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The latest on local crime and public safety.
State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

Americans traveling to the Games this year should be vigilant of their surroundings, officials said.
100 Stories About Gun Violence Since Newtown

100 Stories About Gun Violence Since Newtown

We looked at stories from across America in the year since the shootings at Sandy Hook School to try to illustrate the scale of the problem.
Across the Country, Police Use Cell Phone Data to Snoop

Across the Country, Police Use Cell Phone Data to Snoop

'Cell tower dumps’ are causing Americans to ponder their basic rights of privacy.
FEMA Asks Medics to Enter Mass Shooting ‘Warm Zones’

FEMA Asks Medics to Enter Mass Shooting ‘Warm Zones’

FEMA issues new guidelines for first responders of mass attacks.
What You Need to Know About Marijuana ‘Dabbing’

What You Need to Know About Marijuana ‘Dabbing’

A look at ‘dabbing,’ a new trend in marijuana consumption.
‘The Knockout Game': Real Threat or Viral Legend?

‘The Knockout Game': Real Threat or Viral Legend?

Facebook feeds and cable networks are full of coverage of innocent people being sucker punched. But there’s not much evidence of this “game” sweeping the nation.
World’s 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon Is Here

World’s 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon Is Here

The force will be strong on Twitter for the 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon.
St. Charles County Crime Round-Up

St. Charles County Crime Round-Up

Patch rounds up all the crime news from around St. Charles County.
O'Fallon Police News: Selling Cocaine to a Cop, Stolen Cab Fare and More

O'Fallon Police News: Selling Cocaine to a Cop, Stolen Cab Fare and More

Miss any O'Fallon Police news? Here's a roundup of coverage from the week of Oct. 6.
O'Fallon Police Blotter: Stolen Cab Fare, Felonious Restraint

O'Fallon Police Blotter: Stolen Cab Fare, Felonious Restraint

The following information was supplied by the O'Fallon Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
O'Fallon Police Blotter: Banner Damaged, Tillers Stolen

O'Fallon Police Blotter: Banner Damaged, Tillers Stolen

The following information was supplied by the O'Fallon Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
St. Charles County Crime Round-Up

St. Charles County Crime Round-Up

Patch rounds up all the crime news from around St. Charles County.
O'Fallon Police News: Body Found at Zumwalt West, Domestic Assault

O'Fallon Police News: Body Found at Zumwalt West, Domestic Assault

Miss any O'Fallon Police news? Here's a roundup of coverage from the week of Sept. 29.
Meth Cook Fails in Bathroom, Leads to Child Endangerment Charge, Police Say

Meth Cook Fails in Bathroom, Leads to Child Endangerment Charge, Police Say

Allen Keith Goreham, 42, was charged with manufacturing meth and two counts of child endangerment.
O'Fallon Police Blotter: Burglary on Meadow Lark Lane

O'Fallon Police Blotter: Burglary on Meadow Lark Lane

The following information was supplied by the O'Fallon Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Man Makes Bail, Returns for Second Domestic Assault on Girlfriend, Police Say

Man Makes Bail, Returns for Second Domestic Assault on Girlfriend, Police Say

O'Fallon police said Matthew Knight broke into his girlfriend's home, threatened her, assaulted her and prevented her from leaving the house.
O'Fallon Police Blotter: Burglary in O'Fallon Square, Stolen Chainsaws

O'Fallon Police Blotter: Burglary in O'Fallon Square, Stolen Chainsaws

The following information was supplied by the O'Fallon Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
O'Fallon Police Blotter: Robbery on Prynnwood Lane

O'Fallon Police Blotter: Robbery on Prynnwood Lane

The following information was supplied by the O'Fallon Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Body Found Near Fort Zumwalt West High

Body Found Near Fort Zumwalt West High

The 27-year-old's cause of death is thought to be suicide.
Prosecuting Attorney to Seek Death Penalty for Terry Culberson

Prosecuting Attorney to Seek Death Penalty for Terry Culberson

Culberson was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Dorothy Hall.