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Demonstrators block an intersection as they occupy streets protesting the October 8 killing of 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers Jr. by an off duty St. Louis police officer on October 9, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. The St. Louis area has been struggling to heal since riots erupted in suburban Ferguson, Missouri after the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9.  An upside down flag is a universal symbol of distress.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

St. Louis Alderman Asking for More Police Patrols in His Ward

“I’m seeing more houses go for sale, and if we’re going to keep our neighborhood together, we need to see police presence,” Vaccaro says.

10/13/2014

Photo of a residential street in the St. Louis neighborhood of Forest Park Southeast. (photo credit: citynoise.org)

Neighborhoods to Take Part in National Night Out

Jefferson County Sheriff Glenn Boyer is encouraging residents to turn on their porch lights and get out to meet their neighbors. It’s all part of National Night Out, a nationwide crime-fighting effort.

08/05/2014

The Old North neighborhood at 14th & Clinton is the first of six sites designed to take pressure off of MSD storm drains during heavy rainfall. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Raingarden In Old North St. Louis Will Take Pressure Off Storm Drains

MSD pursues rainscaping strategy to alleviate stormwater runoff concerns.

07/25/2013

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Girl Hit By Gunfire in Forest Park Southeast Neighborhood

Injured by bullet fragment after man opens fire.

05/13/2011

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