A search is underway for a suspect in a St. Louis bank robbery.
St. Louis Police say a man walked into the Pulaski Bank at 3760 South Grand and handed the teller a note demanding money. After getting the cash, the suspect ran away.
The suspect is described as a black male wearing a baseball cap and a black hooded sweater. Anyone with information should contact the St. Louis Police or the FBI.
The St. Louis-area Major Case Squad is examining the death of a registered sex offender.
Authorities found his body on Thursday in a neighborhood near Cahokia, Illinois. Police say 26-year-old William Harriel Jr. was shot to death. Police have not released any information about suspects in the case. Harriel Jr. had previously been convicted for the sexual abuse of a child between 13 and 16 years old.
Anyone with information on the murder is asked to call the Major Case Squad at (618)-825-5700.
All lanes of westbound Interstate 64 are open hours after a tractor trailer caught fire.
Just before 6 AM a tandem tractor trailer caught fire on the shoulder of the road. The fire did not spread beyond the trailer, but crews are exercising caution because the second trailer contains hazardous materials. Fox 2 reports the material has the potential to cause an explosion. Drivers were backed up for miles while crews worked to extinguish the fire.
MoDOT is planning to close westbound I-70 between the Poplar Street Bridge and Pine Street from 8 p.m. Saturday until noon on Sunday. One lane of eastbound I-70 and the Eads Bridge will also be closed for that time and eastbound 70 could close for 15-minutes at a time during the work. Its all part of the Park Over the Highway project linking the Arch grounds with downtown.