Dotson Calls Reports on STL Police Killings 'Irresponsible Propaganda'A report by the Mapping Police Violence Project says St. Louis had seven-times more people killed by police than Philadelphia.
Less Money Fewer Cops: Slay, Dotson Struggle For FundsWith red light cameras out of the equation, it's not clear how many officers could be hired even if aldermen pass a funding plan.
St. Louis NFL Stadium Blockers Press Mayor for More Cops"We still remain firm," said Alderman Antonio French. "We need to get this done before a stadium vote."
Chicago-Area District OKs Later Start So Students Can SleepStevenson High School Principal Troy Gobble cited an American Academy of Pediatrics study warning against starting classes before 8:30 a.m.
Could Fire Budget Cuts Be Solution For More STL Police?Slay's office hasn't denounced the idea of cutting money from the fire budget to hire more police.
St. Louis to Receive DOJ Grant to Hire More PoliceSt. Louis was not listed as one of the selected cities to receive grant money for body cameras.
Registered Voters Exceed Population in 17 Illinois CountiesThe Public Interest Legal Foundation reports 141 of the nation's counties have this problem.
Wanted: More Women to Serve on City Boards and Commissions"Our research on civic engagement shows that while women have the drive and desire to serve on a board or commission, many feel they do not have the knowledge or experience to do so."
Police Chief Supports Vote for Tax Raise, More OfficersA plan to ask St. Louis City voters to raise some taxes and fees to hire more police is getting support from St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson.
Frustrated St. Louis Police Chief Calls for More OfficersAt times during the two-hour hearing, Dotson admitted the obvious - that the crime rate in St. Louis has outpaced the ability of the existing police force to keep up.
Residents to NGA: We Won't Want You HereThe 47 homeowners on the North St. Louis site that is on the list of possible locations for the agency's new location gathered signatures from around the country.
Voters Could Decide on Tax Raise for More St. Louis PoliceSt. Louis city voters could be asked in August whether they want to raise some taxes and fees to pay for 180 more police officers.

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