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In this Wednesday, May 16, 2018, photo, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner poses for a photo in her office in St. Louis.  (Credit: AP / Jim Salter) In this Wednesday, May 16, 2018, photo, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner poses for a photo in her office in St. Louis. (Credit: AP / Jim Salter)

Judge orders special prosecutor in Greitens invasion of privacy case Video included

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The Jackson County Prosecutor has been appointed as a special prosecutor in the invasion of privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens.

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Rescues, damage reported as flash flood strikes Park Hills Video included

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Emergency crews are responding to Park Hills, Missouri, in St. Francois County, after a line of storms Monday afternoon.

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Body found in Arkansas River identified as missing O'Fallon, IL man Video included

Bryn Willis, 28, was reported missing in Little Rock, Arkansas on May 19 (Credit: Missing - Bring Bryn Willis Home / Facebook) Bryn Willis, 28, was reported missing in Little Rock, Arkansas on May 19 (Credit: Missing - Bring Bryn Willis Home / Facebook)
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An O’Fallon, Illinois man has been reported missing in Arkansas.

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The home of the St. Louis Blues has a new name Video included

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The home of the St. Louis Blues has a new name!

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Suspect in custody after hostage situation in St. Charles Video included

The staging area while police were on the scene of a hostage situation in St. Charles (Credit: Alexis Zotos / News 4) The staging area while police were on the scene of a hostage situation in St. Charles (Credit: Alexis Zotos / News 4)
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A suspect is in custody after a hostage situation in St. Charles.

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Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1 Video included

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Authorities say the cougar believed responsible for the attack has been euthanized.

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Texas school shooting: Sheriff says he doesn't believe any victims killed in crossfire with gunman

Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset said Monday he doesn't believe any of the victims killed in Friday's mass shooting were shot by officers during the crossfire with the suspected shooter at the Santa Fe, Texas,... More>>

A monkey gets free at the San Antonio airport

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A monkey that was being transported escaped its cage Monday afternoon and ran loose in San Antonio International Airport, officials said. 

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PHOTOS: Nearly 3 weeks in and eruptions show no signs of stopping Video included

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PHOTOS: Lava spews to the surface on Hawaii Island

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FBI agents asking Missouri lawmakers about tactics by Greitens associates

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FBI agents have been questioning Missouri lawmakers about possible coercive tactics by associates of Gov. Eric Greitens, as the state legislature is set to consider impeaching the embattled governor.

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Video shows flash flooding in Park Hills

Video from a KMOV viewer shows flooding in Park Hills, Missouri following a line of strong storms and heavy rain Mondy afternoon.

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Local 11-year-old seeking help getting to national Rubik's Cube competition Video included

Jackson Bruegger can solve a Rubik's Cube in as little as 19 seconds (Credit: KMOV) Jackson Bruegger can solve a Rubik's Cube in as little as 19 seconds (Credit: KMOV)
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A local 11-year-old is headed to a national competition and needs your help to get there.

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Suspect charged in Mother's Day CVS robbery

Russell Sickler is charged with theft after he demanded money from a worker at CVS in O'Fallon, IL on Mother's Day. (Credit: Mugshots.com) Russell Sickler is charged with theft after he demanded money from a worker at CVS in O'Fallon, IL on Mother's Day. (Credit: Mugshots.com)
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Authorities in St. Clair County have charged a 52-year-old man with theft after he demanded money from a CVS worker on Mother’s Day.

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Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

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Barack and Michelle Obama are getting into the television business with Monday's announcement that they had signed a multi-year deal with Netflix. 

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California Congressional candidate live-streams encounter with transgender person in Denny's

Jazmina Saavedra, Republican candidate for for the 44th Congressional district, live streamed the encounter at a Denny's restaurant Tuesday. (Credit: CNN) Jazmina Saavedra, Republican candidate for for the 44th Congressional district, live streamed the encounter at a Denny's restaurant Tuesday. (Credit: CNN)
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A California candidate for Congress posted a Facebook video of her confronting a transgender person inside a Denny’s has drawn a lot of reaction. 

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Federal grant funding 8 St. Louis County Police Departments with body cameras

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More than eight-area police departments will equip officers with body camera to help with resident interactions and police activity. 

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2 NYPD officers, 1 a groom on wedding day, die in crash

A New York Police Department Chevrolet Impala squad car turns a corner Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006 in New York.  (Credit: AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) A New York Police Department Chevrolet Impala squad car turns a corner Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006 in New York. (Credit: AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Authorities say two off-duty New York Police Department officers have died in a car crash after celebrating at one of the officers' wedding reception. 

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Police: Father intentionally crashed car into restaurant, killing his daughter

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A man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy serving Sunday lunch, killing his daughter and another person and injuring several others, authorities said. 

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Looking for a job? You'll have to audition for one of the 500 new jobs at Topgolf

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Looking for a job? Topgolf in St. Louis is now hiring for about 500 new jobs. 

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Man accused of punching pregnant deaf woman, service dog on flight

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Police are investigating after a deaf woman who is 5 months pregnant claimed an airline passenger punched her and her service dog.

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13-year-old girl arrested after her dead baby was found in a trash can

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A 13-year-old girl in Hawaii was arrested for second-degree murder after her one-day-old infant was found dead in a trash can.

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SNEAK PEAK: Take a tour of the Arch's new museum set to open this July Video included

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In just over a month, after years of construction, the new museum under the Gateway Arch will open to the public.

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Residents on the Hill embracing doorbell cameras to stop crime

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Residents of the Hill are reaping the the benefits of an idea brought to the table by a neighborhood association’s idea to cut down crime.

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High school grad riding from Arch to Panama City for suicide awareness Video included

Wade Hahn just graduated, and is using his graduation money to fund a selfless.and rather grueling adventure. (Credit: KMOV) Wade Hahn just graduated, and is using his graduation money to fund a selfless.and rather grueling adventure. (Credit: KMOV)
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Many think it's a long drive to Florida, but imagine making that trip on a bicycle. Monday a Missouri teenager took off from the Arch and is headed to Panama City on his bike.

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Brand-new Jeeps catch fire at storage facility

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Multiple vehicles are on fire in north Toledo Monday morning.

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Fitz's opening new location in South County Video included

A second Fitz’s Root Beer location will be opening in South County this July! (Credit: Fitz's website) A second Fitz’s Root Beer location will be opening in South County this July! (Credit: Fitz's website)
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A second Fitz’s Root Beer location will be opening in South County this July! 

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Ameren planning Missouri's biggest wind farm, capable of powering 120K homes Video included

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Ameren Missouri announced plans Monday for a 400-megawatt wind farm in rural northeast Missouri, creating enough power to serve 120,000 homes within two years. 

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2 killed in North County head-on crash identified

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Police are investigating a three vehicle accident that left two dead Saturday. 

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Police: Dog dies after owner intentionally sets her on fire

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A small dog that was doused with gasoline and intentionally set on fire almost two weeks ago in Tucson has died. 

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2 men killed, vehicle stolen in North City shooting

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St. Louis police are investigating a double homicide that left two men dead in North City late Friday night.

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Obama to produce films and series for Netflix

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - This Sept. 17, 2016 file photo shows President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner in Washi... (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - This Sept. 17, 2016 file photo shows President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner in Washi...
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Barack and Michelle Obama announced a multi-year deal to produce films and series for Netflix.

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Florissant man killed in South City shooting

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he St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a homicide after a victim showed up at a local hospital after being shot in South City.

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Law enforcement urging drivers to 'Click It or Ticket'

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Law enforcement officers are cracking down on drivers who don’t follow the rules.

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Chicago police officer fired for lying about arrest

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A Chicago police officer who was cleared in a 2013 fatal shooting of a teenager has been fired after a video revealed he'd lied about what happened when he arrested a man in another incident. 

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LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark

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Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that 'God made you like this' have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gays feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church.

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VIDEO: Salon owner clings to car as customer leaves without paying Video included

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A nail salon owner clung to the back of a car driven by an employee she said did not pay for her services.

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Vote could happen Monday on trash transfer site proposed in St Charles County Video included

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After months of delays, a decision could come Monday on a controversial trash transfer site in St. Charles County.

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Hawaii lava finally reaches the Pacific -- only to create another deadly danger

First it was catastrophic lava. Then it was sulfur dioxide. Now Big Island residents have yet another danger to worry about. More>>

It's not just you: Everything really is getting more expensive

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You're not imagining things: Prices are creeping up.

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Hicks pushes radar gun to the brink with 105 mph heat—twice

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Within the same at-bat, Hicks registered the five fastest pitches thrown in the major leagues this season.

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Parasites and bacteria may be lurking in hotel pools, hot tubs, CDC warns

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Hotels set the stage for nearly a third of all disease outbreaks in the United States linked to chlorinated or treated water -- such as pools and hot tubs -- between 2000 and 2014, according to a new government report. 

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14-year-old pretends he's a cop, robs a legally blind man

The boy was charged with grand larceny and criminal impersonation of a police officer. (NYPD) The boy was charged with grand larceny and criminal impersonation of a police officer. (NYPD)
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His mother turned the baby-faced youth into police nearly a week after authorities said he fled the subway station at 34th Street and Eighth Avenue, near Macy's, leaving his victim behind.

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'He deeply loved the daughter he killed.' Man plowed into restaurant, killing family members Video included

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Sources say the man came into the restaurant with his family, got up and left, then drove his car into the building.

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The Latest: Janet Jackson honored at Billboard Awards

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Kelly Clarkson calls for moment of change after school shooting at start of Billboard Music Awards.

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Officer who shot school gunman gets ovation at graduation

In this undated photo provided by City of Dixon, police officer Mark Dallas poses for a photo in front of Dixon High School in Dixon, Ill. (City of Dixon via AP) In this undated photo provided by City of Dixon, police officer Mark Dallas poses for a photo in front of Dixon High School in Dixon, Ill. (City of Dixon via AP)
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A school resource officer was hailed a hero for shooting and arresting a gunman at a northern Illinois high school.

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Man killed in north St. Louis crash Sunday evening

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A man has died at the hospital following a deadly crash Saturday.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle release official wedding portraits

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released several official photographs taken on their wedding day.

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Arrest made in deadly Lake of Ozarks boat crash that left 3 dead, 2 injured

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal boat crash at the Lake of the Ozarks. (Credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol) The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal boat crash at the Lake of the Ozarks. (Credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol)
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The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal boat crash at the Lake of the Ozarks.

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Rauners moving back to Illinois governor's mansion

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner (AP Images) Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner (AP Images)
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Gov. Bruce Rauner and his wife, Diana, say they're moving back into the Illinois Governor's Mansion as renovations wrap up on the historic home. 

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'Stranger Fruit' screening at Harris Stowe State University Monday night

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A movie that delves into the death of Michael Brown will be played at Harris Stowe State University Monday.

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Man calls 911 to report he's being followed by a pig

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Police in a Cleveland suburb thought they had a drunk on their hands when a man called to report a pig following him home from a train station. 

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Doctor gets 3 years for spiking girlfriend's drink with abortion drug

Sikander Imran, 32, is charged with "cause of abortion" and premeditated killing of a fetus of another. (Photo: WROC via CNN) Sikander Imran, 32, is charged with "cause of abortion" and premeditated killing of a fetus of another. (Photo: WROC via CNN)
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 A physician who spiked his girlfriend's drink with medication to induce an abortion has been sentenced to three years in prison.

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North Dupo under boil order after water main break

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North Dupo in the Metro East is under a boil order after a water main break Sunday.

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Man who abandoned family ordered to pay $2M in support

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A former Indiana man who was considered dead after abandoning his family nearly 25 years ago and fleeing to Florida has been ordered to pay his ex-wife nearly $2 million in back child support.

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Court docs: Man, 52, raped woman in her home, set fire that sent 3 officers to hospital

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A 52-year-old man is scheduled to face a judge Monday on charges he sexually assaulted a woman in her home and then set a fire that sent three police officers to the hospital.

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Illinois governor gets hearing on reinstating death penalty

This November 2005 file photo shows the death chamber at the Southern Ohio Corrections Facility in Lucasville, Ohio. (Credit: Ap Photo / Kiichiro Sato, File) This November 2005 file photo shows the death chamber at the Southern Ohio Corrections Facility in Lucasville, Ohio. (Credit: Ap Photo / Kiichiro Sato, File)

An Illinois House committee will take up Gov. Bruce Rauner's plan to reinstate the death penalty in certain cases.

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Man wins lottery 4 times in 6 months for more than $6 million

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A California man won more than $6 million in lottery prizes within months. 

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Local company 'Nutshellz' catching attention of Cardinals, Major Leaguers

Raber's bulletproof cups have caught the attention of many Major League Baseball teams, who are looking for more security for their players (Credit: KMOV) Raber's bulletproof cups have caught the attention of many Major League Baseball teams, who are looking for more security for their players (Credit: KMOV)
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 A men's protective cup so strong that not even a bullet could pierce it, that's exactly what local inventor Jeremiah Raber's product Nutshellz does

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5.2 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico, USGS says

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A 5.2 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico Sunday, about 11 miles southeast of Xalpatlahuac, Mexico, according to the US Geological Survey.

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NYPD probing sex allegations against Mario Batali

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The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against celebrity chef Mario Batali.

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Water main break in Southern Illinois leaves 175,000 residents without water

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Residents near Rend Lake, Illinois are inches closer to having regular water services restored after a water main break caused water supplies to be shut off last week.

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'One of the best starts we've seen in a long time'; Flaherty on of his latest opportunity with Cardinals

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A Rhys Hoskins solo home run was all Philadelphia could muster off the 22-year-old right-hander, as the Cardinals beat the Phillies 5-1.

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Thousands of St. Louisans set new record at 'Make Track Through the Zoo' run

Participants at the Make Tracks Through Zoo Run got to run through the St. Louis Zoo’s most scenic features. (Credit: KMOV) Participants at the Make Tracks Through Zoo Run got to run through the St. Louis Zoo’s most scenic features. (Credit: KMOV)
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A 33 year old tradition got a unique twist Saturday.

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Man, 18, shot to death in Spanish Lake; person of interest in custody

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Police are investigating in North County after an 18-year-old man was found shot to death in Spanish Lake Friday evening.

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Police searching for suspects after skimmer found on ATM in Waterloo

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Police in Waterloo, Ill. are searching for suspects after a credit card skimmer was discovered at a local ATM.

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'13 Reasons Why' premiere canceled after Texas school shooting

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Netflix canceled the premiere party for its second season of the teen drama "13 Reasons Why" because of the school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas near Houston.

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Texas school gunman said 'I'm going to kill you,' then yelled 'woo hoo' as he fired

A student cries after returning to Santa Fe High School in Texas to retrieve her belongings May 19. A gunman opened fire inside the school May 18, killing 10 people. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) A student cries after returning to Santa Fe High School in Texas to retrieve her belongings May 19. A gunman opened fire inside the school May 18, killing 10 people. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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The suspect in the Texas school shooting began his attack by firing a shotgun through an art classroom door, shattering a glass pane and sending panicked students to the entryway to block him from getting inside, witnesses said.

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Mother of victim says alleged Texas school shooter asked her daughter on date, was rejected

Sadie Baze says she keeps expecting her daughter to walk into the house, but Shana Fisher was killed Friday, one of 10 people gunned down at her high school. More>>

Slideshow: These are the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting

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Authorities have released the names of the 10 people who were killed in the mass shooting at a Texas high school.

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Boil order lifted for St. Louis County residents Video included

Missouri American Water customers living in an area of St. Louis County are under a precautionary boil water advisory after a 16-inch water main break caused water pressure to drop in the water system.  (Credit : KMOV) Missouri American Water customers living in an area of St. Louis County are under a precautionary boil water advisory after a 16-inch water main break caused water pressure to drop in the water system. (Credit : KMOV)
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Missouri American Water customers living in an area of St. Louis County are under a precautionary boil water advisory after a 16-inch water main break caused water pressure to drop in the water system. 

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Mother ‘hurt and sad’ after police discover her 5-year-old daughter dead in storage unit

Police say two suspects are in custody including the ex-boyfriend of the child’s mother.  (Credit: Washoe County Jail) Police say two suspects are in custody including the ex-boyfriend of the child’s mother. (Credit: Washoe County Jail)
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A horrifying discovery inside a storage unit in Sacramento lead police to body of a 5-year-old girl.

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Missouri launches special session on Greitens allegations Video included

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The case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is shifting from a St. Louis courtroom to a Capitol committee room.

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Owner of Crown Candy Kitchen says his surveillance cameras captured a LimeBike theft Video included

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They’ve only been here for a month and thieves have figured out how to steal from the popular bike sharing program—LimeBike

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Maplewood police are looking for missing woman

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Maplewood resident Barabara Johnson, 62, has been reported missing by the Maplewood Police Department today. 

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Police: Baby dies in hot car after dad forgets to drop her off at daycare

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Police in South Texas say a 7-month-old girl has died after being left in a parked car amid triple-digit temperatures.

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Crawford Co. police locate girl last seen Saturday

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The Crawford County Sheriff's office is looking for a missing juvenile they say was last seen Saturday morning.

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