Chicago's Mayor Details Mentoring Plans in Crime SpeechMayor Rahm Emanuel highlighted a new $36 million public-private mentoring partnership that'll help over 7,000 youths over the next three years.
Violence-Interrupting Ministry Walks for a CauseNightLIFE is an outreach program that promotes street safety by walking and connecting with those they meet.
St. Louis Appoints First-Ever Resilience OfficerThe office is part of the 100 Resilient Cities effort, a program from the Rockefeller Foundation that helps cities worldwide plan for and deal with potentially damaging events.
Chicago Teen Featured In Anti-Violence Campaign ShotPolice say the shooting occurred while two groups were fighting down the street from the teenager's home.
Circuit Court Judge Proposes Plan to Handle Gun CrimesCircuit Court Judge Michael Mullen's plan will funnel most gun crime cases before three select judges.He says it will be faster but not necessarily tougher.
'Ferganistan' - New Book About Ferguson From Police PerspectiveJeff Roorda of the St. Louis Police Officers Association says he wanted to dispel some myths.
KC, St. Louis May Need New Plans to Lower Murder RateSt. Louis officials based part of their plan to lower its number of violent crimes off a Kansas City idea.
Stenger Says Big Support For Small Town Police ReformCounty Executive Steve Stenger says the county council will likely support his plan to reform small town police departments around St. Louis.
UPDATE: 2 Overnight Shootings, Car Accident Leave 5 DeadMayhem in St. Louis Thursday night has left five people dead.
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.
Spike in St. Louis Federal Gun Cases From Violence, Felons' RightsA U.S. Attorney says he receives 20 new gun cases every month, many of which usually wouldn't have gone past state courts.
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.