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Cardinals fire Mike Matheny, John Mabry, appoint Mike Shildt as interim manager

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Following an 8-2 loss to the Reds Saturday night, the Cardinals fired manager Mike Matheny and hitting coach John Mabry, along with assistant hitting coach Bill Mueller. 

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'We want to try to find a way to salvage this season;' Cardinals look to the future after firing Matheny

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The message from Busch Stadium Sunday morning was clear: It wasn’t one game that pushed Mike Matheny out as manager, it was the sum of a number of continuing frustrations. 

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Severe storms leave trail of damage, power outages across Missouri, Illinois

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Strong thunderstorms rumbled through parts of Missouri and Illinois Saturday afternoon, leaving thousands without power.

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'My heart sank'; Illinois mom issues warning after driver follows daughter home from Godfrey Walmart

Erin Harper shares her daughter's scary ordeal after a man followed her from a Wal-mart in Godfrey, Illinois. (Credit: KMOV) Erin Harper shares her daughter's scary ordeal after a man followed her from a Wal-mart in Godfrey, Illinois. (Credit: KMOV)
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After her 16-year-old daughter was trailed by a man for miles while heading home, a Brighton, Illinois mom is sharing the scary ordeal, promoting driving safety.  

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Alderman: If the city doesn't fix the problems at O'Fallon Park, I will close it

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An alderman says unless action is taken to improve safety at O’Fallon Park, he will shut it down.

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Surveillance pictures released of suspect in Festus landscaping equipment theft

Festus landscaper Mike Myers says this man stole $22,000 in equipment from him. Credit: Jefferson County Sheriff Festus landscaper Mike Myers says this man stole $22,000 in equipment from him. Credit: Jefferson County Sheriff
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A Festus landscaper is trying to figure out what’s next after a thief ran off with more than $20,000 worth of equipment.

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Battery acid spill shuts down WB I-70 near I-64 for several hours Video included

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Battery acid leaking from a truck shut down westbound Interstate 70 just before Interstate 64 for several hours, according to MoDOT.

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Attempted break-ins, peeping tom creates fear for North County homeowners Video included

Homeowners in North County are uneasy after a suspected peeping tom is tormenting the neighborhood. (Credit: KMOV) Homeowners in North County are uneasy after a suspected peeping tom is tormenting the neighborhood. (Credit: KMOV)
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Homeowners in North County are uneasy after a suspected peeping tom is tormenting the neighborhood. 

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St. Louis City bringing back police cadet program Video included

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St. Louis City is reviving a program that has been dormant for more than two decades, with the goal of recruiting more police officers

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Tower Grove South residents upset with trash, recycling pile up

Tower Grove South residents said their trash has not been picked up in two weeks. (Credit: KMOV) Tower Grove South residents said their trash has not been picked up in two weeks. (Credit: KMOV)
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Residents in the Tower Grove South neighborhood are frustrated with the City of St. Louis. 

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Police: Drunk parents responsible for Metro East child's death Video included

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A couple was charged with felony child endangerment on Friday in connection with the death of a 2-week-old baby in Collinsville last month.

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Officer dragged by suspect in car at Pevely gas station, police say Video included

A Pevely police officer suffered minor injuries when he was dragged nearly 80 feet by a suspect in a car at a gas station. Credit: KMOV A Pevely police officer suffered minor injuries when he was dragged nearly 80 feet by a suspect in a car at a gas station. Credit: KMOV
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A Pevely police officer suffered minor injuries when he was dragged nearly 80 feet by a suspect in a car. 

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Gov. Parson signs bill to raise marriage age in Missouri

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Gov. Mike Parson has signed a bill that raises the marriage age in Missouri from 15 to 16.

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App makes it easier to run errands with your dog Video included

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It will soon become easier to safely run errands around town with your dog.

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UNBEARABLE: Build-A-Bear shuts down lines amid 'Pay Your Age' day chaos Video included

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Build-A-Bear Workshop said they are turning down additional customers at their United States and Canada stores as crowds swarmed their stores for 'Pay Your Age' day.

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Illinois, Iowa officials look into rise in parasitic illness

A customer moves through the drive up lane to place their order at a McDonald's restaurant  (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) A customer moves through the drive up lane to place their order at a McDonald's restaurant (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Health officials in Illinois and Iowa are investigating an increase in people becoming sick from a parasite that causes intestinal illness.

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Rollover crash involving semi closes ramp from 255NB onto 64EB in St. Clair Co. Video included

Emergency crews are on the scene of a crash after a semi overturned on 255NB onto 64EB.(Credit: KMOV) Emergency crews are on the scene of a crash after a semi overturned on 255NB onto 64EB.(Credit: KMOV)
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Emergency crews are on the scene of a crash after a semi overturned on 255NB onto 64EB. 

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Denny’s in Fenton evacuated after fire breaks out in kitchen

Fire officials say no one was injured after a fire broke out in the kitchen of a Denny's in Fenton early Friday. (Credit: Skyzoom) Fire officials say no one was injured after a fire broke out in the kitchen of a Denny's in Fenton early Friday. (Credit: Skyzoom)
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Fire officials say no one was injured after a fire broke out in the kitchen of a Denny’s in Fenton early Friday.

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Firefighter transported after fighting ‘suspicious’ fire in North City Video included

A firefighter was transported to a local hospital for treatment for overexertion after fighting a two-alarm fire in north St. Louis. (Credit: KMOV) A firefighter was transported to a local hospital for treatment for overexertion after fighting a two-alarm fire in north St. Louis. (Credit: KMOV)
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A firefighter was transported to a local hospital for treatment for overexertion after fighting a two-alarm fire in north St. Louis. 

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Endangered Silver Advisory cancelled after missing man found safe

Jerry Johnson was last seen at his home in North County on Thursday. Credit: St. Louis County PD Jerry Johnson was last seen at his home in North County on Thursday. Credit: St. Louis County PD
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Police have cancelled an Endangered  Silver Advisory for a missing North County man after he was found safe overnight.

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Family of South Co. man accused of murder says victim's family is harassing them

Neville Wright, 28, is charged with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and shooting a firearm at or from a motor vehicle. Credit: STL County PD Neville Wright, 28, is charged with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and shooting a firearm at or from a motor vehicle. Credit: STL County PD
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The family of a South County man accused of murder says they are being harassed by the victim’s family and also say the shooting was self-defense. 

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Vigil held for man shot, killed delivering pizza in South City

A vigil was held Thursday for Dave Matthews. Credit: KMOV A vigil was held Thursday for Dave Matthews. Credit: KMOV
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A vigil was held Thursday for a pizza delivery driver who was fatally shot on July 4. 

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St. Charles County Ambulance District looking to voters for more funding

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St. Charles County residents will soon be voting on the future of the ambulance district. Prop Ambulance is on the August 7 ballot and calls for a $70 million bond to help the district move into the future

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Jury awards nearly $4.7 billion in powder case Video included

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A St. Louis jury has awarded $550 million to nearly two dozen women who claimed asbestos in Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer.

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Family, friends remember 12-year-old who drowned in North Co. pool Video included

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Friends and family of a 12-year-old boy who drowned in a North County pool came together Thursday to honor his memory. 

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Franklin Co man allegedly held woman against her will, assaulted her

Randy Lee Ash, 51, is accused of beating a woman and holding her against her will in Sullivan. Credit: Franklin County Sheriff Randy Lee Ash, 51, is accused of beating a woman and holding her against her will in Sullivan. Credit: Franklin County Sheriff
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A Sullivan man is accused holding a woman against her will and beating her.

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Video shows ambush shooting of St. Louis officer: 'I knew something was wrong' Video included

footage from the July 14, 2015 ambush shooting of Officer Charles Lowe captured on surveillance video. (Credit: SLMPD) footage from the July 14, 2015 ambush shooting of Officer Charles Lowe captured on surveillance video. (Credit: SLMPD)
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 At 4:42 a.m. on July 14, 2015, Officer Charles Lowe felt the hair stand up on his neck.

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Hunting child predators: Local trucker takes matters into his own hands Video included

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Hunting child predators: that’s what one St. Louis man says he's doing, by taking matters into his own hands.

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Man dies after being shot in Carondelet neighborhood

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Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in the Carondelet neighborhood Wednesday night.

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Here's how you can help decide what community well-being projects $480K will be spent on

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Residents in the ‘Promise Zone’ will get to help decide how $480,000 will be spent on projects for community well-being.

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Boil advisory impacting some residents in O'Fallon, Mo.

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City officials said the advisory was issued for the area from Veterans Memorial Drive south to Osage Meadows Drive and west of Bryan Road around 8:15 p.m. Sunday.

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