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Man Kills Estranged Wife, Friend, Then Dies In High Speed Pursuit

Police say a man, identified as John Alexander of Frontenac, shot and killed his estranged wife and the caregiver of their children. Alexander shot his wife, who was in her car with their three children, shortly before 6 p.m. Friday night.

The above photo is from a 2001 NewsChannel 5 story involving John Alexander and a dispute with the city of Frontenac.
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Video shows Ramen noodle digestion

This story may make you think twice before downing a bowl of Ramen noodles.  A video showing what happens inside the digestive tract has gone viral.

8:45 PM, May 18, 2012

Stephen Bearsley owed New Albany, IN $26,000 for 329 unpaid parking tickets

An attorney in New Albany, Indiana scores a win against the city.

5:09 PM, Aug 31, 2011

Pam Jackson, Cheryl Miller cold case solved in South Dakota

Investigators in South Dakota may be close to solving a decades old cold case. Authorities say the remains of two teens who disappeared in 1971 may have been discovered this week buried in a watery grave.

9:18 PM, Sep 26, 2013

Man rescued from house fire ignited by neighboring day care center

Fire in one building spreads to another, but quick action by firefighters aided in safely evacuating a man living in the home.

4:35 AM, Sep 17, 2012

Separate Jefferson County crashes claim two lives

Two different crashed in Jefferson County prove fatal to the drivers involved.

4:05 AM, Sep 17, 2012

Reggie Clemons back in court

It's one of the most talked about double murder cases in Missouri's history...and now one of the convicted killers gets another day in court. Reggie Clemons is on death row for the 1991 murders of sisters Julie and Robin Kerry.

8:06 AM, Sep 17, 2012

Kansas considers removing President Obama from ballot

A GOP-controlled board in Kansas is trying to decide whether to remove President Obama from the state ballot over objections about his birth certificate.

1:28 PM, Sep 14, 2012

"SkyLympics" at Sky Zone

The games have begun at Sky Zone as teams compete for first place in the "Skylimpics."

3:40 PM, Jul 23, 2012

Elderly couple caught having sex in car in parking lot

You're never too old to show someone your love, but if you do it in the wrong place, you could get into trouble.

11:59 AM, Feb 14, 2013

MMA star Ronda Rousey blasts Michael Phelps for being a jerk

Suffice to say that if Strikeforce women's champion Ronda Rousey could get five minutes alone with Michael Phelps in the cage, she just might jump at the opportunity.

9:16 AM, Jul 23, 2012

Ameren restores power to NewsChannel 5

'Today in St. Louis' went dark for a short time due to a downtown power outage Monday morning.

7:22 AM, Sep 17, 2012

Teen charged with trying to blow up Chicago bar

FBI agents have arrested a man they say planned to set off a car bomb outside a bar in downtown Chicago.

8:34 PM, Sep 16, 2012

Second Suspect Convicted In Murder Of Central Missouri Restaurant Owner

An 18-year-old man is being sentenced Thursday for second-degree murder in the shooting death of a popular central Missouri restaurant owner.

12:27 PM, Nov 17, 2005

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's union bargaining law tossed by judge

Gov. Scott Walker's law repealing most collective bargaining for local and school employees was struck down by a Dane County judge Friday, yet another dramatic twist in a year and a half saga that likely sets up another showdown in the Supreme Court.

10:23 PM, Sep 14, 2012

Jackson held out of game after penalty

St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson sat out most of the final three quarters of Sunday's victory over the Washington Redskins with a groin strain that worsened on his last few carries.

8:32 PM, Sep 16, 2012

Two arrested after running stop sign, crashing into police car

A St. Louis policewoman was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

6:06 AM, Sep 17, 2012

Obama, Romney courting key states, constituencies

President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are embarking on a week heavy with travel through battleground states and appeals to key constituencies with less than two months until Election Day.

5:15 PM, Sep 16, 2012

St. Louis man killed in traffic accident

Police say one man was killed and another seriously injured when the Ford Windstar they were in struck a cement retaining wall around 5 p.m. Saturday night.

7:20 PM, Sep 16, 2012
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