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Driver fatally strikes child in O’Fallon, police investigating

O’FALLON, Mo. – An investigation is underway after a driver fatally struck a child Friday morning in O’Fallon. The O’Fallon Police Department reports that a nine-year-old boy died in the collision. His identity has been withheld at this point of … Continue reading

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Wanted man built a new life, married an unsuspecting woman

ALTON, Ill. – The FOX Files is following up on a cold case breakthrough we first told you about Monday. It’s an unusual case in which a 1994 unsolved shooting converged with an identity theft mystery. Alton, Illinois Police Chief … Continue reading

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Emergency response near Weldon Spring for drowning

ST. CHARLES COUNTY — Multiple agencies have responded to Walnut Hill Court near Weldon Spring for a reported drowning. Metro West Dive and Rescue are on the scene, preparing to head back into the water to search for a missing … Continue reading

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Alleged drug pipeline from Mexico to St. Louis uncovered in federal case

ST. LOUIS – A new federal case details an alleged pipeline of illegal drugs (fentanyl, methamphetamine, and cocaine) from Mexico to St. Louis. The case also offers a glimpse of the impact the southern border crisis may be having here. … Continue reading

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Crews retracing route of Town and Country package with mercury

TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. – There is new information about the emergency shutdown of the Town and Country Post Office due to a package leaking mercury. FOX 2 has learned environmental crews are retracing the package’s route over concerns about … Continue reading

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‘Seems like Big Brother to me’: Find out if your name has been searched by ex-Ballwin police chief

BALLWIN, Mo. – Hundreds of people’s names were run through a criminal justice database in the last few years without probable cause, according to Ballwin law enforcement. A Ballwin police report accuses former Chief Douglas Shaeffler of sometimes searching without … Continue reading

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Unlicensed daycare owner charged with death of 4-month-old

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The owner of an unlicensed daycare in Florissant has been indicted for the death of a 4-month-old child in her care. First responders with the Florissant Valley Fire Protection District arrived at the residence in … Continue reading

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Suspect arrested following fatal shooting in Wentzville

WENTZVILLE– A person is dead after a late-night fatal shooting in Wentzville on Tuesday night. The shooting occurred on the 1300 block of the Hidden Valley Apartment Complex around 10:30 p.m.involving two men. The police are still at the scene … Continue reading

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Lawsuit accuses Kirkwood School District of withholding records amid yearbook controversy

KIRKWOOD, Mo. – A new lawsuit accuses the Kirkwood School District of withholding public records and violating Missouri’s Sunshine law amid controversy over content published in a student yearbook last year. Attorneys with the Thomas More Society filed the lawsuit … Continue reading

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Missouri inmate executed for 2009 murder of Jefferson City woman and husband

BONNE TERRE, Mo. – A Missouri man who killed the woman he was having an affair with and her husband in 2009 was put to death late Tuesday afternoon. David R. Hosier, 69, died via a lethal dose of pentobarbital. … Continue reading

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