City’s murder total has topped 100 in mid-July, compared to 71 through July 2014.
There were three murders in the city of St. Louis within a three-hour span early Sunday.
Police are looking for suspects.
Slay is now tweeting it’s time to also rename the nearby Confederate Drive in Forest Park, calling it either Freedom Street or Justice Drive.
Monday may have been yet another deadly night on the streets of St. Louis. Two shootings took place and not in the same location.
A busy weekend for police in the city of St Louis.
A woman and man survived separate drive-by shootings.
At times during the two-hour hearing, Dotson admitted the obvious – that the crime rate in St. Louis has outpaced the ability of the existing police force to keep up.
Three double-shootings in St. Louis, one in Berkeley. One shot at Metro station.
Bill perfected in voice vote, final passage expected Monday.