The suspected gunman in a surprise attack that wounded a city police sergeant this week was in custody Thursday, along with three men believed to have been with him. More Here.
A St. Louis police officer was shot early Tuesday morning in the Central West End. The shooting occured shortly before 5 a.m. on Maryland Avenue, between Kingshighway and N. Euclid. Authorities believe he was ambushed. More Here.
One of the steepest drops in S.I.A. occurred after the August 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown in a St. Louis suburb. Another steep drop in S.I.A. occurred after the Grand Jury decision on Nov. 24. Dotson said criminals felt empowered, while officers felt hampered by what he calls the "Ferguson Effect." More Here.
Gunshot residue tests and ballistics evidence indicate that 18-year-old Vonderitt D. Myers Jr. fired a gun at a St. Louis Metro police officer before being fatally shot, police and union officials said Tuesday. More Hree,
More than 60 people were arrested yesterday across the St. Louis area in protests over police conduct and racial relations that attracted activists across America. More Here.
An off-duty St. Louis police officer shot and killed a young African-American man Wednesday night in south St. Louis, triggering hours of protests. Police say the man fired on the off-duty officer. The officer was not hit. More Here.