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Another Violent Weekend in St. Louis

Another St. Louis Homicide – Three Injured in Separate Shootings – St. Louis Police Dodge Bullets – Arson Investigation Underway

08/09/2015

Demonstrators pray outside of the Buzz Westfall Justice Center where a grand jury is expected to begin looking at the circumstances surrounding the fatal police shooting of an unarmed teenager Michael Brown on August 20, 2014 in Clayton, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Looks for a New Identity a Year Later

The QuikTrip that burned during the rioting has been torn down, and hundreds of volunteers recently fanned out to pick up trash and pull weeds around the city. But other businesses that were destroyed are still in shambles, and plywood boards still protect windows a year later.

08/05/2015

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Update: St. Louis Church Expands National Fund for Burned Churches

Four predominantly black churches confirmed to be victims of arson in South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee.

07/01/2015

(Courtesy of the City of Alton Fire Department)

Man Sentenced to Prison for Arson That Killed Teenage Son

A man who admitted scheming with his ex-wife in setting a string of arson fires to bilk insurers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars was sentenced Monday.

06/08/2015

Photo: Rob Kim/Getty Images

Crime On The Rise, Again, In St. Louis

Murder, robbery, burglary, car thefts and assaults all went up double digits last month, as the city’s year-to-date crime report for May shows a total crime increase of 15.5 percent.

06/08/2015

(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.

05/19/2015

Little Caesars in Ferguson burns in the wake of grand jury announcement November 24, 2014. (Credit: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Feds Frustrated with Slow Progress Solving Ferguson Arson

Four months after the night of arson following the Ferguson grand jury decision announcement, federal investigators are warning many of the blazes will go unsolved unless more people help with tips.

03/30/2015

Playground equipment after a fire inside Brinkop Park in Shrewsbury. (Courtesy of KMOV)

Suspected Arson at Shrewsbury Playground

Playground equipment set on fire after earlier attempt to ignite picnic table.

03/10/2015

Photo: AFP/Getty/Juan Mabromata

Suspicious Package in South County Contains Joint

St. Louis County Police tell KMOX News that a woman spotted a man in a green SUV jump out of the vehicle with a metal canister, set it on a pole, then drive off.

03/09/2015

National gurardsmen stand guard at the police station on November 29, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. The Ferguson area has been struggling to return to normal since the August 9 shooting of Brown, an 18-year-old black man, who was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer. When the grand jury announced on November 24, that Wilson would not face charges in the shooting rioting and looting broke out throughout the area leaving several businesses burned to the ground.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Sen. Schmitt: Committee Not Satisfied with Nixon’s National Guard Explanation

“It raised more questions than answers,” he says.

02/13/2015

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