Crime

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Criminologist Weighs In on Gun Info

A local criminologist says it looks like the judges aren’t any tougher on gun crimes here than they were in 2011.

04/27/2015

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Judges’ New Gun Docket Gives Out More Probation Than Prison Time

“We arrest criminals and they say ‘I’m not worried about it. I got paper. I got probation the first time, and I’ll get paper the second time,'” complained a frustrated Police Chief Sam Dotson.

04/27/2015

St. Louis Circuit Court (KMOX/file photo)

Highway Shootout Suspect on Probation for Earlier Gun Crime

St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Margaret M. Neil may have played a role in this week’s wild, weaving shootout on Interstate 44 – without ever intending to.

04/22/2015

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St. Louis Police Open ‘Real Time Crime Center’

The St. Louis Police open up the doors to their new state-of-the-art “Real Time Crime Center.”

04/17/2015

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Dotson: Plenty of Blame for Violent Crime Increase to Go Around

Dotson says a lack of help for those dealing with issues that lead to crime are leaving police alone on the front lines.

04/14/2015

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Does the Walter Scott Shooting Affect St. Louis Police?

Does the police involved shooting of Walter Scott in Charleston, South Carolina, have a bearing on police in St. Louis?

04/13/2015

Police interviewing witnesses of a shooting along the Delmar Loop on Saturday, March 31st, 2012. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Police Form Unit to Stop Nightspot Violence

Rapid Response Team will target popular entertainment districts.

04/03/2015

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Illinois Group Trying to Get More Rape Victims to Report to Police

Ill. Attorney General Lisa Madigan convening a working group to combat sexual assault.

04/01/2015

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Man, Woman, Child Shot in South St. Louis

Only the 9-year-old girl survived.

03/30/2015

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Two Arrested in MetroLink Beating Case

Police say a 15-year-old juvenile and a 21-year-old man have been arrested.

03/30/2015

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