Riders slow their horses after racing 5 furlongs on a sloppy track during the first race of the year at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois, on March 15, 2011. (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Fairmount Race Track Closed

The track called off racing today because they do not have enough workers to keep the facility open.


A woman puts on a face mask. (credit:  Jarno Mela/AFP/Getty Images)

St. Louis County School Closes Due to Stomach Virus

St. Norbert Catholic School has so many students and teachers out sick that the school decided to close on Friday and thoroughly clean rooms.


Water main break at Tucker Blvd. and Clark Ave. in downtown St. Louis. (photo/police handout)

Repairs Costly for County Water Main Break

A water main break at the St. Louis County Health Department campus may cost thousands of dollars but the amount has yet to be finalized.


A girl watches two penguins at Penguin & Puffin Coast at the Saint Louis Zoo. (photo credit: facebook)

St. Louis Zoo Closing Penguin Exhibit To Construct Polar Bear Habitat

The Humboldt penguins at the Saint Louis Zoo will be moved later this month and won’t be visible to the public until 2015.



Three State Park Beaches Closed Due Water Quality Issues

Three state swimming beaches are closed this holiday weekend due to high bacteria levels.


The north entry to the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building. (Photo by Daniel Johnson for KMOX Radio)

St. Louis Art Museum Closed Due to Power Outage

A museum spokesman says the power went out just before 9 a.m. Tuesday.


Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Post Offices Closed for Independence Day

Post Offices in Missouri and Illinois will be closed on the 4th of July.


Due to extensive storm damage, the Henson Robinson Zoo is closed until further notice. The zoo lost several large trees, which damaged fences and power lines in several places. (Photo via Henson Robinson Zoo Facebook page)

Springfield, IL Zoo Closed after Storm Damages Exhibits

Marketing Manager Kim Alexander says no animals or people were injured in the bad weather that struck parts of Illinois on Monday afternoon.


Mizzou Calls Off Classes for Second Day

Chancellor Brady Deaton says the road conditions may make it difficult for many to get to campus.



MoDOT Closing All WB Lanes on I-64 Downtown Starting Friday

Motorists from Illinois heading to events in downtown St. Louis this weekend may want to allow extra time.