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August 12, 2019 - 5:51 pm
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Defense attorneys argue a southern Illinois man shouldn't be convicted of murder in a 2-year-old boy's beating death because no prosecution witnesses could say how the child was injured. Gyasi Campbell's lawyers said during closing arguments of his trial Monday that the...
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CarShield Field in O'Fallon.
(City of O'Fallon)
August 12, 2019 - 4:53 pm
O'FALLON, Mo. (KMOX) - Semi professional baseball in O'Fallon, Mo. is going away at the end of the season, after the River City Rascals announced they are ceasing operations at Car Shield Field. General Manager David Schmoll says he's disappointed the city and team couldn't come to terms on a new...
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Pamela Hupp's mugshot after alleged suicide attempt with ink pen.
(Police photo) KMOX
August 12, 2019 - 4:15 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A St. Charles County woman who admits killing one person — and has been suspected of two other murders — is sentenced to life without parole. Pam Hupp was in court today, and KMOX's Kevin Killeen was there. Hupp looked thinner, gray-haired and humbled ... sitting silent in an...
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(USA TODAY Sports images)
August 12, 2019 - 2:23 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The St. Louis Cardinals have made a couple of big additions to their Major League roster, in the promotion of outfield prospect Randy Arozarena and the return of catcher Yadier Molina. Molina is back from a right thumb strain that has kept him out since July 8. MOZELIAK: Outfield...
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Southern Illinois flooding
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August 12, 2019 - 12:31 pm
PRAIRIE DU ROCHER, Ill. (AP) — The fate of a Mississippi River levee that’s awaiting a decision on federal accreditation could put a southern Illinois village at risk of destructive flooding, the village president says. If the levee in Prairie du Rocher loses Federal Emergency Management Agency...
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rainbow hands raised
August 12, 2019 - 12:15 pm
(KMOX) — Historical contributions by members of the LGBTQ community will now be included in public school curriculum in Illinois. Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill requiring the inclusion into law over the weekend. The new law ensures that students in Illinois public schools will learn about the...
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man vaping
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Fred Bodimer
August 12, 2019 - 10:52 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The Food and Drug Administration says it has received 127 reports from people who say they've had seizures over the last 10 years after vaping. While there's still not enough scientific evidence to determine if there is a direct link between vaping and seizures or fainting, some...
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Brian Kelly
August 12, 2019 - 9:21 am
O'FALLON, Ill. (KMOX) — While some Illinois cities will warmly welcome cannibas stores when recreational pot becomes legal next year, others are not so sure. One of those in that second category is the city of O'Fallon, where tonight Aldermen will continue discussing whether they will prohibit pot...
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