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Fred Bodimer
April 10, 2019 - 5:36 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A new United Nations study finds that poor diet is linked to one in five deaths nationwide. This U.N. study suggests people are eating themselves to death -- consuming way too much sugar, salt and meat. "I think as a nation, our rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease will...
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Kevin Killeen
April 09, 2019 - 5:44 pm
ST. LOUIS-(KMOX) --The Missouri Supreme Court clears the way for police to search Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner's office, looking for evidence of perjury in the Eric Greiten's case. The high court denied Gardner's request to continue blocking police from executing a search warrant. She wanted an...
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April 09, 2019 - 3:54 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The St. Louis Blues held their last practice at home Tuesday, before heading out to Winnipeg for Wednesday's start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Watch in the video above, to get an idea of the mindset the players are in for their first round matchup with the Central Divison...
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April 09, 2019 - 2:44 pm
If you haven't noticed yet, it's Cherry Blossom season in St. Louis and the Missouri Botanical Garden is extending its hours for one night only to celebrate the blooming trees. For Tuesday night the park will stay open an extra three hours for the public to come see the trees in peak blooming...
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April 09, 2019 - 12:53 pm
KINGDOM CITY, Mo. (KMOX) - Police say a bag of meth weighing 5.8-pounds is off the streets. The drugs were found during a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol along Interstate-70 in Callaway County, Monday. They say the bag of meth had a street value of $217,723.20. A police report...
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April 09, 2019 - 11:57 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The hearse carrying the late Ronnie Davis had some curious escorts: A dozen garbage trucks. The 60-year-old Springfield, Illinois, resident spent 21 years driving for Republic Services and its predecessors. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports he was accompanied...
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April 09, 2019 - 10:20 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The average gas price across the entire U.S. is up 50 cents per gallon since January – so GasBuddy is trying to help everyone save some cash and time at your future fill-ups. GasBuddy analyst Patrick DeHaan says if you're in Illinois, you'll want to fill-up on Monday and in...
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April 09, 2019 - 9:57 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - So what does a former north-side drug dealer and gangbanger think of bringing in the Missouri National Guard to curb crime in St. Louis? "It has not got to a point where you need soldiers on each corner in the city," says Yo Banger. About eight years ago the man who was known on...
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