Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon listens to residents and faith and community leaders as they discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on Aug. 14, 2014 in Florissant, Mo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Nixon May Face Subpoena About Decisions Made in Ferguson

The chair of a joint legislative committee vows an aggressive investigation into why Missouri’s governor did not use National Guard troops to protect businesses in the aftermath of the grand jury decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer.

12/12/2014

Tavon Austin #11, Jared Cook #89, Chris Givens #13 of the St. Louis Rams pay homage to Mike Brown by holing their hands up during their pre-game introduction against the Oakland Raiders at the Edward Jones Dome on November 30, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Rams To Donate To Backstoppers

Contribution comes nearly two weeks after team’s receivers made a pregame “Hands Up Don’t Shoot” gesture.

12/11/2014

Jennings students listen intently as St. Louis County Police Department Lt. Col. Troy Doyle answers their questions. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Jennings School District Students March to City Hall with Demands

Part protest, part civics lesson this morning for more than 100 students from the Jennings School District.

12/11/2014

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Foreclosure Filings Drop in St. Louis Area, But Ferguson Remains Underwater

New numbers released this morning show foreclosure filings in the St. Louis area are way down, but there are troubling signs in Ferguson.

12/11/2014

Eric Garner Protesters

Black Police Sergeant: ‘We’re Called Things Like Uncle Toms and Traitors to Our Community’

Jorge “Jinho” Ferreira feels the tension between being black and carrying a badge every day as a sheriff’s deputy in Alameda County, California.

12/11/2014

Ferguson Protests

UMSL Sees Enrollment Decrease Due to Ferguson Unrest

Fallout from the unrest in Ferguson is impacting the nearby University of Missouri – St. Louis and has prompted a hiring freeze at the school.

12/10/2014

Demonstrators pray outside of the Buzz Westfall Justice Center where a grand jury is expected to begin looking at the circumstances surrounding the fatal police shooting of an unarmed teenager Michael Brown on August 20, 2014 in Clayton, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

POLL: Race Relations in U.S. at Low Not Seen Since 1990s

The survey, in the wake of grand juries clearing white police officers in the deaths of unarmed black men, finds 45 percent of Americans believe race relations in the U.S. are good.

12/10/2014

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Gun Charges Filed After Ferguson ATF Shooting

A 22-year-old St. Louis man faces federal charges connected to a St. Charles County pawn shop burglary that led to a non-fatal Ferguson shooting by federal ATF agents.

12/10/2014

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Factors Behind Sharp Rise in St. Louis Murder Rate

The St. Louis murder total for the year is nearing 150 – a 35 percent increase over murders this time last year.

12/10/2014

Demonstrators march through the street  on October 13, 2014 in St Louis, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Protesters Runner-Up to Time Person of the Year: Ebola Fighters

Doctors, nurses and others fighting Ebola have won Time’s 2014 Person of the Year award, with Ferguson protesters coming in as runner-up, the magazine announced Wednesday.

12/10/2014

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