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One killed in St. Charles RV fire

ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – One person is dead after a mobile home fire Saturday morning in St. Charles. Emergency crews were called to the scene at the Cactus RV Park on Cactus Drive around 7:00 a.m.

“The heat from the flames was so intense, ” said  Frank Walker, a neighbor.

Walker and other neighbors said they tried to get the victim out of the RV.

“We tried to break into it.”

A St. Charles County sheriff’s deputy arrived first to the scene and also tried to get into the home. He had to be treated for smoke inhalation.

“He tried to go in, but was turned back by the flames,” Central County Fire Protection Chief Russ Mason said. “He was actually taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation, but he has been treated and released.”

The victim has not been identified, but neighbors say it was a man in his 60’s.

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Crews battle 2-alarm house fire in Lake St. Louis

LAKE ST. LOUIS,MO (KTVI)– Crews battled a 2-alarm house fire on Pelican Court late Friday afternoon.

Police say the fire started in the attached garage. They believe there was paint cans in the garage that added fuel to the fire. They believe there is also ammunition in the house.

No injuries have been reported.

24 arrested for immigration violations in Missouri & Illinois

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Immigration and Customs Enforcement along with local authorities have arrested 24 individuals on criminal, fugitive and immigrations violations in St. Charles County Mo., New Madrid County Mo., Champaign County Ill., McLean County Ill., Effingham County Ill., and Jackson County Ill.

The arrest is part of an ongoing effort by ICE to enforce immigration and removal operations of criminals and immigration violators. Those arrested were wanted for sexual misconduct, felonious restraint, violating protection orders, felony driving under the influence causing bodily harm, battery, resisting arrest, criminal damage to property and illegal re-entry after deportation.

The nationally breakdown of the 24 men arrested, was as follows: Mexico (14), Guatemala (9) and India (1).

Brazilian BBQ at Tucanos Brazilian Grill

(KTVI) – Casey McClure of Tucanos Brazilian Grill dropped the Mid-day to show off of the delicious BBQ that the St. Charles restaurant has on its menu. Two the dishes are, Tucanos Salada de Frutas da Primavera-Brazilian Spring Fruit Salad, and a Vinagrete de Morango com Maracuya-Strawberry Passion Vinaigrette.

If you would like to visit Tucanos, their located at 1520 South Fifth Street

Rams give fans a chance to win $100,000

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The St. Louis Rams are giving fans the chance to win $100,000 if they can correctly predict all 17 weeks of the 2014 regular season schedule. In order to win, fans must correctly select the opponent, location, and day of each game, including the bye week.

In the event of a tie, a trivia contest will be held to determine the winner of “Guess Our Game” contest.

There will be only one winner for the contest and only one entry per person.

To enter the contests, go to www.stlouisrams.com/guessourgames. The contest started Monday, April 14th and will end on April 21, 2014 at 11:59 a.m.

For details and official rules the contest, click on here.

Missing 13-year-old Troy teenager found

UPDATE: The Troy, Missouri police department is reporting 13-year-old Tyler Herron has been found safe.

TROY, MO (KTVI) – Police are on the lookout for a missing 13-year-old. Tyler Herron was last seen Sunday night at around 10pm near his family’s home.

Police say Tyler is 5’2”, 95 pounds, with dark blond hair, and green eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray hooding, jeans and blue shoes. He has in his possession some clothes in a backpack and a Playstation 3.

If you have seen Tyler or know of his whereabouts call the Troy Missouri Police at 636-528-4725 or call the Lincoln County 911 at their non-emergency 636-528-6100.

Coldwater Creek closing St. Louis stores

(KTVI) – Coldwater Creek, the women’s clothing chain has filed for bankruptcy and will close all ‘Coldwater Creek’ stores by the summer. Clearance sales will be coming soon, as the retailer liquidates its inventory.

‘Coldwater Creek’ has stores in Fairview Heights, at the St. Louis Galleria, West County Center, and at the Meadows at Lake St. Louis.