ST. LOUIS -- Christmas season is finally here and families from all over the region came out to Ted Drewes not only for the custard but to get their Canadian Christmas trees. “We’ve got some wonderful trees. They are nice and fresh. Growing season was great for these trees. So this is our time to [...]
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Mike Parson has pardoned more than 600 people in the past three years. That's more than any Missouri governor since the 1940's. Parson is a former sheriff; he says he still believes in law and order and that criminals must be held accountable. But he adds, "It doesn't mean they've [...]
Cody Schrader ran for 217 yards and a touchdown and No. 9 Missouri limited Arkansas to 87 yards in the first three quarters to help the Tigers win their regular-season finale, 48-14 on Friday.
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas on Friday released 24 hostages it held captive in Gaza for weeks, and Israel freed 39 Palestinians from prison in the first stage of a swap under a four-day cease-fire that offered a small glimmer of relief to both sides. Israel — wrenched by the abduction of nearly 240 [...]
ST CHARLES, Mo. -- Trees lining Old Main Street are trimmed, and holiday traditions are kicking off for the St. Charles Christmas Tradition’s 49th season. Pipers were piping as drummers were drumming, all as Santa's started strolling. Kicking off the tradition that’s been around for ages, the start of the season was clearer to see [...]
MADISON, Ill. -- For the fourth year in a row, World Wide Technology Raceway is hosting the Wonderlights Christmas Festival, a spectacular light show that dazzles those driving through the show. Emily Fleenor is the marketing director and says the holiday season is the highlight of the year for her family. "This all started because [...]
Several carjacking suspects are under arrest after a police chase today. A St. Louis County officer's vehicle struck another car during the pursuit. No injuries have been reported.
Police were called to the 300 block of Adele Street Thursday at around 4 p.m. They found two teens with gunshot wounds inside a stolen black sedan.
PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) -- A shakeup on the pork shelves at the grocery store is coming as local pig farmers prepare for the January 1 implementation of a California animal welfare law mandating larger space requirements for pigs, cows and chickens. The fourth largest in the country, Illinois' pork industry contributes nearly $14 billion to [...]
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. — Thousands of soldiers at Fort Leonard Wood took a small break to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal. “We have about 60 25-pound birds for the turkey, about 500 pounds of prime rib, and there's about 400 pounds of ham, along with about 150 pounds of shrimp,” Chef and Manager Jimmy Helmuth said. [...]
Cut down your Christmas tree in the Shawnee National Forest with the purchase of a Christmas tree permit. This special permit allows you to harvest a Christmas tree from designated sections of the Shawnee National Forest.
St. Charles boasts its historic Main Street, which undergoes a festive transformation during the Christmas season through the renowned event known as "Christmas Traditions."
Joseph Paul Franklin, an infamous American neo-Nazi, terrorist, and serial killer, carried out a spree of murders from the late 1970s to the early 1980s.
The closure of I-70 westbound in Saint Charles County persists due to a fatal accident west of Zumbehl, resulting in closures between Zumbehl and Cave Springs.
The minimum wage in Missouri and Illinois is set to increase at the start of the 2024 calendar year.
At Bass Pro Shops in Saint Charles, it's business as usual. Shoppers are camping out, filling carts, and taking advantage of the opportunity to shop for last-minute items.
The Lee’s Chicken location at Natural Bridge and Kingshighway was closed for Thanksgiving, but its employees and staff opened their doors to provide free Thanksgiving meals to those in need.
In St. Louis, MO, major stores geared up to welcome throngs of eager shoppers as Black Friday unfolded. At Bass Pro Shops in St. Louis, a surge of people kicked off the day, lining up eagerly to take advantage of the deals.
It was a beautiful Thanksgiving, but a cold front has now passed through the area. Friday will be cooler, a bit breezy, and a bit cloudier.
AAA predicts this Thanksgiving travel period will go down as the busiest in nearly two decades, with 4.7 million people flying this holiday weekend alone.