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Police, Protesters Plan for Anniversary of Ferguson Shooting

Police in St. Louis County say they’re expecting a peaceful weekend from protesters marking the anniversary of the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson but that they’ll be prepared should events turn violent.


ST. LOUIS, (KMOX) - Smoke from a four-alarm fire south of the Gateway Arch Monday morning covered downtown St. Louis.  The fire broke out at a three-story Servco warehouse near Second St. and Cedar around 11:30 a.m.  The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

$180 Million Bond Issue- St. Louis Fire Dept Wants Upgrades

Tuesday’s vote could give the St. Louis Fire Department $40 million if the issue gets two-thirds of the votes.


Lewis Reed. Photo: KMOX

Reed Polls Residents on $200M Bond Issue

Board of Alderman President Lewis Reed is holding a series of meetings to receive feedback from the public before officially proposing a bond that could be used in the city.


UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Bill Proposes Criminalizing Clergy Sexual Exploitation

House Bill 1346 would create a class C felony of sexual exploitation by or of a clergy person.


(Courtesy: Southeast Missouri State University)

Website Ranks SEMO Safest Missouri Campus analyzed crime statistics for 450 colleges and universities around the country.



Lawmakers Move to Cut Costs at State Prison

Full Missouri prisons mean more tax payer dollars are needed, but full prisons do not necessarily mean less crime on the streets.


Jefferson City, MO

State Wants More Info on You

Bill creates driver database of emergency info.



St. Louis Wins Smarter Cities Grant

IBM experts will study city’s public safety agencies


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