Supporters of Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson make a statement during a rally on August 23, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. Wilson shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown during an altercation on August 9. Brown's death sparked violent protests and looting in the St. Louis suburb.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Backstoppers Says Nonprofit Isn’t Raising Money for Darren Wilson

A St. Louis nonprofit that provides assistance to families of emergency workers who die in the line of duty says it is not raising money for the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown.


St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says he's not afraid new board might try to fire him

Police Website Establishes Defense Fund For Chief Fitch

“Fitch displayed professionalism and leadership by his refusal to go along and get along with questionable activities of county political leaders and their supporters.”


Visitors to Art Hill in Forest Park, sun themselves among the 1000 Origami paper Cranes on display in St. Louis on August 18, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Crane Project Benefits Backstoppers

Origami display sold piece by piece for charity.


Kelly Kennon of the Union Fire Department connects to the face of Julie Reynolds of the St. Louis Police Department in the first round of the Guns and Hoses Boxing Showdown in St. Louis on November 21, 2012. The annual event in its 26th year, benefit the familys of police, firefighters and EMS personel that have been killed in the line of duty.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Firefighters Win Gun ‘N Hoses Charity Tournament

The St. Louis Firefighters ended up smoking the competition.



TIAM Weekend: PAWS, Art Hill

Nancy Kelly joins Brian and Maria this morning to talk about Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS), an upcoming fundraiser for St. Louis Effort for Aids Art Hill has 1000 giant origami cranes! They are placed […]


Volunteers with the STL Cranes Project place 10,000 cranes on Art Hill in memory of fallen first-responders from the St. Louis area. (photo courtesy Twitter: @stlcraneproject)

STL Crane Ceremony Postponed

Organizers say Origami artwork is displayed at Art Hill, but Backstoppers ceremony will be rain-delayed until Sunday morning.


Atlanta Braves v St. Louis Cardinals

Sports Open Line: John Mozeliak, Dennis Dodd & Chris Welsh

Cardinals GM John Mozeliak joined Kevin Wheeler to discuss the news regarding Lance Berkman, Kyle McClellan and the latest happening in the trade market.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/12/2012


St. Louis Co. Metro Air Support Team to Deliver First Pitch at 60 Hour Baseball Game

O’Fallon, Mo. (KMOX) — It’s a fitting pitch to kick off such an event. Officials announced Monday that the St. Louis County Metro Air Support Team will deliver the first pitch to the 60 Hour […]


Rams offensive tackle Rodger Saffold (Getty/Dilip Vishwanat)

Sports Open Line: Clint Hurdle, Roger Saffold & Bruce Affleck

KMOX Sports Director Tom Ackerman spoke with Bucs’ manager Clint Hurdle plus Kevin Wheeler spoke with Rams tackle Roger Saffold, Blues COO Bruce Affleck and former Cardinals pitcher Joe Magrane.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/28/2012

BackStoppers Donates $50,000 to Injured Florissant Police Officer

The donation was presented to Officer Vernon Friday at DePaul Hospital




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