Study Ranks St. Louis as Most Dangerous City The private research firm Morgan Quitno Press recently published its annual rankings for the most dangerous cities in the United States. St. Louis came in first, followed by Detroit, Flint, Mich., and Compton, Calif. Criminologists and the FBI take issue with the study's methodology. Rankings like these may not be precise science, but they're likely to put a city's public relations team in overdrive.
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Study Ranks St. Louis as Most Dangerous City

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Study Ranks St. Louis as Most Dangerous City

Study Ranks St. Louis as Most Dangerous City

Study Ranks St. Louis as Most Dangerous City

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The private research firm Morgan Quitno Press recently published its annual rankings for the most dangerous cities in the United States. St. Louis came in first, followed by Detroit, Flint, Mich., and Compton, Calif. Criminologists and the FBI take issue with the study's methodology. Rankings like these may not be precise science, but they're likely to put a city's public relations team in overdrive.

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Mayor Francis Slay, mayor of St. Louis, Mo., named the most dangerous city in the United States by the company Morgan Quitno