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Joann R. Schofield, 51, of Belleville was arrested on alleged child abuse charges on June 26. (Credit: Fairview Heights Police) Joann R. Schofield, 51, of Belleville was arrested on alleged child abuse charges on June 26. (Credit: Fairview Heights Police)

Fairview Heights daycare employee arrested after alleged child abuse

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A Fairview Heights daycare employee was arrested on Tuesday for alleged child abuse. On June 22, Fairview Heights Police responded to a report of two children under the age of three being physically abused at their daycare facility. Joann R. Schofield, 51, of Belleville is accused of picking up the children's sleeping cots and dropping the kids to the floor.  As a result, both children were taken to local hospitals.  One was treated for minor injuries, and the other sustai... More>>

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Inmate who escaped from STL County Jail caught Video included

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Bruce Brutsman, an inmate who escaped from the St. Louis County Jail, was caught Wednesday

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Major Case Squad investigating fatal shooting in Metro East Video included

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The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis is investigating after a man was shot and killed in Madison, Illinois.

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Fans make Cardinals-loving couple's wedding dreams come true during 6th inning

Sign Tyson & Alyssa Baker held up during Cardinal's game (Credit: Donna Shores O'Day) Sign Tyson & Alyssa Baker held up during Cardinal's game (Credit: Donna Shores O'Day)
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The crowd in section 103 at Busch Stadium during Monday’s Cardinals game helped a wedding dream come true for one lucky couple.

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Man charged in fatal Dellwood shooting

Jason Bibbs, 32, is accused of being involved in the fatal shooting of Terrell Greer, 32, in Dellwood. Credit: St. Louis County PD Jason Bibbs, 32, is accused of being involved in the fatal shooting of Terrell Greer, 32, in Dellwood. Credit: St. Louis County PD
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A suspect has been charged in fatal shooting that occurred in Dellwood on June 18

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Man shot during robbery in Hazelwood; 1 suspect captured, another sought after chase Video included

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Police are investigating if two different robberies are somehow linked due to close proximity of their locations.  The first of the two robberies occurred overnight on June 28 in the 5200 block of Ville Angela. Police responded to the scene on the call of an in-progress home invasion. When the responding officer arrived, a male victim was found with a gunshot wound to his leg.  Police discovered the man, along with a female victim, were approached by a pair of male su...

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Cardinals option Aledmys Diaz to Memphis

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After bursting onto the scene in 2016, Diaz has endured the epitome of a sophomore slump this season.

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Clayton Police looking for man targeting porch packages

The Clayton Police Department is asking for the public's help with identifying a man who tried a steal a package off the porch of a house in Clayton. (Credit: Clayton Police Department) The Clayton Police Department is asking for the public's help with identifying a man who tried a steal a package off the porch of a house in Clayton. (Credit: Clayton Police Department)
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The Clayton Police Department is asking for the public’s help with identifying a man who tried to steal a package off the porch of a house in Clayton.

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Bus with children on-board hits power pole Video included

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A bus with small children on board hit a power pole in the Metro East Wednesday

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Missouri trooper pleads in handcuffed drowning of Iowa man Video included

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A state trooper charged with involuntary manslaughter after an Iowa man drowned after falling from a patrol boat into a Missouri lake has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor boating violation.

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New York men accused of making counterfeit money in Troy, Ill.

Two New York men are in custody after being accused of manufacturing counterfeit money at the Red Roof Inn in Troy, Ill. (Credit: Troy Police Department) Two New York men are in custody after being accused of manufacturing counterfeit money at the Red Roof Inn in Troy, Ill. (Credit: Troy Police Department)
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Two New York men are in custody after being accused of manufacturing counterfeit money at the Red Roof Inn in Troy, Ill. 

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Ryan Ferguson reaches settlement in overturned conviction

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A man whose conviction in a Missouri sports editor's death was overturned after spending nearly a decade in prison has settled a portion of his lawsuit against police.

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BBB: Fundraiser for American Homeless Veterans raising concern

The St. Louis Better Business Bureau is advising consumers to use caution when deciding whether to contribute money to the Center for American Homeless Veterans. (Credit: The Center for American Homeless Veterans) The St. Louis Better Business Bureau is advising consumers to use caution when deciding whether to contribute money to the Center for American Homeless Veterans. (Credit: The Center for American Homeless Veterans)
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The St. Louis Better Business Bureau is advising consumers to use caution when deciding whether to contribute money to the Center for American Homeless Veterans. 

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Berglund undergoes surgery, likely out until December

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The surgery took place Tuesday, and comes after Berglund injured the shoulder during his offseason training program in Sweden.

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Cell phone video captures shots being fired at downtown gas station Video included

A man was caught on camera firing shots into the air at the  ZX gas station at Chouteau and 4th Street in downtown St. Louis. Credit: KMOV A man was caught on camera firing shots into the air at the ZX gas station at Chouteau and 4th Street in downtown St. Louis. Credit: KMOV
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It's a terrifying moment caught on camera. A man firing a gun in the air at a busy gas station.

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Experts warn of dangers from metal grill brush bristles

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Firing up the grill is a tell-tale sign of summer, but how you clean your barbecue could pose a serious health risk.

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No more Powerball or Mega Millions in Illinois Video included

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KMOV.COM - Illinois Lottery announced today they will take a major step and suspend all Powerball and Mega Millions sales in Illinois, due to the Illinois budget crisis.

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Police searching for man who robbed Bridgeton bank

Police say this man robbed a US Bank in Bridgeton Wednesday. Credit: Bridgeton PD Police say this man robbed a US Bank in Bridgeton Wednesday. Credit: Bridgeton PD
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Surveillance cameras were rolling when a man robbed a US Bank branch in Bridgeton Wednesday

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Fireworks Safety Tips: Keeping your family and pets safe

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It’s that time of year where we celebrate our country’s independence with family, barbecues and lighting fireworks. But just how dangerous are fireworks? Well, if handled incorrectly, the results can be deadly.

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Video: ‘Snot’ salamander held in top secret location

What is long, reptilian, and is covered in a thick, slimy mucus?  The Hellbender Salamander. Its numbers are small, which is why in the video you’re about to watch, the creature’s location is top secret. (Photo: YouTube: Brave Wilderness) What is long, reptilian, and is covered in a thick, slimy mucus?  The Hellbender Salamander. Its numbers are small, which is why in the video you’re about to watch, the creature’s location is top secret. (Photo: YouTube: Brave Wilderness)

What is long, reptilian, and is covered in a thick, slimy mucus?  The Hellbender Salamander. Its numbers are small, which is why in the video you’re about to watch, the creature’s location is top secret.

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Local woman's wedding dress a finalist in 'Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest'

Ashley Ulicni's toilet paper wedding dress (Credit: tpdresscontest.com) Ashley Ulicni's toilet paper wedding dress (Credit: tpdresscontest.com)
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A wedding dress made by a St. Louis woman is gaining a lot of attention online.

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Man critically injured in Fountain Park neighborhood shooting

Police in the 900 block of Aubert after a man was shot Tuesday (Credit: KMOV) Police in the 900 block of Aubert after a man was shot Tuesday (Credit: KMOV)
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A man is listed in critical condition after being shot in the Fountain Park neighborhood Tuesday night.

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Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at Arkansas Capitol

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Officials say Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument was destroyed by someone driving a vehicle into it less than 24 hours after the monument was placed on state Capitol grounds. More>>

MO State Treasurer launches phase two of MO ABLE

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This week, Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt kicked off the second phase of MO ABLE, a program designed to empower people with disabilities and help them and their families save money. He launched a statewide coalition to promote the program.   

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Paddington bear creator Michael Bond dies at 91

In this June 12, 2015 file photo, Michael Bond poses with a soft toy version of Paddington bear. Publisher HarperCollins says Michael Bond, creator of globe-trotting teddy Paddington bear, died on Tuesday June 27, 2017, aged 91. (Nick Ansell/PA via AP) In this June 12, 2015 file photo, Michael Bond poses with a soft toy version of Paddington bear. Publisher HarperCollins says Michael Bond, creator of globe-trotting teddy Paddington bear, died on Tuesday June 27, 2017, aged 91. (Nick Ansell/PA via AP)
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Publisher HarperCollins says Michael Bond, creator of globe-trotting teddy Paddington bear, has died aged 91.

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Fireworks being recalled because they can ‘explode unexpectedly’

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Nearly 36,100 fireworks sold at select stores are being recalled ahead of the Fourth of July weekend because they can “explode unexpectedly after being lit."

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West County girls gather in Russia to promote friendship, tolerance

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More than 100 children gathered in Russia as ambassadors for fun and friendship. 

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Illinois lawmakers scramble to approve budget by Saturday

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Illinois lawmakers are continuing efforts to seal a state budget deal.

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FBI locates car related to missing Chinese scholar case Video included

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The FBI says it has located the car that a missing Chinese scholar studying at the University of Illinois was last seen getting into earlier this month.

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MetroLink guards now have power to issue citations Video included

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MetroLink security guards will now have the power to write citations.

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St. Louis teens leave messages of hope on vandalized memorial Video included

St. Louis teens leave messages of hope on a vandalized Civil Rights memorial. Credit: KMOV St. Louis teens leave messages of hope on a vandalized Civil Rights memorial. Credit: KMOV
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A group of St. Louis students took lessons learned in their social justice program and put them into action when they encountered vandalism hundreds of miles away. 

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Alorton woman wanted for the death of 6-month-old infant daughter Video included

Police are on the lookout for 35-year-old Kimberly A. Jenkins after an autopsy released Tuesday revealed her daughter, six-month-old Mariah McCorkle, suffocated. (Credit: KMOV) Police are on the lookout for 35-year-old Kimberly A. Jenkins after an autopsy released Tuesday revealed her daughter, six-month-old Mariah McCorkle, suffocated. (Credit: KMOV)
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Police are on the lookout for 35-year-old Kimberly A. Jenkins after an autopsy released Tuesday revealed 6-month-old Mariah McCorkle suffocated. 

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Black Southwest Airlines employees allege discrimination at St. Louis airport Video included

A publicity photo of Southwest Airline's new aircraft livery. The airline unveiled its new design September 8, 2014. (Credit: Southwest) A publicity photo of Southwest Airline's new aircraft livery. The airline unveiled its new design September 8, 2014. (Credit: Southwest)
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The St. Louis Chapter of the NAACP says it has received complaints from Southwest Airlines employees in St. Louis

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Redstone says active shooter calls were false alarm Video included

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Redstone Arsenal officials say Tuesday's reports of an active shooter appear false.

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Grand Rapids doctors find new way to treat cancer

Researchers in Grand Rapids are working to solve a piece of the cancer puzzle with a new use of immunotherapy. Researchers in Grand Rapids are working to solve a piece of the cancer puzzle with a new use of immunotherapy.

Researchers in Grand Rapids are working to solve a piece of the cancer puzzle with a new use of immunotherapy.

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Massive malware attack: Who's been hit

Some of the world's biggest companies have been hit by a huge cyberattack that has disrupted their businesses. More>>

Man killed in multi-vehicle crash near Farmington

1 person died and three were injured in a wreck on SB Highway 67 near Farmington Tuesday afternoon. Credit: MHP 1 person died and three were injured in a wreck on SB Highway 67 near Farmington Tuesday afternoon. Credit: MHP
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One person was killed in a four-vehicle accident on Highway 67 near Farmington Tuesday afternoon

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Today in History

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Today is Wednesday, June 28, the 179th day of 2017. There are 186 days left in the year.

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AMBER Alert canceled after 2 Kansas children found, father in custody

Cadenn McDowell, 1, (not pictured)  and Mason McDowell, 3, (left) were taken from the vehicle. (Ellis County Sheriff's Office) Cadenn McDowell, 1, (not pictured) and Mason McDowell, 3, (left) were taken from the vehicle. (Ellis County Sheriff's Office)
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Authorities in Ellis County, KS have canceled an AMBER Alert for two young boys who were taken from a vehicle early Wednesday morning. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says both Cadenn McDowell, 1, and Mason McDowell, 3, have been found and are safe.

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Amtrak offers discount for travel to view solar eclipse Video included

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Amtrak is offering discounted tickets for passengers traveling to southern Illinois to view the upcoming total solar eclipse.

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Police: Mom got drunk at pool, drove home & crashed with 4 kids in car

Lauren Weeks, 37, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of excessive driving under the influence, possessing an open container while driving and injury to child by transporting while under the influence. (Source: Madison County Sheriff's Office) Lauren Weeks, 37, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of excessive driving under the influence, possessing an open container while driving and injury to child by transporting while under the influence. (Source: Madison County Sheriff's Office)
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The blood alcohol level of an Idaho Falls woman was nearly four times the legal limit when she crashed her car with four children inside

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80-year-old woman attacked, mauled by rabid bobcat in garden

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An 80-year-old New Hampshire woman fought off a rabid bobcat with the help of her two dogs and her gardening sickle.

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Senate GOP shelves health bill, imperils 'Obamacare' repeal Video included

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Congress' nonpartisan budget referee says the Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million additional people uninsured in 2026 compared to President Barack Obama's law.

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Diamondbacks rally past Cardinals 6-5 in extras

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Chris Herrmann hit a game-ending RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Tuesday night. 

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Woman's body found in Walmart bathroom 3 days after she entered store

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A woman's body was found in a restroom at a northeast Oklahoma Walmart three days after she was seen on store video entering the room.

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City residents weigh in on selection of new police chief Video included

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Residents in south St. Louis had their chance to offer suggestions on a new police chief for the city on Tuesday

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Normandy police officer involved in car accident Video included

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A Normandy police officer was taken to a hospital after getting involved in a car accident Tuesday

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Lawyers: Talks on unpaid Illinois Medicaid bills at impasse

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Attorneys in a lawsuit over $2 billion in unpaid Medicaid bills say court-ordered talks to resolve the issue haven't made progress and they're asking a judge to order Illinois to start paying $1 billion a month as...

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Ten Commandments monument installed at Arkansas Capitol

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Workers have installed a Ten Commandments monument outside Arkansas' Capitol, two years after lawmakers approved a measure permitting the statue on state grounds. More>>

Many foreign tech firms considering moving to St. Louis

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More than a dozen foreign tech companies are considering setting up shop in St. Louis

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Cosby rejects 'sexual assault tour' idea floated by reps

In this Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 file photo, Bill Cosby leaves after a hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. In this Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 file photo, Bill Cosby leaves after a hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.

Bill Cosby's "town hall" tour is unlikely to happen before his retrial on sex assault charges in Pennsylvania, one of his lawyers said Tuesday.

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City shutting down steam line that burned toddler in Kiener Plaza after News 4 Investigation Video included

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The city of St. Louis now says they will be shutting off a steam line that runs under Kiener Plaza for the summer, after News 4 Investigates repeatedly tested temperatures at two manholes in the park.

Meanwhile, the toddler who was suffered second-degree burns after stepping on one of the manholes Sunday, has now been released from the hospital, but will require on-going treatment. 

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Thought to be dead in quadruple shooting, 7-year-old making progress in recovery Video included

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Her family thought she was dead. Now, after a month in critical condition, a 7-year-old is making strides in her recovery.

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25-year old arrested for trying to rob fireworks stand

A 25-year-old man was arrested for trying to rob a fireworks stand. (Credit: KMOV) A 25-year-old man was arrested for trying to rob a fireworks stand. (Credit: KMOV)
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A 25-year old man from St. Charles was arrested in Jefferson County after an attempted armed robbery at Fireworks City near Old Sugar Creek Road and Highway 30 around 5 a.m. Saturday.

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  • Police: Mom got drunk at pool, drove home & crashed with 4 kids in car

    Police: Mom got drunk at pool, drove home & crashed with 4 kids in car

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 5:40 AM EDT2017-06-28 09:40:53 GMT
    Wednesday, June 28 2017 5:41 AM EDT2017-06-28 09:41:54 GMT
    Lauren Weeks, 37, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of excessive driving under the influence, possessing an open container while driving and injury to child by transporting while under the influence. (Source: Madison County Sheriff's Office)Lauren Weeks, 37, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of excessive driving under the influence, possessing an open container while driving and injury to child by transporting while under the influence. (Source: Madison County Sheriff's Office)

    The blood alcohol level of an Idaho Falls woman was nearly four times the legal limit when she crashed her car with four children inside

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    The blood alcohol level of an Idaho Falls woman was nearly four times the legal limit when she crashed her car with four children inside

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  • Chicago cops charged with cover up of deadly shooting of teenager

    Chicago cops charged with cover up of deadly shooting of teenager

    Deadly police shooting of teen Laquan McDonald caught on camera exposes false claims by Chicago cops. Three officers were charged with the alleged cover up Tuesday. The officers were indited based on false police report of actions of fellow officer Jason Van Dyke who gunned down the black teen in 2014.  

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    Deadly police shooting of teen Laquan McDonald caught on camera exposes false claims by Chicago cops. Three officers were charged with the alleged cover up Tuesday. The officers were indited based on false police report of actions of fellow officer Jason Van Dyke who gunned down the black teen in 2014.  

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  • Supreme Court revives the Trump travel ban

    Supreme Court revives the Trump travel ban

    The Trump administration rev up for the reinstatement of the travel ban. The ban will detail 6 mainly Muslim countries with strong terrorist threats. Supreme court ruled in favor of the ninety day travel ban throwing the ruling of the lower court out.

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    The Trump administration rev up for the reinstatement of the travel ban. The ban will detail 6 mainly Muslim countries with strong terrorist threats. Supreme court ruled in favor of the ninety day travel ban throwing the ruling of the lower court out.

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