(KMOX/Brad Choat)

Call is Out for More Police in the City

Aldermanic President Lewis Reed has asked the city’s budget director to find spendable money in the existing budget.


Police stand watch as demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb, is experiencing its fourth day of violent protests since the killing. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

St. Louis Police Returning to Normal, Remain Prepared for Further Unrest

The cost for the St. Louis Police Department’s involvement in Ferguson, Missouri, likely will exceed initial estimates of $740,000.



Prisoners Cost States Over $20,000 a Year

The national average cost of one month in prison for an offender is nearly $2,600.


Gas prices

Using Regular Instead Of Premium Could Cost You

Not worth the chance of ruining your engine, according to expert.


WYATT, MO - MAY 03:  Floodwater flows over the Birds Point levee after the Army Corps of Engineers blew a massive hole in it to divert water from the town of Cairo, Illinois May 3, 2011 near Wyatt, Missouri. (Getty/ Scott Olson)

Missouri to Chip in $3.3M to Help Repair Busted Levees

The program requires the levees to pass routine inspections and their operators to chip in 20% of the repair costs.


KMOX/Brett Blume

Tornado Caused $30M in Damages at Lambert Airport

The total price tag is expected to go even higher, when they factor in business interruption, emergency repairs, and ongoing loss of revenue.


Workers survey the damage at the arrival drive up area at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport after a storm, packing high winds damaged most of the terminal area in St. Louis on April 22, 2011. The airport is closed indefinitely. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Damage from Tornado Expected to Cost Millions

FEMA’s preliminary damage assessments will begin Tuesday in St. Louis County.


Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder

UPDATED: Kinder Pays $35K to Make Hotel Baggage Go Away

Kinder can’t remember “official event” surroudning friend’s wedding, call’s Tea-Party hotel stay “non-partisan”



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