St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson speaks before the Aldermanic Public Safety Committee on July 9, 2015. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

St. Louis Aldermen Grill Police Chief on Rising Murder Rate

With murder up 58 percent this year in the city, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson faced questions about whether his redistricting plan has spread officers too thin.


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St. Louis Crime Down after Reduction of Districts

It has been just over one month since the Saint Louis Police Department reduced its number of police districts.


Major Caruso and Captains Spicer & Kegel at the first roll call of the new Districts 3 & 4. (photo credit: @ChiefSLMPD)

St. Louis Police Launch Redistricting Plan

It’s official. The St. Louis Police Department implemented their redistricting plan early Monday morning changing nine police districts into six.


Mo State Rep Jamilah Nasheed

State Senator Jamilah Nasheed Moves, Resigns

Redistricting last year forced Nasheed, D-St. Louis, to move from the 21st Ward to the 18th Ward.


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Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.


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Opinion: Mess In Texas

In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.


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Sen. Jane Cunningham Won’t Seek Re-Election

Cunningham says she is open to running for office again or working in the private sector.


Missouri Congressmen Russ Carnahan and William "Lacy" Clay Jr.

Clay To Carnahan: “Let’s Get It On!”

Democratic U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan of St. Louis filed to run in the newly redrawn 1st District, which could set up a primary against Democratic Rep. William Lacy Clay.


Missouri Supreme Court Weighs Political Boundaries

High court focuses on population requirements.



Head-Count Key to Redistricting Court Battle

State Supreme Court hears oral arguments on new district maps



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