Trump: Iranian People “Finally Acting Against Brutal & Corrupt’ Government.

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) —  President Donald Trump says the people of Iran are “finally acting against the brutal and corrupt” government. Trump tweeted Tuesday that the Iranian people have “little food, big inflation and no human rights.” He adds: “The U.S. is watching.” It was Trump’s latest comment on the largest anti-government demonstrations in Iran…

Judge Weighs Regulating St. Louis Police During Protests

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters asking a federal judge to regulate St. Louis police conduct have described being beaten and pepper-sprayed during recent demonstrations, but police defended their efforts to disperse sometimes unruly crowds. At issue is a lawsuit that the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed over what it calls “unlawful and unconstitutional…

St. Louis Aldermen Consider Bill Controlling Police Response; City Prosecutor Wants Police Investigative Unit

ST. LOUIS (KTRS) St. Louis aldermen are considering a bill that would limit police respond to protests. Police have drawn criticism for using chemical agents and dispersing crowds in demonstrations since mid-September, when a judge acquitted white former police officer Jason Stockley in the 2011 shooting death of black drug suspect Anthony Lamar Smith. Alderwoman Megan…