City Advertises to Lower Crime Instead of Investing in Robocop

The city of St. Louis is launching an advertising campaign to help with the chronic issue of car break-ins within the city limits. The crime has blossomed in recent years, with the advent of GPS devices and MP3 players. The thrust of the new initiative is to alert motorists to not leave anything in sight inside their cars. The campaign will be managed through window posters and billboards paid for by the police department, a total of about $7,500. [Read More]

Woman Killed While Trying to Cross I-70

People are stupid. When does the idea “Hey lets cross this major interstate on foot” ever cross someone’s mind quickly followed by the even dumber thought to actually do it? Police said Peggy Ramsey, 47, of the 30 block of Arbor Village was struck and killed on Highway 70 at Salisbury at 8:05 pm. Authorities say a 56-year old woman in a Ford Taurus, was traveling westbound on Highway 70 approaching Salisbury when a car in front of her suddenly swerved. [Read More]