Latest: Protesters face off with police in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO/September 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the murder trial of a white former police officer who fatally shot a black man in St. Louis (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Dozens of protesters are facing off with police in riot gear in downtown St. Louis after blocking a bus filled with officers. … Continue reading Latest: Protesters face off with police in St. Louis

Demonstration at St. Louis Police HQ

ST. LOUIS, MO/September 17, 2017 (STL.News) For the third day, protesters gathered in front of the St. Louis Police Department Headquarters on Olive Street.  There appeared to be hundreds of protesters that included white protesters as well as black protesters.  The age varied across the board including, every age from young children who was there … Continue reading Demonstration at St. Louis Police HQ

Ruling In Officer Murder Trial Sparked Protests

ST. LOUIS, MO/September 16, 2017 (STL.News) Civil unrest has returned to the St. Louis area after a former cop was acquitted of first degree murder in the shooting death of a suspect. St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson announced on Friday morning his decision to acquit former St. Louis Police Officer Jason Stockley of first … Continue reading Ruling In Officer Murder Trial Sparked Protests

The Latest: Hundreds show for 2nd day of St. Louis protests

ST. LOUIS, MO/September 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): Noon About 300 people have gathered in a suburban St. Louis park to discuss how they will continue to protest the acquittal of … Continue reading The Latest: Hundreds show for 2nd day of St. Louis protests

Protests resume after 120 arrests in St. Louis unrest

ST. LOUIS, MO/September 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Protesters chanting “free our people” gathered outside the jail in downtown St. Louis on Monday night to show solidarity with those who remain behind bars. Police said that more than 120 people were arrested during Sunday’s protests. Demonstrators outside the jail criticized authorities for keeping some of those … Continue reading Protests resume after 120 arrests in St. Louis unrest

The Latest: Protesters flood 2nd St. Louis-area mall

ST. LOUIS, MO/September 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Protesters angry over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black man briefly … Continue reading The Latest: Protesters flood 2nd St. Louis-area mall

The Latest: Justice Department won’t investigate Stockley

ST. LOUIS, MO/September 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The U.S. Department of Justice says it will not open a new civil rights investigation into the fatal shooting of a … Continue reading The Latest: Justice Department won’t investigate Stockley

The Latest: Some public transportation halted after violence

ST. LOUIS, MO/September 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 1 a.m. Violence during a protest in a St. Louis suburb has forced the public transportation agency Metro to suspend light rail and … Continue reading The Latest: Some public transportation halted after violence