Mass Layoff: U.S Steel Announces a Massive Layoff at an Illinois Steel PlantThat's interestingNewsBreak Contributor
St. Louis carjacking caught on camera, suspect who left debit and EBT cards convictedThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
Florissant man charged with fentanyl distribution in case that led to the death of twin brothersThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
Indefinite Steelmaking Shutdown in Illinois Hits Thousand Staff, Sparks CriticismAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
St. Louis man admits to the February robbery of Jennings Gas MartThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
Missouri Men Charged with Enslaving and Abusing Indian College Student
• A 20-year-old Indian college student was kept as a slave and subjected to abuse in Defiance, Missouri. • The main suspect, Venkatesh R. Sattaru, is facing six felonies, including trafficking for the purposes of slavery and abuse through forced labor.
OUTDOORS: First CWD case this season found in county
The big question about chronic wasting disease in deer is its potential to infect humans. While the standard answer is “there is no evidence” that it can spread between species, I know that at the very least, my obsession with CWD can be described as unhealthy. Fortunately the...
Store clerk says torture victim came inside Defiance gas station before police found him
DEFIANCE, Mo. — The torture and assault of a 20-year-old man inside a home in Defiance has stunned people who live and work in the tiny St. Charles County community. "It always seemed like the house was abandoned. You know, like it's never anybody there, you can tell," said neighbor Quentin Preis.
Police officers honored for staying with 6-year-old girl found alone with meth in her system
SHREWSBURY, Mo. — Three Shrewsbury police officers received commendations from the city's police chief for staying with a 6-year-old girl who was found by herself with no shirt or shoes in late February. Sgt. Tomey Foltz, Cpl. Brian Koenig and Officer Brian Tran received the Chief's Commendation Award on...
St. Louis County man who altered and deposited stolen checks sentenced to 2 years in prison
U.S. District Judge Rodney W. Sippel on Thursday sentenced a man who fraudulently deposited checks stolen from St. Louis area businesses to two years in prison. Jacob Wolf, 35, of St. Louis County, pleaded guilty in August to a felony bank fraud charge and admitted hatching a scheme to defraud banks by acquiring and depositing checks stolen from the mailboxes of St. Louis area businesses. The names of the intended recipients on the stolen checks were removed and replaced. Wolf also obtained identification documents belonging to others and posed as those other people when trying to deposit checks. Wolf tried to fraudulently deposit checks totaling $84,557, but only successfully received $11,163.76, his plea agreement says.
Mysterious new respiratory illness spreading among dogs. What you need to know
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A new respiratory illness for dogs is spreading across the country, posing a threat to pets. In Jefferson County, Missouri, a veterinarian suspects that two dogs she treated might have been affected by this disease. Since animal health professionals are yet uncertain whether the illness...
Pedestrian struck, killed in Jefferson County crash
A driver fatally struck a pedestrian Tuesday evening in Jefferson County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Footpath to Howell Island being removed in St. Louis County
The Missouri Department of Conservation is removing the causeway to Howell Island Conservation Area on the Missouri River in St. Louis County. A Corps of Engineers' water control structure currently supports the causeway, which connects the island to a parking lot on North Eatherton Road and spans the Centaur Chute.
Tow truck driver killed on I-255 ‘should still be here today,’ colleague says
A car struck and killed Wade Bivins along Interstate 255 while he was working as a tow truck operator. Bivins' colleague has a message for everyone on the roads.
Nov. 25 fire burns garage of unincorporated Fenton home
No one was injured and there was only minor damage after an electrical fire started in the garage of a house in the Fenton area, High Ridge Fire Chief John Barton said. Firefighters were dispatched at 9:46 a.m. Nov. 25 to a home on Della Drive in the Murphy area.
Car damaged outside of Arnold home
Arnold Police are investigating an apparent attempt to steal a 2021 Hyundai Elantra outside of a home on Crosswinds Drive. The car’s ignition was damaged and wires were cut, police said. The victim told police he parked the car outside the home on Nov. 12. He said he discovered...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Kittens Up for Adoption in high ridge, MO
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around high ridge.
Imperial home damaged by fire
A fire damaged a home in the 5300 block of Fischer Way in Imperial. The blaze started in an indoor jacuzzi room at the back of the house, the Antonia Fire Protection District reported. Antonia Fire was called at 2:22 p.m. Nov. 24. While responding, firefighters were told a resident...
County Jail opens doors to FOX Files as health leaders combat overdoses
The St. Louis County Jail, located in the Buzz Westfall Justice Center, opened its doors as it battles the opioid epidemic.
Shocking Human Trafficking Case Unfolds in Defiance Community
Discover the shocking human trafficking case that has gripped the small community of Defiance. Three men are accused of holding a 20-year-old captive in a basement for months. Hear from the local residents who interacted with the victim and the chilling details they reveal.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office searching for suspect wanted for burglary in Fenton
(Hillsboro, Fenton) The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for a suspect wanted in a burglary case in Fenton. Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Grant Bissell says the suspect broke into the Winter Park Market located on Old Highway 141 on November 13th. Bissell says investigators were able to...
Charges filed in Jennings double homicide
A 33-year-old man is now in custody on a $1 million cash-only bond for the shooting deaths of two people.
Clayton murder suspect's bond hearing today
The man charged with a murder in Clayton two weeks ago has a bond reduction hearing scheduled for Friday.
Worker injured in crane accident at Six Flags
EUREKA, Mo. (KMOV) - A worker was injured in a crane accident at Six Flags on Monday. Authorities confirmed to First Alert 4 that the worker suffered broken bones when a piece of the crane fell and hit them. No other information has been released.
44 West Luxury Living opens in Missouri
44 West Luxury Living, an upscale multifamily development has opened in Valley Park, Missouri. The amenity-rich community features five residential buildings with one- and two-bedroom units and a clubhouse designed to meet residents’ work-from-home and recreational demands. Located on Meramec Station Road off Highway 44, developer Mia Rose Holdings...