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Missouri Patrol Says Accidents, Drownings Increased

The patrol says 30 people have drowned in Missouri this year, a total of 29 peopled drowned in Mo., in 2014

07/28/2015

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Police: Man Dies After Ambulance Jump, Resisting Police

Authorities said officers responding to a report that a man was standing in a street, yelling for police to be called, were told at the scene by the man’s mother that her son was acting paranoid, and that she feared for her safety and that of her son.

06/22/2015

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Motorists Cautioned: Box Turtles on the Move

The majority of turtles on the road right now are three-toed box turtles.

06/11/2015

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Aging MDs Prompt Call for Competency Tests at AMA Meeting

With one out of four U.S. doctors older than 65, the American Medical Association adopted a plan Monday to help decide when it’s time for aging senior physicians to hang up the stethoscope.

06/08/2015

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Mizzou Pitcher’s Injury Makes Headgear Hot Topic

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP)- Missouri coach Ehren Earleywine feared the worst when pitcher Tori Finucane was struck by a line drive during a Super Regional game a week ago against UCLA. Finucane fell to the ground […]

05/31/2015

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) meets with Metro-East fire chiefs in Collinsville on May 29, 2015 to discuss railcar safety (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Durbin Touts Railcar Safety Push

As crude oil shipping increases, U.S. senator wants old tank cars replaced sooner rather than later.

05/29/2015

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St. Louis Police Train Civilians to Observe and Report

“What we are looking for is a complete non-confrontational program,” Johnson says. “We just want people to observe and report crimes.”

05/27/2015

Laclede's Landing MetroLink station (Photo via mtram.mashke.org/Yury Maller)

Metro Working on Increasing Safety for Riders

Metro president and CEO John Nations says they’re in talks with St. Louis city and county police.

04/27/2015

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Missouri Lawmakers Urged to Boost Speed Limits

A measure would raise the speed limit on multi-lane highways in rural areas from 70 to 75 mph.

02/18/2015

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Safety Group Picks Annual Worst Toys for Children

Two of this year’s 10 were sold at Toys “R” Us.

11/19/2014

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