firefighters injured in Maries County home explosion

    VIENNA, Mo. — The Missouri State Fire Marshal is still looking for a cause behind a home explosion in Maries County that injured six firefighters. It happened outside Vienna, Missouri, which is about 120 miles southwest of St. Louis. The Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman said the explosion occurred Friday morning while firefighters were extinguishing a blaze at a house in the 13000 block of Highway 28 West. The injuries ranged from moderate to severe burns and cuts from flying […]

  • No arrests reported for any unruly Blues fans in St. Louis after Stanley Cup win

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Police say there were no arrest reports filed last night for any unruly behavior from Blues fans. They report the celebration in downtown St. Louis was joyous and without incident. Fans filled the Enterprise Center, Busch Stadium, and Ballpark Village for watch parties involving tens of thousands of people. Last year, when the Washington Capitals won their first Stanley Cup, Washington D.C. was relieved as the fans’ celebration resulted in only one arrest. In 2017, the […]

  • St. Louis wins another round in court against the Los Angeles Rams

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The City of St. Louis has won another round in court against the Los Angeles Rams and owner Stan Kroenke. In a decision released this morning by the Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District, the court has found for St. Louis and turned down the Rams and Kroenke’s request for arbitration. This case stems from the Rams decision to leave St. Louis in 2015. The lawsuit was filed by the City of St. Louis, the sports […]

  • Prosecutors say mom concealed daughter’s diabetes for years until she died

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office charged an Alton woman Thursday with intentionally denying medical treatment for her daughter’s diabetes, eventually causing the child’s death. Amber Hampshire was charged with involuntary manslaughter and endangering the life of her 14-year-old child, Emily. She turned herself in at the Alton Police Department late Thursday afternoon. Prosecutors and police believe Hampshire first learned of her daughter’s diagnosis in 2013 when Emily was just 9 years of age but took measures to conceal […]

  • Car crashes into south St. Louis business; multiple injuries

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A car drove into a business in the 4200 block of Bayless in south St. Louis. A nearby business owners confirm a car driven by an elderly woman has sped through the front of the Great Clips in the strip mall at that address. Those at the scene tell us the car went all the way through the store and into the back of the building. Multiple people inside the store were injured as the car […]

  • Blues make coaching change, relieve Hitchcock

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The St. Louis Blues announced this morning they have relieved Coach Ken Hitchcock of head coaching duties with the club and have promoted Associate Coach Mike Yeo. General Manager Doug Armstrong plans to discuss the move during a 10 a.m. news conference this morning at the Blues practice facility in Hazelwood. Yeo had been hired this past offseason to replace Hitchcock at the end of the current season, but the Blues have stumbled out of the […]

  • Boil advisory lifted for parts of St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) –  Missouri American Water announced the boil water advisory has been lifted for all impacted areas of St. Louis County just after 8am.  Water tests confirmed the water is now safe for consumption.  The advisory had been in place since noon Tuesday.  The advisory had impacted local schools, businesses and residences ranging from west to north county. Thousands of people in north, central and west St. Louis County were under a precautionary water boil advisory after a brief power […]

  • Emotional farewell to sick K9 Officer

    ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – A recently retired St. Charles County K9 Officer passed away Thursday.   Officer Arias had just retired a few months ago after a dozen years of service. The 14-year-old Belgian Malinois was recently diagnosed with liver cancer and was euthanized Thursday.  Fellow officers gathered at the veterinarian office to pay last respects and bid farewell to their colleague. The emotional goodbye was also attended by Arias’ longtime partner, Officer Brad Penuel.

  • Local woman killed in Louisiana crash; was subject of Fox 2 gun story

    Rayne, LA (KPLR) – A Metro East woman was killed in a single vehicle crash near Rayne, Louisiana Wednesday afternoon. Family members confirm to Fox 2 News that 47-year-old Sandra Farris was thrown from a truck after it ran off Interstate 10 and crashed into a tree.  Sandra’s husband Bob was driving the truck and lost control when a trailer he was hauling started to sway.   Bob Farris and a 19-year-old passenger were hospitalized after the accident.  Sandra Farris was […]

  • Three injured in apartment fire; 100 evacuated

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Three people were injured in a fire overnight at an apartment building in North St. Louis. It broke out just after 1 a.m. in an apartment on the second flood of the three-story building on Hamilton Boulevard at Maple Avenue. Three people were treated for smoke inhalation and more than 100 people who live in the building were evacuated.  Those residents have now been allowed back into the building as the damage was apparently contained […]

  • Slot machine failure at Lumiere Place Casino; Customers payed manually

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – The slot machines at Lumiere Place Casino stopped working around 8 p.m. Wednesday night leaving a lot of people waiting for their cash payouts. Missouri Gaming Commission personnel at the casino, and a spokeswoman for the casino confirmed later there is a problem with the machines. Shortly before 4 a.m. Thursday morning, some of those patrons were still at the casino waiting to be paid for their winnings. We talked with one woman who indicated […]

  • Missing: Pacific teen last seen in St. Louis City getting on a bus with men

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Police believe Catilynn Smith is a 16-year-old girl from Pacific, Missouri ran away from home.  They are concerned for her safety. She was last seen on June 3,  in the area of Bates and Grand in south St Louis city. Police also believe after she was seen in south city that she got on a bus with two unidentified men.  A person of interest has been named in this case. Police want to talk with […]

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