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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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Dotson and Faith Leaders Pray for an End to Violence

Police officers and faith leaders gather to pray for an end to violent crime in St. Louis.

07/17/2015

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Indictments First as Part of Feds’ Effort in St. Louis

Federal prosecutors in St. Louis announced the indictments of five men Wednesday for two separate killings, the first charges brought since the police chief reached out to the U.S. Attorney’s office to help stem violence in the city.

07/15/2015

FLORISSANT, MO - JUNE 23:  Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets supporters on June 23, 2015 at Christ the King United Church of Christ in Florissant, Missouri. Clinton's visit to the St. Louis suburb neighboring Ferguson, Missouri focused on racial issues.  (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Clinton Covers Charleston, Education, Confederate Flags During Florissant Campaign Stop

Hillary Clinton addressed about 500 people in the North St. Louis County church, speaking about turning grief and anger into action.

06/24/2015

Roll call for Wells-Goodfellow hot spot policing on May 7. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

More Officers for Hot Spot Policing to Lower Crime Rate

Hot spot policing comes to an area in north St. Louis that has seen an increase in violent crime.

05/19/2015

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Suicides Rare in Young Children; Rate Edged up in Black Boys

Suicides by young children are rare and the low rate has held mostly stable except for a troubling increase among black boys, two decades of U.S. data show.

05/18/2015

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Women’s Program Addressing Gun Violence

“Lock it for Love” is a program of the group Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice.

04/27/2015

Police interviewing witnesses of a shooting along the Delmar Loop on Saturday, March 31st, 2012. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Police Form Unit to Stop Nightspot Violence

Rapid Response Team will target popular entertainment districts.

04/03/2015

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