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Police: Man Robs Walgreens Dressed as a Woman

Police in Kirkwood say the man who held up a Walgreen’s early this morning is now in custody.

5 hours ago

Former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch.  (KMOX/file photo)

Former Police Chief Predicts Difficulty in Recruiting Officers to Police Departments

While there is a new cry for more African Americans to be hired in predominantly minority communities such as Ferguson, Mo., former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch doesn’t see that happening.

20 hours ago

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Chicago Police Issue Alert for Kidnapping Suspect

The Chicago Police Department has issued a community alert after an 11-year-old girl who escaped a kidnapping attempt reported seeing another girl inside a van driven by the assailant.

08/26/2014

Police officers arrest a demonstrator on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Wife of Area Officer Fears for Family’s Safety After Ferguson Unrest

The wife of an area police officer has removed family pictures from Facebook because she fears for her family’s safety.

08/25/2014

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Wentzville Police Using, Liking Uniform Cameras

In the wake of the Michael Brown shooting, there are calls for all police officers to wear cameras. It’s already being done in one local community, to rave reviews of just about everyone, including the officers.

08/25/2014

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 19:  Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

POLL: Two in Three Americans Don’t Know Enough to Say Whether Shooting of Michael Brown Was Warranted

Fifty-nine percent of Americans – including 67 percent of whites but just 43 percent of blacks – think the protesters’ actions have gone too far, according to a new CBS News/New York Times poll.

08/21/2014

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McCaskill to Lead Senate Hearing on Militarization of Police Departments

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill plans to look deeper into the militarization of local police departments. She announced today that she will lead a Senate hearing in September to do just that.

08/21/2014

Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri speaks to media on Aug. 15, 2014, in St. Louis. Violent protests have erupted in the city following the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on Aug. 9. Nixon appointed Capt. Johnson to take control of security operations in the city of Ferguson after receiving numerous complaints about the excessive show and use of force by the police against protestors and the news media covering the demonstrations. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. Nixon Orders National Guard to Begin Withdrawing from Ferguson

Gov. Jay Nixon released a statement ordering the Missouri National Guard to begin a systematic process of withdrawing from Ferguson.

08/21/2014

Police officers work to keep order as demonstrators express their feelings on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

How Much Will Police Response in Ferguson Cost Taxpayers?

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says police don’t get to pick and choose which crises they’d like to respond to.

08/21/2014

Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown outside Greater St. Marks Family Church while Browns family along with civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and a capacity crowd of guests met inside to discuss the killing on August 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday in the nearby suburb of Ferguson. Ferguson has experienced two days of violent protests since the killing but, tonight the town remained mostly peaceful. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Many Police Killings, But Only Ferguson Explodes

Michael Brown was gunned down in Ferguson, and waves of rioting have convulsed the St. Louis suburb for more than 10 days.

08/21/2014

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