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Murder Victim Drives To Gas Station For Help

(Berkeley, MO)  --  St. Louis County Police are investigating a murder, after the victim drove himself to a gas station looking for help.  The unidentified man was apparently shot Sunday at a location in Berkeley, but then managed to a QuikTrip in Bel-Ridge.  The victim was later pronounced dead at an area hospital.  No other details have been released.

Schnucks Recommends Getting New Cards

(St. Louis, MO)  --  Schnucks customers are being urged to get a new debit or credit card if they used them at any one of their stores over the past few months.  Local banks are also recommending cardholders cancel their current card and order a new one.  Officials say nearly two-point-four-million customers may have had their accounts compromised between December 10th and March 29th.

Missouri's McCaskill Appears On "Face The Nation"

(Washington, DC)  --  U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill wants to take it slow when it comes to Syria.  The Missouri Democrat told CBS's "Face the Nation" there's no conclusive chain of evidence connecting the use of chemical weapons to the Syrian regime.  She said the White House and intelligence agencies are looking at evidence to determine the right course of action.

More Work On Blanchette Bridge Today

(St. Charles, MO)  --  Expect delays later this morning on the Blanchette Bridge in St. Charles.  Crews plan on restriping the roadway, which will force the closure of several lanes. Work will begin in the westbound lanes at 10 a.m. and then move to the eastbound side.  Drivers are urged to use an alternate route to cross the Missouri River.

Giant Bundle Of Joy At The Zoo

(St. Louis, MO)  --  A giant bundle of joy has been born at the St. Louis Zoo.  A 251-pound Asian elephant entered the world Friday night, the daughter of Ellie and Raja, who was the first elephant ever born at the zoo.  Mom and baby are both doing well.  No word yet on what zoo officials will name the new addition.

Major Case Squad Investigates Metro East Death

(O'Fallon, IL)  --  The Major Case Squad has joined an investigation into the weekend death of an O'Fallon, Illinois resident.  The unidentified victim was found inside a home on Engle Court Saturday.  A command center was established after police deemed the death "suspicious." 

Students On Alert At Lindenwood In St. Charles

(St. Charles, MO)  --  Students are on alert at Lindenwood University in St. Charles.   An alleged sexual assault was reported yesterday at a men's dorm on Powell.  Students were notified campus-wide as the investigation continues.        

Ellisville Suspect Mocks Delivery Person

(Ellisville, MO)  --  A suspect in Ellisville reportedly mocked a delivery person to gain entry into an elderly woman's home over the weekend.  The 86-year-old victim was bound and robbed on Kensington Way Saturday afternoon.  Police have not released a description of the man.          

Local Pilot Killed In Afghanistan

(Mascoutah, IL)  --  A pilot stationed at Scott Air Force Base was killed in Afghanistan Saturday.  Captain Brandon Cyr died with three other soldiers when their plane crashed.  No word on what may have caused the crash.

Budweiser's Facebook Friending Beer Cups

(St. Louis, MO)  --  Budweiser Brazil debuts their new Facebook friending beer cups.  The "buddy cups" allow users to clink a toast and automatically become Facebook friends.  It does require you to use your cell phone to link your Facebook page with a chip in the cup prior to use.  No word on when the technology will arrive stateside.

EPA Recognizes St. Louis Cardinals

(St. Louis, MO)  --  The EPA will recognize the Cardinals organization prior to tonight's home match up against the Reds.  The team's continuing efforts to divert, donate and compost food waste around Busch Stadium earned them the honor.  The ceremony gets underway at 6:30 p.m. on-field.  First pitch is 7:15.


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