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A different kind of justice in St. Charles County is saving you a lot of money.
Documents show that members of the St. Louis County police board have spent $3,032.84 of taxpayer money for lunches - a figure that works out to $17.13 per person.
The latest salvo in the 'battle of the governors" heats up as Missouri's Gov. Jay Nixon not only blasts Texas Gov. Rick Perry, but he also takes shots at the Missouri Chamber of Commerce for hosting a lunch for Perry.
There is something happening in Missouri's boot heel that could ultimately cost every one of us $165 million.
Bonnie Kuhn, a 24-year-old marketing and business major who graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2011, was just starting her career and paying all of her bills on time.
The I-Team has obtained a terse letter written by St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch that alleges "unethical" and "unprofessional" behavior on behalf of St. Louis County Chief Operating Officer Garry Earls.
It's the five letter word that politicians can't stop whining about: MONEY. But when government wants your money you better pay up, or else.
The I-Team has an update to a story we brought you Tuesday and promised to follow up and get answers.
Federal agents and local police traced the guns using high tech equipment that reads scratch marks on shell casings.
More than 100 senior citizens, some on oxygen and walkers, say they are living in fear because they can't get answers about whether their property will be sold from under them.
The Wellston police chief and some of his officers claim the city's mayor is handcuffing them from doing their jobs. They say Mayor Linda Whitfield's actions are threatening public safety.
More than five million children in this country are diagnosed with ADHD, but studies show they may not have the disorder.
What may appear to be a case of police brutality, has turned into a power struggle between the mayor of Wellston and the city's police chief.
It's an insiders view of an industry with a growing reputation for bad business practices. We're talking about locksmiths, and while not all are bad, a former employee says there are plenty ready to take advantage of you.
An evangelical group is targeting Jewish people in St. Louis. The I-TEAM caught one of the calls on tape.
Don't mess with Emma Jean! That is the message for owners of a senior housing complex that Emma Jean Perry claims is taking advantage of disabled seniors. So, she reached out to the I-Team's Leisa Zigman who got results for all the residents.
The St. Charles County prosecutor charged Trisha Shelton with one count of theft in connection to the Girl Scout troop she led.
St. Louis is only eight hours from tornado ground zero. We are always in the path of tornadoes when they come barreling through Oklahoma.
The owners of the Crestwood Mall are shutting it down and putting up barricades to all the entrances.
For more than 30 years, a former Westlake landfill worker has kept a secret.
If you're eating or drinking right now, especially a juice box, you might want to set it down for a moment.
The wrong kind of hotel guests are checking into luxury hotels across St. Louis. They are sex traffickers - selling girls, women and boys in one to five star hotels.
The St. Clair County Circuit judge at the center of a drug scandal and charged with heroin possession, handled 90 percent of the circuit's drug court cases.
The St. Charles County prosecutor is about to take his very first sex trafficking case to court.
The non-descript hotel room is full of men and a few women. One of them is young and blonde.
It is high school graduation season. Many of the new grads are among the 1 million people who will walk into a so-called "for-profit school" like Sanford Brown.
A long time feud between two neighbors has the I-Team digging for answers and trying to make peace.
A tip that came into our newsroom led to a story about a 4-year-old boy who was attacked by a dog at the Missouri Veteran's Home in north St. Louis County.
What if you called 911 and there were no ambulances available?
Genetic tests can do anything from determining paternity to proving someone's guilt or innocence. But can your genes tell you if you or your kids could be among the top athletes?