St. Louis braces for third day of protests after officer’s acquittal
St. Louis County police said they arrested nine people Saturday night and early Sunday in suburban University City, home to Washington University, one day after protests that turned violent led to 33 arrests in two St. Louis neighborhoods.
Protests turn violent again in St. Louis after ex-cop acquitted of murder
Twenty-three businesses and five police vehicles were damaged by people throwing rocks, bricks, water bottles filled with paint thinner or gasoline and balloons filled with red liquid.
U2’s St. Louis concert cancelled
Citing security concerns, U2 and Live Nation cancelled Saturday’s concert at The Dome at America’s Center.
Protests erupt for 2nd day in St. Louis over cop’s acquittal in murder case
The demonstrations in this St. Louis suburb followed a night of protests that at times turned violent. A number of businesses were vandalized and 32 people were arrested.
Police chief: Officers hurt, 23 arrests made in St. Louis protests
In a video statement posted on Twitter early Friday, Interim Chief Lawrence O’Toole said that nine city officers suffered injuries, ranging from a broken jaw to a separated shoulder. O’Toole also reported that one Missouri State Highway patrol officer sustained injuries.
Unrest flares in Ferguson again as residents, police clash
A day after violent riots marred Baltimore, groups of people gathered in Ferguson, Mo., on Tuesday, clashing with police and lighting dumpster fires throughout the city.
Michael Brown’s parents sue Ferguson over son’s death
The family of an unarmed black teen who was fatally shot by a white police officer on a Ferguson, Mo., street filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday against the city of Ferguson, former police chief Thomas Jackson and former officer Darren Wilson.
Brown’s family files wrongful death lawsuit
Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. have filed a civil lawsuit against the city of Ferguson, former police chief Thomas Jackson, and former officer Darren Wilson for the wrongful death of their son, 18-year-old Michael Brown Jr.
Chief: Officers shot in Ferguson ‘ambushed’
Missouri State Highway Patrol and St. Louis County police took over security near the Ferguson Police Department Thursday night after two officers were wounded by gunfire outside police headquarters in this city torn by racial unrest. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder sharply condemned the shootings of police Wednesday night as a “disgusting and coward attack.”
Brown’s family to file civil lawsuit
An attorney for the family of Mike Brown announced Thursday morning intent to file a civil lawsuit against the City of Ferguson and former police officer Darren Wilson.
Would you drink Peeps-flavored milk?
In what is either the best or worst collaboration this spring, Prairie Farms is introducing Peeps-flavored milk.
Slay: Crime is STL’s No. 1 issue
The city’s homicide rate this year quadrupled overnight, rising from two to eight during a violent 12-hour span that ended with a murder during rush hour Thursday morning in downtown St. Louis.
Man killed by police identified
A spokesperson for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department says officers were conducting hot spot patrolling near the 4600 block of Cottage Avenue when they saw the Monte Carlo make an illegal turn. When the officers turned their patrol vehicle around to conduct a traffic stop, they say the suspects sped away.
Suspect killed by police officers in St. Louis
Chief Sam Dotson says the suspect was the passenger in a stolen red Chevrolet Monte Carlo. Officers conducting hot spot policing in the area saw the vehicle make an illegal turn and speed away, so they put a call out to other officers in the area to be on the lookout for the car.
Police report explains why DGB wasn’t charged
On Thursday NewsChannel 5 learned Mizzou wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham will not be charged after an alleged incident over the weekend. Up until Thursday, details surrounding the incident were unclear, but NewsChannel 5 has obtained documents from the Columbia Police Department outlining what the investigating officers say happened.
MoDOT issues ‘no travel advisory’ for Tuesday
The Missouri Department of Transportation has issued a “no travel advisory” during Tuesday’s anticipated snowstorm. A spokesperson for MoDOT says hazardous conditions are expected across the state due to heavy snowfall and strong winds.
Teen arrested for death of Bosnian in St. Louis
Murder charges have been filed against 17-year-old Robert Mitchell in the death of 32-year-old Zemir Begic, a Bosnian-American who was attacked and killed by youths wielding hammers.
Commission to study Ferguson issues meets today
The 16-member panel convenes one week after the announcement of a grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the black teen’s Aug. 9 shooting death. Members will consider changes in several areas, including the way the public interacts with law enforcement, race relations, health care, business ownership, and community stability.
Ferguson protesters block I-44 downtown
Hundreds of protesters walked onto Interstate 44 in downtown St. Louis, blocking traffic Tuesday afternoon.
Woman killed, officer shot 5 miles south of Ferguson
In a burglary that may have been timed to take advantage of law-enforcement focus elsewhere, a police officer was shot and a woman killed in this St. Louis suburb south of Ferguson, Mo., and the suspect remains at large.
2 FBI agents, police officer shot in Mo.; suspect dead
Major Washington, 33, had been tentatively identified by University City police as the suspect who shot and killed his mother and wounded a University City officer Monday night, and wounded two FBI special agents Wednesday morning.
Grand jury: No indictment for Darren Wilson
Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, will not face criminal charges, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announced Monday.
Violence erupts in Ferguson: Fire, looting, arrests
Violent protests erupted for hours after it was announced that the grand jury has chosen not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.
Crump: This will be a ‘defining moment’ in history
Dr. Michael Baden has finished his testimony before the grand jury determining if charges should be filed against Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson.
Ferguson corrections officer accused of sex with inmate
A 29-year-old Ferguson corrections officer is accused of having sex with an inmate at the city jail, whom he later allegedly allowed to escape.
Missouri has $202M Powerball jackpot winner
A winning Powerball ticket worth $202.6 million was sold in Missouri, Missouri Lottery officials announced Monday.
Timeline: Unrest in Ferguson
This was an interactive timeline of the unrest that erupted in Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Hauntings around St. Louis
This long-form page was created as a fun feature for the Halloween season.
Guide to STL craft beer
This long-form craft beer guide was created for Craft Beer Week.
Local brewpub’s sarcastic response to Starbucks letter
A Cottleville watering hole has written an open letter to Starbucks and mailed a check for $6 after receiving a cease and desist letter from the coffee chain over the use of the word “frappiccino.”
Chief identifies officer who killed Mike Brown
The Ferguson police chief has identified the officer who killed 18-year-old Michael Brown Saturday afternoon.
Ryan Ferguson’s attorney files $100M civil lawsuit
On the 10th anniversary of his arrest for murder, Ryan Ferguson’s attorney has filed a $100 million civil lawsuit against the officials who put him behind bars.
Red Lobster server surprises widow on anniversary
For 31 years the woman and her husband spent their anniversary at Red Lobster. The unidentified woman’s husband passed away in March, so her daughter decided to keep the tradition alive, taking her mom out for an anniversary meal.
O’Fallon couple’s Disney-themed wedding photos go viral
Jamie and Christopher Chandler of O’Fallon, Missouri were married in September 2011 and hosted a Disney-themed wedding. But their photos are just now gaining popularity.
Story sourced on ‘The Rachel Maddow Show’
These are screenshots of my work sourced Aug. 19, 2014 on “The Rachel Maddow Show.”
Senate votes to name I-70 bridge after Stan Musial
“As Jack Buck would say, ‘That’s a winner,’” said U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, who introduced the legislation earlier this year. “It’s a good day for St. Louis, Cardinal Nation, and the Musial family-and I’m thrilled the Stan Span will soon be a reality.”
Runaway car rescue caught on camera in Missouri
Three people were honored Monday night for a daring rescue of a runaway car in Arnold, Mo., that was caught on a red light camera.
Neighborhood rebuilds burnt Michael Brown memorial
The fire started around 6:45 a.m. CT Tuesday on the street where Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson killed Michael Brown, 18, on the afternoon of Aug. 9, said Capt. Jeremy Corcoran with the Ferguson Police Department.
Woman dies saving daughter in parking lot accident
Colleen Segbers, 33, was leaving a Walgreens drug store shortly after 7:30 p.m. CT Monday when a 58-year-old woman, who thought she had her SUV parked in one of the store’s handicapped spaces, realized her car was moving as she adjusted the radio, according to St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officials.
5 arrested, 2 officers injured in Brown memorial unrest
Five protesters were arrested and some businesses were damaged Tuesday night after a memorial to Michael Brown was destroyed in a fire. The confrontation reignited tensions in the St. Louis suburb that was rocked by violence this summer after Brown, an unarmed teenager, was shot by a Ferguson police officer.
Peekaboo game goes wrong after dad shaves beard
One little girl got a surprise while playing peekaboo with her dad. And she did not like it.
St. Louis NAACP condemns National Guard usage
The St. Louis NAACP condemned the use of Missouri National Guard to bring peace and stability to unrest in Ferguson after a police shooting of an unarmed teen.
Social media threats delay release of shooter’s name
Authorities on Tuesday delayed revealing the identity of the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed teen three days ago, citing threats against the officer on social media.
Police use tear gas to disperse St. Louis looters
Police began using tear gas to disperse crowds early Monday morning in suburban St. Louis after multiple stores were vandalized and looted Sunday night. Crowds became unruly at a vigil for an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by police.
Clashes on second night of Ferguson curfew
Protests in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown continued Sunday as police for the second night imposed a curfew on this St. Louis suburb. Meanwhile, a preliminary autopsy found that Brown was shot at least six times, but the circumstances of his death remained unclear.