Missouri State Highway Patrol
Within 24 hours of the state legislature taking up a bill that would legalize the use of medicinal marijuana in Missouri, a California man traveling through the state was arrested for having nearly 400 pounds of marijuana chocolate.
The Highway Patrol does not have the funding to assign troopers in the city, Col. Ron Replogle told Missouri’s Senate Appropriations Committee.
Downtown STL Inc.’s Missy Kelley says she supports the plan to bring in the Highway Patrol to help reduce crime downtown, but it’s getting mixed reaction from the Board of Aldermen.
KMOX News has learned St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is in talks with the Highway Patrol to put state troopers on foot patrol downtown.
Two students are among three people taken to hospitals after a morning school bus accident on Highway 94 at Wolfrum Road.
The Missouri National Guard is scaling back its presence in the St. Louis area after being deployed to help provide security after violent protests.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon now says a special legislative session will not be necessary to pay for the public safety response to protests in the St. Louis area.
Missouri Senate and House leaders today called for public hearings to investigate Gov. Jay Nixon’s response to the unrest in Ferguson, and to determine if emergency appropriations are necessary to fund operations for the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Missouri National Guard.
A federal judge has issued court orders that prevent Missouri police from stopping media and others from recording officers.
Emails obtained by The Associated Press show the Missouri Highway Patrol captain placed in charge of security in Ferguson after Michael Brown’s death was both vilified and praised for appearing to sympathize with protesters.