A St. Louis man whose brother was killed in a shooting will organize a gun buyback plan for the city.
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.
Details 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.
One year after 51 homeless veterans were given free housing for up to a year, the program has offered a glimpse into the challenges and successes of the homeless eradication model called “rapid rehousing.”
St. Louis County is looking to join St. Louis City, St. Charles, and Jefferson County in having a veterans’ court in place.
A new Missouri measure aims to help families financially support those with disabilities.
St. Louis officials are looking to expand a program that provides free summer meals to children in need.
Maplewood Richmond Heights not alone in losing players.
Missouri senators on Monday voted to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill removing several thousand families from a welfare program in a move Nixon said would make Missouri’s limits among the lowest in the nation.
“Lock it for Love” is a program of the group Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice.