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  • Download KPLR 11’s Apps

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Want the latest local news where ever you are? Download our apps for your phone or tablet. We offer apps for a variety of devices. You can get our news and weather information on an Android, iPhone, iPad or Blackberry device. NEWS Get the KPLR 11 News app for your device: Android App iPhone & iPad App The news apps offer great ways to stay in touch with St. Louis news where ever you are. […]

  • Join the “Afternoons on 11” studio audience

    Would you like to be a part of a television show studio audience in St. Louis? KPLR’s new talk show called “Afternoons on 11” is hosted by Christine Buck.    We’re asking our viewers to be a part of the show.  Just fill out the form below to request a ticket. The talk-show airs on Mondays and Fridays a 4:30pm. Show guests are asked to be at the television station by 4:00pm. Upon entering you will be asked to show security […]

  • Rams Release Training Camp Schedule

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – The St. Louis Rams will be holding 15 open practices at the Russell training center in Earth City, MO.  The team will also be holding an open scrimmage at the Edward Jones Dome. The first public practice will be held oin Sunday July 29th at 3:30pm.  The open scrimmage will be held at the Edward Jones dome on August 4th at 12:30pm.  that game should last about two hours.  Players will be available to sign […]

  • Woman claims to have spotted a “Chupacabra” in Valley Park

    VALLEY, PARK, MO (KTVI) – Many people have claimed to have spotted a chupacabra. But, not many of the sightings have been around St. Louis.  Many people, including the Missouri Conservation department do not believe the animals exist.  They say that the animal is a dog with mange. The so-called mythical creature allegedly kills animals and then sucks their blood. Many sightings are from locations in Latin America and the southern U.S. The animals are usually described as looking like […]

  • Watch this “Big Bang Theory” star’s embarrassing first commercial

    (KTVI) – Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons has come a long way. The Emmy Award winning actot was on the Tonight show with Jay Leno on Friday. He shared one of his first gigs in acting with the nation. The character he played in the commercial is almost as strange as Dr. Sheldon Cooper. Watch this commercials for Quiznos featuring Jim Parsons before he was famous. Jim’s character in the ad was raised by wolves and we see him […]

  • Funny! Denver news anchor pleads for better viewer pics

    (KPLR) – A Denver, Colorado news anchor named Kyle Clark went on a rant. He’s upset about pictures taken of the most mundane of outdoor objects. “We live in most beautiful of spots on earth but we point our cameras at the back porch. Yes, everyone is impressed you have a four piece set. We saw that at CostCo too.” said Clark. The reporter goes on to say enough with the easy point and click shots of patio furniture. He […]

  • Jeffrey Weinhaus to be sentenced Monday

    (KTVI) – Sentencing is set for Monday for a man shot by Missouri State Troopers during a confrontation. It happened last year. Jeffrey Weinhaus was found guilty of assault on a law enforcement officer, armed criminal action, and drug possession. In an online video, Weinhaus said he had the right to shoot corrupt officials.  When troopers went to arrest him, they say he reached for a gun, so they shot him. RELATED STORIES: Trooper Shoots Man While Trying To Serve Warrant […]

  • MICDS annual student “Turkey Train” helps needy

    (KTVI) – Thanksgiving is this Thursday and students at Mary Institute Country Day School will do their part this morning to make sure needy families have a holiday meal. Monday is their 10th annual “turkey train.”   MICDS students will pass dozens of frozen turkeys, hand-over-hand, to filltruck for the St. Louis Food Bank. They’ll be joined by elementary and middle school students to give the turkeys and hundreds of canned goods to the food bank. Last year’s “turkey train” collected […]

  • Baby monitors recalled due to strangulation risk

    (KPLR)-Baby monitors are being recalled after a cord component was found to be responsible for the strangulation deaths of two infants.  The recall involves 600,000 Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitors with Sensor Pads made from 1999 from 2013. In both fatalities, the cord from the sensor pads was pulled into the crib by the infant. In two cases that did not prove fatal, two infants were reported to have become entangled in the cords. The report did not elaborate. The […]

  • Honoring President John F. Kennedy 50 years after his assassination

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) –  We’re remembering John F. Kennedy on this episode of “Afternoons on 11.”  Thousands are flocking to Dallas to honor the late president. Fifty years ago on Friday, President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed in downtown Dallas  as his presidential motorcade passed through the packed streets.  He was just 47-years-old. President Obama declared a “Day Of Remembrance” asking that flags at government buildings throughout the country be lowered to half-staff.

  • Hugh Jackman shares pic after skin cancer removed from nose

    View this post on Instagram Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy, was she right! I had a basil cell carcinoma. Please don't be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!! A post shared by Hugh Jackman (@thehughjackman) on Nov 21, 2013 at 9:58am PST LOS ANGELES (CNN) — Hugh Jackman revealed Thursday that he had a cancerous growth removed from his nose. The actor posted a picture of his bandaged nose on his […]

  • RFT Weekend Events: November 23, 2012

    (KPLR) – Emily Kohler, from the Riverfront Times, stopped by to give us a preview of the weekend events.  More: Saturday 11/23: Whiskey in the Winter! A whiskey festival that will take place from 6:00-9:30pm (VIP entry begins at 5:30p) at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown St. Louis. Whiskey In The Winter will feature over 200 whiskies from around the world plus whiskey influenced food stations! Saturday: 11/23: Schlafly’s Winter Market – Shop from local vendors selling Winter […]

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