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A crowd gathers after an officer-involved shooting in North St. Louis (Brett Blume, KMOX)

Police Do Not Request Criminal Charges in Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

The Force Investigative Unit has concluded its investigation into the fatal shooting death of Kajieme Powell, and the findings have been referred to the Circuit Attorney’s office.

02/17/2015

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Defrocked St. Louis Priest Sent to Prison for Molestation Being Released

The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests, or SNAP, is calling on Archbishop Robert Carlson to warn the flock about Gary Wolken, now 48, who is scheduled for release Feb. 23 from the Bonne Terre prison.

02/17/2015

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St. Louis Police Making Progress in Case of Missing Money

St. Louis police are getting closer to solving the case of some $200,000 missing from the Ethical Society of Police.

02/17/2015

Parade goers plead for beads being thrown from floats during the St. Louis Mardi Gras parade in St. Louis  on February 9, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler: Let the Good Times Roll!

Organizers are hoping the windy, cold weather predicted for Saturday won’t put a chill on the annual Soulard Mardi Gras Parade.

02/13/2015

Police chase protesters passing by one of their burning cars during clashes following the grand jury decision in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Nov. 24, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Accountability Hearing Reveals Chaos, Miscommunication During Ferguson Unrest

Eureka Fire Chief Greg Brown and St. Louis County Chief of Special Operations Matt LaVanchy told the committee firefighters were shot at during the unrest and, as a result, were told to stand down, even though residents needed their help.

02/12/2015

Michael Brown Casket

Mourners Gather on 6-Month Anniversary of Brown’s Death

After the vigil, some participants demonstrated outside the Ferguson Police Department. Police arrested several protesters.

02/10/2015

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Photos of 87 Looters – Can You Help Police ID Them?

Suspects can be seen smiling as they run out of Prime Sole with expensive shoes.

02/10/2015

St. Louis Circut Attorney Jennifer Joyce tells reporters the specifics of a new law that will deal with drunk drivers in St. Louis on December 30, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Prosecutor Calls for End to Early Parole for Violent Gun Offenders

“It doesn’t make sense to me to let somebody out early on a gun crime, and I think we have to take a tougher approach to that,” Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce says.

02/10/2015

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UPDATED: ‘Suspicious Death’ at North County Apartment Complex

The woman was later identified as Michelle Porter.

02/10/2015

(Courtesy: Lincoln County Sheriff's Department)

Family Members Arrested for Kidnapping Son to Teach Him a Lesson

They told Lincoln County deputies they were teaching the 6-year-old boy about “stranger danger.”

02/05/2015

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