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KTRS Exclusive: Area Firefighters Using High-Powered Rafts to Save Lives

KTRS Exclusive: Area Firefighters Using High-Powered Rafts to Save Lives

St. Charles, MO (KTRS) Flash-floods are common in the region, and traditional vessels are not designed for shallow water. St. Charles City Fire Department Captain Aaron Burlingame on the Zodiac inflatable raft, “So each one of our departments has a Zodiac out here today. This is the same county team that has been sent to Joplin,…

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Police: Toddler Pulled From Private Pool In Wentzville Dies

Police: Toddler Pulled From Private Pool In Wentzville Dies

WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A toddler has died after being pulled from a private swimming pool in St. Charles County. Authorities say that the 15-month-old girl was found unresponsive in the pool around 7:34 p.m. Friday by her grandparents at a home near near Wentzville. Police say she later died at a hospital. Investigators say…

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NATIONAL NEWS

5 Dead As SUV Chased By Border Patrol Crashes In South Texas

5 Dead As SUV Chased By Border Patrol Crashes In South Texas

BIG WELLS, Texas (AP) — At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas. The SUV carrying 14 people went out of control at more than 100 mph and overturned on Texas Highway 85,…

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1 Dead, 20 Injured In New Jersey Arts Festival Shooting

1 Dead, 20 Injured In New Jersey Arts Festival Shooting

By MIKE CATALINI TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An all-night arts and music festival turned deadly Sunday morning when gunfire erupted in a crowd, sending people stampeding and leaving one suspect dead and 20 people injured, authorities said. Sixteen people were treated for gunshot wounds, said Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri on Sunday morning. Four of…

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SPORTS NEWS

Jontay Porter Returns to Mizzou for Sophomore Season

Jontay Porter Returns to Mizzou for Sophomore Season

By: Sammy Stava @StavaOnSTL It’s official. After testing the waters at the NBA Draft Combine May 16-20, Jontay Porter has decided to withdraw from the 2018 NBA Draft and return to Missouri for his sophomore  Tseason.oday was the last day for underclassmen in college basketball to do so. Periscope with @bwiese16, @luisminolla17 and @emacaluso94, talking…

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Cards Waste Weaver’s Strong Outing in 6-2 Loss to Phillies

Cards Waste Weaver’s Strong Outing in 6-2 Loss to Phillies

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vince Velasquez attributes his recent resurgence to something in his head, not his arm. The Philadelphia right-hander pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, and Carlos Santana and Pedro Florimon each hit home runs in the Phillies’ 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night. Velasquez (4-4) gave up…

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