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Stenger: Diehl Resignation Presents Challenges

Stenger noted getting legislation passed that enables a sales tax for law enforcement is a priority.


Michael V. Pona II (2009 mug shot)  Courtesy of the Ballwin Police Department

Man Accused in Ballwin Shooting with 9 Counts

Pona is also charged with leaving the scene of an accident and resisting arrest.


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Dense Breast Tissue may not be a High Cancer Risk

Dense breast tissue can make tumors on a mammogram tough to spot, so many women undergo additional tests. But a new study finds not all of them are at high risk for breast cancer.


St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce (KMOX file photo)

Protesters Gather at Circuit Attorney’s Home

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, six protesters were arrested.


(Courtesy of the official Federal Reserve Education website)

Hackers Breach St. Louis Federal Reserve Research Website

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis says that the research website is not used for communication with banks and no other websites were hacked.


(Courtesy of KMOV)

Grandmother Kills Cats Because Grandchildren Didn’t Clean Rooms

A Godfrey grandmother kills five cats, four of them kittens, because her grandchildren didn’t clean their rooms.


(Courtesy of St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department)

St. Louis Woman Accused of Putting Kids in Trunk

A St. Louis woman faces three misdemeanor charges of endangering the welfare of a child.


Roll call for Wells-Goodfellow hot spot policing on May 7. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

More Officers for Hot Spot Policing to Lower Crime Rate

Hot spot policing comes to an area in north St. Louis that has seen an increase in violent crime.


(Courtesy of the City of Alton Fire Department)

Arsonist Targeted Two Vacant Homes in Alton

An arsonist in Alton struck again over the weekend targeting two vacant houses.



Advocacy Group says Kansas City Has 1,324 Untested Rape Kits

A national rape victim advocacy group says Kansas City has 1,324 untested rape kits.


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Mourners Gather to Remember Taylor Clark

Mourners gathered Wednesday night to remember Taylor Clark.

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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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