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June 03, 2019 - 6:40 am
WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. (KMOX) — If you noticed a big plume of smoke in the area of I-255 and I-64 this morning, you weren't alone. There was a fire at a liquor store in Washington Park. The blaze sent flames and smoke shooting into the sky shortly after 5 a.m. Tankers bringing more water to drown...
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April 15, 2019 - 1:36 am
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) — Police in Collinsville are looking for a man who robbed a bank Sunday afternoon. It happened at U.S. Bank on Beltline west of Route 159 at about 2 in the afternoon. Police say the suspect demanded money and showed the clerk a gun in his waistband. The suspect ran off...
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April 02, 2019 - 8:02 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Flooding along the Mississippi River is closing roads, inundating low lying areas and testing sandbag fortifications. Update on #flooding in #STL ⁦ @kmoxnews ⁩ pic.twitter.com/kM88jBrMgX — Brian Kelly (@Brpkelly) April 2, 2019 The river was cresting Tuesday in St. Louis, which...
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March 07, 2019 - 5:23 pm
The soldiers killed in the crash were Spc. Jackson Johnson of Hillsboro, and Sgt. Holli Bolinski of Pinckneyville.
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March 01, 2019 - 1:43 pm
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) - A St. Louis-area family is asking for help from the community to find a young boy's prosthetic leg after it was stolen out of their car. Karen Stephens posted on Facebook, hoping the someone could find and return her grandson's leg, which she described as having a yellow...
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Brad Choat
January 24, 2019 - 10:08 am
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (KMOX) — New details in an officer-involved shooting case from last weekend in the Metro East. Federal prosecutors say an East Saint Louis man is accused of pulling a stolen gun on a Saint Clair County Sheriff's Deputy - after crashing his car in a parking lot near the...
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Brett Blume
December 28, 2018 - 4:07 pm
However, unemployment rate also went up.
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Brian Kelly
December 21, 2018 - 8:23 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — A former Metro East pastor is being called out today as survivors demand the Springfield, Illinois Diocese release the names of more allegedly abusive priests. The Survivors Network for Those Abused by Priests says Fr. Thomas G. Meyer, who was pastor at Sts. Peter and...
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Satanic Temple display
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Tom Franklin
December 13, 2018 - 4:44 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — A Metro East state senator says he doesn't want to see a Satanic holiday display back at the statehouse in Springfield next year. In fact, Republican Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) says he doesn't want to see it this year, either. White's office, which runs the Capitol, says...
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Brian Kelly
November 29, 2018 - 7:39 am
EAST ALTON, Ill. (KMOX) — A new report on the impact of coal ash storage in Illinois is making the groundwater near three Metro East power plants unsafe. The report is from the Environmental Integrity Project, Earthjustice, Prairie Rivers Network and the Sierra Club. It concludes that the...
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