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Taylor Lynn Fast (Courtesy of Festus police)

UPDATED: 17-Month-Old Dead in Festus

A 17-month-old girl is dead – a victim of what the Festus police chief calls the worst case of child abuse he’s ever seen.

04/20/2015

FAIRDALE, IL - APRIL 09: Crews search wreckage on the IL-72 after a tornado came through the town earlier in the day on April 9, 2015 in Fairdale, Illinois. According to reports, seven people were injured and one person was killed when tornadoes and thunderstorms passed through the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Two Illinois Counties Declared Disaster Areas

Two Northern Illinois counties have been declared disaster areas by Governor Bruce Rauner after surveying damage from two tornadoes.

04/10/2015

Courtesy of ‏@CoachTWard's Twitter account.

Official Says Investigation Into Crash Will Take Months

National Transportation Safety Board investigator says a private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament turned away from the runway before crashing.

04/07/2015

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1 Dead, 5 Hurt in North St. Louis Shootings

Another violent day in north St. Louis has left one person dead and five injured.

04/03/2015

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UPDATE: 6-Year-Old Killed In North Side Shooting Identified

A 6-year-old is dead after a shooting in north St. Louis.

03/12/2015

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UPDATED: Tyrone Shooter Believed to be Cousin of Some Victims

A 36-year-old resident of Tyrone in Texas County apparently took seven lives before shooting himself to death late Thursday night.

02/27/2015

Cory Osborne (Courtesy of Granite City police)

Woman Found Dead in Car, Police Seek Man Seen with Her

Cory Osborne was the last person seen with Stacie Williams.

02/19/2015

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Kirkwood Shooting Survivor Tells of Father’s Help from Beyond

Saturday marks the seventh anniversary of the Kirkwood City Hall shooting.

02/06/2015

Photo: KMOX files

Three Dead in Another Violent Day in St. Louis

St. Louis has already had more homicides in 2014 than all of last year, with more than two months to go before the end of the year.

10/21/2014

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‘Dear Abby’ Advice Columnist Dies At Age 94

Pauline Friedman Phillips, who under the name of Abigail Van Buren, wrote the long-running “Dear Abby” advice column that was followed by millions of newspaper readers throughout the world, has died. She was 94.

01/17/2013

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