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Her Ex Took Her Sight, But Not Her Passion for Life

For one St. Louis woman, a spouse’s first and last act of violence changed her outlook on life forever.


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Mizzou Basketball Suspends Louisville Transfer

Zach Price was arrested early Thursday on assault charges.


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18K Yearly Domestic Violence Calls Keep St. Louis Police, Prosecutors Busy

The Circuit Attorney’s Office has a Victim’s Services Unit but there are only four attorneys handling the caseload.


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Mo. Could Help Sex Trade Survivors Hide Addresses

The “Safe at Home” program, run by the Missouri Secretary of State, offers victims a mailing address they can use in public records.


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Woman Accused Of Biting Off Piece Of Girlfriend’s Lip

Kansas City, Kan. (CBS St. Louis) – A Kansas City woman says she won’t press charges against the woman who bit off part of her lip, reports WDAF-TV. Monique Wright said she doesn’t want her […]


Illinois Unveils New Domestic Violence Laws

The laws signed by Gov. Pat Quinn vary from harsher punishments for repeat offenders to requiring schools to take action to prevent dating violence among teenagers.


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In Defense Of VAWA, McCaskill Calls Out Congressional Republicans

“I think the Tea Party members of the Republican caucus don’t see the value in many federal programs,” McCaskill said.


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Missouri AG Urges Congress To Pass Violence Against Woman Act

The rewritten law would add new legal protections for immigrants, Native American women, gays, and lesbians.



Local Minister On St. Louis Grand Jury: ‘Something’s Not Working’

The Reverend Mike Kinman gives an “A-plus” to prosecutors and police but is frustrated with the criminal justice process.


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Jennifer Joyce: Belcher Tragedy is a Domestic Violence Issue

“This is not a gun issue this is a domestic violence issue,” Jennifer Joyce told KMOX’s Mark Readon.





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