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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

Demonstrators march through the street  on October 13, 2014 in St Louis, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Officials: No Word on Federal Investigations

Ferguson City Attorney Stephanie Karr and Mayor James Knowles III said they have not been contacted by the Department of Justice about any findings, nor given a timeline for completion of the investigations.

02/19/2015

Berkeley Mayor Theodore Hoskins: This can't be compared to Ferguson, NYC deaths. We'll use video to investigate.  (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Berkeley Mayor: Surveillance Video Strong Evidence Officer Fired in Self-Defense

Berkeley mayor Theodore Hoskins is hoping to avert the kind of street violence that he saw in neighboring Ferguson just a few months ago.

12/24/2014

St. Louis Board of Aldermen (KMOX/file photo)

Civilian Review Board Plan to be Introduced to Board of Aldermen

With the blessing of the mayor, a plan to create a civilian review board to monitor complaints of police misconduct in St. Louis comes before the board of aldermen today.

12/05/2014

Community leaders gather in St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay's office to talk police diversity in response to Michael Brown's death on Nov. 4, 2014. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

St. Louis Looking to Boost Minority Recruiting Efforts for Police, Firefighters

St. Louis is launching an effort to recruit and train more minorities to serve as police officers and firefighters.

11/04/2014

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