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Homeless encampment near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in December 2014. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

City Hall to Stan Span Homeless Residents: Pack Up and Leave

“It’s not a way to live,” says Eddie Roth, director of human services for the city.


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St. Louis Opens Homeless Shelter as Weather Hits Lows

A relatively warm December is coming to an end, and the weather is taking a turn for the cold. As a result, St. Louis officials are opening the city’s emergency shelter for the homeless.


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138K Unpaid Red Light Camera Tickets, $14M in Fines

“We’ve always had a fair number of deadbeats from these red light camera violations,” St. Louis Director of Operations Eddie Roth says.


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City Hall Looks For Answers After Embezzlement Charges

Prosecutors say the theft, allegedly committed over the course of seven years, was so clever it would have been almost impossible to detect.


Lewis Reed. Photo: KMOX

Corruption Charges Fly Back and Forth in City Mayor’s Race

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The gloves are off in the mayor’s race, as challenger Lewis Reed accuses Mayor Slay of “pay-to-play” politics in awarding $32 million in “no bid” contracts to firms from which Slay received campaign money. […]


St. Louisans say what they'd like out of their next police chief at a meeting at Harris-Stowe on November 7, 2012 (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

St. Louisans Weigh In On Police Chief Selection

A lot of character traits were thrown around at the first of three forums on what the public expects out of the next chief.


St. Louis Medium Security Jail, Hall Street (KMOX/file photo)

Inmate Dies At St. Louis City Jail

St. Louis public safety director says an investigation is underway.


The Reverend Larry Rice returns to "Integrity Village"

Larry Rice Returns to the Scene of His Arrest

The ACLU says it’s not representing Rice, but believes his rights were violated


A "day after" look at the tent that blew apart Saturday south of Busch Stadium, killing a man and injuring several dozen. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

City Not Looking To Ban Party Tents After Saturday’s Death

One person was killed and dozens were injured when high winds toppled a tent south of Busch Stadium.


A fallen tree in South St. Louis smashed a new car on April 28, 2012.

Storm Cleanup in St. Louis

City employees earn praise for their timely response.