Could Fire Budget Cuts Be Solution For More STL Police?Slay's office hasn't denounced the idea of cutting money from the fire budget to hire more police.
Expert: St. Louis Police Need Money More Than Fire Dept.Rosenfeld told the Aldermanic Public Safety Committee the city has too many firemen sitting around waiting for a fire, when police are overworked.
UMSL Criminologist: Half of STL Murders Concentrated In North CityRosenfeld: Historic low street prices for heroin could be fueling violence.
New Crime Statistics to Include White-Collar CrimesUMSL Criminologist working with National Academy of Sciences on expanding national crime reporting
Normandy Hires New Superintendent With a PlanNew Normandy Schools Superintendent Dr. Charles Pearson -- whose appointment became official on Thursday night -- is making several recommendations for changes.
Missouri Student Transportation, Scholarship Funds ReleasedGov. Nixon announces action while on University of Missouri St. Louis campus
Criminologist Weighs In on Gun InfoA local criminologist says it looks like the judges aren't any tougher on gun crimes here than they were in 2011.
Judges' New Gun Docket Gives Out More Probation Than Prison Time"We arrest criminals and they say 'I'm not worried about it. I got paper. I got probation the first time, and I'll get paper the second time,'" complained a frustrated Police Chief Sam Dotson.
University Study Hopes to Bring Answers to Gun Crime Increase"There's a concern over gangs in St. Louis," UMSL criminologist Beth Huebner says. "We do have gangs, we do have guns - they are highly related. But then there are groups of people who aren't associated with gangs, that we know of, that aren't carrying guns."
Group Trying to Save Former Suburban St. Louis ConventA group of neighbors is pressing to persuade the University of Missouri in St. Louis to reconsider plans to tear down a convent.
Clayton Police Expected Make Announcement About Schweich's SuicideUMSL Political Science professor Dave Robertson says Conservative Gubernatorial candidate Catherine Hanaway could be hurt if police announce it was negative campaign tactics that pushed Schweich over the edge.
UMSL Sees Enrollment Decrease Due to Ferguson UnrestFallout from the unrest in Ferguson is impacting the nearby University of Missouri - St. Louis and has prompted a hiring freeze at the school.