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Could A Superhero Reduce Violence in St. Louis?

Activist believes officers handing out his Omega Man comic book to urban youth will help reduce crime.

08/24/2015

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Peaceful Night At Scene of Police Shooting

Protestors block intersection, march, but no violence.

08/22/2015

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Violence: The Biggest Crisis Facing America

KMOX’S Carol Daniel talks to the Vice President for Community Outreach with the St. Louis-based community development agency, Better Family Life Inc. about the violence in the St. Louis, Mo. region. James Clark explains why it’s happening and who should step up to help.

08/20/2015

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 08:  Demonstrators march to mark the first anniversary of the death of Michael Brown on August 8, 2015 in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Young Carpenters Asked to Build Violence-Free Future

Pledges taken by youth will be posted in a community garden planned for land donated by the city of Ferguson.

08/18/2015

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Man Who Witnessed His Brother’s Death, Wants Guns Off Streets

A St. Louis man whose brother was killed in a shooting will organize a gun buyback plan for the city.

08/17/2015

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Armed Militia Group’s Return to Ferguson Raises Concern

Missouri law allows anyone with a concealed carry permit to openly display a firearm anywhere in the state.

08/12/2015

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Nearly 150 Arrested Monday, No Shootings Overnight

I-70 shut down, federal courthouse blocked and frozen water bottles thrown at police, but no shootings on Monday.

08/11/2015

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Carbondale Reinstates Halloween After Violence in Past

The Carbondale City Council on Tuesday voted to approve lifting all restrictions on Halloween. The last time the city lifted restrictions in 2000 there were days of violent riots that caused costly damage to businesses.

07/29/2015

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UMSL Criminologist: Half of STL Murders Concentrated In North City

Rosenfeld: Historic low street prices for heroin could be fueling violence.

07/28/2015

St. Louis Circut Attorney Jennifer Joyce, looks at a graphic of guns and drugs that have been confiscated as federal and local law enforcement officials announce the creation of Mission SAVE in St. Louis on July 20, 2015. Mission SAVE will identify the most violent criminals, to get them off the street and to curb gun violence and drug use. St. Louis has had 105 murders so far for 2015 compared to 157 for the entire year of 2014. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Joint Federal-Local Effort to Combat Violence in St. Louis

Rising violence in St. Louis has led federal and local law enforcement and prosecutors to collaborate on a project aimed at reducing the problem.

07/20/2015

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