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Beth Huebner, Associate Professor of Criminology, UMSL.  (KMOX/file photo)

Criminologist: Half of City Gun Crimes Are Gang-Related

ST. LOUIS-(KMOX) – A local criminologist says half of the gun crimes in the city could be related to gang activity. “There’s a very strong relationship between guns and gangs,” said Associate Professor of Criminology […]

04/01/2013

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay

Slay Defeats Reed, Matthews In Bid For Fourth Term

The decisive Democratic primary was marred by accusations of bribery and bitter racial divides.

03/05/2013

Slay Reed lead

Expert: Slay Likely Will Win Fourth Term

“The odds are in the mayor’s favor,” said Dave Robertson, a political science professor at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

02/13/2013

seekingarrangement

Growing Number of UMSL Coeds Seeking Sugar Daddies to Pay Tuition

SeekingArrangement.com says 72 UMSL coeds in 2012 were part of a trend of cash-strapped students trading a relationship with an older man for tuition money.

01/14/2013

1/4/13-With a host of police officers and other public safety officials at his back, Governor Jay Nixon presents his case for reinstating exemptions to the Missouri Sunshine Law Friday at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Nixon Seeks Quick Reinstatement Of Sunshine Law Provisions

Exemptions protecting security plans for schools, hospitals, etc. expired at the end of 2012.

01/04/2013

(Photo courtesy of topjuveniledefender.com)

Nixon Seeks to Keep Mo. Security Records Closed

The exemptions protecting such information from disclosure expired at the end of 2012.

01/04/2013

Phoenix Coldon

Anniversary of Phoenix Coldon’s Disappearance Is Today

In April, the Coldon family reported they had spent their life savings in search for their daughter with much of the money going toward a lead in the case which turned out to be a hoax.

12/18/2012

Isom

Special Board Meeting Scheduled Regarding Isom’s Departure

On Monday St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom announced he will be leaving the St. Louis Police department for a new job at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

10/02/2012

election

UMSL Professor: On Wednesday’s Presidential Debate

May actually be Romney’s last chance to change the direction of his campaign says UMSL Professor David Robertson

10/01/2012

Claire McCaskill, Todd Akin.  (Getty Images)

Akin Faces Uphill Battle in Senate Race

But if he’s elected, it will say a lot both in Missouri and nationally, about the positions he’s taking.

09/18/2012

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