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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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police lights do not cross line
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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Maria Keena
October 18, 2019 - 8:21 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — After a 40-year hiatus, the St. Louis County Crime Commission held its second meeting on Thursday. County Executive Same Page reactivated it following a rash of violent crime. While this commission is in its infancy phase, it is clear that County Police Chief Jon Belmar is on...
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Maria Keena
October 17, 2019 - 5:26 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — All week, KMOX has been honoring ordinary people doing extraordinary things. KMOX's Maria Keena takes us to an off-the-beaten-path warehouse where Christmas dreams are created. Listen to the story in the audio at the top of the page. For more information about Santa's Helpers,...
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gun free zone
Kevin Killeen
October 17, 2019 - 4:30 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — You could be fined $100 for having a gun in St. Louis city parks under a bill just introduced by Alderwoman Cara Spencer. "We've seen unprecedented levels of violence here in our city as of recently, and not only violence — but violence against children. You know, we've had 13...
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kids' classroom
Associated Press
October 17, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Fewer than half of Missouri youth are performing at grade-level standards
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