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TBT: Guns N’ Roses Concert Ends with Riot in St. Louis

Lead singer Axl Rose dove into the crowd at a fan to take away his camera.

07/02/2015

Fireworks illuminate the sky near the Gateway Arch on the St. Louis riverfront on the last night of Fair St. Louis on July 4, 2011.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

FBI Warning of Terror Attack Heightens Fair’s Security

Fair Saint Louis will have a chain link perimeter fence and plain-clothes police officers to keep the area safe.

07/02/2015

Woman in kayak enters Lakeside Manor Mobile Home Park on July 2, 2015. (Brian Kelly/KMOX)

UPDATED: Woman’s Body Found After Jefferson County Flash Flooding

A nearby hospital was also evacuated when water entered the building.

07/02/2015

St. Louis firefighter Sidney Jordan uses a blow torch to ignite sparklers as the department discusses the dangers of using consumer firewroks, during the fourth of July weekend celebration, at a press conference in St. Louis on July 1, 2015. The fire department says sparklers, usually given to children by their parents, burn between 1200-2000 degrees, with hundreds of injuries reported each year.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Fireworks May Result in Increased ER Visits

Local emergency rooms will deal with a lot of fireworks injuries for the next few days.

07/02/2015

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Commission Chastised for Covering Jesus Symbol on Memorial

The Boone County Commission is being urged to overturn a decision to cover a Christian symbol on a monument to Columbia-area soldiers who died in Operation Desert Storm.

07/01/2015

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VIDEO: Shooting Victim Found in Dumpster

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department has released a surveillance video of the suspect in the shooting of a person that was found in a dumpster

07/01/2015

Photo: AFP/Getty/ Timothy A. Clary

Kansas Gun Dealer to Pay Woman for Selling to Felon

Owners of a southeast Kansas gun shop sued for selling a weapon that a man used to kill himself and his 8-year-old son have reached a $132,000 settlement with the child’s mother, according to lawyers in the case

07/01/2015

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Flooding, Power Outages in St. Louis, a Tornado in Lee’s Summit

A tornado has touched down in suburban Kansas City, but there are no immediate reports of injuries.

07/01/2015

(Courtesy of the University of Illinois-Urbana official website)

University of Illinois President Puts Raise Talk Off Over Budget

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen said the school will put off any consideration of raises for the coming school year until the state budget situation is settled.

07/01/2015

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Brentwood Blvd. to Undergo Construction Soon

Brentwood Boulevard is going to be a construction zone potentially through next spring and is set to start in just a couple of weeks.

07/01/2015