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Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

St. Louis News Editors Spar Over Police Report Details Included in Article

Was Friday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch story on former Missouri House Speaker John Diehl and a past affair with a Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon staffer newsworthy, and should it have included the name of a possible victim of sexual assault?

06/23/2015

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Crime On The Rise, Again, In St. Louis

Murder, robbery, burglary, car thefts and assaults all went up double digits last month, as the city’s year-to-date crime report for May shows a total crime increase of 15.5 percent.

06/08/2015

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Former SLMPD HR Director Charged with Rape and Molestation

Former Human Resources Director for the St. Louis Police Department is charged with rape and child molestation.

05/18/2015

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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

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Mo. Lawmaker’s Bill Defines ‘Violent Felony’ in State Gun Law

St. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker has ruled Amendment Five was too broad, and fails to differentiate between violent and non-violent offenders.

03/24/2015

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As St. Louis Struggles to Turn Around Murder Rate, 2014 Crime Stats Show Good News

Despite a soaring year for killings in the city, the latest crime stats show more than 26 neighborhoods had no killings at all.

01/15/2015

Missouri Rep. Rick Brattin (Photo courtesy of Facebook)

Mo. Rep. Pushes Bill Requiring Father’s Signature for Abortion, Except in Cases of ‘Legitimate Rape’

A GOP lawmaker in Missouri introduced a bill that requires pregnant women to receive written consent from the father of the child before an abortion can be performed – or in exceptional cases of “legitimate rape.”

12/17/2014

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Police: Woman Sexually Assaulted, Set on Fire in Park

Wichita police say a woman was sexually assaulted, hit on the head, and set on fire Monday night in Fairmount Park.

11/19/2014

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Death Row Inmate Waits to Know if Request for a Stay Will Be Granted

A Missouri death row inmate is clinging to hope that his lawyers will successfully argue that mistakes were made by his previous team of attorneys.

10/28/2014

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Campus Sexual Assault: Will Victims Trust the System?

Advocate and Yale University law student Alexandra Brodsky cautions that the ultimate decision on what steps to take should still remain with the student.

10/09/2014

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