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President Barack Obama speaks to members of the news media before a meeting with members of his cabinet at the White House November 7, 2014 in Washington, DC.   (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Wants More Police Wearing Body Cameras

Obama is proposing a three-year, $263 million spending package to increase use of body-worn cameras, expand training for law enforcement and add more resources for police department reform.

12/01/2014

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Man Shoots, Kills Sister After Argument in Jefferson County

Police are investigating a shooting that claimed the life of a woman in Jefferson County on Sunday.

12/01/2014

Looters enter a Meineke store in Ferguson on November 26, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

UPDATED: 58 Arrested as Ferguson Protesters Throw Rocks, Bottles at Police

National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who killed Michael Brown.

11/26/2014

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder during his meeting at the FBI building August 20, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. Holder is traveling to Ferguson, Mo., to oversea the federal government's investigation into the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer on Aug. 9th. Holder promised a "fair and thorough" investigation into the fatal shooting of a young blackman, Michael Brown, who was unarmed when a white police officer shot him multiple times. (Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Holder Urges Calm Ahead of Ferguson Decision

With a decision by a Ferguson grand jury believed to be imminent, Attorney General Eric Holder is exhorting police across the nation to prepare appropriately for demonstrations and “minimize needless confrontation” with protesters.

11/21/2014

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Teen Killed in Northwest St. Louis Among Group Chased, Shot At

Witnesses say the 17-year-old killed in far northwest St. Louis last night was among a group that was chased down and shot at by several people in a vehicle.

11/20/2014

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Police: Woman Sexually Assaulted, Set on Fire in Park

Wichita police say a woman was sexually assaulted, hit on the head, and set on fire Monday night in Fairmount Park.

11/19/2014

A woman inspects a rifle at Metro Shooting Supplies in Bridgeton. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gun Sales Surge Ahead of Jury’s Ferguson Decision

Suburban St. Louis gun shops report a spike in first-time buyers; larger gunshops selling 30-50 guns each day.

11/19/2014

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (KMOX/file photo)

Mayor Slay: ‘Disruption’ Will be Allowed in St. Louis

Mayor Slay has requested 400 members of the National Guard to help in the city after the grand jury’s decision is announced in the Michael Brown case.

11/18/2014

FERGUSON, MO - OCTOBER 22:  Police face off with demonstrators outside the police station as protests continue in the wake of 18-year-old Michael Brown's death on October 22, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Several days of civil unrest followed the August 9 shooting death of Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. Today's protest was scheduled to coincide with a day of action planned to take place nationwide to draw attention to police brutality.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Command Worries About Radicals when Grand Jury Wraps Up

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says they are concerned that the Black Panthers or communist activists might blend in with peaceful protestors and try to hurt police.

11/17/2014

John Lee Squires (Poplar Bluff PD photo)

Sexual Predator on the Run

Police are looking for 55-year-old John L. Squires.

10/29/2014

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