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  • Autopsy: 2 Moberly inmates died from overdose deaths

    MOBERLY, Mo. – A medical examiner says drug overdoses killed two inmates who died within hours of each other in early October at the Moberly Correctional Center. Boone County Medical Examiner Carl Stacy reported reported 50-year-old Roland Tyler died from a fentanyl overdose and 33-ear-old Clayton King died from a combination of fentanyl and methamphetamine. Both men were found unresponsive in their cells on Oct. 4. Two other inmates died within the same 24 hours but the coroner ruled their deaths […]

  • Police Shooting-Shoplifter

    ST. LOUIS – A suspected shoplifter who was shot and wounded by a suburban St. Louis police officer is suing the officer and the police chief. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Ashley Hall filed suit Wednesday in U.S. District Court in St. Louis. It alleges that Ladue officer Julia Crews used unjustified and excessive force when she was shot on April 23 at a Schnucks grocery story. Crews’ attorney has said that the officer meant to use her stun gun […]

  • 2nd man dies after shooting last month in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – Authorities say a second man has died after a shooting last month in St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police said Wednesday that 30-year-old Christopher Jackson had died of injuries sustained in the Nov. 19 shooting. The other victim, 45-year-old Kenneth O’Kelley, died the day of the shooting. Forty-four-year-old old Cochee Hurn is jailed without bond on charges of first-degree murder, first-degree assault, unlawful possession of a weapon and two counts of armed criminal action.

  • Missouri woman dies after attempted murder suicide

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A Missouri woman has died more than two weeks after she was wounded in an attempted murder suicide. Columbia spokesman Brian Adkisson says 22-year-old Asia Plagman was found unresponsive Friday in a Columbia apartment and died later at a hospital. Police say 22-year-old Deshawn Graves shot her on Nov. 15 before killing himself. KMIZ reports that Boone County Medical Examiner Dori Burke said on Wednesday that Plagman did not die by suicide.

  • Cleared to engage, St. Louis Battlehawks take the field for the first time Thursday

    ST. LOUIS – The Battlehawks have been cleared to engage and for the first time they take the field as a team on Thursday, December 5. The BattleHawks first game will be on the road Sunday, February 9th against the Dallas Renegades. There will be five home games with lower-level single-game tickets starting at $20 dollars a ticket.  The Battlehawks home opener at the Dome will be on February 23, 2020, against New York. Fox 2’s reporter Katherine Hessel was […]

  • Police investigate house fire 24-hours after deadly shooting in north St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. –  Just 24 hours after a deadly shooting inside a home on Dennis Drive near Chambers Road,in an unincorporated part of the county; that home went up in flames. Firefighters were called to the home in the 9800 block of Dennis Drive early Thursday morning for a report of a fire. The caller reported heavy black smoke coming from the home. The fire was brought under control just before 6:00 a.m., with the St. Louis Regional […]

  • Jennifer Rothwell’s cell phone reveals new information about her marriage

    CLAYTON, MO – The St. Louis County woman found dead in Lincoln County three weeks ago had searched the internet for ‘what to do if your husband is upset you are pregnant.’ That information was posted by our partners at the Post-Dispatch, citing police search warrants. Jennifer Rothwell’s husband, Beau Rothwell, 28, is being held at the St. Louis County Justice Center without bond. He is charged with second-degree murder and tampering with physical evidence in connection with his wife’s […]

  • December BONUS DIAMOND – 14k White Gold Emerald Earrings with Diamonds!

      All year long, we’ve been celebrating KPLR 11’s Diamond Anniversary! We’ve teamed up with Lordo’s Diamonds who carefully selected 11 timeless jewels from their family-owned business in Ladue to help us celebrate our viewers. This is the FINAL MONTH to enter to win diamond items.  We have your chance to win one of THREE total items during the month of December. Our BONUS giveaway for December, 2019 are 14k white gold earrings containing 2 emeralds weighing .19/100 carat total […]

  • December DIAMOND giveaway – Rose Gold Diamond Ring!

      All year long, we’ve been celebrating KPLR 11’s Diamond Anniversary! We’ve teamed up with Lordo’s Diamonds who carefully selected 11 timeless jewels from their family-owned business in Ladue to help us celebrate our viewers. This is the FINAL MONTH to enter to win diamond items.  We have your chance to win one of THREE total items during the month of December. Our 1st giveaway for December, 2019 is a 14k rose gold diamond band containing 29 prong set brilliant […]

  • Official Rules: Like to Win Emerald and Diamond Earrings – BONUS December giveaway!

    KPLR 11 “LIKE to WIN 14k White Gold Emerald Earrings” Sweepstakes Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN, NOR WILL A PURCHASE IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING.  Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. Eligibility: Entrants must be legal US residents, at least 18 years old or above, as determined by KTVI FOX 2 and reside in the St. Louis, Missouri Designated Market Area as defined by The Nielsen Company.   Entrants must have […]

  • Weather Kid of the Week – Avery Dirksen

    ST. LOUIS – Avery Dirksen is a fifth-grader at Gotsch Intermediate in the Affton School District. According to her mother, Avery has wanted to be a meteorologist since she was 4 as she loves weather and science. She wants to see what it’s like to be on tv to broadcast the weather along with seeing the technology behind the scenes to do so! Avery Dirksen is our Weather Kid of the Week! To nominate your child, ages 8-13, click here.

  • Collinsville man gets 85-year sentence for armed robbery, attempted murder of gas station attendant

    EDWARDSVILLE, IL – On Tuesday, a 27-year-old Collinsville man was sentenced to 85 years in prison for the armed robbery and attempted murder of a gas station clerk in 2017. Patrick Wilson was found guilty on both counts by a Madison County jury on October 4, 2019. According to court documents, the robbery occurred on August 15, 2017, at the Exxon Mobile in the 800 block of S. Morrison. Collinsville police arrived to find that clerk, Charles Atkins, had been […]

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