Isom http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Morning headlines: Thursday, February 16, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-thursday-february-16-2012 <p><strong>Police budget cuts 50 officers through attrition</strong></p><p>St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom&#39;s budget proposal calls for cutting 50 officers through attrition, not layoffs. <a href="http://ttp://bit.ly/x1cuy9">The St. Louis Post-Dispatch</a> reports that Isom presented the budget Wednesday to the Board of Police Commissioners.</p><p>The department is faced with a $3.8 million shortfall. The city allocated $168 million to the department - a 3 percent increase over last year. But pension costs came in $5 million higher than anticipated.</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 15:12:24 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 3082 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Thursday, February 16, 2012 Morning headlines: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-wednesday-october-19-2011 <p><strong>Be prepared for extra security at Busch Stadium tonight</strong></p><p>If you&#39;re going to Game One of the World Series tonight, expect it to take a little longer to get into Busch Stadium. In addition to added security due to the importance of the game, First Lady Michele Obama and Vice President Joe Biden&#39;s wife, Dr. Jill Biden, will be in attendance.</p><p>St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom says the department is coordinating security with the Secret Service and it will be a challenge.</p> Wed, 19 Oct 2011 14:24:15 +0000 Julie Bierach, Bill Raack & The Associated Press 2277 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Wednesday, October 19, 2011