St. Louis city voters could be asked in August whether they want to raise some taxes and fees to pay for 180 more police officers.
The 19-year-old jogger was on a paved running path when a white male suspect pushed her to the ground, then began apologizing and trying to hug her.
The commission called for training in tactics, anti-bias and officer wellness.
St. Louis police have released the names of two women found dead in a duplex on Natural Bridge Road across from Fairground Park.
The bill passed 32 to 2 and now heads to the House.
Several shots were fired as protestors gathered at West Florissant and Canfield, near where Michael Brown was shot in August.
The bill would change part of that law to allow deadly force only if police reasonably believe the suspect has committed or tried to commit a violent felony.
There has been an officer-involved shooting in the 5000 block of Ridge in the city of St. Louis.
Metro president and CEO John Nations says they’re in talks with St. Louis city and county police.
After purchasing an item, the suspect displayed a firearm and demanded money. He then left the store with an undisclosed amount of money in an unknown direction.