Activists to Copy Illinois 'Gay Panic Defense' Ban ElsewhereStarting in January, Illinois will bar a rare criminal defense allowing the use of a victim's sexual orientation as justification for violent crime, a ban gay rights advocates say they will attempt to replicate in about half a dozen states next year.
Protesters Confront Greitens Over Minimum WageMissouri Gov. Eric Greitens faces hecklers on a hot parking lot as he unveils his crime-fighting plan for St. Louis.
Gov. Greitens and Mayor Krewson to Present Safety PlanAhead of the news conference Monday afternoon, Greitens shared a video to his Facebook page of footage shot Sunday night, as he deployed a Special Operations Unit of Missouri State Highway Patrol in the city of St. Louis.
12 Cities to Receive Justice Department Aid to Lower CrimeSt. Louis is not on the list.
Violent Crime Rising In Major Cities Across U.S.Trend has experts puzzled
Weekend Of Gun Violence In St. LouisPolice investigating at least three deaths and various other shootings
STL Ranks 32nd in Cities Recovered After RecessionPersonal finance website WalletHub, examined the most and least recession recovered cities.
Mo. Highway Patrol Declines to Help St. Louis PoliceThe Highway Patrol does not have the funding to assign troopers in the city, Col. Ron Replogle told Missouri's Senate Appropriations Committee.
St. Louis Ranks No. 4 on 'Most Dangerous' Cities ListThe 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.
U.S. Attorney Callahan Supports Lesser Drug Penalties"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 Prisons Near Capacity; Director Welcomes More InmatesMissouri'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.
Residents Pledge Support in Fighting Violent CrimeSt. Louis police meet with northside residents to discuss recent increase in gang activity and shootings.