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Maryland Heights Police outside the Red Roof Inn Monday morning (Credit: KMOV) Maryland Heights Police outside the Red Roof Inn Monday morning (Credit: KMOV)

Police: Disagreement involving woman may have led to shooting at Maryland Heights hotel Video included

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A suspect was taken into custody after a man was shot multiple times outside a Maryland Heights hotel overnight.

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Portion of South Outer I-70 closed through weekend following semi-truck fire Video included

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South Outer Interstate 70 past Mid Rivers Mall Drive will remain closed through at least the weekend after a semi-truck caught fire Monday morning.

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'It was life or death,' says man who snatched gunman's AR-15

James Shaw Jr. disarmed the suspect shooter at an Antioch, Tennessee Waffle House. He took a selfie of himself showing his injury as well as a bandaged hand. James Shaw Jr. disarmed the suspect shooter at an Antioch, Tennessee Waffle House. He took a selfie of himself showing his injury as well as a bandaged hand.
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The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a "selfish" act of self-preservation and he doesn't consider himself a hero. 

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5-year-old says teachers taped his mouth shut, wouldn’t let him eat

Abdul Dannaoui, 5, says two teachers at his elementary school left him hungry and barely breathing. (Source: WXYZ via CNN) Abdul Dannaoui, 5, says two teachers at his elementary school left him hungry and barely breathing. (Source: WXYZ via CNN)
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A family is furious with a local elementary school after they say their 5-year-old son was assaulted and humiliated in front of his class.

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Ex-NFL kicker says prom photo with gun was a 'joke'

Jay Feely says a photo showing him holding a gun next to his daughter's prom date was a joke. (Source: Jay Feely, Twitter via CNN) Jay Feely says a photo showing him holding a gun next to his daughter's prom date was a joke. (Source: Jay Feely, Twitter via CNN)
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Former NFL kicker Jay Feely says a photo of him holding a pistol while standing between his daughter and her prom date was intended to be a joke.

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The Waffle House shooting suspect thought Taylor Swift was stalking him and showed other signs of delusion

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Reinking's parents had called emergency services to report their son believed pop star Taylor Swift was stalking him, and he had made comments about killing himself.

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Family says surgeons left needle in baby’s heart

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A family said surgeons at a Florida children's hospital left a needle in their baby girl's heart. 

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New details emerge in 'crazy' incest murder-suicide case

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What started out as a joyful reunion of a young woman with her birth parents soon turned sour, then shocking, and finally deadly.

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2 hospitalized after multi-vehicle crash on I-270 in Maryland Heights Video included

Emergency crews on northbound I-270 near Page Monday (Credit: KMOV) Emergency crews on northbound I-270 near Page Monday (Credit: KMOV)
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A serious crash has closed multiple lanes of northbound Interstate 270 in Maryland Heights.

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What we know about accused Waffle House gunman Travis Reinking

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On Sunday afternoon, law enforcement in Tazewell County, Illinois, held a press conference explaining their history with Reinking and his family. 

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Video shows St. Louis middle school student bullying girl wearing hijab

A girl is seen yelling expletives and other hate speech at another girl, who is wearing a hijab. (Credit: KMOV) A girl is seen yelling expletives and other hate speech at another girl, who is wearing a hijab. (Credit: KMOV)
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A video shared more than 1,000 times on Facebook shows a vile moment Wednesday between two St. Louis middle school students.

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2-year-old Cleveland toddler dies from overdose, mom and boyfriend arrested

Larenzon Ealom died of an overdose on March 3. His death has been ruled a homicide. (Source: Family) Larenzon Ealom died of an overdose on March 3. His death has been ruled a homicide. (Source: Family)
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Cleveland Police are investigating the death of two-year-old Larenzo Ealom Jr.  The toddler died on March 3 and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s office has now ruled the case a homicide. 

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Search ongoing for suspected gunman after 4 killed in mass shooting at Waffle House Video included

Travis Reinking, 29, is wanted in connection with the mass shooting. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department) Travis Reinking, 29, is wanted in connection with the mass shooting. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department)
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Four people were killed and four others injured in a mass shooting at a Waffle House in Antioch early Sunday. The suspect is still on the run.

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Police spot elderly woman pushing dead body in shopping cart

This image shows the 8600 block of South Calumet Avenue, where Chicago police say an unidentified woman's body was found in a shopping cart. (Google Earth) This image shows the 8600 block of South Calumet Avenue, where Chicago police say an unidentified woman's body was found in a shopping cart. (Google Earth)
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An elderly woman was found pushing a shopping cart with a dead body inside it on Chicago’s South Side, police said. 

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Inmate dies after 'tyrannical' judge ignores her request for medical treatment

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Powerful video shows the inmate, Sandra Twiggs, told the judge she needed a breathing treatment, but the judge ignored her request and even berated her.Two days later she died.

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Prince William and Kate Middleton welcome their 3rd child

In this file photo dated Saturday, June 17, 2017, members of the British royal family gather on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after attending the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, FILE) In this file photo dated Saturday, June 17, 2017, members of the British royal family gather on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after attending the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, FILE)

Kensington Palace says the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child, a boy weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces.

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Mom shot dead after refusing to let man use her cellphone

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A Texas man is accused of killing a 29-year-old woman outside her apartment after a dispute over a cellphone.

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MISSING: New Baden police searching for medically dependent 63-year-old

Timothy B. McGowen, 63 (Credit: New Baden Police Department) Timothy B. McGowen, 63 (Credit: New Baden Police Department)
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Police in New Baden are asking for help finding a missing medically dependent person.

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Police search for answers in alleged Waffle House shooter's Illinois hometown

Travis Reinking, 29, is wanted in connection with the mass shooting. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department Travis Reinking, 29, is wanted in connection with the mass shooting. (Source: Metro Nashville Police Department
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A central Illinois community is in the national spotlight for being the hometown of suspected Waffle House shooter that killed four people and wounded two in Nashville.

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Hero customer ambushes Waffle House killer and wrestles away his assault-style rifle

James Shaw Jr. disarmed the suspect shooter at an Antioch, Tennessee Waffle House. He took a selfie of himself showing his injury as well as a bandaged hand. (James Shaw Jr.) James Shaw Jr. disarmed the suspect shooter at an Antioch, Tennessee Waffle House. He took a selfie of himself showing his injury as well as a bandaged hand. (James Shaw Jr.)
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As soon as he heard the gunshots, James Shaw Jr. bolted and hid in a restroom. But he didn't lose sight of the gunman. And the moment the shooter paused, police said, Shaw decided to ambush him.

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Mascoutah Police searching for man who stole running car at convenience store

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The Mascoutah Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance locating a suspect that stole a man’s car while it was left running on a local parking lot. 

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Missouri House votes to regulate powdered alcohol

Missouri House (Credit: KMOV) Missouri House (Credit: KMOV)
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Powdered alcohol would be regulated like other alcoholic beverages in Missouri under legislation passed by the state House. 

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Firefighter injured while battling north St. Louis blaze Sunday night Video included

Firefighters in the 5000 block of Vernon Sunday night (Credit: KMOV) Firefighters in the 5000 block of Vernon Sunday night (Credit: KMOV)
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A firefighter was injured while battling a fire in north St. Louis late Sunday night.

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Woman lured by 'creepy' fake bathroom signs in public park

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A woman says she was lured into the woods last weekend after following fake “outdoor bathroom” signs at Forest Park in Portland, Oregon.

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Investigation underway after fatal crash in North St. Louis

A two vehicle accident in North St. Louis left one person dead Sunday afternoon. (Credit: KMOV) A two vehicle accident in North St. Louis left one person dead Sunday afternoon. (Credit: KMOV)
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A two vehicle accident in North St. Louis left one person dead Sunday afternoon.  

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Real Housewives of Atlanta's Kim Zolciak-Biermann spurs controversy in show's reunion claiming racism 'wasn't real.'

Kim Zolciak arrives at the 2009 Fox Reality Channel Really Awards in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) Kim Zolciak arrives at the 2009 Fox Reality Channel Really Awards in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
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Things got heated during the 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' season 10 reunion, when one housewife, Kim Zolciak-Biermann, claimed that racism isn't real and has only become magnified due to social media.

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Police identify man killed inside his home in North St. Louis

A man was found shot and killed inside his home in North St. Louis Sunday (Credit: KMOV) A man was found shot and killed inside his home in North St. Louis Sunday (Credit: KMOV)
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A man was found shot and killed inside his home in North St. Louis Sunday morning.

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Man accused of robbing woman on MetroLink, elderly man in Metro East home

Stephane Vance is charged with one count of Home Invasion with a Firearm, one count of Aggravated Robbery with a Firearm and one count of Robbery. (Credit: St. Clair County Jail) Stephane Vance is charged with one count of Home Invasion with a Firearm, one count of Aggravated Robbery with a Firearm and one count of Robbery. (Credit: St. Clair County Jail)
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A second suspect has been charged in a string of robberies in the Metro East in January.

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Australian boy flies to Bali after stealing his mom's credit card

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Escaping to Bali after an argument with your mom might be every teenager's dream. But for one particularly adventurous -- and reckless -- 12-year-old Australian boy, the dream became reality.

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Former students recall 1968 protests that shut down Columbia

In this April 29, 1968 file photo, Columbia University students who don't agree with their classmates staging a sit-in in Low Memorial Library. (Credit: AP Photo/Anthony Camerano, File) In this April 29, 1968 file photo, Columbia University students who don't agree with their classmates staging a sit-in in Low Memorial Library. (Credit: AP Photo/Anthony Camerano, File)
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Fifty years ago Monday, Columbia University students angry about racism and the Vietnam War began a rebellion that fed a sense the country was in turmoil. 

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Social media helps fuel teacher activism across the country Video included

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The public education uprisings that began in West Virginia and spread to Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky share similar origin stories: teachers, tired of low wages and a dearth of state funding, begin talking to each other online.

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Family dog stays with lost 3-year-old girl, leads rescuers to her

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A deaf and partially blind dog named Max is being praised after spending more than 15 hours with a 3-year-old girl who had wandered away from her rural home.

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Colorado couple charged after allegedly having sex with dog, police say

, Fredrick Blue Manzanares (pictured), 50, and 48-year-old Janette Eileen Solano, his ex-girlfriend, have been charged with four counts of cruelty to an animal, including neglect and mistreatment. (Photo: Aurora Police Department) , Fredrick Blue Manzanares (pictured), 50, and 48-year-old Janette Eileen Solano, his ex-girlfriend, have been charged with four counts of cruelty to an animal, including neglect and mistreatment. (Photo: Aurora Police Department)
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A Colorado couple is facing animal cruelty charges after they allegedly had sex with their dog in a motorhome they converted into a sex chamber in their backyard.

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Kansas man says intruder robbed his home and beat his dog to death

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A Kansas man is hoping police will find the person responsible for breaking into his home and beating his dog to death.

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Twain apologizes for saying she would have voted for Trump

Artist Shania Twain speaks at the exhibit opening of "Shania Twain: Rock This Country" at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Laura Roberts/Invision/AP) Artist Shania Twain speaks at the exhibit opening of "Shania Twain: Rock This Country" at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Laura Roberts/Invision/AP)
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Shania Twain has apologized for saying if she were American she would have voted for Donald Trump for president, even though he's offensive. Twain made the comments in an interview with The Guardian that was published over the weekend. 

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1 dead, 2 injured after shooting leads to crash in Berkeley

An accident in Berkeley left one person dead and two injured (Credit: KMOV) An accident in Berkeley left one person dead and two injured (Credit: KMOV)
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Police are investigating a fatal accident that left one dead and two people injured Sunday afternoon. 

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'Hamilton' will return to the Fox Theatre in 2019-2020 season

Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of "Hamilton: An American Musical," addresses the audience during the curtain call on the opening night of the Los Angeles. (Credit: AP) Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of "Hamilton: An American Musical," addresses the audience during the curtain call on the opening night of the Los Angeles. (Credit: AP)
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There's still hope for St. Louisans who missed out on seeing the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical 'Hamiliton'. 

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Social media lights up as basketball players stop game, kneel during funeral procession Video included

Social media lights up as basketball players stop game, kneel during funeral procession (Source: Facebook) Social media lights up as basketball players stop game, kneel during funeral procession (Source: Facebook)
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A group of Franklinton basketball players is getting quite a bit of attention for taking a knee as a funeral procession passed by their pickup game Friday, April 20.

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Desoto man killed in motorcycle crash in Barnhart Sunday

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A Desoto, Missouri man was killed on his motorcycle in a crash in Jefferson County early Sunday morning.

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Police vehicle, cow involved in accident on I-64 near Caseyville

An unmarked police car and a cow were involved in an accident near Caseyville, Illinois (Credit: KMOV) An unmarked police car and a cow were involved in an accident near Caseyville, Illinois (Credit: KMOV)
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An unmarked police car and a cow were involved in an accident near Caseyville, Illinois Saturday afternoon that left one person seriously injured.

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Missouri deputy, 26, dies in head-on crash

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Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed a deputy from Miller County died in a head-on crash Friday.

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WANTED: 2 men at-large after Collinsville pistol-whipping, robbery

Collinsville police are searching for Phillip Campbell, Jr. (left) and Abias Crosby (right) after an armed robbery April 12. (Credit: Collinsville Police Department) Collinsville police are searching for Phillip Campbell, Jr. (left) and Abias Crosby (right) after an armed robbery April 12. (Credit: Collinsville Police Department)
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Two men have been charged after allegedly robbing and pistol-whipping a man in Collinsville April 12. Neither suspect is in custody and police are searching for them.

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