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Police Union: Circuit Attorney’s Investigation Undermines Police

Jennifer Joyce disagreed with claims that she doesn’t support local police and says she stands with anyone who wants to help witnesses come forward.

08/25/2015

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NAACP to Offer Free Legal Aid to St. Louis County Children

Details 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.

08/05/2015

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Teens Charged in Connection with Pedestrian Hit-and-Run

A pedestrian that was struck in the 700 block of South Broadway last week has died.

07/06/2015

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Update: St. Louis Church Expands National Fund for Burned Churches

Four predominantly black churches confirmed to be victims of arson in South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee.

07/01/2015

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Missouri Police Stopped Blacks More Than Whites in 2014

The annual Missouri Attorney General’s report on race disparity in traffic stops shows the highest difference in the report’s 15-year history.

06/01/2015

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Records Pulled in Homer G. Phillips Baby Case

The 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.

05/15/2015

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Calls Questioning Births at Homer G. Phillips Hospital Up To 144

Now, many black mothers are wondering if their babies born at this hospital are still alive.

05/12/2015

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Study Investigates Alzheimer’s in African-Americans

Called the A4 study, researchers will investigate a drug that could prevent Alzheimer’s dementia in people at risk.

05/08/2015

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Black Mothers Wonder if Their Lost Babies are Still Alive

Eighteen black women who were told decades ago that their babies had died at a St. Louis hospital are now wondering if the children could have been taken from them still very much alive.

05/01/2015

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Missouri Town, New Mayor Grapple with Mass Resignations

Several residents of a tiny southeast Missouri town said Monday they don’t believe the abrupt resignations of five of six members of the police force after the longtime mayor, a white man, lost to a black woman have anything to do with racism.

04/21/2015

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