First City Homicide of 2017 ReportedThe city recorded 188 homicides in 2016, the same number as 2015.
Dotson: City Crimes Down 4 Percent in 2016Homicides in St. Louis last year equaled 2015, but Dotson expects most cities to show an uptick in crime in 2016.
Charges Filed In Thursday's Shooting Of St. Louis County Police OfficerOfficers had been trying to arrest 28-year-old Jo'Von Mitchell for an earlier shooting incident.
Dotson, Aldermen Still Search For Higher City Cop SalariesSt. Louis Aldermen and alderwomen have plans that include raising sales taxes or taxing 911 cell phone calls.
Former Dispatchers Warn Ferguson PD's Stretched Too ThinClaim the safety of officers and citizens are at risk due to cuts.
Monarch Fire Chief Arrested on Felony Theft ChargesThe charges reportedly relate to misuse of credit card issued by Marsonette's former employer, Reliant Care Management Company.
All St. Louis Officers to Wear Ballistic Vests FridaySt. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson sent a tweet early Friday morning that explains the extra precautions being taken by officers.
St. Louis Fire Chief, Plastic Surgeon Kept Busy This 4th of JulyOne SLU Care plastic surgeon says when patients walk in with their hands blown apart, it's already too late.
Maryville Police Officers Hailed As Heroes; Burn Victim in Critical ConditionConstruction worker identified as John Behme of Worden IL.
City Hall Hears Privacy Issues on Police Body CameraLongtime police critic John Chasnoff is scheduled to testify on when cameras should be rolling and when they should be off.
St. Louis Police Short-Staffed as Murder Rate ClimbsA grim-faced St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay announced the numbers at police headquarters - 188 killings, 18 percent more than the year before - and violent crime was up 7 percent in the city in 2015.
St. Louis City Police to Wear New Cameras on Duty TodayThe cameras will either be strapped around an officer's chest, or mounted on a pair of glasses.