Fitch says 15 of the 59 officers who were killed in the line of duty last year were ambushed.
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.
Corey Epps considered ‘person of interest.’
Mayor Knowles says those who protested Michael Brown’s death were also urging people to help police find Bolden’s killer.
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.
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.
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.
A 14-year-old who was with Ball-Bey says they were unarmed.
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.
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.