4th of July

police lights shine behind crime scene tape
Kenneth Paul | Dreamstime.com
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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(York County Sheriff, Twitter)
July 05, 2019 - 10:04 am
(KMOX) - This year, one of the country's biggest, most colorful 4th of July fireworks displays didn't even draw a large crowd. Then again, no one was expecting it to happen. A fire at Davey Jones' Fireworks and the House of Fireworks -- adjoining stores in Fort Mill, South Carolina -- kept...
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(Brian Kelly, KMOX)
July 02, 2019 - 11:37 am
GRAFTON, Ill. (KMOX) - Many Metro East communities are racing to clean up as water from the second-highest flood in recorded history is finally receding. They're trying to beat the crowds and tourists who are expected to visit for the holiday weekend. LOOK: NASA shows side-by-side comparison photos...
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July 01, 2019 - 12:51 pm
(KMOX/AP) - The Illinois Department of Transportation, State Police and law enforcement agencies are teaming up to prevent alcohol- and drug-related crashes and fatalities through a ramped-up enforcement period that runs through July 8. State Police and more than 160 local police and sheriff's...
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June 28, 2019 - 1:02 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — America's birthday is one of the biggest bashes to be celebrated in St. Louis, and we certainly know how to do it with a BANG! Depending on when and where you're planning on taking part in the festivities this year, here's a list of options that might be suitable for you and the...
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May 02, 2019 - 10:03 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A competition for someone to eat their way into Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs annual Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Busch Stadium this summer. The Missouri qualifier will take place on June 1 in the Ford Plaza at Busch Stadium, before that day's St. Louis Cardinals vs...
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Fireworks illuminate the Gateway Arch during the last night of Fair St. Louis in St. Louis on July 7, 2018.
Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
Brian Kelly
July 10, 2018 - 12:35 pm
It's estimated that over 300,000 people attended the three-day event -- about 50,000 more than attended last year, the fair's fourth year in Forest Park.
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Dreamstime.com
July 06, 2018 - 1:33 pm
Police say Boedecker found her 2-year-old and newborn daughters unresponsive Wednesday outside a home.
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Kevin Killeen
July 05, 2018 - 4:56 pm
After putting out 83 fires on the 4th of July -- with most of them blamed on fireworks -- Jenkerson says he's noticed a trend in the type of fireworks detonating across the city.
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