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Excessive Heat Warning Continues for St. Louis area through This Evening

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Dangerous heat returns this week and it looks like it will be a little more intense than our triple-digit stretch last week.

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Second night of protests after 16 Workhouse inmates make bail from donations

Saturday was the second night of intense protests outside the Medium Security Institution, better known as The Workhouse. (Credit: KMOV) Saturday was the second night of intense protests outside the Medium Security Institution, better known as The Workhouse. (Credit: KMOV)
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Saturday was the second night of intense protests outside the Medium Security Institution, better known as The Workhouse.  

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City orders air conditioning units for St. Louis jail

The City of St. Louis has signed a one-month contract to provide air conditioning units to St. Louis jail. The City of St. Louis has signed a one-month contract to provide air conditioning units to St. Louis jail.
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After hearing the cries of inmates at the St. Louis Medium Institution, also known as the Workhouse, the City of St. Louis has signed a one-month contract to provide air conditioning to the facility. 

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Painted rock craze taking over neighborhoods in St. Charles County

There’s a new game taking over local communities that both kids and adults are taking part in. (Credit: KMOV) There’s a new game taking over local communities that both kids and adults are taking part in. (Credit: KMOV)
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There’s a new game taking over local communities that both kids and adults are taking part in. 

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More than 100 churches provide free services at event in East St. Louis

More than 100 area churches came together to provide dozens of free services to people in the area Saturday morning. (Credit: KMOV) More than 100 area churches came together to provide dozens of free services to people in the area Saturday morning. (Credit: KMOV)
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Thousands of families in East St. Louis are a step ahead of back to school shopping. More than 100 area churches came together to provide dozens of free services to people in the area Saturday morning. 

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Four homeless people attacked by man armed with hammer

Homicide detectives are investigating an assault in St. Louis' Carr Square neighborhood that left four people in the hospital. (Credit: KMOV) Homicide detectives are investigating an assault in St. Louis' Carr Square neighborhood that left four people in the hospital. (Credit: KMOV)
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Homicide detectives are investigating an assault in St. Louis' Carr Square neighborhood that left four people in the hospital 

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One dead, one injured in accident in Jefferson County

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One person is dead following a single-vehicle accident on Route V in Jefferson County on Saturday.  

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Overland food pantry closes, leaving residents wanting answers

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The Ritenour Co-Care Food Pantry's circle is small, but its impact is big.  

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Overnight shooting in St. Louis leaves one hospitalized

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St. Louis police were called out to a shooting at Lillian and Goodfellow at about 2:30 on Saturday morning.  

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Riot police dispatched to break up protest outside the "Workhouse"

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Police are in riot gear and using pepper spray to disperse protesters outside the St. Louis Medium Security Institution, a jail known as “The Workhouse.” 

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More than 450 vehicle thefts in St. Louis as carjackings continue in summer heat

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Carjackings and break-ins are being carried out all over the area by criminals looking to plunder cars, trucks and even motorcycles. In this sizzling summer grand theft auto appears to be the game of choice for crooks. 

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Bryant gallops home, Cubs rally in 8th, edge Cardinals 3-2

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Kris Bryant wasn't going to let a sprained pinkie and a broken bat hold him back. They certainly didn't slow him down. 

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Ex-Administrator charged in theft from Chesterfield clinic

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CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The former administrator of a Chesterfield pediatric clinic is charged with stealing more than $115,000 from the firm. 

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John Heard of 'Home Alone' and 'The Sopranos' dead at 72

Actor John Heard arrives at Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Producers Peer Group celebration of the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, Monday, Sept. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Actor John Heard arrives at Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Producers Peer Group celebration of the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, Monday, Sept. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

John Heard, an actor best known for his roles in Home Alone, Big, and the Sopranos, died Friday according to multiple reports. 

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Cardinals extract value from Gonzales in landing slugger O'Neill

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Though O’Neill doesn’t qualify as the impact bat the Cardinals desire, he’s an intriguing prospect whose upside may someday include such a profile.

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Owners concerned after cars get egged in Desoto

Police are looking for whoever is behind numerous cars being egged in Desoto. They say four 60 carton eggs were bought last night at Walmart and thrown at personal property. (Credit: KMOV) Police are looking for whoever is behind numerous cars being egged in Desoto. They say four 60 carton eggs were bought last night at Walmart and thrown at personal property. (Credit: KMOV)
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Police are looking for whoever is behind numerous cars being egged in Desoto. 

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Minneapolis police chief resigns in wake of officer shooting

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau addresses a news conference Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau addresses a news conference Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday at the request of the mayor, who said she lost confidence in the chief following last week's shooting death of an unarmed Australian woman by a police officer. 

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Water main break forces homeless shelter to shut down in St. Louis

Water main break, excessive heat forces homeless shelter, libraries to shut down. (Credit: KMOV) Water main break, excessive heat forces homeless shelter, libraries to shut down. (Credit: KMOV)
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This week’s triple-digit temperatures have taken a toll across the area and the latest water main break is leaving a homeless shelter out of operation. 

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Chief to recommend charges against Florida teens who recorded drowning

A Florida police chief said he will recommend criminal charges be filed against five teenagers who taunted a drowning man while recording his death from afar. More>>

Southwest offering 'Celestial Chaser Flights' to St. Louis for solar eclipse

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There's one way to guarantee an unobstructed view of the August Total Solar Eclipse - being above the clouds. Southwest Airlines is offering "celestial chasers flights with flare", their plan to give travelers an unobstructed view of the eclipse. 

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Funeral for St. Louis Fire Capt. John Kemper brings touching tributes Video included

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A St. Louis firefighter who died from injuries suffered while fighting a fire will be laid to rest Friday.

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Temperature threshold lowering for horse drawn carriage operations in St. Louis

Temperature threshold lowering for horse drawn carriage operations in the city of St. Louis. (Credit: KMOV) Temperature threshold lowering for horse drawn carriage operations in the city of St. Louis. (Credit: KMOV)
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This week’s heat has St. Louis health officials rethinking policy for horse drawn carriages. 

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Police: Teens filmed, taunted man as he drowned in Florida pond

The family of the victim, identified as 31-year-old Jamel Dunn, initially filed a missing person's report on July 12, three days after he had already drowned. (Source: GoFundMe) The family of the victim, identified as 31-year-old Jamel Dunn, initially filed a missing person's report on July 12, three days after he had already drowned. (Source: GoFundMe)
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Instead of calling for help, the teens recorded the incident on a cell phone, chuckling during the victim's final moments.

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Rauner University of Illinois trustee pick a generous GOP donor

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner's recent choice for a seat on the University of Illinois Board of Trustees is a generous Republican campaign donor. 

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Congress reaches deal to slap Russia with fresh sanctions

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The House and Senate reached a deal Saturday to slap Russia with fresh sanctions and give Congress new veto power to block any easing of those sanctions.

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Cards erupt in 8th, ice down Cubs with 11-4 win

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For 11 straight batters in the eighth inning, the St. Louis Cardinals were unstoppable. 

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