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National gurardsmen stand guard at the police station on November 29, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. The Ferguson area has been struggling to return to normal since the August 9 shooting of Brown, an 18-year-old black man, who was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer. When the grand jury announced on November 24, that Wilson would not face charges in the shooting rioting and looting broke out throughout the area leaving several businesses burned to the ground.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Sen. Schmitt: Committee Not Satisfied with Nixon’s National Guard Explanation

“It raised more questions than answers,” he says.

02/13/2015

St. Louis Circut Attorney Jennifer Joyce tells reporters the specifics of a new law that will deal with drunk drivers in St. Louis on December 30, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Prosecutor Calls for End to Early Parole for Violent Gun Offenders

“It doesn’t make sense to me to let somebody out early on a gun crime, and I think we have to take a tougher approach to that,” Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce says.

02/10/2015

An emotional St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay makes his remarks as St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson looks on during a news conference in St. Louis on January 15, 2015. St. Louis recorded six murders in five unrelated incidents in a 12-hour period. The two are outraged and say the city gun laws are too lenient. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

St. Louis Mayor, Police Chief Struggle for Solutions After Night of Killings

“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.”

01/16/2015

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Extra Security Planned for Busy Weekend in Downtown St. Louis

“The first question is, should I be scared? And the answer is no, don’t be scared, be alert,” says Missy Kelley of Downtown STL Inc.

01/16/2015

Police chase protesters passing by one of their burning cars during clashes following the grand jury decision in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Nov. 24, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Investigation Remains Active for Ferguson Arsonists

Police are still looking for the people who burned down the QT, a self-storage facility and several other businesses, including a church, the night the Ferguson grand jury’s decision was announced.

12/16/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Nixon: More National Guardsmen in St. Louis Tonight

In a statement released from Gov. Jay Nixon’s office, the governor says there will be more National Guardsmen supporting law enforcement tonight in the St. Louis region.

11/25/2014

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson (KMOX file photo)

St. Louis Police Chief Comments on Recent Shooting Violence

With 15 shootings in 72 hours across the city, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is facing questions about what’s going on out there.

09/19/2014

KMOX file photo.

Attorney: ‘We Get Domestic Violence Cases on a Regular Basis’

The issue of violence between intimate partners is getting a fresh look with the numerous cases of abuse among NFL players.

09/19/2014

Demonstrators stand in the street as police use tear gas and other devices to clear them as they protest the shooting death of Michael Brown on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Police sprayed pepper spray, shot smoke, gas and flash grenades as violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bynes: Protestors Need to be Prepared to Protect Themselves

FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOX) – A community leader in Ferguson says anyone participating in protests needs to be prepared. Patricia Bynes, Democratic committeewoman of Ferguson Township, watched the looting of Dellwood Market overnight. “These are dangerous […]

08/18/2014

Presidential seal. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

Obama Publicly Addresses Michael Brown, Ferguson Unrest

President Barack Obama addressed the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer for the first time publicly today during a news conference.

08/14/2014

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