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5 On Your Side Stories

Conceal carry con-artists popping up in Illinois

5:52 PM, Oct 22, 2013

Fly by night conceal carry operators are popping up in the last state to get a conceal carry law.

Wentzville family loses health insurance, blames Obamacare

5:48 PM, Oct 21, 2013

It looks like all of those problems with healthcare.gov might get a fix. On Monday the president said he's bringing in extra technology experts to work on the site.

Bob Nightengale talks NLCS game 6

6:12 AM, Oct 18, 2013

USA TODAY's Bob Nightengale joined Today in St. Louis Friday morning to discuss the Cardinals' chances in game six of the National League Championship Series. 

St. Peters' car dealers try to put the brakes on one-way traffic plan

6:02 PM, Oct 11, 2013

A plan to ease traffic in St. Charles County along a three-mile stretch of Interstate 70 from Cave Springs to Mid Rivers Mall Drive has some car dealers wanting to slam the brakes on the idea.

Scott Air force Base airman 'wanted to inflict as much harm as possible'

6:00 PM, Oct 4, 2013

According to a criminal complaint filed by the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, 23-year-old Justin Vangilder was suicidal and delusional and wanted to kill as many child molesters as he could.

5 on Your Side: $5,600 towing bill

6:49 PM, Oct 1, 2013

When a towing company owner came to 5 on Your Side with a $5,600 bill and said the price his competitor was charging was outrageous, we became curious.

Monarch firefighters told not to wear pink

6:32 PM, Sep 30, 2013

Monarch firefighters are seeing red over a decision that prevents them from wearing pink.

5 on Your Side: Verizon slow to fix money mix-up

9:41 PM, Sep 26, 2013

Frozen pizza on his birthday, leftovers on his anniversary. That's all a Chesterfield man tells us he could afford after he says Verizon Wireless accidentally stripped his account of hundreds of dollars.

Charlie Dooley gets testy with Mike Rush

7:03 PM, Sep 6, 2013

It wasn't a smooth Friday for St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley.  

Parent accused of stealing money from high school grads

6:38 PM, Sep 5, 2013

A parent who was supposed to be helping raise money for a graduating class ended up stealing money from the students. That's what the superintendent of Fort Zumwalt Schools tells Five on Your Side's Mike Rush. 


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