UMSL Criminologist working with National Academy of Sciences on expanding national crime reporting
New Normandy Schools Superintendent Dr. Charles Pearson — whose appointment became official on Thursday night — is making several recommendations for changes.
Gov. Nixon announces action while on University of Missouri St. Louis campus
A local criminologist says it looks like the judges aren’t any tougher on gun crimes here than they were in 2011.
“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.
“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.”
A group of neighbors is pressing to persuade the University of Missouri in St. Louis to reconsider plans to tear down a convent.
UMSL 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.
Fallout from the unrest in Ferguson is impacting the nearby University of Missouri – St. Louis and has prompted a hiring freeze at the school.
Some took place on local college campuses, including Washington University