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  • Sen. Josh Hawley decries Trump impeachment inquiry

    ST. LOUIS – Democrats and Republicans disagree on a controversial phone call made by President Donald Trump to the Ukrainian president seeking an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden’s son. US Senator Josh Hawley says instead of focusing on issues Missourians and Americans want, politicians are wasting time on a non-issue. “I looked at the transcript of the president’s call and don’t see any threat regarding US funding about anything. No quid pro quo,” Hawley said. Democrats like US […]

  • Metro investigating cause of computer glitch that forced cancellation of Call-A-Ride service

    ST. LOUIS – Metro apologized to its customers for technical difficulties that led to them canceling Tuesday’s Call-A-Ride service and has promised to uncover the cause of their recent computer problems. The transit agency began experiencing issues with their servers late Sunday evening into Monday morning. Metro was unable to access scheduled trip data and had to cancel all its Call-A-Ride trips for Tuesday. However, their IT department fixed the glitch and the reservation system was restored. Customers can make […]

  • Massive East St. Louis street hole needs attention

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Il. – A massive hole in the middle of an East St. Louis street is causing some concern for those who live and work near it. The hole is on 14th Street at the intersection of State Street. Large sticks have been in it to warn people. “It’s deep, real deep. If you look in it, it’s deep. It’ s not even a pothole. I don’t know what to call it,” said Janay Jones who works near […]

  • Police officer turned chaplain talks about coping with recent rash of violence against children

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Anytime a tragic death happens in St. Louis County, police chaplains step in to help police officers and the families of the victims. Fox 2’s Vic Faust sat down with Byron Watson, a former officer turned chaplain, about the challenges he’s dealt with this summer.

  • Wood River woman smashes into 9 vehicles in drunk driving rampage, police say

    WOOD RIVER, Ill. – A Wood River woman was arrested and charged with destructive drunk driving after allegedly striking nine vehicles with her car. Diane Cox could not believe her eyes when she got home from work Thursday morning; two of her cars parked on the street were smashed up. “I was blown away. This car is normally parked about two lengths back from it … And we have a truck that was parked in front of this vehicle and […]

  • Construction worker killed in tunnel accident remembered as fun-loving family man

    ST. LOUIS – Shawn Pritchett of Montgomery City, Missouri was killed early Tuesday morning while working on a tunnel project for the Metropolitan Sewer District. Workers had been digging a four-mile tunnel north of Interstate 44 along Carr Lane Court. The tunnel will run from Shrewsbury to Clayton for a wastewater project that will ultimately hold about 12.5 million gallons of water during heavy rain events. Pritchett, 35, was working as an oilman, oiling the cranes for the project when […]

  • NAACP calls for investigation into exclusion of women, minorities from county contracts under Stenger administration

    ST. LOUIS – St. Louis City NAACP President Adolphus Pruitt sent a letter Tuesday to the US Attorney’s office, the FBI, and to multiple individuals within the St. Louis County Executive’s office, calling for a thorough investigation into African-American businesses being excluded from county contracts under Steve Stenger’s administration. “When you look at last four-year period, St. Louis Country expended over $109 million in federally assisted projects,” Pruitt said. “Out of $109 million, minority participation hovered close to four percent.” […]

  • S. Broadway business owners want police to crack down on speeders after accident

    ST. LOUIS – Security video shows two SUVs speeding down South Broadway overnight Monday. One of the SUVs will soon rear-end a third vehicle, sending that car into a building in the 7200 block of S. Broadway. That SUV then strikes a utility pole, hits the same building as the other car, and ruptures a gas line. The driver of the other SUV seen speeding in the video did not stop and has not been found. St. Louis police say […]

  • St. Peters woman loses wallet in Las Vegas; stranger mails it back to her days later

    ST. PETERS, Mo. – A St. Peters woman says her faith in humanity has been restored after a kind gesture all the way from Arizona via Las Vegas. “It was proof good humans exist and are out there,” said Aimee Scott. Scott received a package in the mail Wednesday that warmed her heart. It was her wallet, with her driver’s license and credit card still inside. She’d left the wallet in a cab during a trip to Las Vegas and […]

  • Gardner, Bell say they were not invited to Krewson-Parson crime summit

    ST. LOUIS – There were two conspicuous absences at Tuesday’s crime summit at St. Louis City Hall: St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner and St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell. Both Gardner and Bell said they were not invited to the meeting. Why? “You need to ask the question of conveners of this (summit), why were the reps of the people not there?” Gardner said. Who does Gardner believe convened the crime summit and chose not to invite her? “I […]

  • Stifel sponsors city’s 9/11 service project

    ST. LOUIS – Stifel CEO Ron Kruszewski kicked off the first-ever Meal Pack for 9/11 Day in St. Louis. Stifel stepped up to sponsor the city’s largest service project in honor of the September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. “Over 30 percent of our home office volunteered to do this today and that warms my heart,” Kruszewski said. “People want to do good things, we just have to give them a means to do it.” Approximately 300 volunteers […]

  • Parson reiterates support for police, gun ownership in Fox 2 interview

    ST. LOUIS – As Governor Mike Parson looks ahead to the 2020 election, he’s making it clear he supports the police. Whether politically motivated or not, he says St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner made a mistake tweeting about a case, suggesting that police should not have questioned a man on marijuana possession. That incident ended with police shooting and killing 28-year-old Cortez Shepherd. “You have a prosecutor that says she isn’t going to file on charges or says you […]

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