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The scene of an officer-involved shooting on Ridge at Academy. (Photo: Maria Keena/KMOX)

UPDATED: Officer-Involved Shooting at Ridge and Academy

There has been an officer-involved shooting in the 5000 block of Ridge in the city of St. Louis.

04/27/2015

(Courtesy of St.Louis Police Department)

St. Louis Police Open ‘Real Time Crime Center’

The St. Louis Police open up the doors to their new state-of-the-art “Real Time Crime Center.”

04/17/2015

A St. Louis County Police Officer listens during a press conference on March 12, 2015 in Clayton, Missouri. The press conference was held to discuss the overnight shooting of two police officers outside the Ferguson Police Department who were rushed to a local hospital. (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Most St. Louis Area Police Departments Aren’t Accredited

Better Together spokesman Dave Leipholtz says their recent study found that among 60 departments that patrol the St. Louis region, accreditation is by far the exception rather than the rule.

04/16/2015

Porkus Welby MD, originally rescued by St. Louis police as a stray, has been adopted. He is the second pot belly rescued this year. (Courtesy: Stray Rescue of St. Louis Facebook page)

Stray Pigs Found Wandering St. Louis Streets

Stray Rescue has rescued two stray pigs found roaming the streets this year – one in South St. Louis and another in North City.

03/11/2015

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson City Manager Resigns

The Ferguson City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a mutual agreement for City Manager John Shaw to step down, effective immediately.

03/11/2015

The Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department headquarters  as shown March 3, 2015 in Ferguson. Reports say the Justice Department has discovered patterns of discrimination within the police department for disproportionately ticketing and arresting African-Americans. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

UPDATE: Ferguson PD Submits Racial Disparity Data to Koster’s Office

Attorney General Chris Koster’s office says Ferguson has now complied with state law

03/10/2015

Tyreece Young Photo courtesy of the St Louis County Police Department.

Police Search for Teen Who Pulled Gun on Pine Lawn Officer

Authorities in the St. Louis County town of Pine Lawn are searching for a teenager who allegedly pulled a gun on a police officer.

03/09/2015

Ferguson, Missouri Mayor James Knowles reads a prepared statement to reporters in Ferguson,Missouri on March 4, 2015.  Knowles was responding to a Justice Department report that was released on the problems in Ferguson following the riots of 2014.  Photo by BIll Greenblatt/UPI

Ferguson Leaders, DOJ Officials to Meet Again

Ferguson city leaders will meet with DOJ officials in about two weeks and provide a plan for ways to improve the police department following a scathing report released this week, Mayor James Knowles said Friday.

03/06/2015

The Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department headquarters  as shown March 3, 2015 in Ferguson. Reports say the Justice Department has discovered patterns of discrimination within the police department for disproportionately ticketing and arresting African-Americans. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

St. Louis County Officials Prepare for DOJ’s Ferguson Report

St. Louis County officials say they are ready to step up and do what is needed as a result of the DOJ’s findings on the Ferguson police and court system.

03/04/2015

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