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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

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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

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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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UPDATE: Space Heater Suspected in Fatal University City House Fire

Firefighters pulled the 4-year-old boy, 6-year-old girl and the children’s grandmother from their burning home in the 1000 block of Roth.

02/05/2015

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Local Anti-Heroin Super Bowl Commercial May Soon Go National

“This very cheerful-sounding song, juxtaposed with these horrifying images – we knew it was going to upset people, and we knew we were taking a risk, but we felt like it was a risk worth taking because nothing else has worked.”

02/03/2015

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Shooting Inside St. Charles Chuck E. Cheese’s

St. Charles Police say a man remains hospitalized after being shot several times following an altercation at the pizzeria.

01/26/2015

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Franklin County Man Sentenced for Child Exploitation, Child Pornography

Gary A. Dotson was sentenced to 24 years in prison for child exploitation and child pornography offenses.

11/24/2014

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Accidental Poisonings from Laundry Detergent Pods on the Rise

Missouri Poison Center’s Director July Weber says over 300 children in Missouri have been exposed to the detergent or ingested it, and in our immediate area, over 71 have been sickened.

11/11/2014

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Missouri Voters Have a Choice to Get Tougher on Child Sexual Predators

The Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys is speaking out in support of Amendment Two, a proposal on Tuesday’s ballot that would allow juries to hear the past offenses of a defendant accused of sexually assaulting a child.

11/03/2014

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