St. Louis

John Shaw, the city manager of Ferguson, has reportedly left his position with the city, as was reported by officials this evening. According to Washington Post, Shaw has named the departure from his position as a resignation, and comes after the 100-page report was released by the Department of Justice that detailed systematic racial bias […]

Just when April Simpson thought she was done with her viral fame, her colleagues put her face to face with her faux doppelgänger –The Hamburglar. If you’ve been living off the grid, then you might have missed the viral video of the St. Louis reporter giving fellow anchor Tim Ezell an epic side-eye for comparing her black […]

In what marks the seventh fatal shooting involving St. Louis-area cops since Michael Brown’s death last August, a Wellston police officer mortally injured a man during a traffic stop Saturday. Thirty-four-year-old Thomas Allen Jr. died of his injuries at a hospital Sunday morning, police say. According to a news release, Allen was originally a backseat passenger in the car when […]

The Department of Justice is currently preparing to sue the city of Ferguson over discriminatory policing, if they do not agree to fix alleged police tactics involving racial discrimination. According to CNN, Attorney General Eric Holder is set to announce the results of the DOJ’s investigation of the shooting of Michael Brown, who was unarmed […]

St. Louis police are under fire for allegedly turning off a dashcam while beating a man they were arresting. Now that man, Cortez Bufford, has filed a lawsuit alleging excessive force in the April 10, 2014 incident that ended with him beaten, stunned with a Taser, and charged with resisting arrest and possession of a weapon. In the newly surfaced […]

A handful of residents from the Missouri suburbs of Ferguson and Jennings have filed a lawsuit seeking class action status that alleges the cities are operating modern-day debtors’ prisons by putting “impoverished people” behind bars. The lawsuits, filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, were filed on behalf of 15 plaintiffs […]

A St. Louis council meeting took a turn for the worse when a brawl broke out after a police union official allegedly shoved a woman. The incident took place last night during a public hearing to create a police review board overseeing the force’s conduct. With about 50 people signed up to speak about the police and […]

  Police in St. Louis fatally wounded a 19-year-old when he stepped out of a vehicle, approaching the two officers while holding an Intratec 9mm pistol. The teenager, who has not been identified, was a passenger in a stolen car, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson said. According to the St. Louis Dispatch: Dotson said the red Chevrolet […]

It looks like Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo. police officer who fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown last year, will not be indicted on federal civil rights charges for the shooting. The New York Times reports that the Justice Department is taking steps to close the investigation and clear Wilson of any wrongdoing. Federal prosecutors have […]

Activist groups nationwide took to the streets on the first Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday since the police killings that left multiple unarmed black men dead last year to walk in the civil rights icon’s footsteps and invoke the same call for justice Dr. King did during the 1960s. It’s a disheartening parallel — […]

A 9-month-old boy is dead in Missouri after his brother, 5, accidentally shot him with a .22 caliber magnum revolver while he lay in his crib. The 5-year-old found the firearm on a shelf built into the headboard in the master bedroom, according to Nodaway County Sheriff Darren White. The mother of the two boys and two […]

After Officer Darren Wilson was not indicted for shooting down unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, St. Louis back in August, the country was outraged, especially the hip-hop community. Many artists spoke out on the continued injustices occurring in the country, with Mike Brown’s death being at the center of majority of the protests, and Fabolous […]