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  • Missouri man gets respect for skill in using 7′ atlatl to harvest deer

    DeSOTO, MO — The Missouri Department of Conservation is showing their respect to a man who harvested a legal deer using a unique and difficult method. Johnny Williams of DeSoto used a 7-foot long atlatl spear to harvest a deer Saturday morning at Reform Conservation Area in southeastern Calloway County.  He made the spearhead himself. “Congratulations to Johnny Williams of DeSoto for successfully harvesting a deer with an atlatl! Johnny said he’s been practicing two times a day for the last […]

  • Overland police investigating ‘smash and grab’ at smoke shop

    OVERLAND, Mo. –  Smash and grab thieves hit a smoke shop early Tuesday morning in Overland. The incident about around 5:30 a.m. at the  Cool Smoke Shop on Page Avenue near Ashby Road. According to authorities, someone through a large object through the window of the. The thief was able to make off with an unknown amount of items.

  • Two suspects in custody after vandalization cancels classes at Normandy High School

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Normandy High School canceled classes through Wednesday, September 26 over safety concerns following acts of vandalism over the weekend. According to North County Cooperative Capt. Clay Farmer they have identified everyone involved in the vandalism and two people are in custody. He said the same group of people also vandalized Normandy Middle School last week and Barack Obama Elementary school the same night they hit Normandy High School. The school’s facilities and maintenance teams were […]

  • Exercise helps protect your brain from cognitive decline, study shows

    ST. LOUIS – It is known that moving around and exercising is good for your body, but a new study says it’s also good for your brain and can prevent cognitive decline. The CDC and World Health Organization recommend getting 30 minutes of activity on 5 days a week, participants were found to perform better on the standard test of cognition and function. The Vice President of Programs for The Alzheimers Association Sarah Lovegreen discusses Alzheimer’s disease and what the study revealed.

  • Party City launches the ultimate form of rejection with “Ghosted” Halloween costume

    ST. LOUIS — Your worst dating nightmares now a reality with this new Halloween costume. Party City is selling a “Ghosted” costume for Halloween. “Ghosting” happens when a date suddenly begins ignoring your texts and never replies. The ghosted costume is a white dress designed to look like a ghost with a series of unanswered texts on the front.  The blue text bubbles begin with “See u tonight” and a kiss emoji ending with “Guess not!” You can wear your heartbreak […]

  • Man shot three times on Natural Bridge

    ST. LOUIS – Police are investing an early morning shooting Tuesday in north St. Louis. A man was shot three times just before midnight on Natural Bridge Road at Darby Street. There is no word yet on any suspects or a motive.

  • Berkeley Police Department to hold hiring event Tuesday

    BERKELEY, Mo.  – The Berkeley Police Department is looking for a few good workers.  The department is looking to hire police officers among other workers. The fair runs from 9a.m. until 1 p.m., Tuesday, September 25 at Berkeley City Hall on Airport Road. No registration is required, the only thing you need is a resume.

  • Get a flu shot in Macoupin County today without leaving your car

    CARLINVILLE, Ill.  – The Macoupin County Public Health Department is hosting its annual drive-thru clinic Tuesday, September 25  at the Macoupin County Fairgrounds on route 4 in Carlinville. The flu shot is available for anyone ages 12 and older, the only requirement is to wear a short sleeve shirt. The clinic will also serve as an emergency disaster drill for Macoupin County.

  • Man shot on Washington Avenue in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS –  Police are investing an early morning shooting in downtown St. Louis Tuesday morning. The shooting happened just before 12:30 a.m on Washington Avenue at  North 15th Street. Police found several shell casings in the street and the window of the nearby Levine hat company was shattered by a bullet. According to authorities, the victim was taken to the hospital where he is expected to survive.

  • Shots fired at East St. Louis home with 4 kids inside

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. –  Police are investigaing shots beign fired Tuesday morning into a home in East St. Louis. The shooting happened around 3 a.m. at a house on McCasland and South 27th street. FOX 2 Nissan Rouge Runner Jason Maxwell is on the scene in East St. Louis where a mother came home to her house shattered by several bullets. Four children were inside at the time ranging in age from seven to their early teens. There is […]

  • Monday Mascot – Keke

    ST. LOUIS – Stacey Switzer of the APA of Missouri visits KPLR 11 News at Noon with this week’s Monday Mascot: Keke. If you want to adopt Keke, 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

  • Police looking for suspect involved in O’Fallon, Illinois car break-ins

    O’FALLON, Ill. – Police are looking for a suspect involved in several vehicle burglaries that happened from September 22nd to September 23rd near O’Fallon, Illinois. The thief targeted vehicles in the Fairwood Hills, Lincoln Farms, and Springfield at Lincoln Farms subdivisions. The police are asking the public to help identify the man in pictures captured from a victim’s home surveillance system. Anyone with information should call the the O’Fallon, Illinois Police Department, 618-624-4545 ext 0. As a reminder, everyone is […]