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August 13, 2019 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- A 35-year-old police officer took his own life early Tuesday morning, marking the eighth NYPD suicide this year and the sixth since June . The seven-year veteran of the force was off-duty when he shot himself in the head in a home in Yonkers at 3:30 a.m. Reports indicate...
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David Caplan
August 06, 2019 - 9:31 pm
( 1010 WINS ) -- The NYPD was forced to calm the nerves of uneasy New Yorkers and tourists Tuesday night, who mistook a motorcycle backfiring in Times Square for an active shooter. A FDNY source told 1010 WINS that the panic caused 4 hospitilizations and nearly two dozen non-life-threatening...
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July 24, 2019 - 6:55 am
( WWJ ) The video is shocking, showing a girl getting tossed several feet into the air and flipping before she lands. It happened at Yellowstone National Park, a destination for many families over the summer. Yellowstone got those rides that’ll flip your life around —...
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May 28, 2019 - 1:57 pm
EUREKA, Mo. (KMOX) — The bear that was stuck inside of Most Sacred Heart Parish today has been returned to the wild after being tranquilized. Authorities were able to remove bear trapped in a Eureka, Missouri school. Bear was tranquilized and returned to wild. Male bear was approximately 18 months...
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(Brian Kelly, KMOX)
Brian Kelly
May 28, 2019 - 10:30 am
WEST ALTON, MO (KMOX) - The latest flood predictions have officials in riverside communities shaking their heads and planning for the worst. According to the National Weather Service, the Mississippi River is expected to rise another two feet before cresting early next week. The river is expected...
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(Raytown Fire Protection District, Facebook)
April 19, 2019 - 11:41 am
(KMOX) - A few Missouri firefighters went above and beyond the call of duty this week – pushing and man in his electric home after it ran out of power. Video of the trio of Rayton Fire Protection District firefighters pushing the man and his chair, uphill, with the firetruck behind them was shared...
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(Courtesy of Cahokia Police)
April 18, 2019 - 2:58 pm
CAHOKIA, Ill. (KMOX) - A Cahokia Illinois Police officer made a life-changing experience happen on Wednesday after he decided not to write a ticket for someone driving without a license on expired plates. Officer Roger Gemoules pulled the driver over who explained that he was out of options because...
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March 27, 2019 - 3:28 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - On Twitter Monday, a St. Louis man named Alex Krautmann shared a photo of two boxes of Panera bagels that were sliced vertically like a loaf of bread - a technique Krautmann dubbed a "St. Louis secret." Today I introduced my coworkers to the St Louis secret of ordering bagels...
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(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)
Kevin Killeen
March 27, 2019 - 2:37 pm
ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOX) - Embattled St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger says taxpayers won't be asked to pay for his defense lawyer dealing with the federal probe his office is facing. Stenger spoke to KMOX after appearing in public Wednesday morning, making his first comments since a federal...
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(Illinois State Police)
March 22, 2019 - 9:05 am
EFFINGHAM, Ill. (KMOX) - Watch out for small pigs on the highway! That's the warning from police in Effingham to anyone driving along Interstate-70 in Cumberland County . The message comes after nearly 3,000 piglets were set free due to an accident near the mile marker 127 on I-70. Police shared a...
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