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Ethical Society of Police Says There's a Problem With Chief Dotson

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The Ethical Society of Police (ESOP) say they have no confidence in St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson.

Sgt. Heather Taylor cites many problems with police while Dotson is in charge, including no community engagement and no crime reduction plan. 287 more words


St. Louis City Counselor Winston Calvert Resigns

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) (UPDATED 1:35 p.m.) Despite reassurances from the mayor’s office that St. Louis’ top city counselor resigned, there are rumblings that Winston Calvert’s departure after 18 months may not have been entirely voluntary. 241 more words


Fears raised over resettling Syrians refugees in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – The question of whether it is safe to allow Syrian refugees to resettle in the United States is being raised again following the Paris attacks by ISIS, in which one of the attackers is said to have gotten into France by pretending to be a Syrian refugee. 402 more words


Demonstrators Protest Absent Officials at Ferguson Meeting

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A vocal protest of about 50 demonstrators at St. Louis City Hall occurred Monday after several officials did not attend the Ferguson Reform meeting on Sunday. 242 more words


Slay Pushes Special Court for Violent Offenders

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Mayor Francis Slay says he has discussed with judges about a special court to handle criminals who use guns. He adds judges feel that they should be put in a spotlight by those with special interests. 158 more words


Judge Mulls Suit's Bid to Block St. Louis Minimum Wage Boost

ST. LOUIS (AP) – A judge on Tuesday began weighing a business-backed lawsuit that seeks to stop St. Louis from incrementally raising its minimum wage, ultimately deciding whether it’s legal for the city to have a wage higher than what the state commands. 482 more words


St. Margaret of Scotland School Dedicates New Building

St. Louis, MO (KMOX) A big ceremony in the Shaw neighborhood Sunday.

With bagpipes and a police escort, hundreds walked through the Shaw neighborhood from St Margaret of Scotland Church to the School campus  for the dedication of their new middle school, the first new free-standing elementary Catholic school construction in St Louis in more than 50 years. 244 more words