Berkeley Police Update Weapons, Routine StandardsEverything from department issued weapons, to use of tasers and pepper spray is being revamped.
Legislature Tightens Schools' Anti-Bullying PoliciesBill sponsor Rep. Sue Allen said some districts' weak bullying policies have failed to protect students.
Changes in Illinois Policing Standards Take Effect Jan. 1Some of the changes touch on issues brought up after the killing of Laquan McDonald by a Chicago police officer.
Dozen More Local Towns Sue St. Louis County Over Police StandardsA dozen more local towns file a lawsuit against St. Louis County, bringing to 15 the number of municipalities against the county imposing new police standards.
Webster Groves Joins Lawsuit Against County Police StandardsThe measure is already being challenged in a lawsuit brought by Olivette, Rock Hill and Breckenridge Hills.
St. Louis Cities File the Promised Lawsuit for Police StandardsMartin says the Missouri constitution empowers municipalities to run their own departments, and there is no law permitting a county to exert authority over a town's operations.
St. Louis Co. Passes Police Standards Bill, Lawsuit Expected TodayMunicipal leaders say the requirements hurt small towns with limited resources.
Stenger Says Big Support For Small Town Police ReformCounty Executive Steve Stenger says the county council will likely support his plan to reform small town police departments around St. Louis.
Stenger Calls for End to Hodgepodge Police Standards"My goal is to make sure that all county residents have equal access to consistent, high-quality law enforcement regardless of where they live or travel," Stenger said.
A Dozen Missourians Have Joined a Lawsuit Against VWJacobson says this case is usual and different from most class action lawsuits because VW has already admitted wrongdoing.
Aging MDs Prompt Call for Competency Tests at AMA MeetingWith one out of four U.S. doctors older than 65, the American Medical Association adopted a plan Monday to help decide when it's time for aging senior physicians to hang up the stethoscope.
St. Louis Ranks Low in Disability ServicesAlmost a quarter-century after passage of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act, St. Louis has a long way to go to meet those standards.

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