Crime

Members of the Ferguson Police Department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Ferguson Attracts Large Pool of Applicants to Police Jobs

About 1,000 people applied for a vacant dispatcher’s job, and 50 to 60 people applied for two vacant patrol officer jobs.

02/18/2015

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Elementary School Principal Accused of Dealing Heroin

Joshua Foust, 33, resigned from A.D. Stowell Elementary School in Hannibal after drugs were allegedly found at his home.

02/18/2015

Leroy Allen (St. Louis County Police)

Ferguson Looting Video Nets First Arrest

Ferguson man caught in Dellwood Market also charged with looting Phillips 66.

02/18/2015

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Sour Note: Minister Carjacked, Cars Burglarized During Choir Practice

Woman, two men take minister’s vehicle at gunpoint.

02/18/2015

Gov. Jay Nixon briefs the media on security issues during a news conference  on November 25, 2014. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Records: Police Wanted National Guard in Ferguson Neighborhood

St. Louis area authorities planning for a grand jury announcement sought unsuccessfully to station National Guard troops and armored Humvees in a Ferguson neighborhood where Michael Brown had been shot by a policeman, according to records released.

02/17/2015

Attorney General Eric Holder meets with Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol at a restaurant in Ferguson. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

AG Holder: Federal Ferguson Investigations to End Soon

Speaking Tuesday at the National Press Club, Holder said in response to a question that the reviews were underway and that he expected to “make those calls before I leave office.”

02/17/2015

A crowd gathers after an officer-involved shooting in North St. Louis (Brett Blume, KMOX)

Police Do Not Request Criminal Charges in Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

The Force Investigative Unit has concluded its investigation into the fatal shooting death of Kajieme Powell, and the findings have been referred to the Circuit Attorney’s office.

02/17/2015

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St. Louis Physician Convicted of Health-Care Fraud Charges

Dr. Devon Golding has been convicted of multiple health-care fraud related charges for billing for services not rendered and false statements involving a health-care benefit plan.

02/17/2015

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Police: Kindergarten Teacher Intoxicated at School Valentine’s Day Party

Police arrested an Iowa kindergarten teacher after a parent reported her for having beer at an East Elementary School Valentine’s Day party.

02/17/2015

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Defrocked St. Louis Priest Sent to Prison for Molestation Being Released

The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests, or SNAP, is calling on Archbishop Robert Carlson to warn the flock about Gary Wolken, now 48, who is scheduled for release Feb. 23 from the Bonne Terre prison.

02/17/2015

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