South City

(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)
March 27, 2019 - 1:54 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) updated with quotes from head of muesum — It looks like nothing of historic value was lost in the spectacular fire that gutted the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, Tuesday night. The Compton Heights two-story museum held countless historic documents and artifacts, including the...
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police lights shine behind crime scene tape
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March 26, 2019 - 10:16 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) - St. Louis police say a man shot to death by an officer just before midnight, pointed two guns at police outside an apartment building at Walsh Street and Minnesota Avenue , late Monday night. Authorities say the man had just shot his friend inside the building. St. Louis...
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Martin Ellinger/used with permission
Tom Franklin
February 22, 2019 - 8:22 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Dramatic video taken by a Marine Villa resident shows a sinkhole trying to take down a school bus. Martin Ellinger's Nest camera caught the incident Wednesday afternoon. In the video, which you can see above, a school bus is shown stopping at the intersection of Illinois and...
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St. Louis police car
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Maria Keena
February 13, 2019 - 11:59 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Saint Louis Police releasing more information on the officer who fired his weapon, following a disturbance call, Tuesday night in the Bevo neighborhood in south Saint Louis. Police say it happened around 7:30 p.m. Officers were talking to someone who called police for a...
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February 11, 2019 - 12:09 pm
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — A bomb threat was called into a South City school this morning. St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department spokeswoman Michelle Woodling tells KMOX News the threat was made at about 10 a.m. Monday at McKinley Classical Leadership Academy, located in the 2100 block of Russell...
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Urban Buds dead flowers
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Brian Kelly
February 11, 2019 - 9:21 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Valentine's Day is one of the biggest days of the year for flower sales, but one south St. Louis florist isn't feeling the love this week. That's because the Polar Vortex destroyed the growing flowers at Urban Buds, and now employees there have to put on their creative caps. It...
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Brett Blume
January 31, 2019 - 10:59 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Police are looking for help to track down a man who robbed a St. Louis hotel over the weekend. The man entered Hotel Avyan at Lafayette and Jefferson just before noon Saturday and jumped over the front desk, armed with a handgun. He ran off after taking money from the...
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Tom Franklin
January 30, 2019 - 10:30 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — A man reportedly tried to rob a South City Burger King from the comfort of his own vehicle last night after 11 p.m. St. Louis Metro Police say a black male in his 20s placed an order in the drive-thru at the B-K on Hampton near Tilles Park. When he arrived at the window, he...
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Officers Joseph Schmitt (left) and William Olsten
Officers Joseph Schmitt (left) and William Olsten (Photos provided/St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department)
January 29, 2019 - 4:00 pm
A bar customer claims in court papers he was sitting alone in his van on the bar parking lot when two police officers in plain clothes approached, one with his gun drawn.
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Alex Degman
January 10, 2019 - 1:08 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) -- St. Louis police say more than a dozen people were held up Wednesday night at a popular south city bar. Police were called to The Mack on Macklind Avenue just before 10:00 for a report that 14 people were being robbed by three suspects. They're described as three black men --...
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