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Is ‘Midget’ Offensive? Group Wants High School to Change Mascot

“Even though it’s not intended to be harmful, it really creates this uncomfortable environment because of all the baggage that comes with the word.”


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Suspect Named in Pizza Driver Shooting

Jefferson County sheriff’s office says Todd Pigg is charged with first-degree assault



Pizza Delivery Man Shot Near Arnold

Suspect led pursuing officers on high speed chase while throwing explosives out of car


Fox School Board Meeting on June 30, 2014. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

Fox School Board Passes Preliminary Budget

It all started with news that the previous superintendent was making more than a quarter million dollars a year.


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St. Louis-Area Man Accused of Rape after Party

Floyd Duncan Jr. of Imperial is accused of sexually attacking a woman who authorities say he helped get home after she became intoxicated at a party.


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Arnold Will Not Pursue Tickets From Red Light Cameras

Arnold City Council voted unanimously Thursday to not pursue tickets from the cameras. The decision comes after the Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District ruled in December that Arnold’s red-light camera law is unconstitutional.


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Another Ruling Against Red-Light Cameras

For the third time in a little over a month, a Missouri appeals court ruling raises concerns about red-light cameras.


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WW II Soldier’s Letter Reaches Daughter Via St. Louis

Peggy Eddington Smith of Nevada also received Dad’s Purple Heart & Bronze Star found in Arnold, Mo.



I-55 Bank Bandit Surrenders

A 19-year-old man from O’Fallon, Ill. has surrendered and admitted to robbing at least one bank out of ten thought to have been held up by the same suspect.


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Arnold Grandmother Sentenced For Drunk Driving Death

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce said in a tweet that her office had sought a 20-year sentence for Theresa Fortner. She was sentenced to 12.5 Friday.



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