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Excessive Heat Warning EXTENDED for St. Louis area through Sunday

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Dangerous heat returns this week and it looks like it will be a little more intense than our triple-digit stretch last week.

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Riot police dispatched to break up protest outside the "Workhouse" Video included

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Police are in riot gear and using pepper spray to disperse protesters outside the St. Louis Medium Security Institution, a jail known as “The Workhouse.” 

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More than 450 vehicle thefts in St. Louis as carjackings continue in summer heat Video included

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Carjackings and break-ins are being carried out all over the area by criminals looking to plunder cars, trucks and even motorcycles. In this sizzling summer grand theft auto appears to be the game of choice for crooks. 

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Local teacher resigns after arrest for lewd and indecent conduct in Forest Park bathroom Video included

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A beloved teacher in one local school district suddenly stopped going to classes this past spring. 

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St. Louis police assisting DFS workers in standoff

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St. Louis police are currently working a standoff on Page Boulevard. 

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Man shot in Hamilton Heights neighborhood Thursday morning

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A man was found dead inside a vehicle in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood Thursday morning.

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Inmate accused of beating fellow prisoner at St. Louis jail

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An inmate is facing an assault charge after 27-year-old Harold Mosley Jr. was attacked inside his cell at the St. Louis City Jail.

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Water main break downtown causes St. Patrick Center, St. Louis Library closed Video included

A water main break at 13th and Convention Plaza Friday morning (Credit: KMOV) A water main break at 13th and Convention Plaza Friday morning (Credit: KMOV)
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A water main break in downtown St. Louis caused flooding Friday morning.

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Portion of Dunn Road closed in Florissant due to water main break

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FLORISSANT, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A water main break forced a portion of Dunn Road in Florissant to close Friday. The water main break occurred on the roadway between Waterford and Washington. The break also closed the exit ramp from westbound Interstate 270 to Washington Elizabeth, causing a traffic backup on the westbound lanes of the interstate around 8:30 a.m. It is unknown when the road will reopen. Copyright 2017 KMOV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved

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Man 'glad' to have been caught in police chase Video included

Joseph Quinlan was caught in the middle of a police chase on Wednesday. (Credit: KMOV) Joseph Quinlan was caught in the middle of a police chase on Wednesday. (Credit: KMOV)
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A delivery man says it's a good thing he was caught up in the end of a police chase.

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Mother gives birth to baby in Old Navy parking lot Video included

Mom and dad after baby was born in the front seat of the family's van. (Photo credit: Katie Gaeta Photography) Mom and dad after baby was born in the front seat of the family's van. (Photo credit: Katie Gaeta Photography)
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The birth of a baby is always a day to remember, but for one South County family, their third child’s birth was even more unforgettable after they delivered the baby in the car. Katie Gaeta is a birth photographer and for baby number three they wanted to have a natural birth. 

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Customers fed up with Mississippi Valley Exteriors Video included

Customers tell News 4 a St. Charles County business took their money and failed to perform any work. (Credit: KMOV) Customers tell News 4 a St. Charles County business took their money and failed to perform any work. (Credit: KMOV)
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Customers tell News 4 a St. Charles County business took their money and failed to perform any work.

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Granite City Steel workers rally to get their jobs back

Granite City workers rallied Thursday, hoping to get their jobs back. Credit: KMOV Granite City workers rallied Thursday, hoping to get their jobs back. Credit: KMOV
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The shouts mask cries for help to get two-thirds of the team at the Granite City Mill back on the job

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Surprise Squad: Special homecoming for Air National Guardsman

It was special homecoming for Sgt Michael Dye, his wife and daughters. Credit: KMOV It was special homecoming for Sgt Michael Dye, his wife and daughters. Credit: KMOV
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The wife of an Air National Guardsmen made his return home special for him and his daughters.

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No asbestos found in air near Clemens House, EPA says Video included

Skyzoom4 over the Clemens House after a fire Wednesday morning (Credit: KMOV) Skyzoom4 over the Clemens House after a fire Wednesday morning (Credit: KMOV)
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Air samples taken by the EPA near the historic James L. Clemens house tested negative for asbestos, the agency said.

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Alderman hopes for hearings on STL police officer overtime audit calls 'extreme' Video included

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Lack of control over your money. That's what a report says is going on in the city of St. Louis, as auditors took a look at police officer overtime pay

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Good Samaritans help transport 30 animals after IL shelter van breaks down Video included

Partners for Pets' transport van broke down while transporting 30 animals to shelter. (Credit: Partners for Pets) Partners for Pets' transport van broke down while transporting 30 animals to shelter. (Credit: Partners for Pets)
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A kitten is recovering from a heat stroke after an Illinois animal shelter's van broke down during Wednesday's immense heat

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Greitens works to undo cuts to Missouri foster care he OK'd

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Missouri Governor Eric Greitens said recently announced cuts to foster families in Missouri are being reversed

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Child injured after being hit by car in Moline Acres

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A child was injured after being struck by a car in Moline Acres on Thursday.  

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Police searching for woman who robbed South City bank Video included

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Authorities are searching for a woman who they say robbed a Reliance Bank branch in south St. Louis

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Water main break in Oakland floats cars and leaves damage Video included

The water main break happened near the intersection of South Sappington and East Argonne. Credit: KMOV The water main break happened near the intersection of South Sappington and East Argonne. Credit: KMOV
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Crews are responding to a water main break that occurred in Kirkwood Wednesday afternoon.

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Extreme heat forces delay in St. Clair County interstate work

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No make-up construction date was announced.

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3 shot in St. Louis' Dutchtown neighborhood

Three people were shot in the 3400 block of Montana Wednesday afternoon. Credit: KMOV Three people were shot in the 3400 block of Montana Wednesday afternoon. Credit: KMOV
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Police are investigating a triple shooting that occurred near Marquette Park in the Dutchtown neighborhood of south St. Louis Wednesday afternoon. 

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Bystander shot during argument at Dutchtown gas station Video included

Police at the Shell gas station at Grand and Alberta Thursday morning after a man was shot (Credit: KMOV) Police at the Shell gas station at Grand and Alberta Thursday morning after a man was shot (Credit: KMOV)
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A man was hospitalized after being shot at a gas station in Dutchtown early Thursday morning.

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Blues sign defenseman Colton Parayko

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - The St. Louis Blues have signed defensemen Colton Parayko to a five-year deal worth $27.5 million, according to multiple reports.

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Lebanon man dies after tree falls on him

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A Lebanon man died after a tree fell on him while he was cutting it outside of his home Thursday morning.

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Man found shot to death inside vehicle in Wellston Video included

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A man was shot and killed in Wellston early Thursday morning.

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Inmate brutally beaten in St. Louis jail hospitalized with critical injuries Video included

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Family members of an inmate brutally beaten inside the St. Louis City Jail are finally getting information from corrections officials

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Woman says landlord won't fix her AC amid days of triple digits temps

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An East St. Louis woman said she had no air conditioning for several days and her landlord had yet to fix it. 

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Victim scares off burglary suspect with taser

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A woman scared off a burglar with a taser after she found him inside her bedroom early Wednesday morning, police said.

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Swansea police issue 'Code Red' alert following string of burglaries

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The Swansea Police Department has issued a "Code Red" alert. It alerts people about a rash of recent burglaries in the city.  

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Community steps up to keep animals cool at Belleville Humane Society

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With this stretch of triple digit heat, local animal shelters are being affected, and St. Louisans have been stepping up to help. 

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Overnight shooting in St. Louis leaves one hospitalized

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St. Louis police were called out to a shooting at Lillian and Goodfellow at about 2:30 on Saturday morning.  

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