St Louis County Newswire (Page 10)

St Louis County Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for St Louis County, MO. (Page 10)

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  1. St. Louis's Other Policing Problem: Too Many DepartmentsRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | US News & World Report

    The city of Ferguson and the larger St. Louis police force have received yet another assessment of the systemic policing problems that surrounded the explosive response to the death of Michael Brown last summer. The report , released Monday by the policing think thank Police Executive Research Forum, highlighted a litany of issues the Department of Justice and others have criticized in law enforcement in those communities, such as lack of diversity and a reliance on fines to fill city coffers.

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  2. Suit Paints Killer Ferguson Cop as AggressorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    A man who was with Michael Brown the afternoon that a Ferguson police officer shot and killed him has filed a lawsuit that paints a different version of the altercation than the one widely reported. Dorian Johnson filed the lawsuit in St. Louis County Circuit Court against Ferguson, former Police Chief Thomas Jackson and former Police Officer Darren Wilson.

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  3. Ferguson to pay attorney $1,335 an hour to pursue reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Ferguson is paying an attorney $1,335 an hour to help the St. Louis suburb negotiate and possibly litigate reforms pressed by the Justice Department since Michael Brown's shooting death by a police officer there last summer, according to a newspaper report. The Ferguson City Council unanimously decided behind closed doors in March to hire Dan K. Webb of suburban Chicago at an hourly rate that Missouri Lawyers Weekly, a legal publication, said is nearly double Missouri's highest attorney billing rate last year, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

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  4. Ferguson lawyer fee: $1,335 an hourRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Journal Gazette

    FERGUSON, Mo. Ferguson is paying an attorney $1,335 an hour to help the St. Louis suburb negotiate and possibly litigate reforms pressed by the Justice Department since Michael Brown's shooting death by a police officer there last summer, according to a newspaper report.

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  5. Ferguson to Pay Chicago Lawyer $1,335 an Hour to Comply with DOJ MandatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Breitbart.com

    Ferguson is paying an attorney $1,335 an hour to help the St. Louis suburb negotiate and possibly litigate reforms pressed by the Justice Department since Michael Brown's shooting death by a police officer there last summer, according to a newspaper report. The Ferguson City Council unanimously decided behind closed doors in March to hire Dan K. Webb of suburban Chicago at an hourly rate that Missouri Lawyers Weekly, a legal publication, said is nearly double Missouri's highest attorney billing rate last year, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

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  6. Former Ladue Police Chief alleges he was ordered to profile black motoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | KFVS12

    More than any police department in the St. Louis area, Ladue has been repeatedly singled out for allegedly racially profiling black motorists. Reports filed with the Missouri Attorney General show that in Ladue, blacks are far more likely than whites to get stopped, searched, and arrested.

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  7. Houston auto group buys Parktown Porsche franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Business Journal

    An auto group based in Houston has purchased and will relocate the Porsche franchise owned by Kirkwood-based Porsche and Audi dealer Parktown Imports, at 10230 Manchester Road, which recently announced it will close. According to a release, Todd Blue , chairman and CEO of Houston-based indiGO Auto Group, which has dealerships in Houston, Texas and Rancho Mirage, California, among others, announced Monday afternoon his company has purchased the assets and Porsche franchise rights from Steve King , president of Parktown Porsche.

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  8. St. Louis among worst for income mobility of poor childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Business Journal

    Poor children in the city of St. Louis have a tougher time climbing the economic ladder than just about anyone else in the country. That's according to a new study by Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren that looks to provide answers on how the economic opportunities for low-income children can be improved.

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  9. Kirkwood Porsche and Audi dealership closingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Business Journal

    In a message posted on the dealership's Facebook page, company president Steve King said on Friday: "Today, after operating for 42 years, Parktown Imports is closing. Always striving to be the best dealership possible, we could not have achieved what we did without you."

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  10. Police Research Group Shocked By Predatory Ticketing Practices In St. Louis CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Switched

    The head of a respected police research organization that has studied policing in St. Louis over the past several months said his organization has "never before encountered" the types of profit-driven policing practices it found in parts of St. Louis County. "Our organization found a situation that, in many ways, is dysfunctional and unsustainable," Chuck Wexler, the executive director of the Police Executive Research Forum, said in a statement on Monday along with the release of the 79-page report .

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  11. Ferguson to pay Chicago lawyer Dan Webb $1,335 an hour to pursue reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Dan Webb discusses his role as special prosecutor and leading a team of lawyers in the months-long investigation of the controversial death of David Koschman on March 7, 2014. Dan Webb discusses his role as special prosecutor and leading a team of lawyers in the months-long investigation of the controversial death of David Koschman on March 7, 2014.

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  12. Vet clinic damaged in Ferguson unrest is for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Business Journal

    After more than 30 years in the area, the owner of the Dellwood Animal Clinic is trying to sell the property as he heads off into retirement. The clinic, at 1443 Chambers Road in Dellwood, sits near the intersection of Chambers Road and West Florissant Avenue, an area hit hard by rioting following the announcement last year that a Ferguson police officer would not be charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.

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  13. Death penalty hearing delayed for convicted killer BowmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Daily Herald

    The penalty phase of a trial for a man convicted of one killing and suspected in two others has been delayed again, raising questions about whether the seriously ill 63-year-old will ever face lethal injection. St. Louis County prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Gregory Bowman, who was convicted of abducting and strangling a 16-year-old St. Louis County girl in 1977.

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  14. Cadaver dogs brought in for missing woman searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Officers are searching an area near the Missouri River for a St. Peters woman who has been missing for two weeks. Cadaver dogs brought in for missing woman search Officers are searching an area near the Missouri River for a St. Peters woman who has been missing for two weeks.

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  15. MetroLink Passengers Stuck on Train with Belligerent DrunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | River Front Times

    Above, a man suspected of drunkenly causing an altercation on the Blue Line is finally taken away by EMS at the Shrewsbury station.

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  16. Newly Elected Mayor in St.Louis County City of Kinloch Illegally Blocked From City Hall by PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | CNN

    Betty McCray was recently elected to the office of Mayor in the St. Louis County city of Kinloch. But in spite of the fact that the St. Louis County Board of Elections have certified the election results, the local police turned out by the dozen to block her from entering City Hall and beginning her work as mayor.

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  17. Why are Ferguson's coffers not 'overflowing' with corporate tax dollars?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Business Journal

    In its latest issue, The Atlantic examines why Ferguson, which is home to Fortune 500 company Emerson and has an office park filled with corporate tenants, relies on revenue from municipal court fines and fees instead of tax dollars from business and property owners. In 2013, municipal court fines accounted for 20 percent of Ferguson's budget - or $2.6 million, The Atlantic reports.

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  18. St. Louis County man pleads to attempted arson of Ferguson marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | FOX Carolina

    A St. Louis County man admitted to attempting to start a fire inside the Ferguson Supermarket the night the grand jury announcement was made by Robert McCulloch. In surveillance video from inside the store, Whiteside is seen spraying several boxes with lighter fluid and starting a fire, according to police.

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  19. What is the perfect size for a city?Read the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | Jordoncooper.com

    ... strength heavily diluted in a merged government: Ferguson is more than two-thirds African-American, while St Louis County plus the city of St Louis together are about 70% white. Unsurprisingly, central cities tend to prefer regional revenue-sharing ...

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  20. Ferguson's Fortune 500 CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | The Atlantic

    Take a walk along West Florissant Avenue, in Ferguson, Missouri. Head south of the burned-out Quik Trip and the famous McDonalds, south of the intersection with Chambers, south almost to the city limit, to the corner of Ferguson Avenue and West Florissant.

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