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Jefferson County Police Dogs Get Protective Vests

Seven police dogs in suburban St. Louis are now better protected after receiving their own bulletproof vests.

01/28/2015

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Teen Rodeo Rider Recovering After Freak Accident

A Carbondale teen plans to climb back in the saddle after severing a portion of her thumb in a freak rodeo accident.

01/28/2015

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SURVEY: St. Louis Voters 2-to-1 Against New Rams Stadium

Missouri Alliance for Freedom study shows 70% think public subsidies a “bad idea.”

01/28/2015

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St. Louis Police Ask State Troopers to Help Walk the Beat Downtown

KMOX News has learned St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is in talks with the Highway Patrol to put state troopers on foot patrol downtown.

01/28/2015

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UPDATE: Five Killed in Overnight Accidents

Accidents in downtown St. Louis, Wellston and South St. Louis County

01/28/2015

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Florissant State Rep. Changing Parties

Keith English says he’s no longer a Democrat, but an independent

01/27/2015

St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Illinois (Courtesy of the Belleville Historical Society)

Belleville Hospital Issued ‘Intent To Deny’ on Relocation Project

St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville was issued an “intent to deny” on Tuesday after one member of the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board (HFSRB) voted “no” on the hospital’s proposal to build a new hospital in O’Fallon, Ill.

01/27/2015

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Two East St. Louis Men Arrested, Wanted in Connection to College Student’s Death

DeSmet graduate and Southeast Missouri State University sophomore Robert Christman was shot Jan. 11 along Washington Avenue.

01/27/2015

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Youth-Advocacy Group Will Track Dollars Pledged to Ferguson

Jamala Rogers with Advocates for Youth says they don’t want organizations getting the money to waste it on administrative costs, when it’s supposed to go toward job training, employment opportunities and education.

01/27/2015

A St. Louis mother and young son are recovering after police say they were shot at their home in the Botanical Heights neighborhood. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

St. Louis Mother, Son Injured in Botanical Heights Shooting

A St. Louis mother and young son are recovering after police say they were shot at their home in the Botanical Heights neighborhood.

01/27/2015

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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's State of the State address

Gov. Nixon’s 2015 State of the State Address

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon implored lawmakers to embrace policies that “foster healing and hope” Wednesday as he delivered his first State of the State address since the unrest that erupted over the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson.

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