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July 08, 2019 - 8:16 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - An analysis of police data shows that violent crime in St. Louis has become deadlier in the past decade or so and the use of guns is on the rise. The study by University of Missouri-St. Louis criminology professor Janet Lauritsen and criminology doctoral candidate Theodore Lentz...
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Fred Bodimer
July 08, 2019 - 1:55 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Sobering. That's how a local cardiologist assesses new numbers concerning the death rate for heart attacks and strokes in the United States. Heart disease was on course to fall below cancer as the nation's leading cause of death by 2020 -- but not anymore. "This year for the...
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Kurt & Brenda Warner welcome new homeowners on July 6, 2019 in St. Louis
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July 06, 2019 - 6:40 pm
NFL legend and wife turn over keys to latest Habitat For Humanity home
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Tattoo found on right leg of man discovered on roadside July 5, 2019 in Madison County Illinois.
Illinois State Police
July 06, 2019 - 6:18 pm
He was found on roadside in Metro-East and taken to hospital for treatment
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Brad Choat
July 06, 2019 - 3:40 pm
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) - St. Louis County Police say five adults were found dead inside an apartment in the 1900 block of Chambers, around noon Saturday. Police chief Jon Belmar is hoping somebody who knows something will come forward and help investigators, "Anytime we have a scene like this...
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July 05, 2019 - 12:44 pm
BATH, Ill. (KMOX) — Flooding along the Illinois River has claimed another victim – the annual Redneck Fishing Tournament in Bath, Ill. The annual event where participants snatch Asian Carp out of the air with a net, has been held for 14 years hoping to eradicate the invasive fish that leap out of...
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July 05, 2019 - 11:42 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ameren Missouri says its customers in the state should see a slight reduction in their electric rates next spring. The utility filed a proposal Friday with the Missouri Public Service Commission for a $1 million reduction in its revenues from rates. The company said a residential...
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police lights shine behind crime scene tape
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July 05, 2019 - 10:44 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) - Gunfire across St. Louis has left one man dead and injured a dozen other people, including a 12-year-old girl who was shot in the side of the head. Related: Warnings of 'Unhealthy' air quality across St. Louis this morning Police say nine shootings occurred during a six-hour...
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July 05, 2019 - 8:51 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The air quality in St. Louis has reached an "unhealthy" level on this muggy Friday morning after a night filled with firework smoke in the area. The warning comes from AirNow , which takes air quality measurements and information from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources...
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