Boone says his demonstration has only had one bad encounter.
We keep checking to see if St. Louis is enacting any of the same strategies as our western neighbor-Kansas City.
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.
The murder rate continues its dramatic rise in the city of St. Louis in the latest crime report.
The city recorded 108 homicides last year, six fewer than 2011 but two more than in 2010.
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.
Sen. Dick Durbin is calling in federal help for law enforcement in East St. Louis, one of the deadliest spots in the nation.