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School punishes blind child by taking away cane and replacing it with a pool noodle

fox2now.com — KANSAS CITY, MO - Parents are outraged after they say an elementary school punished their blind by replacing his cane with a pool noodle. Dakota Nafzinger attends Gracemor Elementary School in Kansas City. The 8-year-old was born without eyes - something in the medical world known as Bilateral Anopthalmia.
Dec 17, 2014

Did this school really take away a blind child's cane and replace it with a pool noodle?go.fox2now.com/1GPyW9b via @fox2now

‘Breathe Easy’ T-shirts stir controversy

fox2now.com — MISHAWAKA, IN - Eric Garner's final words have become a rallying call for protesters across the country. In the days following a grand jury decision not to indict New York police Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Garner's chokehold death, demonstrators in New York City and beyond took to the streets demanding justice, chanting "I can't breathe" - a reference to Garner's last utterance.

St. Louis ranks #1 for chlamydia and #2 for gonorrhea in nation

fox2now.com — ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - A new federal report shows St. Louis had the highest rate of chlamydia among major US cities last year. The city also had the second-highest rate of gonorrhea infections. Health officials say the high rate of STD's is due to a lack of information.
Dec 17, 2014

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Protesters demand Mayor drop charges against them in downtown St. Louis march

fox2now.com — ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Protesters are marching in downtown St. Louis on Wednesday. The are marching from the police department to City Hall. Demonstrators are asking the Mayor to drop all charges against them. They are also protesting police brutality in the wake of the Ferguson police shooting of Mike Brown.
Dec 17, 2014

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Mother says Normandy School District didn’t do enough to stop bullying

fox2now.com — Posted 10:34 pm, December 16, 2014, by Shawndrea Thomas, NORMANDY, MO (KTVI) - Normandy School District parent Ashley Turner is upset, she says her 6-year-old daughter Aniyah is being bullied at Lucas Crossing Elementary both on campus and on the bus. In the beginning, the first grader complained about kids picking on her.
Dec 17, 2014

My story from last night a first-grader sent to the ER after two #bullying incidents the mother is outraged and... fb.me/1xUW3nsIV

Dec 17, 2014

My story from last night a first-grader sent to the ER after two #bullying incidents the mother is outraged and... fb.me/3eg8wpcVq

Police worried over toy guns being modified into real guns

fox2now.com — COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) - Investigators at Illinois state police headquarters want to make sure you are aware of a case they are working right now involving toy guns being altered to fire real bullets. The weapons were discovered in December in Granite City. One was a super soaker squirt gun that still had its plastic colorful exterior.

MSD explains foul odor in Dogtown

fox2now.com — ST. LOUIS (KTVI) - There's an odor in the air that has some Dogtown residents wondering where it's coming from. The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District has the answer. MSD is in the middle of a sewer project that crosses McCausland Avenue just south of I-64.

Christmas traditions in St. Charles

fox2now.com — ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) - Decking the halls and trimming the tree are Christmas traditions many families take part in every year. Fox 2's Margie Ellisor is in historic St. Charles with many of the town's traditions you can participate in.
Dec 17, 2014

RT @CMFelzien: So fun with @tvmargie and the folks at Fox2...thank you for showcasing St. Charles Christmas Traditions! fox2now.com/2014/12/16/chr…

Teen girl killed, boy critical after south St. Louis shooting

fox2now.com — ST. LOUIS (AP) _ A 16-year-old girl is dead and an 18-year-old boy critically injured after a shooting in St. Louis. Police say the shooting happened Monday afternoon in the Dutchtown neighborhood of south St. Louis. The victim is identified as Chelsea Harris.

Jason Motte thanks Cardinals Nation via Twitter

fox2now.com — (KTVI)-By now, St. Louis Cardinals fans know that fan-favorite and former closing pitcher Jason Motte is heading to the Chicago Cubs. Motte and the Cubs have agreed to a one-year, $4.5 million deal. But the beloved bearded pitcher will always have a soft spot in his heart for the Gateway City.

Former Cardinals closer Jason Motte signs one year deal with the Cubs

fox2now.com — ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Former Cardinals closer Jason Motte gets a one year deal with the Chicago Cubs, worth $4.5 million. He spent last year coming back from Tommy John surgery. Motte was also great outside the ballpark. His Strike-Out Cancer Fundraiser became a national campaign.
Dec 16, 2014

RT @FOX2now: Former Cardinals closer Jason Motte signs one year deal with the Cubs bit.ly/1uNtAEK

Dec 16, 2014

@FOX2now: Former Cardinals closer Jason Motte signs one year deal with the Cubs bit.ly/1uNtAEK@JMotte30 @Cardinals #Sad2CHimGo

Grab this Android tablet for $49

fox2now.com — ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Looking for a tablet, but don't want to spend a bunch of money? This Zeepad Google Andriod dual camera Bluetooth tablet at No More Rack fits that description. It retails for nearly $240, but you can get it for just $49. It comes in a variety of colors.
Dec 16, 2014

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Dec 16, 2014

@wmtheconqueror: @tvmargieCan you post the Margie's Money Saver Tablet deal? Can't find it on your page.” fox2now.com/2014/12/16/gra…

What you really Googled in 2014

fox2now.com — In 2013, people just wanted to know how to twerk. It was a more innocent time. This year, people wanted to know if they had Ebola. Google has released its annual round-up of the year's top global searches. Apple, Facebook and other companies also do these recaps, but those only show what we bought or posted publicly on social media.

Eastbound I-44 shut down after person struck & killed near St. Clair, MO

fox2now.com — ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - There is a report of a person has been struck on eastbound I-44 between St. Clair and Union, MO. Traffic is being diverted near mile-marker 242. More details will be posted as this story develops. Refresh this page for the latest update.
Dec 16, 2014

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Homeless man charged with Belleville arsons

fox2now.com — BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) - A man has been charged in connection to three fires set in Belleville last week. Aaron Eldredge, 26, is a homeless man charged with the arsons. He is being held in the St. Clair County Jail with a $75,000 bond. Evidence was found at one of the arson scenes.

American Idol performance and results now packed into one show

fox2now.com — ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - "American Idol" is gearing up for a whole new season. This time things are going to be a little different. The suspense now packed into one night. Long-time host Ryan Seacrest dished out the news at the Z-100 Jingle Ball.
Dec 16, 2014

American Idol performance and results now packed into one show go.fox2now.com/1sx1BJK via @fox2now

Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke will not seek re-election

fox2now.com — ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke has announced he would not run for re-election because he is retiring. The election for the new 4-year term will be held in November of 2016 with the new sheriff taking office in January of 2017.
Dec 16, 2014

RT @FOX2now: Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke will not seek re-election bit.ly/1wW7oj2

10 Sandy Hook families sue Bushmaster

fox2now.com — NEW YORK -- Parents of 9 children killed at the mass shooting in Sandy Hook Elementary School, along with one teacher who survived, are suing the businesses behind the Bushmaster rifle, which was used in the massacre. The lawsuit was filed one day after the second anniversary of the killings.
Dec 16, 2014

Law firm working for Sandy Hook families files suit against Bushmaster, two years after shooting. ow.ly/FYFNi

Order a box of Oshie O`s cereal to benefit the March of Dimes

fox2now.com — ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Blues forward T.J. Oshie coming to a breakfast table near you. Oshie O`s cereal is now available for a limited time. Oshie O`s is a honey nut toasted oats cereal. It comes in these limited edition collectors box. Proceeds benefit the March of Dimes.
Dec 16, 2014

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