The Highway Patrol does not have the funding to assign troopers in the city, Col. Ron Replogle told Missouri’s Senate Appropriations Committee.
The annual list of “most dangerous” cities is out, and St. Louis is on it once again – but does not rank No. 1 as in past years.
“The prison population has grown exponentially over the last ten to fifteen years,” he said. “The War on Drugs is 35 years old and trying to measure the progress of it, there isn’t much to measure.”
Missouri’s current prison population is 31,400 inmates, just about 100 inmates less than operating capacity. Corrections Director George Lombardi says they are ready to handle what courts send them.
St. Louis police meet with northside residents to discuss recent increase in gang activity and shootings.
St. Louis area students gather to learn about the past and share ideas for the future
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is asking the city’s Board of Estimate and Apportionment for an additional $300,000 to fight violent crime.
After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.
Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.
1 dead, 7 hurt in St. Louis.