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St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay announces new plan to provide shelter for homeless beyond downtown on April 9, 2015. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

St. Louis Finds More Shelter for Homeless

Director of Human Services Eddie Roth says the city is looking for a permanent shelter, but for now, bunk space is being made available at sites north and south of downtown.

04/09/2015

New Family Taxes

5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know About

Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.

04/06/2015

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CDC Adds E-Cigarettes to Anti-Smoking Campaign

“Many children are using e-cigarettes and getting hooked on nicotine.”

03/27/2015

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Mobile Meth Lab Busted in Overland

Man was found sleeping in van not far from a school.

03/05/2015

Examples of the Shelter in Place pamphlets going out to those living near West Lake Landfill. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Landfill Neighbors Urged to Build ‘Shelter in Place’ Kits

Critical items include plastic sheeting, weather radio, food and water.

02/25/2015

File photo of an inmate in handcuffs. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

No Release for Bosnian Mother Accused of Helping Overseas Terror Groups

A Bosnian woman accused of helping channel support to terror groups overseas gives up her effort to get out on bond and take care of her children.

02/18/2015

(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

District: Lack of Coats Often Keeps Kids Home from School

The arrival of bitter cold can means more kids staying home from school, simply because they don’t have a coat to keep them warm.

02/17/2015

Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer (KMOX file photo)

Sunset Hills Aldermen Not Impeaching Mayor…Yet

More than 100 residents attended the meeting for three hours of emotional public testimony – both in support of impeaching Mayor Mark Furror and to speak out against it.

02/11/2015

A nurse uses a syringe to prepare an injection of the combined Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination at an MMR drop-in clinic. (Photo: GEOFF CADDICK/AFP/Getty Images)

Measles Make it to Illinois; How Safe are Children in St. Louis?

“If a baby gets the measles, it could be absolutely devastating,” says SLU Care pediatrician Dr. Ken Haller. “That’s why it’s just really incumbent on everyone to make sure that anyone who can get vaccinated, does get vaccinated.”

02/06/2015

St. Mary, Mo

Five Injured in St. Mary House Fire

Three children, two adults flown to St. Louis with smoke inhalation.

02/06/2015

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