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Woman found dead in north St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Homicide detectives are investigating after a woman was found dead in north St. Louis.

This happened around 11:55 a.m. Tuesday in the 4600 block of Pope.

Police say a 57-year-old woman was found dead. The cause of death is unknown.

The victim’s name has not been released yet.

No other details have been released at this time.

16-year-old found dead in street

ST. LOUIS (KVI) – A 16-year old was shot and killed overnight in north St. Louis. Police got called for shots fired around 1 am on Clara Avenue at Cote Brilliante.

Officers arrived to find Noah Barnes dead in the street.

Neighbors say gun violence is all too common their neighborhood.

Band In The Box: Watoto African Children’s Choir

(KTVI) – The Watoto African Children’s Choir helps children who have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS or war. Director Phillip Mugerwa explained to Tim Ezell how to children are touring the US for six months and meeting so many nice people.

Watoto African Children’s Choir
Tuesday, April 22
St. Louis Dream Center
4324 Margaretta Ave
St Louis, MO 63115

Wednesday, April 23
Faith Family Church
704 North Green Mount Rd
Shiloh, IL 62221

Thursday, April 24
Our Lady of Lourdes
1014 Madison Ave
Washington, MO 63090

Find out more: http://www.watoto.com/the-choir/see-the-choir

Judge puts brakes on Lyft ride sharing service in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– A St. Louis judge says the ride sharing company, Lyft, cannot operate in the city of St. Louis or St. Louis County until a May hearing over its apparent refusal to abide by the rules of the St. Louis Metropolitan Taxi Commission. But more than two hours after the order was issued, Lyft was still picking up passengers.

Lyft began operation in St. Louis last weekend. The service operates through a software application. A passenger calls for a “Lyft,” on his or her smartphone, and a driver gets the message and picks them up. The company says payment is made through “donations,” not fares, an apparent sidestep of taxi commissions in cities where Lyft operates.

St. Louis area poised to get faster internet speeds

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – AT&T announced that it will be rolling out an expanded GigaPower Network that will improve internet speed to up to 1 gigabit per second to customers in 21 metro areas across the U.S. The company says cities that show the need for expanded speeds will influence future expansions within the selected metro areas.

AT&T is already offering GigaPower services in the Austin, TX area. St. Louis one of the 21 metro areas to be included in the GigaPower Network, with Chesterfield, Edwardsville, IL, Florissant, Granite City, IL and St. Louis will be the first areas to see possible expansion.

The service is expected to allow the following:

Double shooting leaves one dead and one in the hospital

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Police are investigating a deadly shooting in north St. Louis that happened around 9:30 pm Friday night. The shooting is believed to be the result of an argument between two groups of men led to gunfire along Terry Avenue near Goodfellow.

18-year-old Paul McCelleary was hit several times and died at the hospital.

A 20-year-old man was also hit in the leg and is hospitalized in stable condition.

Police arrested a 28-year old man for the shooting, but are still looking for three other suspects.