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  • Sean Gunn, St. Louisan and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ star, is engaged

    Actor Sean Gunn is engaged. The St. Louis native proposed to actress Natasha Halevi while on vacation in Kyoto, Japan. The 44-year-old is known for playing Kirk Gleason on “Gilmore Girls” and Kraglin in the “Guardians of the Galaxy” movies. He is also the motion capture actor for the character, Rocket. Gunn is the younger brother of filmmaker James Gunn, who directed the “Guardians of the Galaxy” films.  Both attended Saint Louis University High School. I asked @tashalitas to marry me and she said […]

  • Food community rallies behind seriously injured supporter, Mike Arnold

    ST. LOUIS, MO – Mike Arnold, the owner of the Gus Gus Fun Bus party bus who also operates a very popular Twitter account, was seriously injured after a robbery in downtown St. Louis Saturday. He had been attending the Taste of Downtown STL event in Kiener Plaza. Arnold has been a big cheerleader for the local food, beer, and wine industry, often posting photos of new dishes, brews, and restaurants. Now that community is rallying behind him, hosting fundraisers […]

  • Ex-offender job fair in Edwardsville

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – People with a criminal past are getting a second chance at a career. Employers looking to hire ex-offenders will hold a job fair at Lewis and Clark Community College powered by Chestnut Health Systems. The event will provide on-the-job training opportunities. Some employers present will be Wendy’s, Taco Bell, Witte Brothers Trucking and SWIC Construction program of East St. Louis. The job fair runs from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Nelson Campus on Troy Road in Edwardsville. A […]

  • Monday Mascot – Chase

    ST. LOUIS – Stacey Switzer of the APA of Missouri visits KPLR 11 News at Noon with this week’s Monday Mascot: Chase! He is 20-months-old and has been at the APA since April. He is a goofy dog with lots of energy! He needs an active family! If you want to adopt Chase, then visit the APA on Hanley Road. Here is the information that you’ll need: 1705 South Hanley Road 314-645-4610 http://www.apamo.org/home.aspx Is your pet lost? Try looking at stllostpets.org. And […]

  • SUV stuck under tractor-trailer on Boone Bridge

    CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – The Missouri Highway Patrol confirms a fatal accident on westbound I-64 on the Boone Bridge over the Missouri River. An SUV got stuck underneath a FedEx tractor trailer. The driver of the SUV has died and was the only person inside the vehicle. MoDOT says the three right lanes are closed. One lane is open to traffic.

  • Fatal accident Saturday night in Lincoln County

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri Highway Patrol reports a one-vehicle fatal accident on Beck Road, south of Shepherd Farm Road, in Lincoln County that happened on Saturday at 10:40 p.m. The car was traveling northbound on Beck Road when the driver lost control and veered off the left side of the road. The vehicle began to overturn and ejected the passenger, 20-year-old Dillon Krause of New Florence, Missouri. Krause was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver suffered minor […]

  • Major Case Squad investigating Lincoln County suspicious death

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. – The Major Case Squad is investigating the death of an unidentified person found inside a burning car in Lincoln County. Troy police officers responded to a vehicle fire near 100 Frenchman’s Bluff Lane at approximately 3:15 a.m. Saturday. Investigators say the vehicle, a maroon 1994 Honda Accord is owned by Jonathan Krocak, 27, of Troy, Missouri. Authorities are seeking the public’s help determine Mr. Krocak’s whereabouts over the past 72-hours  and who may have been in […]

  • Collinsville Police Department investigating fatal shooting

    COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – The Collinsville Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that happened Friday evening. Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Illinois Avenue at around 9:30 p.m. in reference to a shooting. They say the victim of the shooting was laying on the street near his vehicle when they arrived. Collinsville Fire Department EMS provided emergency care to the victim at the scene and then transported him to a hospital in St. Louis. The victim died due […]

  • Homicide detectives investigating fatal shooting Saturday morning

    ST. LOUIS – Around 5 a.m. Saturday, a male victim of a shooting was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. The fatal shooting occurred at 4400 N. 19th street. Homicide has been requested and no other information is available at this time. Police are also investigating two other St. Louis shootings that happened Friday evening. The first happened at approximately 6:30 p.m. Friday. Two men were shot in the 4500 block of S. Broadway, possibly in […]

  • Strong storms blow over tractor trailer on I-70

    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Mo. – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reported a tractor trailer blown over due to high winds on eastbound I-70 near mile marker 172. This occurred around 4 p.m. on Wednesday as strong to severe storms moved across the region. Only minor injuries were reported.

  • Tickets available today for St. Jude Dream Home

    O’FALLON, Mo. – The 2018 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway has officially kicked off! Reserve your ticket Wednesday to win the beautiful Dream Home in O’ Fallon, built by Payne Family Homes.  The home is valued at $423,000, but can be yours for just $100. Only 10,750 tickets will be sold, and one lucky ticket buyer will win a brand new house located in Legends Pointe in O’Fallon. The 4 bedroom, 4 baths, 3-car garage house features a gourmet kitchen with 7-foot eat-in […]

  • St. Louis to dismiss some cases of marijuana possession

    ST. LOUIS – In an email to staffers, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner said her office would dismiss some cases of marijuana possession under 100 grams, according to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The email came after what Gardner said was a review of data relating to drug possession cases. Gardner told the Post-Dispatch, “that these cases are hampering our ability to administer justice for the people of the City of St. Louis.” As such, she has […]