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‘Better Together’ Study Examines St. Louis Area Policing

St. Louisans pay about $100 per capita more than Indy or Louisville for police service, report shows.

04/03/2015

Police interviewing witnesses of a shooting along the Delmar Loop on Saturday, March 31st, 2012. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Police Form Unit to Stop Nightspot Violence

Rapid Response Team will target popular entertainment districts.

04/03/2015

Becky Shoenig's car after (Courtesy of Facebook)

Woman’s Car Stolen, Pimped Out, Returned

Becky Shoenig only had her car for two months when it was stolen out of her driveway. It was recovered Tuesday night – with some modifications.

04/03/2015

Jeffrey Williams (St. Louis County Police photo)

Man Charged in Shooting Officers in Ferguson Discusses It In Jail Audio

The attorney for the man accused of shooting two police officers during a demonstration in Ferguson expressed surprise Wednesday at audio of jail telephone calls in which his client appears to confess.

04/01/2015

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Illinois Group Trying to Get More Rape Victims to Report to Police

Ill. Attorney General Lisa Madigan convening a working group to combat sexual assault.

04/01/2015

Members of the Ferguson Police Department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Mo. Legislature Discusses Ferguson Bills; No Action Taken

The Missouri legislative session recently heard bills dealing with major Ferguson related issues, but no action was taken.

04/01/2015

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Police: Spence Jackson Wrote ‘Can’t Take Being Unemployed Again’

Jefferson City Police Capt. Doug Shoemaker said Tuesday that the note from Spence Jackson was dated March 27. Jackson was found dead Sunday in his Jefferson City apartment from a single gunshot wound to the head.

03/31/2015

Jeffrey Williams (St. Louis County Police photo)

Man Accused in Ferguson Police Shooting Denied Lower Bond

Jeffrey Williams is accused of wounding the officers on March 12, during an early-morning rally sparked by the resignation of Ferguson’s police chief. Both officers are expected to recover.

03/31/2015

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Missouri House Panel Ponders Police Shooting Absence Policy

Supporters say a proposal to require unpaid leave for an officer during investigations of some police-involved fatal shootings would help restore trust after the shooting death of an 18-year-old in Ferguson.

03/31/2015

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Five Arrested in St. Louis After Police Were Fired Upon

A police spokeswoman says officers were in the the area of 17th and Chestnut when they witnessed occupants of a green car firing shots.

03/30/2015

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