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  • Monday Mascot – Mikey Mike

    ST. LOUIS – Stacey Switzer of the APA of Missouri visits KPLR 11 News at Noon with this week’s Monday Mascot: an adorable cat named Mikey Mike! If you want to adopt Mikey Mike, then visit the APA on Hanley Road. Here is the information that you’ll need: 1705 South Hanley Road 314-645-4610 Is your pet lost? Try looking at

  • Suspect taken into custody for murder of Wellston woman

    WELLSTON, MO – A St. Louis man is facing a first-degree murder and armed criminal action charges Sunday night for the July fourth murder of a woman in Wellston. Police say, Jonathan Jolliff,27, of St. Louis shot and killed Pamela Taylor in the street near her home on Wellston Place early in the morning on July fourth. Police arrested Jolliff Saturday night. He is being held at the St. Louis County Justice Center without bail.

  • Major Case Squad activated in Hazelwood homicide

    HAZELWOOD, Mo. – The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis was activated over the weekend to investigate a murder at a Hazelwood apartment complex. The incident occurred Saturday, July 14 around 10 p.m. at Knollwood Apartment Homes. Hazelwood police responded after receiving multiple calls of shots being fired. When officers arrived, they found a male victim with gunshot wounds. Officers tried to resuscitate the victim. The victim was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Hazelwood police then […]

  • Cardinals Fire Manager Mike Matheny and Coaches John Mabry; Bill Mueller

    ST. LOUIS – Shortly after the Cardinals 8-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night, the team announced that they had fired manager Mike Matheny and hitting coaches John Mabry and Bill Mueller. Matheny was in his seventh season as the Cardinals manager, He replaced Hall of Famer Tony LaRussa at the beginning of the 2012 season. LaRussa had won the Cardinals 11th World Championship in 2011. Matheny took the Cardinals to the playoffs in his first four seasons, […]

  • Police looking for truck taken in carjacking

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY – St. Louis County Police officers from the North County Precinct are seeking the public’s help regarding a carjacking incident Friday night. On Friday, July 13, at approximately 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the 1300 block of Coppergate Lane where a 54-year-old male victim of a carjacking said he was approached by three male suspects as he parked his vehicle at his residence. One of the suspects had a gun and demanded the vehicles. The suspects then […]

  • Chuck E. Cheese’s offers pay-your-age promotion after Build-A-Bear’s goes bust

    ST. LOUIS, MO —Didn’t get to Build-A-Bear? A pizza chain is offering a pay-your-age promotion a day after Build-A-Bear’s went bust.  The offer is available only Friday at participating locations where the Chuck E. Cheese’s Play Pass is available. And the maximum is $9 for 30 minutes. Chuck E. Cheese’s sent this tweet Friday morning: “Didn’t get to build a bear? Come on 7/13, pay your child’s age, and they will get 30 minutes of all you can play.” Didn’t get […]

  • How to get a $15 voucher after Build-A-Bear’s busted ‘Pay Your Age’ sale

    ST. LOUIS, MO — Build-A-Bear is trying to make things right after its ‘Pay Your Age’ sale was so successful that it failed Thursday. Anyone who wasn’t able to get a stuffed furry friend during the chain’s sale can get a $15 voucher — if they join the Build-A-Bear Bonus Club.   Vouchers related to this event will be honored through August 31, 2018. Children can still ‘pay their age’ as part of the new Count Your Candles birthday program. Youth under 14 […]

  • America’s favorite fast food fries ranked by flavor

    ST. LOUIS, MO —  French fries come in many shapes. The average American eats thirty pounds of them a year.  Which fast food chain makes your favorite fries? Business Insider taste-tested fries based on crispiness, freshness and flavor.  

  • Firefighter treated for dehydration at suspicious St. Louis blaze

      ST. LOUIS, MO — One firefighter had to be treated for dehydration after he was overcome by heat while battling an early morning blaze in north St. Louis. A multi-use commercial building on Riverview Boulevard near Mclaren Avenue caught fire around 3:15am Friday. Flames could be seen shooting through the roof on the second floor. Investigators are calling the fire suspicious. Neighbors say it spread quickly. Crews were able to knock down the fire just before 4am.  

  • Belleville man and woman charged with child abuse

    ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. – The St. Clair County Attorney’s Department has charged two suspects of child abuse after an investigation by the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department that began on May 18, 2018. The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department began their investigation of possible physical abuse of a child under the age of 13 by the child’s biological father and his girlfriend. Multiple locations of bruising, both old and new on several areas of the child’s body were found […]

  • Bommarito Automotive joins KPLR 11 to discuss distracted driving accidents

    ELLISVILLE, MO – Did you know? 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. On Monday, Randy Lamb, the manager of the Bommarito Automotive Collision Center in Ellisville, joined KPLR 11 to discuss the risks of distracted driving. In #theSpiritofSTL, know the risk – take the pledge to stop distracted driving.

  • Missouri’s 20 safest cities of 2018

    ST. LOUIS – SafeWise released its list of the 20 safest cities in Missouri. SafeWise looked over 2016 FBI crime report statistics and population data. It  then calculated the rate of crimes per every 1,000 people in a city to determine the top 20 safest cities. According to SafeWise the 20 safest cities in Missouri include: Portageville Chaffee Carl Junction Pleasant Hill Greenwood Manchester Palmyra Parkville Glendale Town and Country Ballwin Cottleville Peculiar Seneca Ladue Battlefield Moberly Eureka Savannah Bethany SafeWise […]