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St. Louis County prosecutor clears officer who shot Michael Brown

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Six years after a police shooting of Michael Brown triggered riots in Ferguson, Mo., the St. Louis County prosecutor has announced that his office will not seek charges against officer Darren Wilson. ...

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“American Underdog” movie shares testimony of quarterback Kurt Warner

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People often consider the success of Christian quarterback Kurt Warner to be a made-in-Hollywood story. Soon, it will be. “American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story” will be directed by Jon and Andrew ...

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Missouri receives grant to help tourism industry recovery

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Help is on the way for Missouri’s tourism industry, decimated by state and local lockdown orders. Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday announced a $15 million grant to help make attractions safer. “So ...

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Missouri attorney general calls out controversial St. Louis prosecutor Kim Gardner

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St. Louis prosecutor Kim Gardner continues to be in the spotlight for making controversial decisions including releasing rioters arrested for looting and arson in recent protests. Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt responded ...

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After protester demands, St. Louis will keep its name Gov. says

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Despite rioting and protester demands it change its name, there are no plans to rename St. Louis. “You won’t be changing the name St. Louis, will you?” Trump asked Missouri Gov. Mike ...

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St. Louis confiscates rifle used by couple to defend home

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Authorities have reportedly confiscated a rifle while serving a search warrant late Friday at the home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple who made nationwide headlines late last month ...

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Gov. Mike Parson plans to call special session to target violent crime

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson plans to call a special legislative session later this year to address violent crime in the state, Missourinet reported. “I think I’ve talked to most of the mayors ...

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Missouri Supreme Court rules that state must reimburse Planned Parenthood for services

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Missouri must reimburse Planned Parenthood for medical services, the state Supreme Court ruled this week. At issue is House Bill 2011, which is the Department of Social Services appropriations bill for the ...

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BLM protestors confront Catholic priest who tries to protect Saint Louis statue

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The namesake of the city of St. Louis is now under attack. Black Lives Matter protestors recently shouted down a Catholic priest who tried to defend a statue of French King Louis ...

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St. Louis police say couple had legal right to protect themselves from protestors

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St. Louis police say that Missouri’s Castle Doctrine, which allows people to use deadly force to defend private property, is what gave a couple legal status to protect themselves. As a group ...

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Missouri leads way in reopening with explosion of tech jobs

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Missouri is gaining a national reputation as a technology center as the state economy rebounds from the government-mandated Covid lockdown. Accenture Federal Services recently selected St. Louis for its new Advanced Technology ...

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As St. Louis protesters enter private neighborhood, homeowners appear with guns

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A violent weekend in St. Louis left two people dead out of thirteen who were shot. The shootings may have led one couple to brandish guns as a large group of Black ...

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Food processing Covid outbreak forces church to reclose

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Churches continue to seek a balance between reopening and keeping staff and members safe. Community Baptist Church in Noel, Mo.., has decided to reclose after increased testing discovered a COVID-19 cluster in ...

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St. Louis park board removes 134-year-old statue of Columbus

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The movement to rewrite history by taking down symbols of the past has reached Missouri. A 134-year-old statue of Christopher Columbus has been removed from Tower Grove Park in South St. Louis. ...

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Gov. Mike Parson announces phase two of Missouri reopening plan

Gov. Mike Parson says the state of Missouri is open for business – or at least closer than it has been since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. As of Tuesday, the ...

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Suspect in murder of retired St. Louis officer previously convicted but never served time

Stephan Cannon, who was arrested this week for the alleged murder of retired St. Louis Police Captain David Dorn, was sentenced to seven years in prison in 2014 but never spent a ...

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Hundreds turn out at memorial for retired black police officer killed by looter

Hundreds of people gathered on June 9 to pay their respects to the family of David Dorn, a retired St. Louis police captain who was gunned down by a looter while trying ...

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Missouri’s Tuesday elections will be the ‘cleanest’ ever for voters

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Pandemic or not, many Missouri residents will be voting on local issues in elections on Tuesday. Gov. Mike Parson told those voters to put their personal safety first. “I hope people feel ...

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4 St. Louis police officers shot during protests Tuesday

Four St. Louis police officers were struck by gunfire in the early hours early Tuesday morning after protests descended into chaos. Protests began peacefully on Monday in St. Louis but some became, ...

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Reopening is especially challenging for Missouri’s black churches

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African Americans are the most religious ethnic group in the country, with nearly half attending religious services at least once a week. Black churches also have a disproportionately higher death rate from ...

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Suburban St. Louis church sues county over meeting restrictions

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Another Missouri church has filed a lawsuit over restrictions on religious gatherings. Church of the Word in the St. Louis suburb of Fenton sued St. Louis County on Wednesday. The church alleges ...

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Navy’s newest ship, USS Kansas City, arrives in its home port

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Kansas City will once again be the name of a US Navy vessel. The next ship to be commissioned and carry the Kansas City moniker arrived at its homeport in San Diego, ...

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Baseball’s Darryl Strawberry and his homerun for eternity

The most significant home run for Darryl Strawberry didn’t happen on a baseball field. It happened when he ran home into the arms of Jesus. The coldest place in the world on ...

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Missouri declares state emergency over coronavirus

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Missouri followed other states on Friday when Missouri Gov. Mike Parson declared a state of emergency. The action came in response to two more presumptive positive cases, bringing the total to four ...

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‘Fixer’ for Catholic Church discusses how he cleaned up Missouri abuse cases

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A former monk, who describes himself as a “fixer” for the Catholic Church, said his job was to clean up messes left by reports of sexual abuse in Missouri. “Every one of ...

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