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Frustrated St. Louis Police Chief Calls for More Officers

At 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.


The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 36-year-old Joseph Jesse Aldridge, apparently killed seven individuals and injured another at multiple residences in Tyrone, Missouri before fleeing and killing himself on February 26, 2015. Aldridge, who was found dead inside his vehicle in nearby Shannon County, is a cousin of the victims. Photo provided by Missouri State Highway Patrol/UPI

Texas County Mo. In Mourning

Police release final three names of Friday killing spree involving alleged gunman Joseph Aldridge (pictured)


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Call is Out for More Police in the City

Aldermanic President Lewis Reed has asked the city’s budget director to find spendable money in the existing budget.


North St. Louis Shootings Leave Two People Dead

Police have released no information on suspects in either case.


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Study: More Blacks in St. Louis Killed by Other Blacks Compared to White Officers

A University of Missouri – St. Louis researcher says emotions aside, the number of black youth who have been fatally shot by white police officers has been fairly low in recent years.


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Murder in St. Louis on the Rise, Total Crime Down

A spike in murders highlights the latest monthly crime report in the city of St. Louis.


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Overnight America: July 23rd, 2013 – Bill Avery, Jim McCarty

Bill Avery a Safety Consultant to the Amusement Park industry joined us to talk about the recent accidents that happened over the weekend at Six Flags Over Texas (Arlington, Texas) and Cedar Point (Sandusky, Ohio). […]



Three Deaths Investigated in East St. Louis

Police say two incidents were shootings. The third was a body found in Frank Holten State Park.


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Sunday Shootings Claim Two Lives In St. Louis

Victims in separate incidents identified as James Hardy, Richard Jones.


Durbin co-sponsors flood insurance measure

Senator Durbin Slams the East St. Louis Mayor Again

“There’s a mayor there who completely ignores it, and keeps all night, nightclubs open just attracting violence and drugs and thugs.”



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