College Hill

5:00 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Order Up! North Grand Restaurant Fresno's Diner Wants To Be 'Beacon Of Hope' In Community

Entrepreneur Pat Woods shows off kitchen equipment for her new restaurant, Fresno's Diner. Projected to open in December, the eatery will be open for breakfast and lunch in the College Hill neighborhood.
Erin Williams St. Louis Public Radio


Back in the mid-1980s, entrepreneur Pat Woods was quite the multitasker.

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College Hill
4:24 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

What Do The Streets, Building, Forestry And Health Departments Have To Do With College Hill's Crime?

(via Flickr/alancleaver_2000)

Quite a bit - city leaders say.

Crews from four St. Louis city departments are flooding a north city neighborhood this week in an ongoing effort to tackle its crime problem.

The influx of resources from the streets, building, forestry and health departments follows two weeks of stepped-up police presence known as “hot-spot policing."

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Other News
2:10 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

City Police Department Deploying Extra Resources To College Hill Neighborhood

Police Chief Sam Dotson addressing officers in the north city neighborhood of College HIll
Credit Adam Allington / St. Louis Public Radio

Updated at 12:45 Thursday, Feb. 7 with arrest numbers.

The St. Louis Police Department is deploying 80 extra officers and resources to north city’s College Hill neighborhood.

The area, which borders O’Fallon Park to the west and Interstate 70 to the north, has been the site of a number of shootings recently, including three murders.

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says the department is used to this kind of “hot-spot policing,” and says the tactic has been used to great effect in other parts of the city.

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