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3-Year-Old Hit by Stray Bullet in St. Louis

The boy was taken to a hospital, but his condition is unknown.

17 hours ago

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St. Louis’ Governing Board Advances Minimum-Wage Boost

St. Louis’ governing board on Tuesday advanced a compromise measure that would ease the city’s minimum wage up to $11 by 2018.

08/25/2015

An emotional St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay makes his remarks as St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson looks on during a news conference in St. Louis on January 15, 2015. St. Louis recorded six murders in five unrelated incidents in a 12-hour period. The two are outraged and say the city gun laws are too lenient. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Hiring More St. Louis Police Officers Could Still Be a Distant Dream

Alderman Joe Vaccaro wants more police, and says in 2008, St. Louis voters approved Proposition S, a sales tax increase, that’s still being paid today.

08/23/2015

St. Louis firefighter Victor Wooten and Capt. Bryan Radley (R) check a building in north St. Louis on August 20, 2015 that was destroyed by fire the night before. St. Louis police officers shot and killed an 18-year-old near the building, after they arrived to serve a search warrant. The action brought out protesters looting businesses and burning several abandon buildings. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Calls for Calm, Fear of More Trouble Tonight in North St. Louis

“This is not just about the police shooting a young man,” Moore said. “It’s about life, period. About what’s acceptable and what’s not.”

08/20/2015

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UPDATE: 9 Shot, 4 Dead in Overnight St. Louis-Area Shootings

We’re learning more about the latest night of gun violence in the St. Louis area that resulted in four murders and the wounding of five others.

08/13/2015

A puppy at Four Muddy Paws (KMOX/Brian Kelly)

St. Louis Among Best Cities for Pet Lovers

WalletHub says it’s 2nd best behind Cincinnati.

08/13/2015

Wendy Doyle, president and CEO of the Women's Foundation, with St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and attorney Bridget Halquist, appointed to serve on the St. Louis Firefighers' Retirement Plan Board.  (Photo by Maggie Crane)

Wanted: More Women to Serve on City Boards and Commissions

“Our research on civic engagement shows that while women have the drive and desire to serve on a board or commission, many feel they do not have the knowledge or experience to do so.”

08/11/2015

Keith Shackelford, owner of Shacks Barber Shop in downtown St. Louis. (Sam Masterson, KMOX)

Local Barber Shop Finds a Way to Fight STD’s

Shacks Barber Shop in downtown St. Louis is a condom distribution site and has been helping to prevent STD’s in the area for the last 20 years.

08/07/2015

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Prop 1 is a Lonely Measure on Tuesday’s City Ballot

An estimated 10 percent of voters are expected and Prop 1 needs a two-thirds majority vote to pass.

08/04/2015

ST. LOUIS, (KMOX) - Smoke from a four-alarm fire south of the Gateway Arch Monday morning covered downtown St. Louis.  The fire broke out at a three-story Servco warehouse near Second St. and Cedar around 11:30 a.m.  The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

$180 Million Bond Issue- St. Louis Fire Dept Wants Upgrades

Tuesday’s vote could give the St. Louis Fire Department $40 million if the issue gets two-thirds of the votes.

08/03/2015

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