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Man shot and killed near MetroLink station in East St. Louis
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — A 20-year-old man was shot and killed in East St. Louis Saturday evening, police confirmed.Officers responded to the 3000 block of St. Clair Avenue, which is just down the street from the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center MetroLink station.Police said Sanchez Rhodes was shot in the
Passengers take the wheel after St. Louis driver is killed by metal object crashing through windshield
Elliott was westbound on I-40 in an Acura MDX about 10:30 a.m. when a piece of metal crashed through the windshield near the Walker Springs Road overpass, police said. Elliott was killed. Others in the car were able to steer the vehicle to an exit ramp, where it rolled to a stop.
Pregnant mother, children sue motorist following Collinsville collision
Jessica L. Howard filed a complaint on Sept. 28 in Madison County Circuit Court against Melissa A. Banovz, alleging that the driver failed to exercise reasonable care to avoid a collision. Howard's children -- Maleek Howard Hudson, Zayden Howard and Kobie Howard Hudson -- are also named as plaintiff
Missouri Lottery says two $1 million winning tickets drawn in Missouri
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) - Two winning tickets were drawn in Missouri for the Powerball and Mega Millions lotteries.In a Facebook post, Missouri Lottery said the a $1 million winning Powerball ticket was bought at a U-Gas in St. Louis. A $1 million winning Mega Millions ticket was bought from Wagner’s O
Women carjacked at gunpoint on Washington Avenue Sunday night
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) - Two women were sitting in a vehicle on Washington Avenue when they were carjacked at gunpoint Sunday night. Around 10:35 p.m., the women said they were in the vehicle in the 1200 block of Washington when a man approached their window armed with a gun. Two suspects then forcibl
Murder of East St. Louis track star shocks his mentor
Mixon has followed and mentored the East St. Louis track team for years. A team that's known for winning state championships. So, when Mixon got the news that Rhodes, a 2016 graduate was murdered, he says it broke his heart.
Man Struck And Killed By Car Near Hampton And Chippewa
ST. LOUIS, MO — Authorities are investigating after a man was stuck and killed by a car in south St. Louis Sunday afternoon. Police say the incident happened around 1 p.m. near the intersection of Hampton Avenue and Chippewa Street, a busy intersection near a large shopping center.KMOV reportsthe ma
Belleville man charged with using internet to solicit child for sex is out on bond
Matthew J. Lauer, 29, of Belleville, is facing one count each of traveling to meet a child, indecent solicitation of a child and grooming.
Police identify woman killed in car crash in south St. Louis
Lorraine Gerhard, 93, of the 1200 Block of Cheshire Lane, died at a hospital after the crash.
342 witnesses may be called to testify at trial of man accused of murdering St. Louis County cop
CLAYTON Prosecutors have filed a list of hundreds of witnesses they could call to testify at next year's trial for Trenton Forster, accused of murdering St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder two years ago. Assistant Prosecutor Alan Key last week filed the list of people he has endorsed as po
Missouri Lottery looking for two $1 million winning ticket holders
The Missouri Lottery says thata winning Powerball ticket was sold at the U-Gas at 10743 Watson Road, in St. Louis. A winning Mega Millions ticket was sold at Wagner’s One Stop, 9267 Highway 76, in Branson.
Collinsville posts shutout to secure third straight regional title
"I was really happy when I saw that first goal, but when I saw Luke dribbling around and through everyone, that was really big," Collinsville senior goalie Tate Wyatt said.
Man charged with attempted murder in connection with fight outside Millstadt restaurant
A Millstadt man has been charged with charged with six felonies, including attempted murder, following a fight at a local restaurant last week.Wesley H. Reinhardt, 45, was also charged with five counts of aggravated battery, charging documents filed by the state’s attorney’s office said.Around 9:40
Victims identified in Vinita Park double homicide as Major Case Squad continues investigation
ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) - The Major Case Squad was activated to investigate an apparent double homicide in Vinita Park. The North County Police Cooperative responded to a call for a shooting in the 2100 block of Penfield around 1 a.m. Sunday. When officers arrived, they found Tashonda Nesbitt, 3
MISSING: Man reported missing after making suicidal comments, consuming prescription pills
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) - An Endangered Person Advisory has been issued for a man who was seen on a Facebook live stream making suicidal statements and consuming a large amount of prescription pills. The St. Louis County Police Department issued the advisory early Monday morning for Donyell Harris. The
2 suspected cases of polio-like disease reported at St. Louis Children's Hospital
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Two suspected cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis, a disease with polio-like symptoms, have been reported in St. Louis.Officials at St. Louis Children’s Hospital have reported both cases to the Centers for Disease Control.The Illinois Department of Public Health is investigating
Missing Florissant man last seen during dangerous Facebook live video
ST. LOUIS, MO — An endangered person advisory has been issued for a missing 22-year-old man. St. Louis County Police are looking for Donyell Harris of Florissant, Missouri.
Vacant East. St. Louis business burns overnight
EAST ST. LOUIS Il. - A vacant business goes up in flames in East St. Louis. It happened just before 2:00am at a former chop suey restaurant on Collinsville Avenue near Dr. Martin Luther King Drive. No word on what sparked the blaze.
Student may face charges after making threats against Collinsville Middle School
Collinsville Middle School administrators said a threat was made against the school late Tuesday night via social media.In a post on theCollinsville School District’s Facebook page, the school said that administrators were made aware of a social media post that contained a potential school threat. I
2 separate accidents in Hamel, Ill. construction zone causes delays on SB I-55
HAMEL, Ill. (KMOV.com) - Emergency crews in Illinois are working to clear to two separate work zone crashes that occurred miles apart Sunday. The first accident occurred just before 4:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Interstate 55 at mile marker 26. The accident involved several vehicles including