Missouri

(Ferguson, MO) -- The school board elections for the Ferguson-Florissant District are the subject of a lawsuit by the ACLU. The organization claims the system used to elect board members discriminates against black voters. The suit points to staggered three-year terms that limit...
(Arnold, MO) -- Anheuser-Busch is pouring 150-million dollars into its facility in Arnold where aluminum bottles are made. The expansion will double the plant's capacity and create about 70 new jobs. Metal Container Corporation is a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch and also produces...
(St. Louis, MO) -- UM-St. Louis is warning students about a reported rape of a student. The woman told police she'd been forced into the backseat of a dark colored car parked on West Drive yesterday morning and forced to have sex. The suspect was reportedly wearing a black ski...
(St. Louis, MO) -- The state is suing 13 municipal courts around St. Louis County, accusing them of exploiting people through traffic tickets. Attorney General Chris Koster says the courts are breaking a law that prevents towns from generating more than 30-percent of revenue...
(Ferguson, MO) -- A major retailer is closing one of its stores in Ferguson. Big Lots is the second national chain store to shutdown since the death of Michael Brown. He was shot and killed by a Ferguson police offer in August which sparked protest, along with vandalism and...
(Jefferson City, MO) -- Missouri has a new Education chief. The state's deputy education commissioner Margaret Vandeven will succeed retiring Chris Nicastro on January 1st. Vandeven has been with the department for nine years and was one of five finalists for the job. The O'...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Several St. Louis demonstrators are upset with how police are treating fellow protestors. As a result, there was a huge march Wednesday from outside the police headquarters to City Hall. The "Post Dispatch" reports crowds blocked the intersection of Tucker...
(St. Louis, MO) -- St. Louis officials plan to reschedule a committee meeting that aldermen are expected to consider a budget proposal that could bring more police on the streets. The city's Board of Estimate and Apportionment committee session on Wednesday was postponed because...
(Clayton, MO) -- A member of the news media is suing St. Louis County police over treatment during last month's unrest in Ferguson. The ACLU filed a wrongful arrest suit Tuesday on behalf of Gerald Yingst. He claims he was on a public sidewalk, shooting video of a protest when...