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The Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department headquarters  as shown March 3, 2015 in Ferguson. Reports say the Justice Department has discovered patterns of discrimination within the police department for disproportionately ticketing and arresting African-Americans. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

St. Louis County Officials Prepare for DOJ’s Ferguson Report

St. Louis County officials say they are ready to step up and do what is needed as a result of the DOJ’s findings on the Ferguson police and court system.

8 hours ago

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Board of Aldermen President Reed Wins Reelection

Final unofficial results counted

19 hours ago

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 13:  Police Chief Thomas Jackson fields questions related to the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown during a press conference on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson has experienced three days of violent protests since the killing.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Source: Federal Report Finds Racial Bias in City of Ferguson

The report will charge that police disproportionately use excessive force against blacks and that black drivers are stopped and searched far more often than white motorists.

03/03/2015

A casket draped with the Missouri state flag, containing the remains of the late Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, is carried from the Church of St. Michael and St. George in Clayton, Missouri, on March 3, 2015. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Danforth Eulogy Calls Out Campaign Attacks During Schweich’s Funeral

Schweich’s press secretary Spence Jackson told press after the service that Missouri GOP Chair John Hancock needs to step down.

03/03/2015

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State Officials, Missourians Show Support for Fort Leonard Wood

“If the proposal went through as it is, I mean, that’s 59 percent of the permanent positions at Fort Leonard Wood,” Kander says.

03/03/2015

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Milwaukee Sheriff: ‘Race-Obsessed’ Holder Looks to ‘Put Ferguson on His Mantle’

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke (D) says “race-obsessed” Attorney General Eric Holder is looking to “put Ferguson, Missouri, up on his mantle” of law enforcement agencies he’s indicted for racial practices.

03/03/2015

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Midday Check on St. Louis Municipal Primary Shows Few Problems

Some technical glitches with voting machines reported, and bad weather holds down turnout.

03/03/2015

CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 27: Green tipped armor-piercing 5.56 millimeter ammunition is shown on February 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Obama administration has proposed banning the ammunition, which is popular among hunters and target shooters, because it can be used in pistols. Fear of a ban has caused a run on sales. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

U.S. Considers Banning Type of Popular Rifle Ammunition

The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer’s protective vest when fired from a handgun.

03/03/2015

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Former Chief Fitch Sees Lose-Lose Scenario for Ferguson with DOJ Action

“It will either bankrupt them by having to fight it, or it will bankrupt them by having to comply with it,” says former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch.

03/03/2015

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Chief Dotson Blasts Amendment Allowing Felons to be Armed

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is not blaming Circuit Judge Robert Dierker’s decision to drop gun possession charges against a convicted felon – he’s holding legislators responsible.

03/02/2015

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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's State of the State address

Gov. Nixon’s 2015 State of the State Address

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon implored lawmakers to embrace policies that “foster healing and hope” Wednesday as he delivered his first State of the State address since the unrest that erupted over the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson.

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