St Louis City http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis Initiative to Reduce Violence Focused On Community Support For Sustainability http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-initiative-reduce-violence-focused-community-support-sustainability <p></p><p>The <a href="http://sirvstl.org/">St. Louis Initiative to Reduce Violence</a> is a new effort for both the city and county to prevent wrongdoing in its tracks by starting at the source – neighborhoods and communities. The grassroots effort is incorporating a partnership of police officers and community leaders to curb wrongdoing by creating a more approachable relationship among youth and families.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 21:28:38 +0000 Erin Williams 26569 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Initiative to Reduce Violence Focused On Community Support For Sustainability Today's municipal elections running smoothly http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/todays-municipal-elections-running-smoothly <p>Today&rsquo;s elections seem to be running smoothly according to election officials in <a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/">St. Louis City</a>, <a href="http://www.stlouisco.com/">St. Louis County</a> and <a href="http://www.sccmo.org/Home/">St. Charles County</a>.</p><p>A low voter turnout was predicted across the board, but some areas are seeing higher turnout than expected.</p><p><a href="http://election.sccmo.org/election/">Rich Chrismer</a>, director of elections for St. Charles County, said the county is looking at an 18 percent turnout.</p> Tue, 05 Apr 2011 20:04:33 +0000 Ettie Berneking 881 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Today's municipal elections running smoothly