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2 people shot in North City Tuesday afternoon
ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – Two people were shot in north St. Louis Tuesday afternoon. St. Louis police said a man was found shot multiple times in the 5600 block of Dr. Martin Luther King just before 3 p.m. Shortly after, officers found a second person shot in the hand.
1 dead after fiery crash in north St. Louis
ST. LOUIS — A single-vehicle crash left a man dead Monday afternoon in north St. Louis. According to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the crash happened at about 5:20 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Hall Street and Adelaide Avenue, at the city's North Riverfront. The St. Louis...
St. Peters man accused of shooting at vehicle in I-70 road rage
The driver of that vehicle stuck a gun out of the driver's side window and fired a shot at her vehicle. Police found a bullet hole in the victim's right front tire.
St. Louis police looking for '10 suspects' after middle-schooler robbed at gunpoint after getting off school bus
Investigators say 10 suspects walked up to the boy and asked if he wanted to buy some marijuana, then pulled a gun on him.
Shuttered hotel that's visible from I-44 to be demolished
ST. LOUIS — A former hotel with a prominent location along Interstate 44 will soon be demolished. The Stratford Inn operated for nearly 50 years as a distinctive independent hotel, bar and event space at 800 S. Highway Drive, facing Interstate 44 in Fenton, before closing permanently in 2018. It's now slated for demolition over the next several months, according to a letter from Fenton Mayor Joe Maurath in the latest city newsletter.
Troopers seize 10 pounds of meth reportedly destined for Evansville
EVANSVILLE — Indiana State Police troopers intercepted more than 10 pounds of methamphetamine reportedly bound from St. Louis, Missouri, and destined for the Evansville area Monday afternoon, landing two women in jail. Court records identified the two women, who troopers initially pulled over for a traffic stop in Posey County, as 33-year-old Demetria Gray and 34-year-old Shawunique Phillips, both of St. Louis. ...
Last-minute braking may have prevented road rage death
ST. LOUIS – The second road rage shooting in the metro area this month has two people wondering how they survived. Court records indicate the victims may have only survived because of a last-minute maneuver. According to a probable cause statement filed by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department,...
Granite City residents, local leaders react to steel mill layoffs
Terrible news came down Tuesday for people in Granite City and the surrounding area, as U.S. Steel announced it plans to lay off as many as a thousand employees at its Granite City mill.
Street corner remains littered with debris from car crash two weeks later
ST. LOUIS – After a frightening car crash near a St. Louis school more than two weeks ago, car parts, broken glass, and a damaged fire hydrant remain on the street and sidewalk at Nebraska Avenue and Winnebago Street. Residents want something done before someone else gets hurt. The...
Centralia man sentenced to nearly 8 years on federal charges
EAST ST. LOUIS — A 28-year-old Centralia man was sentenced Monday in federal court in East St. Louis to nearly eight years in prison on charges in two separate criminal cases. Matthew S. “Mattie” Woods pleaded guilty to counts one, two, and three in the first indictment charging him...
St. Louis apartment residents say thieves repeatedly targeting neighborhood
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - If there’s a lesson Kimberly Clark has learned in the last few years, it’s to keep as little as possible in her car. Clark lives in the Visitation Park neighborhood, where she and other residents have complained about what seems to be an endless stream of car break-ins.
Child, 11, hit while riding bike in Godfrey
GODFREY, Ill. (KMOV) - An 11-year-old boy was hit by a car while he was riding his bike in Godfrey, Illinois Monday. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened just after 4:15 p.m. at the intersection of Godfrey Road and Celesta Street. The child was riding his bike across Godfrey Road when a car going north on Godfrey Road hit the boy. The light was green at the time. The victim was taken to a hospital.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Puppies Today in saint peters, MO
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of saint peters..
"Candy Cane Lane" director Reggie Hudlin is from East St. Louis
Reggie Hudlin, the East St. Louis native, was back in town to receive the lifetime achievement award from the St. Louis International Film Festival and stopped in at KMOX to talk about his latest project: directing “Candy Cane Lane” on Amazon Prime.
Charges filed after police car struck, pedestrians nearly hit in St. Charles County chase
A man faces criminal charges after he allegedly led St. Charles County officers on a chase with a vehicle stolen from the state of Nevada.
The Highest Rate of Obesity in The Missouri City!
In the United States, obesity is getting worse, and Missouri is no different. With a 35.4% rate of fat adults, Missouri is one of the heaviest states in the country. The national average is 32.6%, so this is a lot higher. Kansas City is the place in Missouri where most...
Abandoned Stratford Inn Set for Demolition
Discover the fate of the once-popular Stratford Inn in Fenton, now a mere shell of its former glory. Learn about the demolition plans set to erase this landmark from the landscape, and the history that led to its unfortunate downfall.
Residents in a north St. Louis neighborhood say they're 'fed up' with illegal dumping
ST. LOUIS — People in a north St. Louis neighborhood want illegal dumping to stop. Couches, tires and trash bags full of junk are littering the streets in Walnut Park East. Residents in the area say it's an every day thing to see the junk. Julia Hamell works in the area and she said driving past it each day makes her want the city to do more about the eyesore.
St. Louis jail board talks with jail commissioner, still has concerns
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - St. Louis’ Detention Facility Oversight Board waited 18 months for an opportunity to tour the City Justice Center to begin investigating complaints from detainees and their families. Reverend Darryl Gray is the chairperson of the board and said even after Tuesday, there are still...
‘A mecca for outdoor recreation’: Ambitious plans underway to turn Alton riverfront into National Park
ALTON, Ill. (KMOV) - Plans are ongoing to transform one of Illinois’s historic river cities into a destination. For around five years work has been going into revitalizing Alton’s downtown and changes are already coming as old buildings are becoming new again. But on the horizon is a...