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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

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

City Prosecutor Reviews Shaw Shooting After Police Find it ‘Justified’

The St. Louis city prosecutor is now reviewing the Oct. 8 fatal police shooting of Vonderrit Myers Jr. in the Shaw neighborhood, after a police investigation found the shooting was “justified.”

12/08/2014

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Man Dead, Woman Stable After Drive-By Shooting

A man is dead and a woman is in stable condition after a drive-by shooting today in St. Louis.

12/05/2014

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FBI Probes Teen’s Death as Possible Hate Crime

The FBI is investigating the death of a Kansas City teenager who died when he was intentionally struck by an SUV outside a Somali community center as a potential hate crime.

12/05/2014

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III speaks to protesters during a protest of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, outside Ferguson Police Department Headquarters on Aug. 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Ferguson Mayor Says He’s Ready to Begin Rebuilding Process

However, Knowles says he feels like he’s being left in the dark by the DOJ, which he says is not a good first step toward the goal of rebuilding trust between the community and law enforcement in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting.

12/02/2014

Louis Head Yelling

Chief Jackson: ‘Pursuing’ Investigation into Whether Brown’s Stepfather Incited Riot

Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson indicated that they are “pursuing” an investigation into whether comments made by Michael Brown’s stepfather the night Ferguson officer Darren Wilson was not indicted by a grand jury incited a riot.

12/02/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Capitol Perspectives: The Risk Politicians Take

The New York Times story highlighting Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster in an investigative report on special interest money reminds me of another Missouri attorney general who paid a steep price after news stories involving financial behavior – Bill Webster.

11/03/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Speaker Jones to Set Up Committee to Investigate Koster

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is called out in a New York Times article saying he called off an investigation into 5-Hour Energy after receiving gifts from lobbyists.

10/29/2014

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Probe into Alleged Juror Misconduct on Michael Brown Grand Jury May be Nearing an End

We may soon learn the outcome of an investigation into alleged juror misconduct on the panel.

10/29/2014

Former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch (KMOX file photo)

UPDATED: Former Police Chief Speaks on Latest Michael Brown Shooting Information

Fitch says he thinks the feds recognize that it’s “probably very unlikely” that there’s going to be charges against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

10/20/2014

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