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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.
Wentzville and Lake Saint Louis Police News: Prostitute-Assisted Robbery, Basement Fire

Wentzville and Lake Saint Louis Police News: Prostitute-Assisted Robbery, Basement Fire

If you missed any police coverage last week, take a look at Wentzville and Lake Saint Louis crime stories published the week of Oct. 6, 2013.
Mugs in the News: The Faces that Made This Week's Crime Headlines

Mugs in the News: The Faces that Made This Week's Crime Headlines

The following mug shots were taken from various St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Jefferson County Patch crime reports for the period ending Oct. 11, 2013.
Wentzville Police Blotter: Assaults, Animal Complaints, Animal Bite

Wentzville Police Blotter: Assaults, Animal Complaints, Animal Bite

The following information was supplied by the Wentzville Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Woman Hits Neighbor With Bat For Being on 'Her' Side of Fence, Police Say

Woman Hits Neighbor With Bat For Being on 'Her' Side of Fence, Police Say

Jennifer Shuttleworth struck her neighbor in the arm with the bat because she claimed the woman was trespassing, police said. The woman and her husband were repairing a fence and said she wa
Police: Prostitute Helped Men Rob Wentzville Resident

Police: Prostitute Helped Men Rob Wentzville Resident

Two men entered the home while Teneisha Scales was having a sexual encounter with the man, police said.
Wentzville Police Blotter: Assault at Super 8

Wentzville Police Blotter: Assault at Super 8

The following information was supplied by the Wentzville Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Lake Saint Louis Police Blotter: Attempted Suicide, Basement Fire

Lake Saint Louis Police Blotter: Attempted Suicide, Basement Fire

The following information was supplied by the Lake Saint Louis 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.
Wentzville and Lake Saint Louis Police News: Chain Reaction Crash, Storage Locker Break-Ins

Wentzville and Lake Saint Louis Police News: Chain Reaction Crash, Storage Locker Break-Ins

If you missed any police coverage last week, take a look at Wentzville and Lake Saint Louis crime stories published the week of Sept. 29, 2013.
Mugs in the News: The Faces that Made This Week's Crime Headlines

Mugs in the News: The Faces that Made This Week's Crime Headlines

The following mug shots were taken from various St. Louis County, St. Charles County and Jefferson County Patch crime reports for the period ending Oct. 4, 2013.
Lake Saint Louis Police Blotter: Storage Locker Break-In, Assault at Heroes

Lake Saint Louis Police Blotter: Storage Locker Break-In, Assault at Heroes

The following information was supplied by the Lake Saint Louis Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Wentzville Man Stole Extension Cord to Support Heroin Addiction, Police Say

Wentzville Man Stole Extension Cord to Support Heroin Addiction, Police Say

Wentzville Police said Wesley Gerome Falter broke into a neighbor's attached garage and stole more than $500 in extension cords to sell the copper wire.