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Associated Press
October 21, 2019 - 3:08 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) — The Sunday fire at the Clinton-Peabody housing complex has now claimed the lives of all three children who were left alone in the home. Police say 5-year-old Dream Coleman died Tuesday morning, after 4-year-old Heaven Coleman died Monday and 6-month-old Damarion Eiland died...
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Maria Keena
October 21, 2019 - 2:41 pm
(KMOX) — A 5-year-old Texarkana, Texas girl has died following an accident Monday morning on the Poplar Street Bridge. Illinois State Police reported that a flatbed truck struck a concrete median. It was hauling a 34,000 pounds of aluminum, which came lose and struck the rear of the flatbed,...
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MoDOT photo edit of Trump shirt
Missouri Department of Transportation
Caitlin Lally
October 21, 2019 - 1:18 pm
LOUISIANA, Mo. (KMOX) — The Northeast District of the Missouri Department of Transportation issued an apology Friday after posting a photo to Facebook that was edited to hide apparel supporting President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign. Friday, MoDOT crews demolished Old Champ Clark Bridge and allowed...
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Megan Lynch
October 21, 2019 - 12:32 pm
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) — It might cost you more to shop at some Illinois businesses ... unless you bring your own bags. The Edwardsville City Council has approved a fee for single-use plastic and paper bags. You'll be charged 10 cents for each one at Edwardsville's big-box retailers starting...
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Sam Masterson
October 21, 2019 - 8:48 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - St. Louis Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak says it will still be a "pretty normal offseason" for 28-year-old pitcher Carlos Martinez after he underwent a "small procedure" on his right shoulder. Martinez was one of the best closers in baseball in the...
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Brad Choat
October 18, 2019 - 8:56 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A high school football season that looked like it could be heading toward a state title for Cardinal Ritter is now over. The Lions were 7-0 heading into Friday night's scheduled home matchup against Granite City. That's when results of an investigation by school officials, the St...
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Caitlin Lally
October 18, 2019 - 1:42 pm
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. (KMOX/AP) — Planned Parenthood is planning a rally and ribbon cutting for its new mega clinic recently built just outside of St. Louis. At 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, supporters — and likely also protestors — will gather outside of 317 Salem Place, the location of the 18,000-...
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Associated Press
October 18, 2019 - 12:02 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Children in St. Louis have been the victim of homicides at 10 times the national rate for decades, according to a newspaper’s analysis of FBI data. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Friday that the city’s child homicide rate is far greater than that of other cities of a similar...
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boiling water
Caitlin Lally
October 18, 2019 - 10:17 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A boil order has been issued for a portion of St. Louis County Friday morning after water pressure dropped due to a power interruption at a Missouri American Water treatment plant. The affected area includes parts of Overland and unincorporated St. Louis County. The area is...
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October 18, 2019 - 8:35 am
COLUMBIA, Ill. (KMOX) — Firefighters received a call at 7:45 a.m. Friday for a house explosion in Columbia, Ill. KMOX listeners said they could see flames shooting from a home in the 100 block Lookout Drive, near IL Route 3 and IL Route 158. Columbia Fire Chief Mike Rodeiger said when they arrived...
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