ST. CHARLES, MO – Throwing an axe may seem like something for lumberjacks, but the sport is now targeting some new fans. Photojournalist Wade Smith takes us to STL Axe throwing where the axes are seeing a lot of action.
WILDWOOD, MO – Two of the area’s top girls high school volleyball teams got together for an important match Monday night that drew a huge crowd. But the fans weren’t there just to watch the action. It was also to raise awareness and funds for the fight against a rare genetic disorder called Wolfram Syndrome. Wolfram Syndrome is a rare and deadly form of diabetes, which leads to vision loss, hearing loss and neurodegeneration. The Lafayette Lady Lancers played the […]
(KPLR) – There are many who believe the AIDS epidemic was over 20 years ago, but over 20,000 people were diagnosed with AIDS last year in the U.S. News 11 photojournalist Wade Smith shows us a group on the frontlines battling the disease every day. Cooper house is part of the doorways organization that provides housing and support to those in the region affected by HIV and AIDS. If you want to learn more about Doorways and Cooper House, click […]
STAUNTON, IL (KPLR) – Hundreds of bicyclist took part in the “Tour de Donut” Saturday in Staunton Illinois. News 11’s multi-media journalist Wade Smith shows us the race is a spoof of the “Tour de France” with a tasty twist.
HERCULANEUM, MO (KTVI) -Herculaneum residents are nervously watching the rising Mississippi River, which flows along its eastern border. It is nearly 10 feet above flood stage and is expected to crest Sunday in St. Louis and Monday in Chester. That on top of Joachim Creek, which filled up with the recent heavy rains and can’t empty into the nearby Mississippi. News11 multi-media journalist Wade Smith spent the day in Herculaneum to see residents spending their time nervously watching Joachim Creek […]
ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – For nearly 20 years a replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall has been touring the country. Its last stop was right here in downtown St. Louis Sunday. FOX 2 Multimedia Journalist Wade Smith was at the wall for its emotional last day here before moving on to its next stop.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) –Hospitals are often places where life changing moments happen. One happy couple chose it as the place where they would begin the next chapter in their lives. Kristin Ashley and Derek Mollett were married Saturday afternoon in a parking garage just outside of the emergency room at Christian Hospital in north St. Louis County. The two decided it was the perfect place for them to tie the knot, as the emergency room was where they […]
ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Opening day is only a few days away and Cardinal fans are buzzing about the upcoming season. One of the topics Cardinal fans will be discussing is where former Cardinal slugger Mark McGwire stands in baseball history. But one south St. Louis store makes no bones about their love for Mark McGwire; keeping is his memory alive with food.
FERGUSON, MO (KPLR)-The second of two Ferguson-related marches is underway. The marches are being billed as national events, organized by the National Leadership Coalition for Justice. Saturday’s march is taking place in Ferguson. Protestors will march from Forest Wood Park to the Ferguson Police Department. Ferguson Rally and March Forestwood Park 63135 pic.twitter.com/ipPVtbHDL3 — Search4Swag (@search4swag) March 21, 2015 Things got off to a heated start at the first march in Clayton, MO, Friday when a few demonstrators got testy […]
ST. PETERS, MO (KPLR) – 14-year-old John Smith and his family Sunday thanked over 100 first responders for saving his life after falling through the ice on Lake St. Louis January 4th. First responders from Lake St. Louis, St. Charles Ambulance District, Wentzville, Emergency Care Team at SSM St. Joseph Hospital West, and Intensive Care Team at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center attended the ceremony. Smith credited the emergency workers for helping him walk out of the hospital alive […]