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A large group of police officers advance toward demonstrators protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Police shot smoke and tear gas into the crowd of several hundred as they advanced near the police command center which has been set up in a shopping mall parking lot. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Federal Report Faults Police Actions During Ferguson Unrest

A Justice Department report summary has found across-the-board flaws in police’s response last summer to the protests in Ferguson, including antagonizing crowds and violating free-speech rights.

06/30/2015

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Foreclosures Jump Across St. Louis Area, Nation

The 37 percent increase is blamed on banks repossessing homes that were in the foreclosure process.

06/18/2015

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St. Louis Police Train Civilians to Observe and Report

“What we are looking for is a complete non-confrontational program,” Johnson says. “We just want people to observe and report crimes.”

05/27/2015

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Police: Report of Missing Baby was False

Police received a call Thursday afternoon about a missing baby in Affton. After a search that took several hours, police determined there was no baby.

05/14/2015

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Report Suggests Major Changes in Policing Tactics

The report suggests the best way to serve the community is to train recruits for St. Louis city and county police in a single, state-of-the-art training center.

05/05/2015

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Voters Could Decide on Tax Raise for More St. Louis Police

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.

05/04/2015

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‘Better Together’ Study Examines St. Louis Area Policing

St. Louisans pay about $100 per capita more than Indy or Louisville for police service, report shows.

04/03/2015

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Illinois Group Trying to Get More Rape Victims to Report to Police

Ill. Attorney General Lisa Madigan convening a working group to combat sexual assault.

04/01/2015

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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

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