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    Live blog: Protesters still have their say despite snow and cold

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- On a snowy day in St. Louis, protesters speaking out against police brutality and against the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case still had their say. A group blocked traffic at Market and Tucker  in downtown St. Louis for a short time Wednesday then marched to city hall. That is where there was some trouble. Three people were arrested as protesters attempted to enter City Hall.  Police said the building was closed. Protesters continued […]

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    Marchers protest police brutality against LGBT community

    SOUTH ST. LOUIS (KTVI)- Following the example of others in the wake of the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown/Darren Wilson case, members of St. Louis’ Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community took to the streets of the Grove neighborhood Wednesday night. They were there to protest police brutality against the LGBT community. Protesters in St. Louis' Grove district holding signs that say "black lives matter" — Lisa Brown (@LisaBrownSTL) November 27, 2014 In posts to social media, […]

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    AR-15 rifle stolen from County police car torched in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)- The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting that St. Louis County police are searching for an AR-15 rifle taken from one of their two police cars set on fire during Monday night’s violence in Ferguson. Sgt. Brian Schellman told the paper that someone in the group of rioters who torched the County police car along S. Florissant Road took out the high-powered police rifle and the rack where it was being stored. The rifle is still missing. Ten police […]

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    STL Board of Alderman president’s car stolen, used in smash and grab

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-The president of the St. Louis Board of Alderman, Lewis Reed, says his car was stolen then used in a smash and grab in south St. Louis Tuesday night Reed posted the news on Twitter. Talking to neighbors who say men used my vehicle to plow through the side of this convenience store in S. City. — Lewis E. Reed (@PresReed) November 26, 2014 St. Louis Metropolitan Police confirmed, three men are suspects in a smash […]

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    VIDEO: Live-streaming protester broadcasts while phone is stolen

    WARNING:  THIS VIDEO CONTAINS LANGUAGE THAT SOME VIEWERS MAY FIND OBJECTIONABLE FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – A protester live-streaming protests on Monday got his phone stolen.  The thief can be seen running with the phone while it broadcasts video to the world. The person who posted the clip to YouTube claims Bassem Masri is the victim.  The vocal protester has built a following during the protests surrounding the death of Micheal Brown.  He has also had many run ins with the […]

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    Veteran goaltender Martin Brodeur to practice with the Blues

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-Veteran goaltender Martin Brodeur will practice with the St. Louis Blues on Friday. The team is in need of another goaltender after Brian Elliott suffered a lower body injury in Tuesday’s shootout loss to Ottawa. The Blues are not commenting on the arrangement. Brodeur, 42, is a free-agent. He spent the past 21 seasons with the New Jersey Devils, but the two cut ties after last season. The Blues recalled goalie prospect Jordan Binnington under emergency conditions […]

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    Ferguson’s former Mayor says Missouri’s Governor should resign over Monday night’s protests

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Where and when the National Guard was deployed in Ferguson remains a topic of controversy. As police and fire crews became overwhelmed Monday night, Ferguson’s Mayor James Knowles took the governor to task for not bringing guard troops into help. “They were available, but just were not deployed last night when we asked for them to be deployed. There were many elected officials that helped us reach out to the Governor. Eventually those troops were deployed, […]


    Area churches used as “Safe Spaces” for Ferguson protesters

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Church leaders say a lot of people are coming to use their places to rest and get peace. There are at least ten places around the St. Louis area that are designated safe havens. The greater St. Marks Church in Ferguson held a meeting for protestors Tuesday night. In south St. Louis, more than 100 protestors rested Monday night at the Compton Heights Christian Church.

  • St. Louis Police Wives Association supporting officers in need

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) –  Now that a decision has been reached, the St. Louis Police Wives Association is kicking into high gear to support officers in need. Hope Jones tells us more about how the organization is helping local police. The mission of the St. Louis Police Wives Association is to support officers and their families in a time of need and crisis.

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    Man shot twice in chest during early morning altercation in North County

    HILLSDALE, MO (KTVI) – Police are investigating an early morning shooting in North County. An argument between drivers led to an altercation at a gas station on Lucas and Hunt and North Market in Hillsdale just after 1:30am Wednesday. One man was shot twice in the chest.  Police say the victim tried to chase his attacker, then ran back to the gas station and collapsed. He was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

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    “I don’t believe a word of it.” – Brown’s mother is skeptical of Officer Wilson’s testimony

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Michael Brown’s mother says it has been a “sleepless, very hard, heartbreaking and unbelievable” time for her since the announcement that a grand jury didn’t indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson for killing her son. When asked about Officer Darreb Wilson’s testimony to the grand jury McSpadden said, “I don’t believe a word of it.” In an interview on CBS This Morning.  She continues, “I know my son far too well.  He would never do anything […]

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    Protesters again take to streets of Ferguson, south St. Louis

    FERGUSON, MO (KTVI)-Protesters once again gathered after dark Tuesday following a St. Louis County grand jury’s decision Monday not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. Streets were crowded with demonstrators in Ferguson and several other spots in the St. Louis region, including the Central West End and the Tower Grove neighborhoods. A few demonstrators vandalized a police car and several businesses along S. Florrisant Rd. in Ferguson. There were at least 12 […]