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Police & Fire

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.
U City Police: Laptop, Jewelry Stolen from Residence on Eastover

U City Police: Laptop, Jewelry Stolen from Residence on Eastover

Calls to the University City Police Department.
Man Returns to U City Residence to Drag Away Scooter

Man Returns to U City Residence to Drag Away Scooter

University City police said a resident already had confronted Kevyon Clemons after he tried to steal the scotter four days earlier.
Burglars Attempt to Break Into Homes on Kingsbury, Birchmont, Chamberlain

Burglars Attempt to Break Into Homes on Kingsbury, Birchmont, Chamberlain

Calls to the University City Police Department.
Neighbors Spotted Burglars Leaving U City Home, Police Say

Neighbors Spotted Burglars Leaving U City Home, Police Say

Dawondrey D. Woods is charged with second-degree burglary.
Bici Cafe Break-In, Bullet-Riddled Builiding Top September Crime Stories

Bici Cafe Break-In, Bullet-Riddled Builiding Top September Crime Stories

The stories were among the most read police stories on University City Patch in September 2013.
U City Police: Two Apartments Broken Into on Leland Ave.

U City Police: Two Apartments Broken Into on Leland Ave.

These crimes were reported by the University City Police Department the week of Sept. 2-8.
U City Police: Two Apartments Broken Into on Leland Ave.

U City Police: Two Apartments Broken Into on Leland Ave.

These crimes were reported by the University City Police Department the week of Sept. 2-8.
U City Police: Suspect Broke Into Vacant Bici Cafe Location

U City Police: Suspect Broke Into Vacant Bici Cafe Location

These crimes were reported by the University City Police Department the week of Aug. 26 to Sept. 1.
KMOV: U City Tax Service Window Riddled With Bullets

KMOV: U City Tax Service Window Riddled With Bullets

The shooting happened Tuesday night.
Ferguson Police Arrest Three Men in Stolen U City Vehicle

Ferguson Police Arrest Three Men in Stolen U City Vehicle

These crimes were reported by the University City Police Department the week of Aug. 18-25.
Police: Man Demands Cell Phones from MetroLink Riders

Police: Man Demands Cell Phones from MetroLink Riders

These crimes were reported by the University City Police Department the week of Aug. 12-18.
Charges for Woman Who Struck Pedestrian Tops August Crime Stories

Charges for Woman Who Struck Pedestrian Tops August Crime Stories

Check out the most-read crime stories in University City during the month of August.
Dogs Foil Burglary Attempt on Midland by Alerting Homeowners, Police Say

Dogs Foil Burglary Attempt on Midland by Alerting Homeowners, Police Say

University City Police said a K-9 unit tracked Bryan Desean Hood from the burglary scene to his home nearby.