Francis Slay

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 Activates Missouri National Guard in Response to Potential ‘Period of Unrest’

Gov. Jay Nixon today signed an executive order activating the Missouri National Guard to support law enforcement during any period of unrest that might occur following the grand jury’s decision concerning the investigation into the death of Michael Brown.

11/17/2014

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley & St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay hold news conference on November 12, 2014 (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Slay & Dooley Ask For Non-Violent Reaction To Grand Jury Verdict

Neither officeholder would say he has full confidence in county prosecutor to deliver unbiased outcome.

11/13/2014

Community leaders gather in St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay's office to talk police diversity in response to Michael Brown's death on Nov. 4, 2014. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

St. Louis Looking to Boost Minority Recruiting Efforts for Police, Firefighters

St. Louis is launching an effort to recruit and train more minorities to serve as police officers and firefighters.

11/04/2014

Gun owners take part in Open Carry Walk through downtown St. Louis on October 25, 2014 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Open Carry Gun Walk Attracts Attention Downtown

St. Louis Mayor Slay called the walk “like a scene out of a bad Western.”

10/26/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Sen. Nasheed Arrested by County Police in Ferguson

St. Louis Alderman Antonio French tweets that Nasheed refused bond to spend the night in St. Ann jail.

10/21/2014

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Back-and-Forth at City Hall on St. Louis Police Civilian Review Board

There is a behind-the-scenes power struggle going on at St. Louis City Hall over how to set up a Civilian Review Board for city police.

10/20/2014

The casket of Michael Brown sits inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church awaiting the start of his funeral on August 25, 2014 in St. Louis. (Photo by Robert Cohen-Pool/Getty Images)

Who’s Who In Michael Brown Case

Michael Brown: Brown was shot on August 9, 2014 by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. The story of an unarmed 18-year-old black man shot by a white cop prompted protests in Ferguson, which were met by […]

10/17/2014

St. Louis City Hall (KMOX/file photo)

Mayor Slay Meets with Protestors and Their List of Demands

Some are calling it productive, others – more of the same, as St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay met with area protestors.

10/17/2014

Demonstrators protest on Oct. 11, 2014, in St. Louis, the shooting death of Michael Brown. Civil rights organizations, protest groups and people from around the country were protesting the August 9 shooting of Brown, 18, which involved Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson in the suburban town of Ferguson near St. Louis. (Joshua LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Slay to Meet with Police Protesters

Young Activists United agrees to city hall session this afternoon.

10/16/2014

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Slay: City Job Applicants No Longer Have to Disclose Felony Convictions

Mayor Francis Slay says if a felon has already served their time, they should be given another chance.

10/15/2014

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