Feds Sending Missouri $36.7 Million to Help Crime VictimsMissouri received $8.7 million from the grant last year.
Missouri Summer Jobs Program Places More than 3,100 YouthsA new Missouri summer jobs program provided more than 3,000 low-income youth with work experience.
St. Louis City Uses Unique Strategy To Buy Back GunsBoard President Lewis Reed says the city is working with the police department to disable the guns, which will be given to the group Guns in the Hands of Artists.
STL Police Use KC 'Call-In' Method to Lower CrimeDotson says they were also warned that their family and friends could face utility shut-offs for unpaid bills if they get in trouble, again.
St. Louis Regional Chamber Celebrates Innovators at Annual Event No. 178Stadia Ventures - a new St. Louis startup accelerator that focuses on early stage sports companies - revealed the four startups that have been selected to take part in its first accelerator program. This program will invest up to $100,000 into these companies for an equity stake.
Ferguson Schools Begin After School Chess ClubsGrade school students in Ferguson are getting a chance to learn the game of chance. Nick Ragone is with Ascension healthcare, which is sponsoring the after school chess clubs at 20 schools in Ferguson.
City of St. Louis Gives $60,000 to Better Family Life The city of St. Louis is giving $60,000 to the group Better Family Life-to hire two new outreach workers that will go door-to-door in troubles neighborhoods.
St. Louis Launches 'From Prison To Prosperity' InitiativeYoung parolees will be provided with jobs or job training to reduce recidivism.
Tax Amnesty Offered to Missourians TuesdayIt's estimated 350,000 taxpayers could be eligible for the program.
Man Who Witnessed His Brother's Death, Wants Guns Off StreetsA St. Louis man whose brother was killed in a shooting will organize a gun buyback plan for the city.
Funding for Ferguson: Are Donations Hitting the Mark?When it comes to grants and donations being channeled into Ferguson and surrounding communities, a large portion is going toward the one thing young people say they want the most. "Every single one of them said we need jobs," says Michael McMillan, president and COO of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis.
NAACP to Offer Free Legal Aid to St. Louis County ChildrenDetails of the program will be unveiled Friday during an NAACP-sponsored community leadership brunch near St. Louis, a week after the U.S. Department of Justice released a report critical of the county's family court system that handles about 6,000 youth cases each year.