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Friday, October 20, 2017

Man in a Halloween Mask Robs St. Peters Steak N Shake

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 12:39 PM

Police are looking to identify two men following an early morning robbery at a Steak N Shake in St. Peters. The crime occurred just before 3 a.m. at the store's location at 1460 Jungermann Road. According to police, the suspect went straight to the bathroom upon arrival, then emerged wearing...

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Cop Body Slams Adjunct Instructor at St. Louis Community College Trustee Meeting

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 11:17 AM

Steve Taylor, a St. Louis Community College adjunct instructor, came to the college district's board of trustee meeting last night with prepared remarks. He planned to highlight the award he'd gotten for excellence in teaching and his stellar reviews — and then talk about the troubling "culture of intimidation" he...

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Protesters' Goggles, Masks Made Them Targets, Police Lieutenant Testifies

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 7:39 AM

St. Louis police Lt. Timothy Sachs says he could see protesters meant trouble because they were wearing goggles, masks and backpacks. This was hours before police corralled and arrested 123 people downtown on the night of September 17, a now infamous incident known as the "kettle." Protests were in their...

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Why Don't We Build Amazon a Goddamn Stargate While We're at It

Posted By on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 6:50 AM

Governor Eric Greitens made a big futuristic splash yesterday when his office announced that a hypothetical Hyperloop would be included in the state of Missouri's bid for Amazon's second headquarters. The proposal suggests that a big tube connecting St. Louis to Kansas City will surely convince Jeff Bezos and Co....

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Police Seek Persons of Interest, Vehicles After Double Shooting in Dutchtown

Posted By on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 3:37 PM

St. Louis police are asking for help in identifying persons and vehicles of interest after a double shooting at a Dutchtown gas station parking lot last night left one man dead and another injured. Police say a 28-year-old black man was found lying in the parking lot at 3934...

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Gateway Arch Shows Off Progress on Visitor Center and Museum

Posted By on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 3:06 PM

This morning, the Gateway Arch Park Foundation and the National Park Service provided a media tour of the renovations for the Arch's visitor center and museum. Work on the project is supposed to be complete in July 2018 — five years after construction began and nearly three years after the...

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Harrowing Testimony Details St. Louis Police Use of Chemical Agents on Protesters

Posted By on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 7:22 AM

During hours of testimony on Wednesday, sixteen witnesses described brutal confrontations with city cops assigned to the protests following the Jason Stockley verdict. The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri is suing the city of St. Louis on behalf of protesters, who told harrowing stories of surprise blasts of pepper...

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

SLMPD Sued Over Fatal Shooting of 21-Year-Old Davion Henderson

Posted By on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 5:38 PM

The family of Davion Mikael Henderson has filed a lawsuit against the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and two of its officers, saying their unlawful use of force led to his death earlier this year. Henderson, 21, was killed on January 9, 2017, after a police chase that ended...

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New Video Shows Drunk Passenger Losing His Shit After 'Playing His White Card'

Posted By on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 9:26 AM

Perhaps the drunk passenger on a Frontier Airlines flight from St. Louis to Denver who raved to the black woman in the seat next to him about playing his "white card" knew what he was talking about: The man has yet to face any charges for the incident, despite...

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County Police Officials Are a No-Show for Hearing on Galleria Arrests

Posted By on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 6:13 AM

An inquiry into the mass arrests of protesters last month at the St. Louis Galleria was missing a few key speakers — police commanders. St. Louis County Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray says County Police Chief Jon Belmar and Richmond Heights Police Chief Doug Schaeffler were asked to attend Tuesday's meeting...

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