St. Louis Asks For Outside Investigation Of Protest Response

St. Louis Asks For Outside Investigation Of Protest Response

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and Interim Police Chief Lawrence O’Toole on Wednesday called for the U.S. attorney’s office to investigate allegations of police misconduct during protests that followed the acquittal of a white former police officer in the death of a black man. Krewson and O’Toole said in a statement…

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House Committee Holds Public Hearing On Urban Issues

House Committee Holds Public Hearing On Urban Issues

Clayton, MO  (KTRS)  A public hearing of the House Special Committee on Urban issues was held on Wednesday in Clayton. The purpose of the hearing was to address a wide variety of issues impacting minorities. One of those issues was the privatizing St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Representative Courtney Curtis, who chairs the committee, said…

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Former St. Louis Police Captain Reinstated After Dismissal Over Burglary Case

Former St. Louis Police Captain Reinstated After Dismissal Over Burglary Case

ST. LOUIS (KTRS) A former St. Louis police captain has been reinstated by the city’s Civil Service Commission a year after other officers accused him of falsifying reports of a crime. Capt. Ryan Cousins had said other officers were blaming him for their own mistakes. His firing last year stemmed from a burglary investigation in which…

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UPDATE: Missing Woman Found Dead In South County Park

UPDATE: Missing Woman Found Dead In South County Park

Update: Police say Amber Porter was found dead of an apparent suicide in Bee Tree Park Tuesday afternoon. Earlier story: St. Louis County, MO  (KTRS)  An Endangered Person Advisory is in effect for a missing woman believed to be suicidal. Police say 18-year-old Amber Porter hasn’t been seen since Monday. Porter’s car was found at…

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Three Women Allege Sexual Assaults By St. Louis University Athletes

Three Women Allege Sexual Assaults By St. Louis University Athletes

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police are investigating reports from three women that they were sexually assaulted by St. Louis University student athletes early Sunday. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports two of the women are students at the university. They went to police early Sunday and reported the assaults happened in an on-campus apartment. Police did…

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