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U.S. Unveils Federal Law Enforcement Profiling Ban

The Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national origin and other characteristics.

12/08/2014

Ferguson Commission Co-Chair Rev. Starsky Wilson makes his opening remarks as Co-Chair Rich McClure and other commissioners listen during the commission's first meeting in Ferguson, Missouri on December 1, 2014.The Ferguson Commission, made up of 16 people selected by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, has been tasked to come up with solutions to the problems in the small St. Louis suburb, where rioting, lootings and arson fires have occured following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in August. Similar acts of violence occured after a grand jury found there was not enough evidence to brinbg Wilson to trial on November 24, 2014.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Ferguson Commission Meets Tonight in Shaw Neighborhood

The public is invited to discuss police relations in St. Louis city and county with the newly formed, governor-appointed Ferguson Commission.

12/08/2014

Florists Kim Brannan and Jenny Thomasson outside the White House. (Kim Brannan)

Florissant Florists Decorate White House for Christmas

A mother-daughter duo of St. Louis area florists can say they’ve done something few others have.

12/08/2014

Candy Crowley

Candy Crowley Leaving CNN

Native St. Louisan is a regular on KMOX, talking politics each Friday on Total Information AM

12/06/2014

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Ferguson Marchers Arrive At Missouri Capitol

Chants of “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” could be heard throughout the capitol rotunda

12/05/2014

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) poses with former U.S. Senator Alan Dixon (D-IL) in this file photo (Flickr/Sen. Mark Kirk)

Illinois State Museum Named For Alan Dixon

The late U.S. Senator hailed from the Belleville area.

12/05/2014

President Barack Obama meets with a group of newly elected governors in the Oval Office at the White House December 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama met with Gov. Bill Walker (I-AK), Governor-elect Bruce Rauner (R-IL), ÊGovernor-elect Larry Hogan (R-MD), ÊGovernor-elect Charlie Baker (R-MA) Governor-elect Tom Wolf (D-PA), Gov. Gina Raimondo (D-RI) and Governor-elect Greg Abbott (R-TX).

Bruce Rauner Meets With President Obama

Illinois Republican among newly-elected state governors invited to White House for chat

12/05/2014

St. Louis Board of Aldermen (KMOX/file photo)

Civilian Review Board Plan to be Introduced to Board of Aldermen

With the blessing of the mayor, a plan to create a civilian review board to monitor complaints of police misconduct in St. Louis comes before the board of aldermen today.

12/05/2014

Michael Brown decision protest march in Brentwood, Mo. on November 29, 2014 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Ferguson Marchers Make Their Way to Missouri Capitol

About 50 people protesting the police shooting of Michael Brown are expected to arrive at the Missouri Capitol after a march from the shooting site in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

12/05/2014

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State Sen. Wants to End Cities Deriving Too Much Revenue from Traffic Fines

Sen. Schmitt has submitted legislation that would allow only 10 percent of a city’s budget to be derived from traffic fines. The law currently allows 30 percent.

12/04/2014

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