An ex-St. Louis police officer was found guilty for his part in the brutal beating of an undercover Black officer, sparked by a protest over the acquittal of police officer Jason Stockley for the 2017 shooting death of 24-year-old Black man Anthony Lamar Smith.
Former inmates of a St. Louis jail filed a federal lawsuit that alleged inhuman conditions at the facility.
Gift Kamau was last seen on the morning of March 30 leaving her home in Madison, Illinois, on her way to class at St. Louis University.
Jones, a fierce champion of the Black Lives Matter movement, received 30.4 percent of the vote in the democratic mayoral primary but ultimately lost to Alderman Lyda Krewson.
Juan Thompson, a former reporter for The Intercept was apprehended on Friday for allegedly making bomb threats against Jewish centers.
Ferguson officials have missed crucial deadlines that were set by the Department of Justice in efforts to reform policing procedures.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Illinois has lost more people than any other state during the course of the year.
A leaked photo shows a North County Cooperative officer wearing gloves, holding the arm of a corpse and giving a thumbs up.
New polls suggest a strong lead in the key states for Hillary Clinton. A new Quinnipiac University poll shows that Clinton surges ahead of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump in Colorado, Iowa, and Virginia.
St. Louis Schools plan to draw down its long-running school desegregation program. Observers say the program achieved integration, but mixed academic results.
Her reasoning for going off the grid? "She just wanted to get away from it all. She didn't want to be in school anymore" says a police source.
As drug abuse allegations continue to swirl around Prince’s death, those close to the legendary singer are speaking out. According to bodyguard Chris “Romeo” Gaither, the artist never had an issue with drugs. “I was Prince’s bodyguard up until the day he died,” said Gaither outside of an invite-only memorial service for the singer in Minnesota. […]