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© St. Louis County Police
July 01, 2019 - 8:27 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - Officer Michael Langsdorf, the North County Police Cooperative officer killed last Sunday in the line of duty will be laid to rest, Monday. Immediately following the 10 a.m. public funeral at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis on Lindell Boulevard in St. Louis, Langsdorf's body...
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(North County Police Cooperative, Facebook)
June 28, 2019 - 4:37 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - It was a "very difficult and somber moment" at the North County Police Cooperative as the family and close friends of slain officer Michael Langsdorf went to visit his police cruiser memorial for the first time. Here's how the police department's Facebook post described the...
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The Annie Frey Show
June 28, 2019 - 3:17 pm
Parade Grand Marshall Jeff Wright joined Tim Jones to preview "America's Birthday Parade" on July 4th through downtown St Louis. Wright says the parade has been running since 1878, "I think we've only missed 4 years, total." The 137th Parade steps off at 9:30 am on July 4th from Union Station and...
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June 28, 2019 - 2:38 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed into law a $45 billion capital spending plan to build and upgrade bridges, roads, schools and parks and pay for it by expanding gambling and make it more expensive to do things like drive and smoke cigarettes. Pritzker signed the plan...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
June 28, 2019 - 2:16 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP/KFTK) — Democratic U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay is introducing a bill aimed at reducing gun violence in urban areas such as his hometown of St. Louis. Clay said Friday that his bill, the Local Public Health and Safety Protection Act, would allow cities to pass tougher gun laws without...
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Planned Parenthood prolife protestors
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File
June 28, 2019 - 12:21 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri commissioner on Friday ruled that the state’s only abortion clinic can continue providing the service at least until August as a fight over its license plays out, adding that there’s a “likelihood” that the clinic will succeed in the dispute. Administrative Hearing...
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(O'Fallon Missouri Police)
June 28, 2019 - 10:50 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - Every year, summer brings countless stories of children who die after being left in hot cars and this weekend in the St. Louis area will be heating up with temperatures in the 90's. The O'Fallon Police Department has come up with a plan to prevent those tragic deaths. The O'...
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Planned Parenthood prolife protestors
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File
June 27, 2019 - 4:15 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The battle to keep open Missouri’s only abortion clinic has moved from the courts to a state administrative process, adding to the confusion about the future of the Planned Parenthood-operated clinic in St. Louis. No state has been without a functioning abortion clinic since 1974,...
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(Moss Funeral Home)
June 27, 2019 - 2:14 pm
(KFTK) - Nearly 80 years after Navy Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class William A. "Billy" Klasing was killed on the battleship USS Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor, the St. Louis-area native's remains will be coming home to be laid to rest this weekend. And the community is working together to...
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