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Missouri Leads Nation In Black Homicide Victims

Violence in the urban core is all too familiar for Missouri. A recently released study from 2012 puts Missouri at the top of the list for inner city homicide. Steve Kraske asks why, and looks at what's being done locally to curb violent crime. 


  • Det. Maurice Oatis and Det. Michael Lenoir of the KC Police Department work with the Kansas City No Violence Alliance.
  • Salahuddin Abdul-Waali and Marquell Harris works as a violence interrupters and supervisors for Aim4Peace.
Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.