St. Louis crime
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.”
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.
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 […]
One of the men pulled a handgun and told the teen to stand still or get shot
“Just the way the laws are structured today, there is a proliferation of guns in our community,” said police chief Dan Isom.
Key witness fails to show up, defendants high-fiving with glee in hallway
Victim appeared to be minding his own business, walking with a friend when gang of youth approached.
Prosecutors said the 41-year-old man borrowed more than $100,000 from his girlfriend over several years.
Police Chief admits public perception doesn’t match improved crime statistics