Missouri

(St. Louis, MO) -- West County Fire officials say the cause of the blaze in a Maryville University parking lot was electrical. The fire started Tuesday morning in one of the vehicles and spread to cause damage to eight others. No one was hurt.
(St. Louis County, MO) -- The NAACP is pleased California-based We Copwatch is helping Ferguson area residents learn about their civil rights while at the same time holding police accountable for their actions. NAACP St. Louis County spokesman John Gaskin, the Third says the...
(Granite City, IL) -- Efforts to speed up train service between Chicago and St Louis are moving right along. State officials gathered in Granite City this week as railroad workers replaced the final segment of track and ties along the route. State Senator Bill Haine says there's...
(Alton, IL) -- People who have unused prescription drugs sitting around their homes can get rid of them safely this weekend. Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Bethalto Police Chief Greg Smock says quite a few people usually take advantage of the program...
(Ferguson, MO) -- After weeks of relative calm, tensions are rising in Ferguson, Missouri after an unruly crowd gathered Tuesday night. KMOV-TV reports a beauty supply store was looted and gunshots were fired. The trouble comes after a memorial to Michael Brown caught fire early...
(Ferguson, MO) -- A memorial a few feet away from where Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson is being rebuilt after burning down overnight. Firefighters were called to the scene early Tuesday morning and discovered the small memorial in flames. The blaze was quickly...
(Chicago, IL) -- Governor Quinn and Bruce Rauner are both trying to build support among Latino voters. Quinn released a new ad in Spanish, blasting his GOP opponent on the issue of taxes. Meanwhile, Rauner teamed up with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and met with Latino...
(St. Louis, MO) -- City leaders and state lawmakers are calling for tougher penalties for gun crimes. Mayor Slay and Police Chief Sam Dotson were among those who turned out at a rally outside a store at 20th and Ferry where a 14-year-old girl had her eye shot out two weeks ago...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Nine cars are destroyed after a huge fire in the parking lot of Maryville University. It's not clear what sparked the blaze, but it appears to have started with one vehicle around 11:30 this morning and spread from there. Photos posted to West County EMS and...