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Over 150 Students Walk Out Of School To Protest Transgender Teen Using Girls’ Locker Room

Over 150 Missouri high school students voiced their displeasure about a transgender teen using the girl’s locker room by walking out of class.

09/02/2015

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) questions witnesses about military equipment given to local law enforcement departments by the federal government during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing about at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 9, 2014 in Washington, DC. In the wake of the Ferguson, MO, police response to peaceful protests, senators on the committee were critical of the federal grant programs that allow local and state law enforcement agencies to buy armored vehicles, assult rifles, body armor and other military equipment.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

McCaskill Calls for Higher VA Director Salary to Attract Candidates

St. Louis is one of 30 VA cities around the country struggling to fill vacancies in the top position.

09/02/2015

Screenshot of MERS Goodwill's auction website.

‘White Only’ Sign Auctioned by Goodwill

The sign has been removed from the site.

09/02/2015

(Courtesy of St. Louis County PD)

Brother of Missing Sunset Hills Woman Hopes For Closure

Linda McLaughlin’s brother says though he hopes she is alive, he’s not optimistic.

09/02/2015

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Missouri Executes Man for 15-Year-Old Girl’s 1989 Killing

A man who spent nearly 25 years on Missouri’s death row was executed Tuesday for the kidnapping, rape and stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl.

09/01/2015

(Courtesy of the University of Illinois-Urbana official website)

Lawsuit: U of Illinois Retaliated Over Sex Harassment Claim

A former University of Illinois graduate student is suing the school’s board of trustees and others, claiming administrators retaliated against her for accusing a visiting researcher of sexual harassment.

09/01/2015

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UPDATE: 8 Dead from Legionnaires’ Disease at Quincy Veterans’ Home

The death toll from a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at a western Illinois veterans home climbed to seven Tuesday, with the state’s public health director suggesting more fatalities are likely.

09/01/2015

A wooden penguin stands in front of the Saint Louis Zoo's Penguin and Puffin Coast in St. Louis on August 20, 2013. The zoo today moved 20 Humboldt penguins off site and will evewntually close the entire exhibit in several weeks for construction of the new polar bear display nearby.  The McDonnell Polar Bear Point, opening in the spring of 2015, will have a walk-through cave where visitors can watch polar bears swim overhead. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Zoo: ‘No Plans to Seek Admission Charge’

The board that governs the St. Louis Zoo says it has no plans to seek an admission charge, despite recent requests.

09/01/2015

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School Split Over Transgender Student Using Girls Bathroom

An effort by a transgender student to use the girls bathroom is splitting Hillsboro High School, with some of her peers walking out in protest and others holding a counter demonstration to show their support.

09/01/2015

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Wanted Belleville Man Surrenders to St. Louis Police

St. Louis police say a Belleville, Ill., man wanted for a fatal New Year’s Eve accident is now in custody.

09/01/2015

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FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 09:  Demonstrators, marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown, face off with police during a protest along West Florrisant Street on August 9, 2015 in Ferguson, Missouri. There are reports that two people were shot when gun fire broke out during protests later in the evening. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9, 2014. His death sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson and drew nationwide focus on police treatment of black offenders.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Protest March in Ferguson Aug. 9, 2015

Demonstrators, marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown, march along West Florissant Street on August 9, 2015 in Ferguson, Missouri.

Police keep protesters from advancing arm in arm towards the entrance of the Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Building in St. Louis on August 10, 0215. A group of about 200 protesters marched to the Federal Building as part of a day of disobedience held with the one year anniversary of the Michael Brown Jr. shooting death. About 50 people were arrested. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Protesters March In Downtown St. Louis On ‘Day Of Civil Disobedience’

Police arrested dozens of demonstrators attempting to enter the federal courthouse downtown, part of a day of civil disobedience marking Michael Brown’s death.

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 08: Members of Michael Brown's family leave mementos at a memorial at the location where Brown was shot and killed on August 8, 2015 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown Jr, was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9, 2014. His death sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson and drew nationwide focus on police treatment of black offenders. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson: One Year Anniversary of Michael Brown’s Death

One year after the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson was marked on the weekend of Aug. 9, 2015, with memorials, marches and demonstrations.

KMOX’s Charlie Brennan lead a clean-up effort on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson on July 27, 2015. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

KMOX’s Charlie Brennan Leads Ferguson Clean-Up Day

KMOX’s Charlie Brennan lead a clean-up effort on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson on July 27, 2015.

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