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In the wake of a recorded beating of a man on a MetroLink train, efforts are underway to increase security on the light rail system.
The Aldermanic Public Safety Committee did not take testimony from the crowd, and police union official Jeff Roorda was not in attendance.
“Life has changed in the St. Louis region, and I think, throughout the entire country since Ferguson,” Slay says. “What’s happened here has been horrendous.”
Organizer says conditions at city-run facility are deplorable.
The murder rate continues its dramatic rise in the city of St. Louis in the latest crime report.
Chappelle-Nadal says the bill would save the region millions because it would stop the duplication of services between the city and county.
U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay is asking the Justice Department to widen its civil rights investigation in the St. Louis region to include municipal courts in the city and throughout St. Louis County.
Municipal traffic courts across the city and county are taking in $65 million a year, and Dave Liepholtz with Better Together says for many, it’s getting old.
Police officers who fired rubber bullets and tear gas canisters two months earlier in Ferguson received training from a required state program.
Man is killed, woman in serious but stable condition