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Ferguson Construction Project Building Young Lives

Ferguson, Mo. (KMOX)  – Vacant property in Ferguson is giving young people a chance to build their future. By next spring a Ferguson family could move into a new house built by young people given […]

08/17/2015

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Anti-Gun Violence Teen Summit to be Held on Saturday

Bruce Franks Jr’s big brother was shot and killed when he was nine and at the time Franks was six. It all began after his brother was used as a human shield in 1991.

08/14/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon waves to friends before giving the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Nixon Announces $1M Set to Help At-Risk St. Louis Students

About $1 million in Missouri taxpayer money is set to go to an education nonprofit tasked with helping at-risk St. Louis youth.

08/05/2015

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DOJ Releases Scathing Report on St. Louis County Family Court

A department investigation being released this morning accuses the court of treating blacks more harshly than whites, denying youths their constitutional rights, and coercing confessions.

07/31/2015

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New Question Surfaces for Transgender Leaders in Boy Scouts

Now that the Boy Scouts of America has voted to end its ban on gay adults, another question of sexual identity comes from Jane White, a St. Louisan that is transgender. Will she be able to rejoin the scouts?

07/28/2015

(Courtesy of the Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club official website)

Come Together Ferguson Announces Grant Recipients

With less than two months to go before the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death and the protests that followed, efforts to help the community of Ferguson continue.

06/12/2015

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DEA Warns Parents of Pot Legalization Ripple Effect

The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning parents to beware of the new attitude toward majiuana this school year. DEA special agent in charge in St. Louis Jim Shroba says the legalization of the drug in Colorado has had a ripple effect on youth culture.

08/11/2014

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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

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Pastor at St. Louis Basilica Accused of Fondling Girl

Joseph Jiang reportedly had contact with teen on several occasions.

06/29/2012

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Bank Manager Going To Prison For Embezzling Money From Son’s Youth Soccer Team

A former bank manager is going to prison for embezzling more than $30,000 from a Missouri youth soccer league and his own son’s team.

05/21/2012

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