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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.

14 hours ago

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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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Five Travel Scams To Avoid

Here are five of the most common travel scams you need to be on the lookout for when traveling.

10/30/2014

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Local Hospitals Now Have New, Tougher Ebola Care Guidelines

The revised recommendations include protective covering from head to toe and the use of a site manager to supervise the donning and removal of protective gear.

10/22/2014

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?

10/22/2014

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US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

10/22/2014

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Nixon Plans ‘Operational Shift’ in Handling Ferguson Protests

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon spoke during a news conference Thursday afternoon, addressing the ongoing unrest in Ferguson after the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer.

08/14/2014

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