New Illinois Law Means Fewer Emergency Dispatch CentersMadison County 911 director Terence McFarland says he expects the change will result in an undetermined number of job cuts.
St. Louis Aims for More Accurate Homeless CountIrene Agustin with the city's homeless services division says 1,300 homeless people were counted downtown last year -- but this year the count is expanding to 20 additional city neighborhoods.
Dotson Calls Reports on STL Police Killings 'Irresponsible Propaganda'A report by the Mapping Police Violence Project says St. Louis had seven-times more people killed by police than Philadelphia.
Illinois With Largest Population Decrease in the CountryIllinois is still the fifth largest state in terms of population, but could be passed up soon.
Missouri Population Grows by Fewer than 20,000 in 2015Missouri's growth rate ranked 30th among states in 2015.
Researchers Find Blue Crab in Mississippi RiverConservation Department Wetland Ecologist Frank Nelson tells KMOX the crab was probably dumped in the river by a person and is the only one.
Protections Sought for Eastern Massasauga RattlesnakeThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Tuesday the snake's population is dwindling, primarily because of loss and fragmentation of its habitat, which includes wetlands such as swamps, bogs and marshes.
Maryland Heights Touted by Money Magazine's Best Places to LiveThe magazine mentioned Creve Coeur Lake and the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater as reasons for Maryland Heights high ranking
Tale of Two Cities - Report Shows Racial Divide in St. LouisSt. Louis gets good marks for stability and affordability, but low marks for racial disparity in the latest report from the East-West Gateway Council of Governments.
Illinois Prison Population Down, Still OvercrowdedGovernor Rauner wants to reduce the number of prisoners by 25 percent over the next decade.
St. Louis County Tests for West Nile Virus, City Does NotArrighai says since West Nile Virus is endemic to Missouri, St. Louis city no longer tests for it "because we know it's here."
Metro-East Population DecliningNew U.S. Census Bureau figures show Madison and St. Clair Illinois are down several thousand residents each