RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

St. Louis

A collection of news and information related to St. Louis published by this site and its partners.

Top St. Louis Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Baltimore's moment of silence [Editorial]

    Baltimore's moment of silence  [Editorial]
    This week, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered state troopers to take over responsibility for maintaining order in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, following several days of unrest sparked by the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a local police...
  • 'Another senseless death' [Editorial]

    'Another senseless death'  [Editorial]
    The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer in a suburb of St. Louis over the weekend has evoked a repeat of the turmoil that followed the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida two years ago....
  • Justice Department has widened involvement in local law enforcement in past 2 decades

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has intervened in cases involving more than two dozen local or state law enforcement departments over the last 20 years. The most recent intervention is coming in the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael...
  • In Ferguson, mixed reviews for Gov. Nixon, good for Sen. McCaskill

    WASHINGTON Think New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose competence in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy helped raise his profile outside his state. Recall former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who became an icon of resolve and resilience in the wake of...
  • Feds could go several ways in probe of Ferguson shooting

    WASHINGTON Several options await the Justice Department inquiry that Attorney General Eric Holder will see firsthand Wednesday in embattled Ferguson, Mo., where he will meet with law enforcement authorities investigating the police shooting of 18-year-old...
  • St. Louis community looks at long-lasting responses to Michael Brown shooting

    ST. LOUIS Marches, protests and prayer vigils have been a constant in the St. Louis region for more than two weeks, and as a grand jury pores over evidence in the Michael Brown killing, similar actions are expected to continue. But other responses to the...
  • Law enforcement agencies calculating costs of Ferguson, Mo., response

    ST. LOUIS Now that the unrest in Ferguson apparently has subsided, the bills soon will come due. For two weeks, law enforcement agencies from those in small cities all the way to the Missouri Highway Patrol and the state's National Guard sent officers...
  • Stun guns not a cure-all for police shootings, experts warn

    Stun guns not a cure-all for police shootings, experts warn
    Lethal police shootings in Ferguson, Mo., and St. Louis this month, and a chokehold death in New York City in July, have been met with a question: Why didn't the officers use a Taser? Although the use of stun guns has become prevalent in police...
  • Journalists should be more objective

    The one-sided and biased coverage by the majority of the media covering the shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, has set the precedent that the police officer involved will never get a fair trial in St. Louis County — or for that matter, anywhere in...
  • Police presence winding down in Ferguson

    Police presence winding down in Ferguson
    Authorities on Wednesday disbanded what had been a command center in Ferguson, Missouri, for law enforcement responding to sometimes violent protests over the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer. Officers loaded up the...
  • Recording captured shots fired at Michael Brown, lawyer says

    ST. LOUIS A man stares into the camera and says, "You are pretty," but before he can finish the sentence, the pop, pop, pop of gunfire erupts in the background. Six or seven shots can be heard during that first volley. Then a three-second pause....