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Officer fires gunshots at suspects at East St. Louis McDonald's

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An incident at an East St. Louis McDonald's left one suspect shot in the hip by an officer and another suspect taken into custody Sunday morning.

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Two police cars hit along same stretch of road, one officer injured

The New Athens officer's car was sideswiped by a van and was damaged on the driver's side. (Credit: KMOV) The New Athens officer's car was sideswiped by a van and was damaged on the driver's side. (Credit: KMOV)
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A New Athens police officer was in the middle of a traffic stop and was in his patrol car when his patrol car was hit by a mini van.

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Head-on crash due to snow kills 22-year-old in St. Charles

Roy Alonso Villa, 22, was killed in a car crash in St. Charles. (Credit: GoFundMe) Roy Alonso Villa, 22, was killed in a car crash in St. Charles. (Credit: GoFundMe)
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A head-on crash in St. Charles left one person dead Saturday morning.

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Officer injured during pursuit of Family Dollar robbery suspects in North County

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A St. Louis County officer was injured after pursuing two suspects on foot who allegedly robbed a Family Dollar in North County Saturday night.

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Fire breaks out in Hazelwood garage, fire hydrant not easily accessible

A fire broke out in a Hazelwood garage Sunday morning. (Credit: KMOV) A fire broke out in a Hazelwood garage Sunday morning. (Credit: KMOV)
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Firefighters had to call for assistance Sunday morning because water to fight a fire was not easily accessible.

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Pedestrian struck on Stan Musial bridge after offering help

A pedestrian was struck on Stan Musial Bridge early Sunday morning. (Credit: KMOV) A pedestrian was struck on Stan Musial Bridge early Sunday morning. (Credit: KMOV)
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A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the Stan Musial Bridge Sunday morning after he pulled over to help other drivers involved in an accident.

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Business owner threatened, harassed after flying flag supporting police

Cherri Elder found the handwritten letter in her window after being harassed about a flag supporting police in her storefront. ( Credit: KMOV) Cherri Elder found the handwritten letter in her window after being harassed about a flag supporting police in her storefront. ( Credit: KMOV)
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A Cherokee Antique Row business owner says she and others in the area are being harassed for displaying flags supporting police on their storefronts. 

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Man arrested, accused of firing gun into air alongside I-270

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A man was arrested after he allegedly fired his gun in the air alongside Interstate 270 in Maryland Heights Saturday afternoon.

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Exclusive: Group chat messages show school shooter obsessed with race, violence and guns

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In a private Instagram group chat, confessed school shooter Nikolas Cruz repeatedly espoused racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic views and displayed an obsession with violence and guns.

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Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

In this Jan. 12, 2017 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden smiles in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) In this Jan. 12, 2017 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden smiles in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides.

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Lindenwood University holds active shooter training amid Florida School shooting

Lindenwood students barricade the door during an active shooter training Saturday ( Credit: KMOV) Lindenwood students barricade the door during an active shooter training Saturday ( Credit: KMOV)
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With Wednesday’s tragedy in Florida still on our minds, several area schools and colleges, like Lindenwood University, are preparing for active shooter situations. 

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Politicians under scrutiny after launching "AR-15 Giveaway" raffles Video included

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The suspect in the Florida high school shooting used an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle in the attack. Now, a Missouri Senate candidate and Kansas Congressional candidate are getting a lot of negative attention for giving away that same weapon in a raffle.

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Gun owner turns in rifle to police department: ‘I will lead by example’

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A Facebook post of a man turning in his rifle is going viral.

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Fatal shooting of teen cancer survivor deemed accidental, friend charged Video included

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Police have charged Jewell Q. Smith, 20, of Fairview Heights, with involuntary manslaughter in the death of 19-year-old Cole Weirciszewski. 

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Parkland students say, 'We are going to be the last mass shooting'

To those who would say it's too soon after the school massacre to talk about politics and gun control, the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High see your point. More>>

Man shot, injured in Walnut Park West neighborhood

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A man was shot and injured in North County early Sunday morning.

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Commercial plane crashes in southern Iran, killing 66 people

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An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported.

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Stoneman Douglas principal in emotional video promises to hug every student

"We lost 17 lives on Valentine's Day. That's supposed to be the international day of love," Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School principal Ty Thompson said in an emotional video message posted on Saturday, three days after... More>>

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Father, son fatally stabbed in Maryland Heights; woman, girl injured Video included

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A father and son were killed and a woman and 4-year-old girl were injured during a stabbing in a Maryland Heights home Thursday night.

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71-year-old woman leads police on pursuit while in possession of parakeet

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Police say the driver, who was possibly impaired, had a baggy full of prescription pills and was holding a bird that appeared to be parakeet. 

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Marcell Ozuna said he's thrilled to play for the Cardinals

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News 4 Maurice Drummond catches with Cardinal's new left fielder and cleanup hitter Marcell Ozuna during Spring Training. 

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Fire breaks out in South City apartment

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A fire broke out in an apartment building in South St. Louis City Saturday afternoon.

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Student journalist interviewed classmates as shooter walked Parkland school halls

David Hogg found himself living a nightmare on Wednesday, hiding in a closet with classmates as a crazed gunman roamed the campus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, unleashing a torrent of... More>>

Dittmer man charged with possession of child porn

Earl Rice, 59, faces two counts of child pornography charges Friday ( Credit: Belleville Police Department) Earl Rice, 59, faces two counts of child pornography charges Friday ( Credit: Belleville Police Department)
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A 59-year-old man was arrested by the Belleville Police Department after being in possession of child pornography Friday. 

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RECALL: Nearly 200 cases of Cherry Ski being recalled

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A recall has been issued for Cherry Ski cases. According to the Double Cola Company, they are recalling approximately 200 cases of its Cherry Ski product.

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KC teacher: ‘The day I’m ordered to carry a gun may be my last day’

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A Facebook post from a local teacher that said the Florida shooting had her so on edge she was actually considering ending her 35-year career in education had us wondering how many other teachers are having that kind of internal crisis.

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Suspect accused of shooting at Jefferson County deputy charged Video included

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The suspect who allegedly shot at a Jefferson County deputy is in custody and charged after a homeowner held him at gunpoint.

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Jefferson County Sheriff losing officers due to low pay, sheriff's office says

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The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department says better pay at nearby law enforcement agencies is driving deputies to leave the department.

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Mayors unite to urge Mo. lawmakers to set stricter texting and seat belt laws for drivers

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A group of Missouri mayors is urging state lawmakers to fully ban texting and driving for all ages as well as well as set a primary seat belt law.

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Newborn twins found dead inside suitcase in an Arkansas ditch Video included

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The bodies of two newborns were discovered in a purple suitcase on County Road 602 in Wynne, Arkansas, according to Cross County Sheriff's Office.

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School shooter will offer to plead guilty, public defender says

Nikolas Cruz wants to plead guilty so that he can avoid the death penalty and spare a traumatized South Florida community a trial that would recount horrifying details of his mass shooting, a top public defender said Friday. More>>

Psychologist charged with molesting 9-year-old, posting pics online

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A metro Atlanta psychologist is under arrest, charged with molesting a girl and posting pictures online. He's now the center of a joint investigation involving Homeland Security and Cobb County authorities.

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Cubs first baseman fights tears at Florida shooting vigil

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Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo fought back tears as he spoke at a Florida vigil for the 17 victims killed in a shooting at his former high school, saying we're going to be "a bit broken for a while.". More>>

MO Humane Society warns of “teacup” pig problem

Director Amanda Mullen speaks with News 4 about the influx of pigs coming into the shelter ( Credit: KMOV) Director Amanda Mullen speaks with News 4 about the influx of pigs coming into the shelter ( Credit: KMOV)
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The Humane Society of Missouri is asking families to think twice before adding a certain type of pet to their home. It is dealing with an influx of pigs because the animals got bigger than their owners ever imagined.

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Northbound I-55 reopen after four-vehicle accident

I-55 at Loughborough is closed. (Credit: MODOT) I-55 at Loughborough is closed. (Credit: MODOT)
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Northbound interstate 55 is reopened after it was closed due to a four-vehicle accident at Loughborough Ave.

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