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Hot-Spot Policing – Don’t Warm Up Your Car for Thieves

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says car thieves are going shopping for free cars on these cold mornings.


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Latest St. Louis City Crime Report Shows Worrisome Trends

The murder rate continues its dramatic rise in the city of St. Louis in the latest crime report.


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Police: Crime Numbers Up in Tower Grove

Police say that so far this year, there have been 20 more burglaries and five more robberies in the neighborhood.


Jennifer Florida (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Burglaries Up in Tower Grove South after Hot Spot Policing Ends

Alderwoman Jennifer Florida says there’s been a bump in burglary and a spike in car theft in Tower Grove South since hot-spot policing came to an end.


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Suspects Jailed in Springfield Burglaries

Brazen criminals in the Springfield, Mo. area are now behind bars after over half a dozen burglaries that began last August.


Zachary Wood (L) and Kerry Gum (R) booking photos (Columbia P.D.)

More Arrests In Columbia, Ill. Burglary Spree

Police say two more Caseyville teens are accused of breaking into homes and cars.


Police Catch Alleged Burglars in St. Clair County

Charges have been filed and bond set for three suspects, Belleville police say.


Anna Messmer

Woman Busted For String Of JeffCo Burglaries

Anna Messmer suspected of burglarizing homes in Fenton & High Ridge.



Thieves From The Big City Seek Small-Town Victims

Rash of burglaries in rural Madison County target electronics, guns.


Neighborhood Watch Nabs Tower Grove Burglar

Emails about break-ins helped COPS graduate spot suspect