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Franklin County Restaurant Employee Tests Positive for Hepatitis A, Prompting Vaccinations

Franklin County Restaurant Employee Tests Positive for Hepatitis A, Prompting Vaccinations

Gray Summit, MO (KTRS) An employee at a Franklin County restaurant tests positive Hepatitis A, prompting mass vaccinations. According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the employee works at Roadhouse 100 in the 2700 block of highway 100 in Gray Summit. They say that while it’s uncommon for restaurant patrons to become…

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Charges filed in shooting of five in North St. Louis County

Charges filed in shooting of five in North St. Louis County

St. Louis County Police say two men are in custody in connection with the shooting deaths of five people in a north St. Louis County apartment building over the weekend.  Terrance Wesley and Anthony Watkins (pictured) were charged with 5 counts of attempted robbery, 10 counts of armed criminal action, and 5 counts of first-degree…

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St. Louis Fire Department Facing Paramedic Shortage

St. Louis Fire Department Facing Paramedic Shortage

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) The St. Louis Fire Department is down 20 paramedics, with no one in line to replace them. Chief Dennis Jenkerson says that the severe trauma his medics are exposed to is causing them to burn out faster, and now, there’s no one applying for the open positions. One option he says…

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Crime Commission Donates $200,000 To Better Family Life’s Crime Fighting Initiatives

Crime Commission Donates $200,000 To Better Family Life’s Crime Fighting Initiatives

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  Better Family Life can expand its efforts to combat crime in the St. Louis-area thanks to a $200,000 donation from the St. Louis Crime Commission. The St. Louis Crime Commission was joined by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District Jeff Jensen, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department…

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3 Tugboats Sink on Illinois River, Coast Guard Investigating

3 Tugboats Sink on Illinois River, Coast Guard Investigating

Hardin, IL (KTRS) The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating what being is described as a “major marine casualty” after 3 tugboats sank on the Illinois River Friday. The incident occurred in Calhoun county. The vessels were moored to a barge near Hardin, Illinois when they began taking on water. The tugboats were unoccupied, and were…

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