Jan. 17, 2011 – Hundreds of people packed into the rotunda of the Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis Monday for the local King Day celebration.
Numerous songs and hymns were followed by speeches from U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, St. Louis police chief Dan Isom and many others.
Afterwards, many of those in attendance filed outside to take part in the annual King Day march from the Old Courthouse to Powell Hall.
St. Louis Cardinals Winter Warmup is underway at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch in downtown St. Louis. The three day event allows fans to get up close to their favorite present, past and future Cardinals heros. Be sure to stop by the KMOX booth and visit the KMOX sports team! For more details, visit kmox.com/warmup.
St. Louis received just a couple inches of snow last night and into this morning. Roads remained relatively safe, but there was enough on the ground to encourage one of the most celebrated of outdoor winter activities.
Children and parents alike took to the hills in the St. Louis area, sleds in hand, to take advantage of the fresh snowfall.
JENNINGS (KMOX) – A Jennings police officer resigns amid an investigation into firing his weapon during a pursuit. Officer David Hauck, a three year veteran of the Jennings department, was on suspension after taking part in a pursuit and subsequently firing his gun at the female suspect. Read More
Jan. 6, 2011 – Funeral services were held Thursday morning for U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Kenneth Corzine.
He died on Christmas Eve from injuries suffered earlier in the month while serving in Afghanistan.
Approximately fifteen hundred 3-x-4 foot American flags lined the streets of Bethalto from the airport to the Cornerstone Assembly of God Church where the funeral was held.
About a half-dozen protestors from the infamous Westboro Baptist Church of Kansas showed up to protest U.S. policy on gays in the military and other issues, but they were drowned out by a much larger crowd of onlookers who burst into impromptu renditions of the Star Spangled Banner and Amazing Grace.
EDWARDSVILLE, Mo. (KMOX) - A Madison County man and three teens are in custody in connection with a home break-in over the weekend.
The thieves targeted firearms in the home of Robert L. Williams on N. 61st St. in Fairmont City, Illinois.
Nearly two-dozen guns were taken, along with jewelry and cash.
One of those arrested turned out to be the victim’s son, 18-year-old James R. Williams, who lives in the home with his father and first reported the robbery.
Also charged with residential burglary were 17-year-old Rian McCallister of Caseyville, 19-year-old Dustin J. Brown and 26-year-old Matthew S. Turner, both of Collinsville.
Each suspect is being held on $150,000 bond.
Jan. 5, 2011 – A fountain now stands in a courtyard at the ABB transformer plant in north St. Louis.
It was dedicated during a 30-minute long ceremony Wednesday morning in remembrance of three workers who were killed and five others who were wounded during an hours-long rampage by a disgruntled employee on Jan. 7, 2010.