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Local FBI Supervisor Rarely Surprised in Child Porn Charges

St. Louis has the largest Crimes Against Children task force in the country with 21 agents.

08/24/2015

St. Louis Circut Attorney Jennifer Joyce, looks at a graphic of guns and drugs that have been confiscated as federal and local law enforcement officials announce the creation of Mission SAVE in St. Louis on July 20, 2015. Mission SAVE will identify the most violent criminals, to get them off the street and to curb gun violence and drug use. St. Louis has had 105 murders so far for 2015 compared to 157 for the entire year of 2014. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Joint Federal-Local Effort to Combat Violence in St. Louis

Rising violence in St. Louis has led federal and local law enforcement and prosecutors to collaborate on a project aimed at reducing the problem.

07/20/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon speaks during the launch of the US Agriculture Coalition for Cuba at the National Press Club on January 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. The coalition is seeking to advance trade relations between the US and Cuba by ending the embargo policy. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Nixon Vetoes Missouri Bill to Limit Local Wage, Bag Laws

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday vetoed legislation that would have blocked cities from raising local wages and restricting use of plastic bags, a move Nixon called a “power grab” by state lawmakers.

07/10/2015

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Local Anti-Heroin Super Bowl Commercial May Soon Go National

“This very cheerful-sounding song, juxtaposed with these horrifying images – we knew it was going to upset people, and we knew we were taking a risk, but we felt like it was a risk worth taking because nothing else has worked.”

02/03/2015

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Score Cheap Hotel Rooms By Letting Hotels Fight Over You

Hotels now want to treat you like a storage unit full of crappy furniture — they bid on YOU!

03/27/2014

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Isaac’s Legacy: Lots And Lots Of Local Rainfall

Nearly eight inches fell in parts of central Illinois.

09/04/2012

St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom addresses a large crowd Monday during the annual Dr. Martin Luther King holiday celebration at the Old Courthouse downtown. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

St. Louis Police Chief Hopes 2012 Marks Return Of Local Control

Isom also announces continued downward trend in murders.

01/17/2012

1/3/12-MO State Representative Jamilah Nasheed at Ranken Technical College in north St. Louis Tuesday, where she announced that she'll run against incumbant and fellow Democrat Robin Wright-Jones in the 5th District Senate primary. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Nasheed Seeks To Oust Sen. Wright-Jones In Democratic Primary

Criticizes incumbant, saying she failed to support local control of St. Louis police.

01/03/2012

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Drumbeat For Local Police Control Grows Louder

Backers of local police control gather for rally at St. Louis church.

02/18/2011

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Survey: St. Louis Residents Don’t Trust City to Run Police Dept.

A new survey gauges opinion on local police control

01/19/2011

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