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Daniel Boone Fuller (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Fuller Lives on Billboard for 13 Days and Counting

Boone says his demonstration has only had one bad encounter.


St. Louis Police

Could KC Strategies Lower St. Louis’ Murder Rate?

We keep checking to see if St. Louis is enacting any of the same strategies as our western neighbor-Kansas City.


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Two Killed in North St. Louis, Murder Rate Rises

So far in 2015, 72 people have been victims of homicide in St. Louis, a pace that would exceed last year’s total of 159.


People are quicker to shoot black targets with a gun than they are to shoot white targets, a new study suggests.(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Latest St. Louis City Crime Report Shows Worrisome Trends

The murder rate continues its dramatic rise in the city of St. Louis in the latest crime report.



Kansas City’s Homicide Rate Drops in 2012

The city recorded 108 homicides last year, six fewer than 2011 but two more than in 2010.


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Prosecutor: East St. Louis Homicide Rate Plunges

The St. Clair County State’s Attorney says a crackdown on violence-prone sites in East St. Louis have cut that city’s murder rate.


U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Feds Called in to Curb Eastside Crime

Sen. Dick Durbin is calling in federal help for law enforcement in East St. Louis, one of the deadliest spots in the nation.


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