Man arrested for Hazelwood homicide.

( KTRS ) A 32-year-old man has been arrested in connection with Saturday’s murder of a St. Charles man in Hazelwood. According to authorities, the homicide took place just after midnight in the 7500 block of Steve Avenue. Police found the body of 24 yr old Calvin Sharp in the driveway at the scene. After…

Former minority MU faculty voice support for protesters

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A group of minority former faculty members at the University of Missouri says racial problems must be addressed. The MU Former Faculty of Color released a statement late Friday supporting students protesting what they say is a racist environment at the predominantly white Columbia campus. The statement is signed by…

Nixon appoints new MU Curator

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed a community development official with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis to the University of Missouri Board of Curators. Nixon said in a news release Friday that Yvonne Sparks will fill a vacant seat on the board, which oversees the university’s four campuses. Her appointment…

Man, 19, accused in connection with Ferguson-related looting

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) – A St. Louis County 19-year-old is accused of assisting in the looting that followed a grand jury’s decision a year ago not to indict a Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that prosecutors have charged Ithamar Trotter with second-degree burglary. Authorities allege Trotter…