Missouri Highway Patrol

Morning round-up
9:20 am
Thu January 12, 2012

Morning headlines: Thursday, January 12, 2012

This was the scene on the highways around St. Louis on the morning of Jan. 12. It was a slippery and slow commute for many. This is a view of eastbound Interstate 64 at Mason Road.
(Missouri Department of Transportation/Facebook)

Snow makes morning drive difficult

The Missouri Department of Transportation says as the snow continues to blow, the conditions on the roads continue to deteriorate.

Kara Price with MoDOT, says interstates are partly to mostly covered throughout the region and snow bursts are making it difficult for drivers to see.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in effect until six 'clock this evening.

Missouri Highway Patrol helicopter low on fuel when it crashed last year

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Morning round-up
9:33 am
Fri October 28, 2011

Morning headlines: Friday, October 28, 2011

Cardinals David Freese celebrates with his teammates at home plate after hitting a solo walk off homerun to win game 6 of the World Series in the 11th inning against the Texas Rangers in St. Louis on October 27, 2011.
UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Cards win Game 6 at Busch

The St. Louis Cardinals twice were down to their final strike but rallied to beat the Texas Rangers 10-9 on an 11th inning homer by David Freese. That ended a four-hour, 33-minute classic Game 6 that began with a rash of errors but will be remembered as the game in which the Cardinals refused to go away.

As a result of Freese's heroics, the baseball season will go to a Game 7 tonight. It's the first time since 2002 that the World Series will go the distance, ending the longest gap in baseball history.

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Memorial Holiday
12:44 pm
Fri May 27, 2011

Mo. and Ill. plan to step up enforcement over holiday weekend

The Missouri Highway Patrol and Illinois police will increase enforcement along highways and interstates over the Memorial Day weekend.
Flickr/Mid-America Public Safety Police/Fire

Police and transportation officials in Mo. and Ill. plan to boost enforcement over the Memorial Day weekend.

The Missouri Highway Patrol will again participate in Operation C.A.R.E (Combined Accident Reduction Effort.) Troopers will be on alert for all traffic offenses, especially aggressive and impaired drivers.

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