Kids

File photo of a high school football game. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Follow Up: High School Football Participation Down in Missouri

Maplewood Richmond Heights not alone in losing players.

06/12/2015

(Courtesy of St. Louis County Police)

St. Louis County Police Start ‘Positive Ticketing’

Kids in North St. Louis County who do good things could find themselves getting a ticket, but not one that requires them to pay a fine or go before a judge.

06/04/2015

Amber Lynn Strong. (St. Charles County Corrections.)

Woman Accused of Overdosing on Heroin While Making Pizza for Kids

Authorities allege a 29-year-old woman was making dinner for her children when she passed out from heroin.

06/04/2015

(Courtesy of St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department)

St. Louis Woman Accused of Putting Kids in Trunk

A St. Louis woman faces three misdemeanor charges of endangering the welfare of a child.

05/19/2015

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Bill Regulating In-Car Smoking in Illinois Fails

State Sen. Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago) sponsored a bill he said intended to protect children from second-hand smoke.

05/04/2015

A transgender rights activist speaks at a function. (credit: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Children’s Hospital Starts Transgender Kids Club For Children

St. Louis Children’s Hospital will start a transgender kids club.

04/30/2015

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Women’s Program Addressing Gun Violence

“Lock it for Love” is a program of the group Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice.

04/27/2015

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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

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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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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