Five Arrested In Ferguson In Latest Protests

Five Arrested In Ferguson In Latest Protests

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police have arrested five people in Ferguson following the latest round of protests over a white former St. Louis police officer’s acquittal last month in a black suspect’s shooting death. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police told about 50 protesters gathered Friday outside the Ferguson police station to leave several…

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Four People Shot In North City On Saturday

Four People Shot In North City On Saturday

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  Gun violence continues in the city of St. Louis, with four people shot on Saturday. Police report the first incident happened around 2:15 a.m. where a female victim was shot in the back along the 6000 block of North Broadway in north St. Louis. The victim is listed in critical, but…

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Gun Control Measures Proposed In Illinois

Gun Control Measures Proposed In Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — At least two gun control measures could be addressed in the upcoming veto session of the Illinois General Assembly. The proposed measures come as reaction continues to the mass shooting in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead and more than 500 wounded, The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reported. The legislation introduced…

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St. Louis Aldermen To Hear From Chief On Protest Response

St. Louis Aldermen To Hear From Chief On Protest Response

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis aldermen on Friday called on the interim police chief to defend the department’s handling of protests in the wake of criticism that has included a lawsuit and calls for an independent investigation. The Board of Aldermen approved a resolution to have interim Chief Lawrence O’Toole appear before the Public…

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Missouri-Based Convoy Of Hope Helping Wildfire Victims

Missouri-Based Convoy Of Hope Helping Wildfire Victims

Springfield, MO  (KTRS)  Convoy Of Hope is reaching out to help the victims of the California wildfires. The Springfield, Missouri-based International humanitarian relief organization, is sending food, water, and personal hygiene items to Santa Rosa, California. “This initial load will be delivered to one of our church partners in the area,” says Stacy Lamb, U.S. response…

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