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  • Local woman offers free snack bags to hungry kids before and after school

    ST. LOUIS – How many times do you hear people complain about a certain issue and they say, ‘Well, the government should do something,’ or ‘a church should do something,’ ‘a business should do something’ about that. A local woman chose not to complain but to jump in and solve the problem herself. Champale Anderson is helping feed hungry children before and after school by preparing special snack bags for kids. Champ’s Tear Drops snack bags Monday – Friday Breakfast […]

  • Escaped inmate last seen at the Missouri State Fair

    SEDALIA, Mo. – An alert from State Fair Community College says that an inmate escaped from the Tipton Correctional Facility. Shannon Dewayne Watts, 34, was last seen on the Missouri State Fair Grounds Sunday. The community college is asking students and employees to be alert, lock their vehicles, and secure their possessions. Watts was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and gray pants. He is described as 6′ tall with brown eyes and glasses. There are over 1,200 prisoners at the […]

  • Fatal accident near Blanchette Bridge early Sunday morning

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY – The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a fatal accident that happened at approximately 3:15 a.m. Sunday morning on westbound I-70, east of the Blanchette Bridge. An SUV struck a car that was parked on the side of the highway, causing the parked car to hit a pedestrian. The driver of the SUV, 52-year-old Danny Reeves, died in the accident. The passenger in the SUV and the pedestrian that was struck by the parked car are in […]

  • Suspect charged in shooting of deputy and state trooper following standoff

    VAN BUREN, MO – A southern Missouri sheriff’s deputy and highway patrol trooper are on the mend after they were shot while serving an eviction notice in Carter County Friday. The suspect has now been charged with assault and armed criminal action after an 8-hour standoff ended with the arrest of 31-year-old James Cummings. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says bullets hit a trooper and a sheriff’s deputy. The deputy was shot in the leg and chest, while the trooper […]

  • Kids Under Fire: Examining why more children are being shot in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Kids are under fire across metro St. Louis. In the last year, Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital reports an 18 percent increase in cases involving kids. That’s why Fox 2 hosted a special program called, “Kids Under Fire.” FOX 2 anchors Shirley Washington and Sandy Miller spoke with emergency room Doctor Bo Kennedy and trauma surgeon Colleen Fitzpatrick. Both professionals who work frantically to save young lives. Also appearing on the broadcast, the mother and aunt of […]

  • Warm Springs Ranch offers VIP experience with Budweiser Clydesdales

    BOONVILLE, Mo. – Warm Springs Ranch is offering a one-of-a-kind experience with the Budweiser Clydesdales. You can roam the 300-plus acre ranch in Boonville on September 7 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Visitors will get special access to the ranch, along with an exclusive opportunity to interact one-on-one with the handlers of the Budweiser Clydesdales. You’ll also have a chance to meet Gloria, the Clydesdale born just after the Blues won their first Stanley Cup. Tickets to the VIP […]

  • Shooting along St. Louis Riverfront near the Arch

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis police flooded the riverfront near the Gateway Arch late Wednesday evening in response to a shooting. Witnesses told Fox 2 News two cars were passing each other on Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard when a person in one vehicle opened fire on the other. The shooting took place around 10:40 p.m. Fox 2 News will have more information on this story as it becomes available.

  • St. Louis County police investigate homicide

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Detectives with the St. Louis County Police Department are investigating a homicide Wednesday. According to Sgt. Benjamine Granda, a police spokesman, detectives from the department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons were called to the 10000 block of Neville Walk just before 7:30 p.m. following a Shotspotter activation. Officers found a man with at least one gunshot wound at that location. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has not been positively identified. He’s […]

  • St. Louis man drowns at Lake of the Ozarks Saturday evening

    A 59-year-old man drowned at Lake of the Ozarks on Saturday evening at around 6 p.m. Thomas Moore of St. Louis, Mo., was driving a personal water craft behind a family members boat when his family member noticed he was no longer on the personal water craft. Moore was discovered face down in the water and was pronounced dead on the scene.

  • Fatal crash in Washington, Mo. involving motorcycle and SUV Saturday evening

    WASHINGTON, Mo. – Washington police officers are investigating a fatal accident that happened around 6:15 on Saturday evening. Officers responded to a crash involving a motorcycle and SUV at the intersection of MO 47 and East 8th Street. The driver of the motorcycle, Allen Moran Jr. of Marthasville, Mo., was traveling south on MO 47. The driver of the SUV was traveling north on MO 47 and went to make a left turn onto East 8th Street when he struck […]

  • Police investigating early Sunday morning shooting on I-70 at Salisbury

    ST. LOUIS – Early Sunday morning there was a shooting on eastbound Interstate 70 at Salisbury. The incident happened a little before 5 a.m. The victims were driving east on I-70 when they were fired upon by people in a dark SUV. A man was shot in the arm and leg. A woman was shot in the side of her torso. Both victims are conscious and breathing.

  • Two fatal accidents in St. Francois County, Mo.

    ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, Mo. – Police report two fatal accidents in St. Francois County on Friday night and early Saturday morning. The first accident happened a little before 11 p.m. on Friday night at Bluebird Drive near Wren Drive. A 50-year-old man, James Pashia, was traveling south on Bluebird Drive when he traveled off the road and hit 2 trees. He died in the accident. The passenger, 52-year-old Sherry Pashia, was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries. The second […]

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