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A loud crowd of protesters stands on the steps of the Old Courthouse for a mock trial of police. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Protesters Shut Down Streets in Downtown St. Louis, Storm City Hall

The protesters have made their presence felt downtown – about 200 of them first gathered on the steps of the Old Courthouse, holding a mock trial for St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch and police.

11/26/2014

FERGUSON, MO - OCTOBER 22:  Police face off with demonstrators outside the police station as protests continue in the wake of 18-year-old Michael Brown's death on October 22, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Several days of civil unrest followed the August 9 shooting death of Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. Today's protest was scheduled to coincide with a day of action planned to take place nationwide to draw attention to police brutality.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Command Worries About Radicals when Grand Jury Wraps Up

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says they are concerned that the Black Panthers or communist activists might blend in with peaceful protestors and try to hurt police.

11/17/2014

PFC Leo Hardin receives a Purple Heart on Nov. 7, 2014. (Brian Kelly/KMOX)

Korean War Veteran Honored 60 Years Later

An emotional ceremony at the Soldiers’ Memorial downtown this morning, as a Korean War veteran received the Purple Heart and Oak Cluster for wounds suffered over 60 years ago.

11/07/2014

(File photo. Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images.)

Lawyer Beaten, Robbed in Downtown St. Louis

The victim was hospitalized with two broken eye sockets, a broken nose and broken teeth.

11/06/2014

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St. Louis Open Carry/Firearm Education Walk Happening Saturday Afternoon

Organizer Jeffrey Smith says it’s designed to call attention to Missouri’s constitutionally guaranteed right to keep and bear arms – a right he says was strengthened by the passage of Amendment 5 this past August.

10/24/2014

(File photo. Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images.)

Police: Homeless Man Assault Was Not Knockout Assault

The man was assaulted near the St. Louis Post-Dispatch building at Cole and Tucker and remains hospitalized with a serious head injury.

10/21/2014

New Life Evangelistic Center in downtown St. Louis (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

City Delays Vote on Fate of New Life Center

Many homeless say if the center is shut down, they will not leave the area.

10/21/2014

Police Chief Sam Dotson responds to dangerous city ranking. (KMOX file photo)

St. Louis Officers Preparing for Ferguson Crowd Downtown

Today is the day for what is being called a National March on Ferguson – a protest that organizers say will include acts of civil disobedience.

10/13/2014

A protestor waves an American flag on August 17, 2014 during a peaceful protest on West Florissant Road in Ferguson, MO. Violent protests have erupted nearly every night along the street since the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9.   AFP PHOTO / Michael B. THOMAS        (Photo credit should read Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

St. Louis Getting Ready for ‘Weekend of Resistance’

Organizers expect between 7,000 and 10,000 people in the region for the Weekend of Resistance part of the Ferguson October movement.

10/10/2014

Photo: Larry W. Smith/Getty Images

Murder in St. Louis on the Rise, Total Crime Down

A spike in murders highlights the latest monthly crime report in the city of St. Louis.

10/08/2014

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