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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

File photo of handcuffs.  (Photo by PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

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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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.

07/03/2014

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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

Chief Sam Dotson (KMOX/file photo)

Violence On The Landing Leaves Dotson On The Defensive

Chief Sam Dotson said Monday that with all of the basketball fans in town over the weekend he has been beefing up patrols.

03/12/2013

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Man Found Shot To Death On Laclede’s Landing Metrolink Platform

The victim was a 33-year-old man but few other details are known. His body was found around 11:30 last night at 2nd Street and Washington Avenue.

02/13/2013

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Fat Tuesday Parade Kicks Off in Downtown Tonight

Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent, but there’s time for one more big party during tonight’s Fat Tuesday Parade that begins at 7 p.m. at the Edward Jones Dome.

02/12/2013

Police on the scene of a shooting at the Stevens Institute of Business and Arts on Washington Ave. in downtown St. Louis on January 15, 2013 (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

One Week After Shooting, SIBA Students Return To Class

Police Chief Sam Dotson says the city’s police department has been talking to colleges and K-12 schools about beefing up security.

01/22/2013

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