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Community leaders gather in St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay's office to talk police diversity in response to Michael Brown's death on Nov. 4, 2014. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

St. Louis Looking to Boost Minority Recruiting Efforts for Police, Firefighters

St. Louis is launching an effort to recruit and train more minorities to serve as police officers and firefighters.

11/04/2014

A suburban St. Louis police chief says some residents caught driving under the influence are given a ride home instead of being arrested as part of “community-based policing” tactics aimed at improving law enforcement relations with the public.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

St. Louis to Roll Out Police Diversity Effort

The city of St. Louis is looking to boost minority recruiting efforts in its police and fire departments.

11/04/2014

A St. Louis Fire Department truck stuck in street collapse at 9th and Wyoming on Aug. 7, 2014. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

Firefighters Remove Fire Truck Stuck in Hole for 2 Hours

It was a slow process, but St. Louis firefighters were able to remove one of their trucks from a hole in the street that opened up under one of its wheels at 9th and Wyoming this morning.

08/07/2014

File photo of a food truck. Photo: Thinkstock

Fire Department Takes Closer Look at Food Trucks After Philly Explosion

The fireball from the propane tank explosion on that Philadelphia food truck shot across a busy street, burning passersby.

07/23/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Fire Truck Stolen in Sullivan

Investigators are trying to find whoever stole a fire truck from outside a burning apartment building in Sullivan early this morning.

03/20/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Fire Department Uses App to Improve Response Time

The department is using a $1 million federal grant it received in 2011 to provide city firefighters with technology on the scene.

02/26/2014

Photo: Thinkstock

Firefighter’s Wife Steals Wallet, Medication From Other Firefighter

A woman is facing burglary charges after stealing a wallet and medication from a vehicle.

02/14/2014

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Brentwood Fire Department Paid Thousands in Unworked Overtime

Chief Bob Niemeyer readily admits it, and says the practice began 24 years ago.

07/19/2011

Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson

In Search of the Living — Buried under Debris

Special rescue team from St. Louis brings expertise and equipment to Joplin disaster

05/24/2011

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Hancock & Kelley – Monday, April 25th

Storm Damage Seeking Federal Help Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay talks with John and Mike about the aftermath of the storm damage and the possibility of federal help. Local Heroes Rise During Catastrophic Storm Terry Loher, […]

04/25/2011

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