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Special Report: Children for Sale – Part Two

In July the FBI and other agencies brought down 150 pimps in this country’s largest sex trafficking sting. Who are these victims? And how did they end up captives of the sex trade?

09/24/2013

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Special Report: Children for Sale – Part One

Experts suspect that across the St. Louis region, countless children are being held against their will — forced into the sex trade.

09/23/2013

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World’s Oldest Man Dies at 112

Guinness World Records says the former musician and coal miner certified as the world’s oldest man has died. Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez (sah-luh-stee-AH’-noh SAHN’-chez BLAHZ’-kehz) was 112.

09/14/2013

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Hannah Anderson Found Safe, Alleged Abductor Killed

The San Diego Sheriff’s Department says 16-year-old Hannah Anderson has
been found safe in Idaho, and alleged kidnapper James DiMaggio was shot
and killed by an FBI agent.

08/10/2013

Members of the Beep Birds after a game (KMOX/Megan Lynch)

Another St. Louis Baseball Tradition: Beepball

KMOX News traveled to the Affton Athletic Fields on a recent Tuesday night so you could hear about Beepball from a team called the Beep Birds.

06/18/2013

Lisa Martino-Taylor, a professor of sociology at St. Louis Community College, overlooks the area where the Pruit-Igoe public housing complex used to stand in north St. Louis on October 15, 2012. Martino-Taylor has uncovered information that the United States Military conducted top secret experiments spraying zinc cadmium silfide with a radioactive additive on the predominantly low-income people that lived in the area in 1953-1954 and 1963-1965.  (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Researcher: Poor St. Louis Minorities Targeted for Secret Cold War Chemical Testing

“This stuff travelled for up to 40 miles. So really all of the city of St. Louis was ultimately inundated by the stuff.”

09/24/2012

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Economy Creating Young Generation of Homeless

The number of homeless children has risen by at least 30-percent since the start of the recession.

08/22/2012

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Parents to Governor: Don’t Send Rural Schoolchildren on Wild Ride

Parents in St. Albans picked up a video camera and tailed the bus to prove the route was longer than state law allowed.

06/11/2012

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V.A. in St. Louis Ready for Homebound Troops

President announced U.S. troops to return from Iraq by the end of the year

10/21/2011

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State Lacks Inventory of Post 9-11 Chem Suits

Millions in homeland security grants spent on protective gear for Mo responders

09/08/2011

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