Fairview Heights Police Provide Area for ‘Safe Exchange’

The “Safe Exchange” program is a direct response addressing safety concerns brought about with online purchases from websites such as Craigslist and eBay, says a news release from the police department.


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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.


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Transportation of Crude Oil in Missouri by Train: Is it Safe?

It’s no secret that hazardous crude oil is being shipped on trains that run through Missouri, but are the tracks those trains are running on safe?


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Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.


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Illinois Begins Registering Companies for Fracking Operations

The move is welcomed by the Illinois Manufacturer’s Association but opposed by Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing our Environment, or “SAFE”


In-Home Steel Shelters Bring New Twist To Tornado Safety

Above ground boxes can hold 2-5 people.


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Festus Residents Told Discolored Water Is Safe

Some residents of Festus appeared at a city council meeting on Wednesday to complain about what they called dirty water.



Thieves Use Tow Truck To Steal Store Safe

Thieves steal safe from Family Dollar store using tow truck.


<> on July 12, 2010 in Lockport, Illinois.

Boy OK After Being Locked in Gun Safe

The boy was with his parents when he walked away and wandered into the safe.


Krstle Miller

Missing St. Louis County Woman Found “Safe and Sound”

Krstle Miller is back with family more than a month after disappearance.


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