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6 killed, 18 shot in St. Louis shootings over Fourth of July weekend

ST. LOUIS – A violent Fourth of July weekend in St. Louis ended up with at least six deaths and 18 people being shot in a series of shootings from Friday to Monday. Police say some of the victims who died from gun violence this weekend are as young as 17 years old. None of the shootings are believed to be connected to others from the weekend.
SAINT LOUIS, MO
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ALTON, IL

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Boy Scouts remain cool giving out hot holiday meals

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MILLSTADT, IL