Student Research May Rewrite Jasper County Civil War HistoryDukes says his research shows white Union soldiers with the 2nd Kansas Volunteer Artillery Battery did not abandon black Union soldiers of the 1st Kansas Colored unit when they were ambushed on the farm by 70 men led by Confederate guerrilla leader Thomas Livingston, as was previously believed.
Minority Police Group to Declare 'No Confidence' in Chief DotsonThe Ethical Society of Police lists four points of dissatisfaction, including the promotion of mostly white officers.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Faces Discrimination Lawsuit"Mr. Pulitzer I believe ... would say that this is wrong," Magee says. "That these hard working black men should be paid $15 an hour, same as the white guys."
Yik Yak: Students Accused of Posting Threats Against BlacksIt's been used by students at dozens of campuses to make offensive comments and threaten violence, and in those cases, the posters have been tracked down and arrested.
'Blue Lives Matter' Billboards Show Up In St. LouisPrivately funded messages in support of police officers are expected to stay up through November.
Wash U Study: Racial Disparity in Local Autism DiagnosesWash U child psychiatrist Dr. John Constantino says African-American children are also more likely to be misdiagnosed with a less serious condition.
Police Union: Circuit Attorney's Investigation Undermines PoliceJennifer Joyce disagreed with claims that she doesn't support local police and says she stands with anyone who wants to help witnesses come forward.
NAACP to Offer Free Legal Aid to St. Louis County ChildrenDetails of the program will be unveiled Friday during an NAACP-sponsored community leadership brunch near St. Louis, a week after the U.S. Department of Justice released a report critical of the county's family court system that handles about 6,000 youth cases each year.
Teens Charged in Connection with Pedestrian Hit-and-RunA pedestrian that was struck in the 700 block of South Broadway last week has died.
Update: St. Louis Church Expands National Fund for Burned ChurchesFour predominantly black churches confirmed to be victims of arson in South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee.
Missouri Police Stopped Blacks More Than Whites in 2014The annual Missouri Attorney General's report on race disparity in traffic stops shows the highest difference in the report's 15-year history.
Records Pulled in Homer G. Phillips Baby CaseThe effort to get answers about possible stolen babies at a long-closed St. Louis hospital now includes another department in the city - the Recorder of Deeds office where public records are kept.