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An emotional St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay makes his remarks as St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson looks on during a news conference in St. Louis on January 15, 2015. St. Louis recorded six murders in five unrelated incidents in a 12-hour period. The two are outraged and say the city gun laws are too lenient. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

St. Louis Mayor, Police Chief Struggle for Solutions After Night of Killings

“Life has changed in the St. Louis region, and I think, throughout the entire country since Ferguson,” Slay says. “What’s happened here has been horrendous.”

01/16/2015

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Extra Security Planned for Busy Weekend in Downtown St. Louis

“The first question is, should I be scared? And the answer is no, don’t be scared, be alert,” says Missy Kelley of Downtown STL Inc.

01/16/2015

Police chase protesters passing by one of their burning cars during clashes following the grand jury decision in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Nov. 24, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Investigation Remains Active for Ferguson Arsonists

Police are still looking for the people who burned down the QT, a self-storage facility and several other businesses, including a church, the night the Ferguson grand jury’s decision was announced.

12/16/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Nixon: More National Guardsmen in St. Louis Tonight

In a statement released from Gov. Jay Nixon’s office, the governor says there will be more National Guardsmen supporting law enforcement tonight in the St. Louis region.

11/25/2014

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson (KMOX file photo)

St. Louis Police Chief Comments on Recent Shooting Violence

With 15 shootings in 72 hours across the city, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is facing questions about what’s going on out there.

09/19/2014

KMOX file photo.

Attorney: ‘We Get Domestic Violence Cases on a Regular Basis’

The issue of violence between intimate partners is getting a fresh look with the numerous cases of abuse among NFL players.

09/19/2014

Demonstrators stand in the street as police use tear gas and other devices to clear them as they protest the shooting death of Michael Brown on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Police sprayed pepper spray, shot smoke, gas and flash grenades as violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bynes: Protestors Need to be Prepared to Protect Themselves

FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOX) – A community leader in Ferguson says anyone participating in protests needs to be prepared. Patricia Bynes, Democratic committeewoman of Ferguson Township, watched the looting of Dellwood Market overnight. “These are dangerous […]

08/18/2014

Presidential seal. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

Obama Publicly Addresses Michael Brown, Ferguson Unrest

President Barack Obama addressed the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer for the first time publicly today during a news conference.

08/14/2014

Michael Brown Jr. (UPI/handout)

TIMELINE: The Death of Michael Brown and Unrest in Ferguson

On Aug. 9, 18-year-old Michael Brown, a recent high school graduate about to start college, was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer. Brown was unarmed.

08/12/2014

An Israeli soldier walks past a Merkava tank along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, on July 30, 2014, after returning from combat in the Palestinian enclave. At least 17 people were killed in an Israeli strike on a packed Gaza market in a deadly raid that came as Israel was observing a four-hour humanitarian lull. AFP PHOTO/GIL COHEN-MAGEN        (Photo credit should read GIL COHEN MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Consul General of Israel to the Midwest Gives Update on Gaza Violence

The consul general of Israel to the Midwest came to St. Louis to give an update on the violence in Gaza. Roey Gilad spoke at the Jewish Community Center, saying Israel won’t stop its attacks in Gaza until Hamas agrees to a cease fire.

07/30/2014

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