St. Louis And Museum Argue Over Who Gets To Remove Confederate Monument

Politics | Rob Shimshock
A 60 ft (18 m) tall monument to Confederate General Robert E. Lee towers over a traffic circle in New Orleans, Louisiana June 24, 2015. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Wednesday morning called for the replacement of the statue. (REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman)

‘Our objective is the same…to immediately remove this historic monument’

St. Louis Begins Removing Confederate Monument [VIDEO]

Politics | Rob Shimshock
Monument honoring Confederate soldiers in Montgomery, Alabama (Shutterstock/JNix)

‘We have the authority to regulate what is in our parks’

Report: St. Louis Stands To Lose 1,000 Jobs Over Minimum Wage Increase

Business | Ted Goodman
Saint Louis, Missouri Sneher/Shutterstock

Report comes after similar study in DC

Missouri Becomes The 28th Right-To-Work State

Politics | Ted Goodman
Saint Louis, Missouri Sneher/Shutterstock

‘Sends a really strong signal to the rest of the country’

Guess Which City Is The Murder Capital Of The USA Again

US | Kerry Picket
Missouri State Troopers in riot gear stand in formation outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri, November 24, 2014. A St. Louis County grand jury chose not to indict Ferguson policeman Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown, 18, St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch said. REUTERS/Jim Young

‘When you focus on numbers, not rates, Chicago ends up looking worse because you forget just how big a city it is’

DEA Supervisor Denies Having Sex With Paid Informant

US | JP Carroll
Miniature DEA badges are displayed for sale in the gift shop at the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Museum in Arlington, Virginia

DEA employee claimed informant supported him after his son died of leukemia

US Army Warns Troops To Avoid 37 Cities Due To Possible BLM Violence

Defense | Blake Neff
Women Attend Marine Boot Camp At Parris Island, South Carolina

Day of Rage could be a hoax, but no chances

This Union Wants Police To Carry More Powerful Guns To Stop Mass Shootings

US | Connor D. Wolf
AR-15 rifles line a shelf in the gun library at the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms National Tracing Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘We think its important for the department to consider a different carbine’

'Black Power' Administrator Costs University $4.8 Million

Education | Blake Neff
No Whites sign [Creative Commons]

Professor fired for being white

Suspect Arrested In Arson Of Six Black Churches In St. Louis

US | Chuck Ross
Crime Police Tape, Alan Cleaver, Flickr, Creative Commons,

Some had claimed fires were racially-motivated

St. Louis $11 Minimum Wage Faces Legal Hurtle

Business | Connor D. Wolf

‘They just dont have authority to set up causes of action between private individuals’

Is Exempting The Disabled From The Minimum Wage A Good Idea?

Politics | Connor D. Wolf

‘Part of that bill would have made it very difficult for them to continue operating’

Uber Strikes At St. Louis Regulators, Launching Service And Suing Taxi Commission

Tech | Guy Bentley
An Uber sign is seen in a car in New York June 30, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

‘The MTC’s pretext for these barriers to entry was ‘public safety,’ but the true purpose of the MTC’s conduct was to bar entry by Uber” and other competitors to traditional taxis’

'I Know It Was God': St. Louis Police Officer Says God Told Him To Put On Bullet Proof Vest Just In Time

US | Casey Harper
'And at that point there was a voice that told me grab my vest. I know it was God.'