Riverview Gardens Closer to Shedding Unaccredited LabelDistricts that are considered failing, or unaccredited, can face a state takeover.
Ferguson, St. Louis PD Among 4 in Area Receiving DOJ GrantsFerguson is getting a quarter-million dollars to fund two community engagement officers. St. Louis is receiving over $1.8 million for 15 homicide officers.
Decision to Dissolve Pine Lawn Police Department Could Happen March 14Twenty three Pine Lawn Police officers could be handing in their badges later this month. Pine Lawn Alderman Chester Brown says after months of looking at options, the Board of Aldermen is poised to make a decision. "It's not settled yet, it's just talk," he tells KMOX.
Police: Autopsy Findings Confirm 18-Year-Old Killed SelfSt. Louis County police released autopsy findings Tuesday in the case of Amonderez Green, who a pathologist concluded died 14 hours after sustaining a gunshot wound under the chin in Normandy.
UPDATE: Fatal Truck Crash In North CountyPolice say female passenger killed. Male driver flees, then later returns to scene.
Police Release Body Cam Videos of Normandy ShootingKMOX previously reported that police said the assessment from the hospital found a self-inflicted wound on the body of 18-year-old Amonderez Green.
UPDATE on Fatal Normandy ShootingPolice say Amonderez Green exchanged gunshots with an officer, apparently took his own life.
County Police: Investigation Ongoing into Normandy ShootingAccording to a news release, the St. Louis County Police Department has been contacted by the Normandy Police Department to assist with an investigation of an officer-involved shooting.
Riverview Gardens, Normandy Districts Make Performance GainsThe Missouri State Board of Education will consider districts' accreditation during a December meeting, according to Missouri Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven.
Students at Failing Missouri Schools Score Low on New TestMost students at Missouri's two failing school districts aren't proficient in Math or English and scored lower on standardized tests than students statewide, data released Monday by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education show.
Missouri Student Transfers Up Slightly This School YearMore than 1,170 Missouri students from two failing school systems in the St. Louis area have been placed in other nearby districts for the upcoming school year, only slightly more than the nearly 1,150 students who switched from the Riverview Gardens and Normandy schools last year, new data show.
Nixon to Veto Student Transfers BillThe veto likely will mean the end of requiring failing districts to pay for students to transfer to better-performing ones nearby.