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Police: 'Relationship problems' prompted 'credible threat' at Belleville high schools Video included

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A suspect is in custody after a 'credible threat' prompted Belleville East High School and Belleville West High School to close Wednesday. 

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Son of missing Maplewood woman: 'We are going to find her, we're going to get answers' Video included

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Maplewood police are now calling a missing woman case suspicious. 

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Police: Man beat teen with hammer, burned body over stolen video game system

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 A 21-year-old Milwaukee man beat a teen with a hammer, stabbed him in the neck and burned his body over a stolen video game system, prosecutors said. 

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Police: Mom pulled 8-year-old son into path of train in murder-suicide

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A woman yanked her 8-year-old son onto a railroad crossing in eastern Iowa just moments before a train killed them both, authorities said.

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Teen died a hero while protecting classmates from Santa Fe high school shooter

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 As survivors describe the terror-filled moments after a student opened fire at Santa Fe High School, killing 10 people, stories of heroism are coming to light. 

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Police: Man beat up ex-girlfriend, put her in trunk and led cops on wild chase

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Authorities say a man punched his ex-girlfriend, stuffed her in a car trunk and led Florida authorities on a high-speed chase.

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Judge orders 30-year-old man to move out of his parents' house

A New York judge ordered Michael Rotondo to move out of his parents' house. (WSTM via CNN) A New York judge ordered Michael Rotondo to move out of his parents' house. (WSTM via CNN)
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A 30-year-old man didn't get the message that it was time to move out of his parents' home until a judge ordered him to leave.

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Bel-Ridge mayor says he's needed restraining orders against predecessor

Mayor Willie Fair (L) and former mayor Rachel White (R). Credit: KMOV Mayor Willie Fair (L) and former mayor Rachel White (R). Credit: KMOV
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The current mayor of Bel-Ridge has filed two restraining orders against a former mayor.

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Thieves hit resale shop in House Springs twice in 3 months

Thieves were recorded on surveillance video stealing donated used clothes from a donation bin at the Peace by Piece resale shop on Friday, May 18. Thieves were recorded on surveillance video stealing donated used clothes from a donation bin at the Peace by Piece resale shop on Friday, May 18.
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For the third time this year, thieves stole bags of clothes from a donation bin for the Peace by Piece resale shop in House Springs. A surveillance camera recorded the latest theft on Friday evening at 6:57 p.m. 

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40 percent of Americans can't cover a $400 emergency expense

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Many are still struggling, but there is a bright side.

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Teen charged in what was the 200th homicide of 2017 Video included

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A 16-year-old suspect is in custody for St. Louis' 200th homicide of 2017.

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Comcast preparing to top Disney's bid for Fox

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Australian investigators dismiss MH370 murder-suicide theory

Australian investigators who led a four-year search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have defended their theory that the plane's disappearance was due to an accident. More>>

Southern Illinois man convicted in 2016 death of wife

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BENTON, Ill. (AP) - A southern Illinois man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his wife.

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NFL considers 15-yard penalty for kneeling during anthem, report says

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The NFL owners will talk more about how to handle protests before wrapping up their meetings Wednesday.

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Local high school band invited to perform in France Video included

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A local band is getting the prestigious honor of performing at the 75th Memorial Parade and Musical Salute to the Veterans in Normandy, France.

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Police car damaged in bi-state chase, suspect in custody Video included

The end of a police chase on Interstate 64 near the Martin Luther King Bridge in Illinois (Credit: KMOV) The end of a police chase on Interstate 64 near the Martin Luther King Bridge in Illinois (Credit: KMOV)
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A bi-state police chase ended with an Overland police car damaged in Illinois.

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Gov. Greitens launches ad campaign as state House set to consider his fate Video included

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Embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is taking his case to the public with a six-figure television advertising campaign set to air across the state as Missouri lawmakers consider whether to impeach him.

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Rookie K-9 sniffs out 60 pounds of meth in first drug bust

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The newest K-9 to join a California police department helped officers sniff out 60 pounds of meth during a routine traffic stop.
  

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Today in History

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 Today is Wednesday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2018. There are 222 days left in the year.

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What do you do when a home warranty company rejects your claim Video included

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Everyone knows home repairs can cost a small fortune and that's why so many people purchase home warranties to protect themselves. 

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Lake Saint Louis residents fight street creep

Lake Saint Louis residents are dealing with street creep, but it’s not someone lurking about. It’s a problem where the concrete in the street expands, pushing up driveways and causing cracks in foundations. Credit: KMOV Lake Saint Louis residents are dealing with street creep, but it’s not someone lurking about. It’s a problem where the concrete in the street expands, pushing up driveways and causing cracks in foundations. Credit: KMOV
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Lake Saint Louis residents are dealing with street creep. But it’s not someone lurking about. It’s a problem where the concrete in the street expands, pushing up driveways and causing cracks in foundations

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Caught on camera: Three suspects burglarize South County gun store Video included

Police say three suspects broke into Triple Threat Armory early Tuesday morning. Credit: KMOV Police say three suspects broke into Triple Threat Armory early Tuesday morning. Credit: KMOV
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Police are searching for three suspects accused of burglarizing a gun store in Affton

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Missouri lawmakers read woman's testimony against Greitens Video included

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Missouri lawmakers are publicly reading the previously secret testimony of a woman who has accused Gov. Eric Greitens of misconduct during an extramarital affair. 

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Trump administration moves to allow hunters to lure bears with bacon, doughnuts

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Under the proposed changes, hunters would also be allowed to hunt black bears with dogs, kill wolves and pups in their dens, and use motor boats to shoot swimming caribou.

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Royals Hammel earns first win in win over Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals' Yairo Munoz, right, is tagged out by Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar while attempting to steal second during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) St. Louis Cardinals' Yairo Munoz, right, is tagged out by Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar while attempting to steal second during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez each homered and Jason Hammel earned his first victory of the season as the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 on Tuesday night.

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Dispatcher who gambled away funds for injured officer pleads Video included

A spokesman for the city of Hazelwood said that April Briscuso, 40, was recently arrested. She is accused of stealing money intended for Officer Craig Tudor. Credit: STL Co. PD A spokesman for the city of Hazelwood said that April Briscuso, 40, was recently arrested. She is accused of stealing money intended for Officer Craig Tudor. Credit: STL Co. PD

A woman who is charged with gambling away money raised for an injured police officer is leaving her fate fo a judge.

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Boil order in effect for part of Metro East village

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A boil order has been issued for part of East Carondelet, Illinois due to a water main break

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Man defending Hawaii home from volcano is hit by flaming 'lava bomb'

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He's been spraying down the burning lava bombs that hit the houses to prevent them from catching fire.

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Berkeley residents restricted to only two pets per household Video included

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Berkeley residents have added restrictions when it comes to owning multiple pets within their city limits.

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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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Students leave empty shoes as memorial to Texas school shooting victims Video included

Students Demand Action set up this memorial of empty shoes, outside Lafayette High School in Wildwood. (Credit: KMOV) Students Demand Action set up this memorial of empty shoes, outside Lafayette High School in Wildwood. (Credit: KMOV)
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West St. Louis County students want to honor those lost to gun violence and spur changes in legislation.

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Company rents out drug-sniffing dogs Video included

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A company based near Kansas City rents out drug-sniffing dogs to families and school

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Local pet groups rally together to save dog bitten by snake Video included

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A local dog’s misfortune is serving as a reminder for pet owners to keep an extra close eye on their pets as the weather gets warmer.

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Why are trees being cut down in the Central West End? Video included

Residents in the Central West End asked News 4 about what happened when a row of trees was cut down along Laclede Avenue just east of Euclid. (Credit: KMOV) Residents in the Central West End asked News 4 about what happened when a row of trees was cut down along Laclede Avenue just east of Euclid. (Credit: KMOV)
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Residents in the Central West End asked News 4 about what happened when a row of trees was cut down along Laclede Avenue just east of Euclid. Others are marked for removal, and residents are wondering what the city is planning.

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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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With Alex Reyes' planned return to the rotation, who do the Cardinals clear out?

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Alex Reyes will return to the rotation when he rejoins the Cardinals, according to general manager Mike Girsch. 

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'Neighbor dispute' leaves two injured in East St. Louis shooting

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Police in East St. Louis are investigating a shooting that left two shot just before noon Tuesday. 

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Florida man arrested after climbing on playground, telling kids where babies come from

Otis Dawayne Ryan, 30, is accused of yelling a vulgar explanation of where babies come while on top of playground equipment in Florida (Credit: Clearwater Police Department) Otis Dawayne Ryan, 30, is accused of yelling a vulgar explanation of where babies come while on top of playground equipment in Florida (Credit: Clearwater Police Department)
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A Florida man climbed on top of playground equipment and yelled a vulgar explanation of where babies come from as children played nearby, officials said.

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A germ-free childhood could trigger leukemia, scientist suggests

Germ-free childhoods followed by infections later in life can trigger the onset of childhood leukemia, a new study suggests. More>>

Police investigating suicide at North St. Louis Workhouse

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Police are investigating a suicide that occurred at the Workhouse in North St. Louis on Monday. 

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