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  • Metro’s Most Wanted- Family, friends of murder victims march for peace

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Two families of victims of deadly shootings are trying to turn a tragedy into positive by marching for peace this weekend. Twenty year old Nick Kapusniak was your typical all-American boy attending college at St. Louis College of Pharmacy when his life was unexpectedly cut short. He and his friends were celebrating Mardis Gras in the back yard of a house in the 2700 block of Accomac on March 1, 2014 when a white car drove […]

  • Trump declares ‘no amnesty’ in hard-line immigration speech

    PHOENIX — That idea that Donald Trump is softening his immigration policy: Not going to happen. The Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday re-upped the harsh immigration rhetoric that electrified his primary campaign, vowing “no amnesty” for undocumented migrants living in the United States and promising to build a “beautiful” and “impenetrable” border wall that Mexico would pay for — hours after that country’s president vowed that it wouldn’t. “This election is our last chance to secure the border, stop illegal […]

  • Metro’s Most Wanted- Family seeks justice for mother shot to death on interstate

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- For Corean Davis, the memories of her daughter live on in pictures after her life was tragically taken in a completely random act of violence. Felita Davis, a 42-year-old Medical Assistant and mother of two boys, was driving east down Interstate 70 on September 4, 2014. Around 7:30 p.m., she was near the Grand Avenue exit when witnesses say a mid 90`s silver or gray Firebird or Chevrolet Camaro, with a loud muffler, drove up and riddled her car […]

  • Metro’s Most Wanted – Mother seeks answers, justice for daughter’s murder

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Terry Lynne Lawrence’s brutal murder has remained unsolved for almost eight years, but her mother isn’t giving up the fight. “This was a death that wasn’t necessary,” said Dorothy Lyles, Terry’s mother. “It wasn’t mean to happen this way.” Lawrence, then 42, was found beaten, raped, and left for dead in an abandoned building at Academy and Ridge on December 5, 2007. She was on her way to meet a counselor but never showed up to […]

  • New drug treatment clinic opens in Macoupin County IL

    (KPLR) – The heroin and opioid problem is so bad nationwide, small communities are finding they need new services to help addicts.  Tuesday, a new treatment center opened in Macoupin County Illinois for outpatient treatment of those living with addiction. Opioid addiction is an epidemic that affects people from all walks of life, from cities, to rural areas, and counties like Macoupin County. The new Maple Street clinic in Gillespie hopes it can make a difference, offering an alternative to in-patient […]

  • Chief Dotson speaks to FOX2 about his “Sane Rants” blog post

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Police chief Sam Dotson used a recent shooting as another example of why gun crimes need stronger penalties in the city. FOX 2’s Rafer Weigel sat down with the chief to talk about his blog that blasted the court system. Dotson called the blog posts his “Sane Rants”. Tuesday in a one-on-one with FOX 2 Dotson again blasted the courts for not letting police do their jobs, accusing them of letting criminals go free. In his […]

  • Ferguson’s new police acknowledges uphill battle to repair departments image and public’s trust

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – Delrish Moss is the first permanent African-American police chief in Ferguson. He was close to retiring from the Miami police force where his specialty was communication with the community and the media. Fox 2’s Rafer Weigel sat down with the new chief one-on-one and asked why would he take such a daunting job? “It`s very personal in that I understand that the people of Ferguson are suffering some of the same ills that we suffered in Miami’ […]

  • Missouri GOP Chairman has a new outlook after having a stroke

    (KPLR) – FOX 2’s political commentator John Hancock has a new outlook on life after the right wingers left side went numb at his favorite restaurant. He didn’t know it at the time but the 56-year-old was having a stroke.  Likely the result of a sedentary lifestyle and bad eating habits… He was rushed to Missouri Baptist hospital and given a TPA shot to thin a clot in his brain.  Under the care of the Midwest Stroke Consortium, he made […]

  • Crimestoppers offering $2,500 reward for suspects

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A family is searching for for justice after an ederly man is attacked for a few dollars. There’s still a $2,500 reward for any anonymous tips leading to an arrest. Your call is completely anonymous. You don’t even give your name to claim your reward. They put the money in an account and give you the pin. Do the right thing and call today. Please call CrimeStoppers if you have any information at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477) […]

  • Clinton calls Trump’s rhetoric ‘political arson’ in St. Louis speech

      ST. LOUIS, MO – Hillary Clinton on Saturday accused Donald Trump of inciting violence at his rallies, one day after fights and protests led to the cancellation of a Trump rally in Chicago. Clinton said at a campaign event outside St. Louis that the “ugly, divisive rhetoric we are hearing from Donald Trump and the encouragement of violence and aggression is wrong, and it’s dangerous.” “If you play with matches, you’re going to start a fire you can’t control,” […]

  • Major Case Squad has a big impact on small law enforcement departments

    BUNKER HILL, IL (KPLR) – When human remains were stumbled upon by teens, it led a small town sheriff to partner with the Major Case Squad. The result, a 4-year-old missing person’s case was solved in five days. Bunker Hill, Illinois, it looks like something out of a Norman Rockwell picture.  Which is why it`s hard to picture what happened here two weeks ago when two teens found skeletal remains in the woods; a find that still lingers on the […]

  • Mother says justice will come for man who killed her son

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Tragedy struck a close knit, God-fearing family on September 7, 2015 when 35-year-old Gregory Jordan, a father of two, was gunned down in the 1400 block of shawmut place. His killer turned out to be one of his closest friends. “My son was a very loving guy,” said Carolyn Lollis, Gregory’s mother. “He would feed anyone that needed anything to eat. If they needed somewhere to stay he would always open up his home to them.” […]

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