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St. Louis County Police and Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers stand guard as protesters march on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2015.  A day of peaceful remembrance marking the anniversary of 18-year-old black teen Michael Brown's killing by police in the US city of Ferguson came to a violent end on August 9 as gunfire left at least one protester injured.

Former Police Chief: National Anti-Police Trend is Growing

Fitch says 15 of the 59 officers who were killed in the line of duty last year were ambushed.

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Swansea Police Department (KMOX photo)

Man Charged in Swansea Stabbing That Left Woman Dead

Alvin Harris has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a stabbing at a southwest Illinois apartment complex that left a woman dead and her 9-year-old son severely injured.

08/31/2015

(St. Louis County Police)

Man Sought In Toddler’s Shooting Death

Corey Epps considered ‘person of interest.’

08/28/2015

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Ferguson Mayor Thanks Protesters for Helping Jamyla Bolden Case

Mayor Knowles says those who protested Michael Brown’s death were also urging people to help police find Bolden’s killer.

08/28/2015

Photo: Rob Kim/Getty Images

Medical Examiner: Ball-Bey Suffered Severed Spinal Cord

The St. Louis medical examiner says the 18-year-old fatally shot by police suffered a severed spinal cord, prompting a lawyer for the family to further question the police contention that the suspect ran a short distance after the shooting.

08/27/2015

(St. Louis County Police)

Man Poses as Utility Worker, Steals Once Inside Homes

Police say several larcenies occurred in west St. Louis County between Aug. 7 and Aug. 9, where the suspect approached elderly female victims after they returned home from grocery shopping, then stole from them.

08/27/2015

(KMOX/Brad Choat)

7 Years Later: Where’s the Money for More City Cops?

St. Louis Alderman Antonio French says the money was supposed to fund additional officers on the street, and $1 million each year was to be set aside for anti-violence and youth programs.

08/26/2015

Photo: David Calvert/Getty Images

Lawyers for Ball-Bey’s Family Dispute Police Account

A 14-year-old who was with Ball-Bey says they were unarmed.

08/25/2015

(KMOX/Michael Calhoun photo)

Police Union: Circuit Attorney’s Investigation Undermines Police

Jennifer Joyce disagreed with claims that she doesn’t support local police and says she stands with anyone who wants to help witnesses come forward.

08/25/2015

An emotional St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay makes his remarks as St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson looks on during a news conference in St. Louis on January 15, 2015. St. Louis recorded six murders in five unrelated incidents in a 12-hour period. The two are outraged and say the city gun laws are too lenient. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Hiring More St. Louis Police Officers Could Still Be a Distant Dream

Alderman Joe Vaccaro wants more police, and says in 2008, St. Louis voters approved Proposition S, a sales tax increase, that’s still being paid today.

08/23/2015

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