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Storm damage cancels Schlafly Beer's annual 'Art Outside' festival

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Saturday's storm caused 80 percent of the tents at the annual 'Art Outside' festival to be knocked down and 66 local artists had damage to their original artwork. 

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3 children hospitalized, 1 in critical condition after St. Louis house fire

The housefire in the Fountain Park neighborhood started around 4 a.m. The housefire in the Fountain Park neighborhood started around 4 a.m.
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A house fire sent three children to the hospital this morning. 

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Man arrested after over 200 headstones vandalized with swastikas at Metro East cemetery

Black spray paint on headstones at the Sunset Hills Cemetery in Glen Carbon (Credit: Marielle Mohs / News 4) Black spray paint on headstones at the Sunset Hills Cemetery in Glen Carbon (Credit: Marielle Mohs / News 4)
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A Metro East community was targeted by vandals overnight.

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Witness: Man crawled to sidewalk after being struck in North County

A pedestrian and driver were rushed to the hospital after a crash in north St. Louis County Saturday. (Credit: KMOV) A pedestrian and driver were rushed to the hospital after a crash in north St. Louis County Saturday. (Credit: KMOV)
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A pedestrian and driver were rushed to the hospital after a crash in north St. Louis County Saturday.

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Motorcyclist injured at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, IL

A serious accident at a Metro East race track has left one injured Saturday, police say. (Credit: KMOV) A serious accident at a Metro East race track has left one injured Saturday, police say. (Credit: KMOV)
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A serious accident at a Metro East race track has left one injured Saturday, police say. 

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'In lieu of flowers, kill a drug dealer': Mother pens brutally honest obituary after son's suicide Video included

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It's every mother's worst nightmare. On Thursday, April 12, Shawn Winkler shot himself in the head in the garage of his Leland family home. He died three days later at 30 years old.

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Police: Woman held captive slips note to veterinary employee

This undated photo provided by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office shows Jeremy Floyd, who was arrested at DeLand Animal Hospital. (Credit: Volusia County Sheriff's Office) This undated photo provided by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office shows Jeremy Floyd, who was arrested at DeLand Animal Hospital. (Credit: Volusia County Sheriff's Office)
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Florida authorities say a woman who was beaten and held captive for two days at gunpoint by her boyfriend escaped when she convinced him bring their dog to an animal hospital - and then slipped a note to a staff member.

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Mississippi River bridge to close for inspection

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Motorists needing to cross the Mississippi River at Louisiana, Missouri, will need to consider alternative routes during some days next month.

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Giuliani says origin of Mueller probe was 'illegitimate'

President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, defended the President's political attacks against special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump campaign, suggesting that the origins of the probe are... More>>

Trump, Kim Jong Un meeting may still happen

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US President Donald Trump seemed to revive hopes for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, telling reporters at the Oval Office late Saturday, "we're looking at June 12th in Singapore. That hasn't changed."

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Police: Elderly man on motorized scooter struck, killed by minivan in South County

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South County police are investigating a two vehicle accident that happened Saturday night that left an elderly man dead.

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US Gulf Coast braces for impact as Alberto approaches

Tommy Whitlock, left, places a filled sand bag onto his trailer at a Harrison County Road Department sand bag location, as Joseph Buckner adjusts the load while preparing for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make its way through the Gulf of Mexico (Credit: AP Tommy Whitlock, left, places a filled sand bag onto his trailer at a Harrison County Road Department sand bag location, as Joseph Buckner adjusts the load while preparing for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make its way through the Gulf of Mexico (Credit: AP
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Normally packed with vacationers over the Memorial Day weekend, beaches along the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast were largely empty Sunday as a slowly intensifying storm carrying brisk winds and heavy rain approached.

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2 dead in rollover crash near Stanton, Mo.

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Two men from St. Louis were found dead in Franklin County after their vehicle was found overturned around 5:30 p.m. Saturday. 

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Guatemalan woman, 20, shot dead by US Border Patrol; officials change story

Dominga Vicente shows a photo of her niece Claudia Gomez Gonzalez during a press conference in Guatemala City on May 25, 2018. Gomez Gonzalez was allegedly shot and killed by a U.S. border patrol agent. (JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images) Dominga Vicente shows a photo of her niece Claudia Gomez Gonzalez during a press conference in Guatemala City on May 25, 2018. Gomez Gonzalez was allegedly shot and killed by a U.S. border patrol agent. (JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
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Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez traveled 1,500 miles to the United States, hoping to find a job and a better future, according to her family.

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Oldest Pearl Harbor survivor reflects ahead of Memorial Day

Ray Chavez is the oldest survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor that launched America's entry into World War II in 1941. (CNN) Ray Chavez is the oldest survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor that launched America's entry into World War II in 1941. (CNN)
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Ray Chavez is the oldest survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor that launched America's entry into World War II in 1941.

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Injured teacher out of hospital after stopping Indiana middle school shooting

Jason Seaman is being called a hero after he charged the student who fired gunshots into a classroom. (SUIC Athletics Twitter) Jason Seaman is being called a hero after he charged the student who fired gunshots into a classroom. (SUIC Athletics Twitter)
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An Indiana science teacher was released from a hospital a day after he was shot while tackling an armed student inside his classroom. He is now being called a hero for his courageous act.

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Hormel Foods recalls SPAM products after metal found in meat

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Hormel Food Corp. is recalling approximately 228,614 pounds of canned pork and chicken products that may be contaminated with foreign matter.

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'Free,’ 'Good home only' written across body of abandoned dog

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A dog in Ohio is looking for a new home after someone wrote “free” and “good home only” across its body in permanent marker before abandoning it in a park.

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Video: Florida driver saved seconds before SUV bursts into flames

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A Florida woman is alive thanks to another driver who tried frantically to get her to pull over seconds before her car burst into flames.

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Seven easy mistakes could alter blood pressure readings

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Nobody wants to have high blood pressure, but some people are being misdiagnosed with elevated pressure because of these simple mistakes.

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Investigation underway after man shot in the Ville neighborhood

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Police said a man in his late 20s was shot in North St. Louis Saturday afternoon. 

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Rookie Flaherty shines again, Cardinals topple Pirates 4-1

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Saturday, May 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Saturday, May 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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 Jack Flaherty allowed four hits over six innings, Matt Carpenter hit his fifth home run of the season and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Saturday. 

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Astronaut Alan Bean, fourth man to walk on the moon, dies

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The fourth man to ever walk on the moon has died at age 86.

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Florida, Mississippi under states of emergency ahead of major incoming storm

Alberto is likely to make landfall Monday between New Orleans and Destin, Florida, before moving into Mississippi and Alabama by Tuesday. (CNN) Alberto is likely to make landfall Monday between New Orleans and Destin, Florida, before moving into Mississippi and Alabama by Tuesday. (CNN)
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued the declaration for all 67 counties in his state. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant authorized the use of the National Guard, his office said in a statement.

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Fowler leaves Saturday's game after hit by pitch

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This season has not been the most fun for Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler, but it got even less so in the fourth inning of Saturday’s game.

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Veteran satisfaction with VA services in St. Louis improves Video included

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Going into Memorial Day weekend, St. Louis-area veterans are reporting an improvement in VA services. Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill visited the Korean War Memorial Friday in Forest Park to announce the results of a yearly survey filled out by local veterans. 

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US lost track of 1,500 immigrant children, but says it's not 'legally responsible'

The federal government has placed thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children in the homes of sponsors, but last year it couldn't account for nearly 1,500 of them. More>>

Police officer allegedly shoots, kills fellow cop brother

Rocky Lee (left) was allegedly shot and killed by his brother, Robert Lee (right) May 25. Both men are police officers in Texas. (Harris County and Montgomery County Sheriff's Offices) Rocky Lee (left) was allegedly shot and killed by his brother, Robert Lee (right) May 25. Both men are police officers in Texas. (Harris County and Montgomery County Sheriff's Offices)
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A Texas police officer is dead after his brother, a fellow cop, allegedly shot him multiple times.

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Waterloo police urging ATM users to check for card skimmers

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The Waterloo Police Department is encouraging ATM users to check for card skimmers before inserting their card.

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Oldest Pearl Harbor survivor reflects ahead of Memorial Day

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Tower Grove man scares off would-be robber with baseball bat

Adam Smith used a baseball bat to scare off a would-be thief from his home Tuesday Adam Smith used a baseball bat to scare off a would-be thief from his home Tuesday
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A Tower Grove East man says he has to run off an intruder after he broke into his home while he was inside.

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Friends, family of man killed by St. Charles County police cruiser raising money to bring body home

For hours Friday Jeni Shurley and and Kelley’s wife Amy Rickords were in downtown St. Louis on the street holding signs, trying to tell anyone who would listen their story and  asking for donations. (Credit: KMOV) For hours Friday Jeni Shurley and and Kelley’s wife Amy Rickords were in downtown St. Louis on the street holding signs, trying to tell anyone who would listen their story and asking for donations. (Credit: KMOV)
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Friday a Colorado woman and her friend were in St. Louis trying to get their loved one back home. James Kelley was struck and killed on Interstate 70 last week; the car that hit him was a St. Charles County police cruiser. 

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Intense video: Lava consumes home in Hawaii

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As the video continues, the lava consumes everything in its path, including small trees and the home itself, as smoke and flames start to appear where the lava has made contact.

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Schlitterbahn opens for season despite audit’s findings

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On Friday, the controversial park where a little boy died opened for the season. 

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Slideshow: Children missing from St. Louis-area

Timothy Johnson (Credit: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children) Timothy Johnson (Credit: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)
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In honor of National Missing Children's Day, please go through the slideshow and see if you recognize anyone of the missing children from the St. Louis-area.

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Using food as medicine: Woman's battle against cancer being studied by Harvard researchers

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A Wisconsin woman says changing her diet helped her win her battle against breast cancer. Now, researchers at Harvard University want to know more about that diet. 

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Sleep in this weekend -- you might live longer

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Scientists have long known about the connection between how much you sleep and how long you live. Lack of sleep can have dire consequences for your health.

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Teacher, SIU alum released from hospital after charging shooter in Indiana school shooting Video included

A teacher who went to SIU in Carbondale was shot three times charging an active shooter at an Indiana school on Friday, May 25, according to SIU.  (SIU Athletics, Facebook) A teacher who went to SIU in Carbondale was shot three times charging an active shooter at an Indiana school on Friday, May 25, according to SIU.  (SIU Athletics, Facebook)
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A teacher who went to SIU in Carbondale who was shot three times has now been released from the hospital, according to CBS affiliate WTTV.

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Special committee clashing with Greitens' lawyers

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The Chairman of the Special Committee investigating Missouri Governor Eric Greitens lashed out at an attorney for the governor over the release of documents that so far Greitens lawyers have resisted.

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Surgeon who filmed rap videos while operating on patients faces lawsuit

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With a scalpel in her hand, Dr. Windell Boutte cuts into a patient's abdomen, in sync with the beat of O.T. Genasis' song "Cut it." She sings along.

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No amount of bacon or alcohol is safe, World Cancer Research Fund says

Sliced bacon is displayed for sale at a market in Washington, Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Sliced bacon is displayed for sale at a market in Washington, Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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Want to reduce your risk of cancer by 40 percent? Stop eating bacon (and all processed meat) and drinking alcohol, according to a new set of health guidelines.

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SNEAK PEEK: 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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Check out this list of Memorial Day deals!

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Many organizations and businesses are honoring our country’s service members by offering free meals and discounts. We’ve got everything you need to know right here!

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Kelly, Lyons activated from disabled list; Holland placed on disabled list

Carson Kelly prepares to catch a bullpen session. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Carson Kelly prepares to catch a bullpen session. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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The Cardinals have activated catcher Carson Kelly and pitcher Tyler Lyons from the 10-day disabled list.

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'It's so much cleaner': Hawaii park clears out homeless people

Homeless people were cleared out of one park in Hawaii and relocated to another park just a few blocks away. (KITV via CNN) Homeless people were cleared out of one park in Hawaii and relocated to another park just a few blocks away. (KITV via CNN)
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A park in Hawaii just had a big homeless sweep, and the results are causing mixed reactions.

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