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McCaskill Introduces Legislation to Reduce Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill has introduced legislation aimed at reducing campus sexual assaults – the result of a massive survey earlier this year that showed a startling number of schools hadn’t investigated a rape claim in years.

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An Israeli soldier walks past a Merkava tank along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, on July 30, 2014, after returning from combat in the Palestinian enclave. At least 17 people were killed in an Israeli strike on a packed Gaza market in a deadly raid that came as Israel was observing a four-hour humanitarian lull. AFP PHOTO/GIL COHEN-MAGEN        (Photo credit should read GIL COHEN MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Consul General of Israel to the Midwest Gives Update on Gaza Violence

The consul general of Israel to the Midwest came to St. Louis to give an update on the violence in Gaza. Roey Gilad spoke at the Jewish Community Center, saying Israel won’t stop its attacks in Gaza until Hamas agrees to a cease fire.

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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 27:  A health educator massages a drop of blood from a man's finger while conducting an HIV test at the Whitman-Walker Health Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center September 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. Whitman-Walker Health is observing the annual National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with free testing at four different locations in the District of Columbia, where the overall HIV rate is 2.7 percent. Anything over one percent is considered a severe epidemic.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

HIV-AIDS Continues to Spread in Region Among White Gay Men

Gay white men taking chances is what St. Louis Health Department director Pam Walker says is largely to blame for the some 250 new HIV-AIDS cases each year in the region.

07/30/2014

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UPDATE: Animal Control Looking for Driver Who Threw Dog From Vehicle

The organization says “Lucky” the dog was brought in by someone who witnessed him being thrown from a vehicle while driving on I-70.

07/30/2014

The Mark Reardon Show – 7/30/14 – Randy Murdick, Rick Stream, Tony Pousosa, Jill Schlesinger, Richard Linklater

Randy Murdick was on his bike Tuesday afternoon when he was hit my Mark Furrer, the Mayor of Sunset Hills. Randy and his attorney Michelle Funkenbusch join us. Republican St. Louis County Executive Candidates, Rick […]

07/30/2014

Diane Staudte

Murder, Other Counts Severed in Antifreeze Deaths

A southwest Missouri woman accused of killing two family members by slipping antifreeze into their drinks could have two trials after a judge approved a motion to sever two murder counts from other charges.

07/30/2014

An event to end veterans' homelessness was held at Soldiers' Memorial on July 30. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

Operation Reveille Gives Apartments to 50 Homeless Veterans

50 chronically homeless veterans are getting apartments as part of St. Louis’ Operation Reveille.

07/30/2014

Cyclist Randy Murdick. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Cyclist Says He Was Run Off the Road By Sunset Hills Mayor

Bicyclist Randy Murdick, a 47-year-old electrician, says he believes Mayor Mark E. Furrer intentionally bumped him with the side of his red Mercedes convertible.

07/30/2014

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Protesters Mass Outside Obama Appearance

About 300 people stood outside the theater where President Obama spoke in Kansas City, Missouri.

07/30/2014

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Brian Kersey)

Gov. Pat Quinn Open to Helping Out Children Who Fled Central America

More than 300 unaccompanied kids from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala that made it to the U.S. border are being housed in facilities in the state.

07/30/2014