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Roll call for Wells-Goodfellow hot spot policing on May 7. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

Wells-Goodfellow Hot-Spot Policing Results in Arrests, Gun Confiscations

Within 12 hours of the roll-out of the effort to bring peace to the neighborhood that’s seen at least 8 murders and several shootings in recent months, police had made 12 arrests and confiscated 4 guns.

05/08/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Friday, January 10th – St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson on STL Homicides and Crime

Charlie talks with STL Police Chief Sam Dotson about STL homicide rate and crime.

01/10/2014

St. Louis City Hall (KMOX/file photo)

Mayor Slay’s Niece Survives Carjacking

The 25-year-old and her boyfriend were carjacked Friday near the Lowes at Interstate 55 and Loughborough Avenue.

12/24/2013

Police Chief Sam Dotson responds to dangerous city ranking.

Conflicting Crime Stats Tell A Tale of Two Cities

On the same morning he was claiming crime is heading down, Police Chief Sam Dotson was confronted with the latest ranking of St. Louis as the “fourth most dangerous city in the nation.”

07/17/2013

Mayor Slay speaking as a member of the St. Louis Police Board

Mayor Slay Concerned About January Crime Wave

Police board members watched the numbers on a slide show as the Chief tallied the increase: murder up 36 percent, rape up 62 percent, robbery up 57 percent, aggravated assault up nine percent, larceny up 46 percent, and arson up 44 percent.

02/20/2013

Corniesha Smith, shot and killed in June of 2012, her case remains unsolved

Who Killed Corniesha Smith?

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)– Five months after 14-year old Corniesha Smth was shot on the street while visiting a friend in north St. Louis, her mother is asking the public to help find the killer. Surrounded by photographs […]

11/14/2012

Crime Scene, Getty Images, photo by Victor Habbick Visions

Men on Bicycles Shoot St. Louis Teen

One of the men pulled a handgun and told the teen to stand still or get shot

09/04/2012

Police Chief Dan Isom (KMOX/file photo)

Gun Crimes on the Rise in City of St. Louis

“Just the way the laws are structured today, there is a proliferation of guns in our community,” said police chief Dan Isom.

08/15/2012

Mayor Francis Slay (KMOX/file photo)

“Case Dismissed” after Brutal Knockout Game Attack Witnessed by Mayor

Key witness fails to show up, defendants high-fiving with glee in hallway

01/11/2012

Mayor Francis Slay

St. Louis Mayor Witnesses Aftermath of “Knockout Kings” Attack

Victim appeared to be minding his own business, walking with a friend when gang of youth approached.

10/25/2011

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