St. Louis officer charged with killing another officer
Jan26

St. Louis officer charged with killing another officer

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A male St. Louis police officer was charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a female officer during what was described as a deadly game with a revolver. Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner announced the charge against Nathaniel Hendren, 29, in the death of 24-year-old Katlyn Alix, as they allegedly played a game in which a revolver’s cylinder was emptied, one bullet put back and the two...

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St. Louis officer killed by another officer in “accidental shooting”
Jan24

St. Louis officer killed by another officer in “accidental shooting”

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis police officer “mishandled” a gun and accidentally shot and killed a colleague early Thursday, authorities said. The shooting happened around 1 a.m. at an officer’s home, police Chief John Hayden told reporters during a news conference shortly after the shooting. Two on-duty male officers were at one of their apartments when Katlyn Alix, who was off duty, stopped by, according to police....

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MLK III joins SLU celebration of MLK
Jan22

MLK III joins SLU celebration of MLK

MIDTOWN – For the citizens, civic leaders and activists in attendance, the 2019 MLK Memorial Tribute was more than an observance of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., it was a celebration of his achievement and a cue for individuals to continue his unfinished work.   Held on Thursday at the Wool Ballroom in St. Louis University’s Busch Student Center and presented by St. Louis University and the Urban League of Metropolitan St....

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Partnership aims to reduce violent crime in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri attorney general’s office is partnering with the U.S. attorney’s office in St. Louis to address high rates of violent crime in St. Louis. Attorney General Eric Schmitt and U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Jensen announced details of the “Safer Streets” initiative at a news conference Tuesday. “As the state’s chief law enforcement officer, I cannot stand idly by as our communities...

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Clay makes appeal on behalf of workers impacted by shutdown
Jan22

Clay makes appeal on behalf of workers impacted by shutdown

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Congressman Lacy Clay is urging utility and service providers in the region to take measures to ease the burden of federal employees impacted by the partial government shutdown. Clay wrote to corporate officials at Spectrum Communications, the utility company Ameren and Spire Energy noting that more than 12,000 federal employees in Missouri are without income “through no fault of their own.” Clay is...

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