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Cigarette Butt Recycling in Downtown St. Louis

About 62 bins have been up for three weeks in downtown St. Louis along Washington Avenue, and they have already collected five pounds of butts.

07/28/2015

Daniel Boone Fuller talks to reporters from atop his billboard after climbing to the top in St. Louis on July 9, 2015. Fuller, who owns the billboard company has vowed not to come down until St. Louis does not have a murder for one week. Fuller, who turned 50 on July 9 is concerned with the murder rate and says he has lived twice as long as most black men in St. Louis. St. Louis has recorded 90 murders for the year of 2015 so far.     Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

1 Day Down – Billboard Sit-In to Stop St. Louis Killings Has Begun

Daniel ‘Boone’ Fuller woke up atop a billboard in North St. Louis on Friday morning to good news – one day down with no murders.

07/09/2015

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7 Places To Hang Out Downtown Before A Cardinals Game

Heading to a Cards game this weekend? Check out our list of the best places to spend some time before heading to the stadium.

07/01/2015

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Possible Committee Hearing After Protesters Tased Downtown

St. Louis Alderman Antonio French says we could see a public safety committee meeting next week on the topic of ongoing protests and the use of tasers.

06/02/2015

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UPDATE: NAACP Backs Investigation of Police’s Taser Use on Protesters

St. Louis NAACP leader Aldolphus Pruitt agrees with the investigation into police who used tasers on two protesters arrested on Washington Avenue.

06/01/2015

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Idiot Dash Cancelled; Downtown Fat Tuesday Parade Still On

The 15 to 20 minute parade begins at 5:30 p.m. at Broadway and Washington.

02/17/2015

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Arrest Made in Downtown St. Louis Slaying of College Student

St. Louis prosecutors say 18-year-old Christopher Grant is charged with first-degree murder.

02/04/2015

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Two East St. Louis Men Arrested, Wanted in Connection to College Student’s Death

DeSmet graduate and Southeast Missouri State University sophomore Robert Christman was shot Jan. 11 along Washington Avenue.

01/27/2015

Light crowds on Washington Avenue looking west from Tucker at lunch time on Oct. 15, 2014. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Washington Avenue Restaurant Group Sounding Warning About Lack of Business

“Business is not created, it just moves. And everything is getting sucked into the black hole. That’s what Ballpark Village is.”

10/16/2014

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Several Shot, 1 Killed In Christmas Night Violence

Three shootings in St. Louis Wednesday night and Thursday morning left at least three people injured and one man dead.

12/26/2013

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