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Fire destroys Ballwin home

BALLWIN, MO (KTVI) – An early Sunday morning fire destroyed a house in Ballwin around 4 am. The two alarm fire broke out in a home on Hickory Tree Court and Cedar Tree Lane. The family who lived there escaped unharmed.

The fire was so intense; it damaged the home next door.

Investigators are still trying to determine the cause.

St. Luke’s Hospital newborns dressed up for Easter

CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI)- It is a holiday tradition at St. Luke’s Hospital. New babies at the hospital will celebrate Easter dressed in decorated egg buntings.

St. Luke's Easter Babies 2014
St. Luke’s Hospital volunteers make the baby buntings throughout the year to help make the holidays special for families in their Birth Care Suites.

Click here for a photo gallery of St. Luke’s baby buntings for all holidays.

Chesterfield Mall hosts electronics recycling event April 19

(KTVI) – Earth Day is Tuesday, April 22, and this is the perfect time to recycle your old electronics.

RNA Recycling President Rick Nelson and Dave Ervin, the executive director of Rebuilding Together St. Louis, told Elliot Weiler about a recycling event that will take electronics.

The electronics recycling drive is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 19 at Chesterfield Mall.

For more information, visit www.rebuildingtogether-stl.org

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Eggs fall from the sky at Egg Drop STL

(KTVI) – A helicopter will drop 10,000 Easter eggs at #EggDropSTL on April 19, 2014. The egg drop will be from 3 to 4 p.m. at Westminster Christian Academy. Synergy Church hosts EggDropSTL. It is free to attend.

Synergy Church Pastor Jason Bowman and the Easter Bunny stopped by to tell Tim Ezell more about EggDropSTL.

There will be other activities at the event for children preschool through 12 years old, too.

Children will be split by age into five separate groups, and the hunts on the field will be sectioned off by appropriate age ranges. There will be one egg drop at 3:15 p.m.

To pre-register and for more information, visit EggDropSTL.com.

Westminster Christian Academy is located at 800 Maryville Centre Drive, Town and Country, MO 63017.

Police arrest one suspect in Chesterfield Mall robbery kidnapping

CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI) – The Chesterfield Police Department has arrested one of two suspects wanted in connection of a robbery kidnapping that occurred back on March 21, 2014 at the Chesterfield Mall.

Police say they have identified the unknown female of the duo that were confronted by a security officer at a H&M store for shoplifting. The pair escaped from the store by macing the guard, with the unknown female fleeing in a car. Her partner 22-year-old Cierra Baker escaped by kidnapping female on the store parking lot, forcing her to drive to another location, where she was picked by a waiting white vehicle.

Police are still on the lookout for Baker, who is said to frequent north St. Louis and in and around the 5100 block of Highland Avenue.

If you have seen Baker or have information on her whereabouts, you are asked to call the Chesterfield Police 636-537-3000 or St. Louis Crime Stoppers at 314-725-8477.

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Wings of Hope to fly 158th humanitarian mission

CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI) – Wings of Hope takes off for its 158th humanitarian flight Wednesday with a the pilot on his first mission with the local charity.