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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

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Charlie Brennan – Wednesday, March 20th – Would “stop and frisk”/New York style work in St. Louis?

Charlie talks with UMSL Criminologist Prof. Rick Rosenfeld about New York’s stop and frisk program in high crime areas; with Lisa Siefert who talks about the dangers of tip-over furniture and youngsters; and with Rafael Aguirre, Spanish Guitarist Virtuoso.

03/20/2013

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City’s Criminologist Calls Crime Ranking ‘Baseless’

That was Rick Rosenfeld’s take on St. Louis’ ranking of second for most crime out of cities with similar populations.

03/06/2013

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

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Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, March 5th – Find out why John Ashcroft had different views on Guantanamo detainees…

Charlie talks with Jess Bravin, Supreme Court correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, about his book, “The Terror Courts:”; and with Univ. of Missouri-St. Louis Prof. Martin Rochester about local ACT scores.

03/05/2013

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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

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

Missouri’s Role In The Presidential Election Likely To Be Minimal

“We had a reputation as being a bellweather state that would vote for the winner,” professor Dave Robertson said.

11/06/2012

St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom

UPDATE: Chief Isom’s Departure Leaves Top Cop Job Open

Rumors have swirled around Isom for weeks regarding a possible move to UMSL.

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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