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A homeless person awaiting the set-up of a tent in north St. Louis County on Saturday, August 11, 2012. Rev. Larry Rice identified the woman as one who's planning to sleep at the encampment. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Lawsuit: St. Louis Suburb’s Courts Violate Rights of Poor

A federal lawsuit accused the city of St. Ann of often unconstitutionally jailing homeless persons.

22 hours ago

tamika pledger

St. Louis Police Train Civilians to Observe and Report

“What we are looking for is a complete non-confrontational program,” Johnson says. “We just want people to observe and report crimes.”

05/27/2015

St. Louis City Hall (stlouis-mo.gov)

Voters Will Be Asked to Approve $180 Million Bond Issue

In addition to money for police and fire equipment, it would include money for city streets and bridges, upkeep of city buildings, and the demolition of abandoned buildings around town.

05/27/2015

Kevin Beasley (South Roxana Police)

UPDATE: Missing Schizophrenic Man Found

“With his delusions and his strength and his size – we’re concerned for him, but we’re also concerned for people who aren’t familiar with him.”

05/25/2015

Fredbird

Fredbird Comes Under Fire For Holding ‘Police Lives Matter’ Sign

A photo of St. Louis Cardinals mascot Fredbird holding a “police lives matter” sign was posted to a police association Facebook page before the team asked that it be taken down.

05/25/2015

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce (KMOX file photo)

Protesters Gather at Circuit Attorney’s Home

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, six protesters were arrested.

05/20/2015

Crown Candy

Crown Candy Kitchen Broken Into, Chocolate Ruined

Burglary is the third in restaurant’s 102 year history.

05/19/2015

Getty/ Alex Wong

Missouri House Approves Change to Standard for Deadly Force

The House’s vote Friday sends the bill to the Senate, where activity has been stalled this week. Legislators face a 6 p.m. Friday deadline to give final approval to bills.

05/15/2015

Chief Sam Dotson (KMOX/file photo)

Search On for Police Civilian Review Board Panelists Who Don’t Have Ax to Grind

Some aldermen say they want panel members who don’t have a bias – for or against – the police.

05/15/2015

St. Louis Police

Bosnian Chamber President: Things Looking Up in Bevo Neighborhood

Sadik Kukic says the situation is “better than six months ago,” when 32-year-old Zemir Begic was beaten to death in a hammer attack.

05/14/2015

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