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Truck overturns on SB I-55 just south of Route Z

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – A truck overturned across two lanes of traffic in Jefferson County Wednesday morning. The incident happened at about 10:30 a.m. on southbound I-55 just south of Route Z. Traffic was at a standstill in this area. The road was clear before 12 p.m. It is unknown at this time what led […]
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Learn how to keep your home updated with 360 Painting

ST. LOUIS – Money is tight, but you can still upgrade the look of your house for under $100. Slap some paint on it. Owner of 360 Painting of Eureka and Jefferson County Fadi Suliman spoke and visited live to share the best ways to keep your home updated.
EUREKA, MO

Man shot on Gravois Road in Affton

AFFTON, Mo. — A man was found shot Wednesday morning near a Total Access Urgent Care on Gravois Road in Affton. Police officers with St. Louis County's Affton Southwest Precinct responded to a call for a shooting shortly before 5 a.m. in the 9500 block of Gravois Road where they found the man suffering from a gunshot wound.
AFFTON, MO
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Bottleneck Bridge Ride could attract hundreds

The seventh annual Bottleneck Bridge Ride set for Sunday, Aug. 21, in Jefferson County is expected to draw hundreds of cyclists, organizers say. The ride offers four routes in the southern portion of the county – 17 miles, 34 miles, 42 miles and 77 miles – and passes through downtown shopping districts, stopping at wineries, restaurants and landmarks along the way.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO
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St. Louis County man and woman charged after baby ingests fentanyl

ST. LOUIS COUNTY — A St. Louis County woman and her boyfriend are facing child abuse charges after a baby girl they were caring for ingested fentanyl, authorities said. Jerome Jones, 22, of the 1000 block of Jennings Station Road in Bellefontaine Neighbors, and Destini McConnell, 21, of the 10700 block of Spring Garden Drive in the Glasgow Village area of St. Louis County, each were charged Aug. 12 with child endangerment-serious physical injury.
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Voters to decide fate of recreational marijuana

A Jefferson County medical marijuana dispensary owner said he hopes the use of marijuana is completely legal in Missouri after the Nov. 8 election. “It is time to do the right thing and legalize a plant that is helpful and used responsibly by so many individuals,” said Bradford Goette, CEO and managing partner of N’Bliss, which has dispensaries in House Springs and the Festus area.
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Blue Owl owner retiring, children taking over

ST. LOUIS – It’s a favorite in the town of Kimmswick and beyond. We’re talking about the Blue Owl and some big changes are coming. FOX 2’s Margie Ellisor was live there with a big announcement. For more information about the Blue Owl, please visit TheBlueOwl.com.
KIMMSWICK, MO
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I-55 ramp to Hwy. 67 to close for emergency repairs

The southbound I-55 ramp to southbound Hwy. 67 south of Festus will be closed Thursday morning, Aug. 18, so emergency repairs may be completed. A portion of the ramp is buckled and will be fixed, the Missouri Department of Transportation has announced. The closure is expected to begin at 10...
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St. Louis County shoplifting spree ends in 22 combined felony counts for 2 suspects

ST. LOUIS — Two people have been charged in a St. Louis County shoplifting spree that spanned from May to August 2022. The St. Louis county Prosecuting Attorney's Office announced Wednesday it has charged George Lampley, 34, and Lucretia Lampley, 28, in the spree. George Lampley was charged with 12 counts of stealing $750 or more. Lucretia Lampley was charged with 10 counts of stealing $750 or more.
SAINT LOUIS COUNTY, MO
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Business in High Ridge victims of property damage

(Jefferson County) Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a business in the 1400 block of Gravois in High Ridge for a report of property damage. According to sheriff’s office spokesman Grant Bissell, the victim said they arrived at the business around 8:25 on the morning of August 5th when they spotted the damage.
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Our Glenda Mae: Leader founder has seen it all

There was an old TV commercial that proclaimed, “You’ve come a long way, baby, to get where you’ve got to today.”. Nothing could be more true of Glenda O’Tool Potts, who retired from Leader Publications last week. She has been the driving force behind an award-winning advertising staff that has made possible the paper’s steady growth over the past 28 years.
HILLSBORO, MO
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Woman reunited with men who saved her from floodwaters

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV) - A 65-year-old woman was rescued from her sinking car during the historic flooding and was reunited with the three men who saved her life. “I didn’t want to drown in that car,” says rescued driver Mona Foster. “The water is constantly coming into your car, it gets up to your dashboard and your head is touching the ceiling. I don’t want to die like this.”
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Missouri man allegedly snuck into ex-girlfriend’s home and fatally shot her after asking for money

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (TCD) -- A 54-year-old man stands accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend after asking her for money and sneaking into her home. According to a news release from the Kirkwood Police Department, on Saturday, Aug. 13, at approximately 10 p.m., officers responded to the 1100 block of Ascot Lane to a report of a disturbance. At the scene, authorities reportedly found a victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Police said she was pronounced dead at the scene.
KIRKWOOD, MO
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