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St. Louis Police SUV Flips in Accident

A man who allegedly ran a red light is blamed for an accident that caused a police SUV to flip over in downtown St. Louis.

12/22/2014

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UPDATED: Teen Says She Escaped From Kidnapper in Jennings

A teenaged girl says she escaped from a kidnapper in Jennings yesterday. Police are now trying to track down the suspect.

12/19/2014

Jim Weber of the St. Louis Fire Department (L) takes a punch to the face while delivering one to the head of Will Smith of the Illinois State Police, during the first round of the annual Guns and Hoses boxing match at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on November 23, 2011. Guns and Hoses rasies money for the Backstoppers, an organization that assists families of firefighters and policemen killed in the line of duty. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Guns ‘N Hoses Charity Event Rescheduled

Guns ‘N Hoses was set for the night before Thanksgiving, but was postponed over concerns of Ferguson-related violence.

12/09/2014

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter testifies during a hearing before the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee on Jan. 16, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Philly Mayor: ‘You Have Some Police Officers Who are Increasingly Afraid of the Community’

Action is needed to bolster public trust in the police in the aftermath of the killings of two unarmed black men by white police officers, two top Philadelphia officials told a national TV audience Sunday.

12/08/2014

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Prelim. Investigation Finds South St. Louis Deaths a Murder-Suicide

St. Louis police say they found 22-year-old Maya Williams and 22-year-old Davion Gleghorn in a bedroom of the home they shared.

12/05/2014

A protester displays signs and T-shirt during a rally in support of Officer Darren Wilson on August 23, 2014,  in St. Louis, Missouri. (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Wilson No Longer an Officer, But Still Has Security

“There’s tremendous solidarity in the law enforcement community at a time like this, and, in fact, a time like this makes it even stronger,” says the executive director of the National Fraternal Order of Police.

12/04/2014

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ACLU Sues Over Missouri Headlight-Flashing Ticket

The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday sued a Kansas City suburb for pulling over a driver for flashing his headlights at oncoming traffic to warn that a speed trap was ahead.

12/03/2014

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Call is Out for More Police in the City

Aldermanic President Lewis Reed has asked the city’s budget director to find spendable money in the existing budget.

12/03/2014

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UPDATED: 6 Shot, One Critically Hurt in South St. Louis Bar Shootout

The shootout began with three suspects looking to hold up Pooh’s Corner on Virginia Ave.

12/03/2014

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III speaks to protesters during a protest of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, outside Ferguson Police Department Headquarters on Aug. 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Ferguson Mayor Says He’s Ready to Begin Rebuilding Process

However, Knowles says he feels like he’s being left in the dark by the DOJ, which he says is not a good first step toward the goal of rebuilding trust between the community and law enforcement in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting.

12/02/2014

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