Tax Breaks Cost St. Louis $17M in Last Fiscal YearAn annual financial report for St. Louis says the city missed out on nearly $17 million in revenue during the last fiscal year because of property tax breaks meant to stimulate development.
30-Year Veteran of St. Louis Police Dept. Announced As New ChiefTwo weeks ago, the final six candidates were all together for a public forum at St. Louis University's Law School.
Urban Killings Rise in Clusters, Even as Cities Grow SaferSlayings in Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis are becoming concentrated into small areas where people are dying at a pace not seen in years, if ever. Around them, much of the rest of the city is growing more peaceful, even as the total number of homicides rises.
Radiation Tests at NGA West Site; Mo. Coalition For Environment Calls For Work To Be HaltedLab report says radiation is within normal levels -- environmental group disagrees.
Mayor Krewson Blames Guns on Streets for Rise in HomicidesKrewson announced a gun buyback program that is expected to begin as early as next week. A similar gun buyback program in 2008 resulted in about 1,000 guns turned in over a single weekend, she said.
Prop P Passes in St. Louis CityFor most of the day, Republican Director of Elections Gary Stoff says the turnout for Proposition P has been "lackluster."
Light Turnout Expected for St. Louis City-Wide Prop P ElectionOnly about 15 to 20 percent of registered voters are expected to turn out.
Aldermen May Snuff Out Plan to Legalize PotSeveral aldermen, for varied reasons, are against the idea.
Krewson Appoints New Public Safety DirectorThe city's current director or public safety, Charlene Deeken, will continue to oversee the department until Circuit Judge Jimmie Edwards is sworn in.
U.S. Attorney Wades Into Possible Probe of Police Tactics with ProtestersU.S. Attorney makes no promise of a full-scale investigation -- yet.
Police Overtime Tab More than $2.5 Million in Stockley ProtestsAldermen worry city services might be on the chopping block to pay for city police overtime.
St. Charles Co. Exec: City Crime Problems Hurting County JobsSt. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann says crime in the city is bad for business.

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