Cure Violence

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Kevin Killeen
September 24, 2019 - 12:53 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A St. Louis aldermanic committee gave first-round approval to add $5 million in funding for a new anti-violence initiative in the city. The Public Safety Committee on Tuesday approved a plan to invest $5 million over three years for Cure Violence. It will head to the full Board...
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Kevin Killeen
September 18, 2019 - 5:51 pm
The Cure Violence program claims it can lower shootings and murders by 30% in one year.
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Kevin Killeen
August 21, 2019 - 2:15 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — After a deadly summer in St. Louis, with some 130 killings, including a dozen children, Mayor Lyda Krewson announced her support for a crime-prevention program that promises to lower murders and shootings by 30% in one year. Marcus McCallister is with the program called "Cure...
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Kevin Killeen
June 20, 2019 - 5:05 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — One of the organizers of the group Cure Violence was in town, claiming the program could lower shootings and murders in St. Louis by 30% in one year. Marcus McAllister says the program works because it employs former criminals who know the town to counsel young people away from...
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