Some aldermen say they want panel members who don’t have a bias – for or against – the police.
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.
A plan to ask St. Louis City voters to raise some taxes and fees to hire more police is getting support from St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson.
Clayton Detective Lt. Don Bass tells KMOX News the department has finished looking at Schweich’s office computer in Jefferson City, Missouri, and found nothing of evidentiary value.
Police say one of the suspects was armed with a shotgun.
The suspect is an African-American man of medium height and build. He was wearing a dark baseball cap, gray shirt and dark pants.
The St. Louis Civilian Review Board that will investigate alleged wrongdoing by St. Louis police still faces the threat of a lawsuit from the police union.
A hearing is scheduled for a former St. Louis County Police lieutenant fired over accusations he ordered officers to target African-Americans.
Authorities say the 24-year-old Ricky Robinson of the St. Louis suburb of Florissant died at the scene of the Sunday night shooting. He had been wounded in the chest, abdomen, torso and extremities.
Authorities say a southwest Missouri man impersonated a police officer so he could pull over drivers that irritated him and lecture them on their bad driving habits.