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Storm Mode: Tornado Watch & Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued as severe storms threaten St. Louis area

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Storms Saturday afternoon and evening could be particularly intense with hail, wind and tornadoes possible.  

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2 men found shot, killed behind vacant home Video included

The males, who were between the ages of 16 and 20, were found with several gunshot wounds in the  5000 block of Robin Friday afternoon. Credit: KMOV The males, who were between the ages of 16 and 20, were found with several gunshot wounds in the 5000 block of Robin Friday afternoon. Credit: KMOV
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The homicide unit is currently investigating a fatal, double-shooting in the Walnut Park East neighborhood.  

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Suspect dead following standoff in South St. Louis Video included

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A standoff near the south St. Louis-south St. Louis County line closed several streets on Friday night

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Homicide detectives investigating north St. Louis shooting

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Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in north St. Louis Friday night

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Michael Brown's mother receives high school diploma Video included

160 students received their high school diplomas at Jennings High School. (Credit: KMOV) 160 students received their high school diplomas at Jennings High School. (Credit: KMOV)
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It's a major achievement for students of the Jennings School District

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Officer who shot, paralyzed woman won't be charged Video included

Deonyia Johnson paralyzed after being shot by a Venice, Illinois police officer in May; Johnson says she wants answers (Credit: Deonyia Johnson). Deonyia Johnson paralyzed after being shot by a Venice, Illinois police officer in May; Johnson says she wants answers (Credit: Deonyia Johnson).
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A police officer who shot and paralyzed a woman in the Metro East will not be facing charges

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911 call centers throughout Illinois in danger of shutting down Video included

911 systems throughout Illinois in danger of shutting down. (Credit: KMOV) 911 systems throughout Illinois in danger of shutting down. (Credit: KMOV)
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911 systems throughout Illinois are in danger of shutting down if state lawmakers cannot find a way to fund the system before their summer break.   

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CAPTURED: Suspect in North City, North Co. shootings arrested in Tennessee for indecent exposure Video included

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The suspect wanted in two St. Louis-area shootings that may be related was arrested in Tennessee Thursday.

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Man lied about being awarded Purple Heart to scam people Video included

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A St. Louis man could go to prison after admitting he lied about being awarded a Purple Heart in order to scam people

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Mo. Highway Patrol cracking down throughout Memorial Day Weekend Video included

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The Missouri State Highway Patrol will crack down on certain interstates throughout Memorial Day Weekend.

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Surveys show improved care at VA Medical Center in St. Louis Video included

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U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced the results of patient satisfaction surveys at Veterans Affair hospitals and clinics in St. Louis on Friday. She said, after years of patient complaints, the surveys show care is steadily improving. 

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Couple charged in 2-year-old's death following 'wrestling moves' Video included

Richard Gamache is charged with first-degree child abuse and Cheyenne Cook is charged with endangering the welfare of a minor. (Jefferson County Sheriff's Office) Richard Gamache is charged with first-degree child abuse and Cheyenne Cook is charged with endangering the welfare of a minor. (Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)
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Police have charged 24-year-old Richard Gamache with first-degree child abuse for severly injuring a 2-year-old after performing wrestling moves on the child.

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Firefighters rescue man trapped at Central West End MetroLink station Video included

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Firefighters rescued a man who fell and became wedged between a MetroLink train and the platform near Barnes Jewish Hospital late Thursday night.

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Ameren donates 500 air conditioners, $25,000 for Cool Down STL Video included

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To combat the heat, Ameren is providing 500 air conditioners, in addition to a $25,000 donation to Cool Down St. Louis.

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St. Louis officer injured in crash on I-70 express lanes Video included

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A St. Louis police officer sustained neck and back injuries during a crash in the express lanes of Interstate 70 at Branch.

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Man asks police for help; gets charged with possessing child porn Video included

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A man who intended on receiving help from police actually ended up in handcuffs after officers found child pornography on his phone.  

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Police ID man shot, killed at North County gas station; suspect in custody Video included

Casey Lowery, 36, allegedly shot and killed someone outside a North County gas station. Credit: St. Louis County PD Casey Lowery, 36, allegedly shot and killed someone outside a North County gas station. Credit: St. Louis County PD
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A man was killed during a shooting at a north St. Louis County gas station Thursday.

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Police say car thief stole again minutes after being released

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Pevely Police say a 34-year old man from De Soto was arrested after being found falling asleep in a stolen pickup at a McDonalds in the 1700 block of Highway Z last Thursday..

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Man struck with car by ex-boyfriend after argument at a bus stop

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A man is in the hospital after his ex-boyfriend hit him with a vehicle following a heated argument at a bus stop. 

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Maintenance was scheduled for day of deadly boiler explosion in Soulard Video included

A damaged building in the area of 3rd Street and Russell (Credit: KMOV) A damaged building in the area of 3rd Street and Russell (Credit: KMOV)
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The hot water storage instrument that exploded in early April at the Loy-Lange Box Company, killing four people, was scheduled for repair that very day, according to a new report released Thursday morning.

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Three-alarm fire breaks out in research lab on SLU's campus Video included

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A fire broke out in a three-story office building on the 3500 block of Laclede on Thursday evening.

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Hit-and-run driver at-large after critically injuring road worker Video included

Doug Hindle remains in critical condition with broken arms, legs, a severe head injury, burns and internal injuries after he was hit along Heege Road in Affton last Thursday. (Credit: Kathy Hindle) Doug Hindle remains in critical condition with broken arms, legs, a severe head injury, burns and internal injuries after he was hit along Heege Road in Affton last Thursday. (Credit: Kathy Hindle)
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The wife of a worker run down by a fleeing driver in South St. Louis County is pleading for the public's help.     

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Names of soldiers who died in Vietnam War to be read at South Co. park

The names of soldiers who died in the Vietnam War will be read Memorial Day weekend at Sylvan Springs County Park in South County The names of soldiers who died in the Vietnam War will be read Memorial Day weekend at Sylvan Springs County Park in South County
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Memorial Day weekend is a time to honor the sacrifice of Americans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces, a 100-plus hour ceremony held at a local park announcing the names of fallen soldiers. 

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Who's behind the humor of the witty signs along Missouri highways and interstates?

Ever wonder who's behind those clever messages? (Credit: KMOV) Ever wonder who's behind those clever messages? (Credit: KMOV)
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Driving along any major Missouri interstate or highway, humor is splashed across several of the Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT) electronic message boards. 

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Family member of victim 'glad' for report on boiler explosion, wants accountability Video included

A boiler-plate explosion in Soulard was captured on surveillance camera at a nearby BP gas station. Credit: BP A boiler-plate explosion in Soulard was captured on surveillance camera at a nearby BP gas station. Credit: BP
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Alderman also calls for change in wake of report into deadly steam generation system explosion in Soulard. 

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Head-on collision closes Highway 162 in Granite City Video included

A head-on crash has closed Illinois Highway 162 near Maryville Road in Granite City. Credit: KMOV A head-on crash has closed Illinois Highway 162 near Maryville Road in Granite City. Credit: KMOV
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An accident has closed Illinois State Highway 162 in Granite City

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Muny security assessment more timely in light of Manchester attack Video included

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The Muny underwent a security assessment just ahead of its season opening for the summer

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Surveillance video released of shooting which critically injured Lyft driver Video included

Investigators in the 3700 block of Pennsylvania following a shooting Wednesday (Credit: KMOV) Investigators in the 3700 block of Pennsylvania following a shooting Wednesday (Credit: KMOV)
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A neighbor told News 4 an Uber driver pulled over on a South City street for help after being shot overnight.

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Imagine a Better St. Louis: Elementary school hoping to rebuild playground

One principal is working with students to rebuild a safe playground to enjoy recess. (Credit: KMOV) One principal is working with students to rebuild a safe playground to enjoy recess. (Credit: KMOV)
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Can you imagine not having a safe playground to enjoy recess in elementary school? 

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Ameren crews preparing for Saturday storms

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As potentially severe storms approach the St. Louis area on Saturday, Ameren crews are busy preparing for the weather. 

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Missouri parks, campsites rebound quickly after flooding

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A month after severe floods ravaged several parks and campsites across Missouri, the vast majority of them are open again in time for summer visitors. 

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Rollover crash on I-70 sends 5 to hospital

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At least five people, including a five-year-old boy, were sent to the hospital after a rollover crash in Interstate 70 near Wentzville. 

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