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St. Louis Police Officer Shot; Police Searching for 4 Suspects

A St. Louis police officer was shot Tuesday morning and the suspects are at large.

07/14/2015

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Mom of Teen Wounded by St. Louis Police Questions Shooting

The mother of an armed, 16-year-old boy shot and paralyzed last weekend by St. Louis police is questioning whether officers needed to fire upon her son.

07/13/2015

SLMPD chief Sam Dotson (Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

St. Louis Police Officer Shoots 16-Year-Old, Teen in Serious Condition

Brandon Claxton was grazed above the eye, hit once in the arm and once in the stomach.

07/11/2015

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson speaks before the Aldermanic Public Safety Committee on July 9, 2015. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

St. Louis Aldermen Grill Police Chief on Rising Murder Rate

With murder up 58 percent this year in the city, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson faced questions about whether his redistricting plan has spread officers too thin.

07/09/2015

Rashad Edwards (Courtesy of SLMPD)

Probationer Charged with 1st-Degree Murder – Dotson Blames Judge

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is calling out Circuit Judge Margaret Neill after she issued a second probation to a gun felon who is now accused of shooting and killing a man just last week.

07/08/2015

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Two Guns Nabbed From Men In Line For Fair Saint Louis

The Circuit Attorney’s office issued warrants for unlawful use of a weapon against 22-year-old Roderick Roberson of Belleville, Illinois, and against 17-year-old Keion Peay of North St. Louis.

07/06/2015

Fireworks illuminate the sky near the Gateway Arch on the St. Louis riverfront on the last night of Fair St. Louis on July 4, 2011.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

FBI Warning of Terror Attack Heightens Fair’s Security

Fair Saint Louis will have a chain link perimeter fence and plain-clothes police officers to keep the area safe.

07/02/2015

Natalie Williams (Courtesy of the SLMPD)

St. Louis Officer Arrested After Guns, Drugs Found in Search

A St. Louis police officer has been arrested after the FBI and department find guns, heroin and a large amount of cash during a search of a location in the 4500 block of Page Avenue on Tuesday.

06/24/2015

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UPDATED: Zoo Takes Legal Action to Block Gun Protesters

Missouri laws may not allow police to keep the protest outside the Saint Louis Zoo’s walls.

06/12/2015

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Crime On The Rise, Again, In St. Louis

Murder, robbery, burglary, car thefts and assaults all went up double digits last month, as the city’s year-to-date crime report for May shows a total crime increase of 15.5 percent.

06/08/2015

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