Missouri

(St. Louis, MO) -- Washington University is committing an extra 25-million dollars to lifting itself from the bottom of the list when it comes to financial aid for poor students. The school ranks last among the nation's wealthiest schools when it comes to enrolling students who...
(Festus, MO) -- A woman is dead and three others who were in a stolen car with her last night are in the hospital. Hanna Shuppert was a passenger in the car that plowed into a parked car and a tree a little before eleven o'clock on Ridge Avenue in Festus. The driver and two...
(Ferguson, MO) -- The Congressional Black Caucus is promising to demand criminal justice reform in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. Eight lawmakers joined Congressman Lacy Clay at Wellspring United Methodist Church on Sunday. Representative Sheila Jackson from Texas says it is...
(St. Louis, MO) -- A local non-profit has huge plans for a section in North St. Louis that honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Beloved Streets of America is proposing to build a legacy park at the intersection of King Drive and Hamilton. The park will include a statue of Dr. King...
(St. Louis, MO) -- More police are in the downtown St. Louis area. Over the weekend, the department assigned ten extra marked cars, most of the Traffic Division and 50 undercover cops to the area. The move comes after seven people were killed in St. Louis over a 24 hour period...
(O'Fallon, MO) -- O'Fallon police are investigating the cause of a crash that killed a local man and injured several others. The accident happened Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Feise Road and Amarillo Drive. Some of the injured were transported to a hospital for...
(St. Louis, MO) -- A man is in stable condition after he was shot Saturday night while waiting for the St. Louis MetroLink. The 25-year-old victim was in the 200 block of Debaliviere when he heard several gunshots and felt a pain in his leg. He then got onto the train and...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- The Los Angeles man whose death at the hands of LAPD officers has sparked a firestorm in the community had a history with at least one of the officers. The "Los Angeles Times" has obtained a police report that says Officer Sharlton Wampler arrested Ezell...
(St. Louis, MO) -- St. Louis officials are looking for answers to solving seven murders in the city over a 24-hour period between Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Mayor Francis Slay, who spoke at a Thursday police news conference, says crime is the main issue in St. Louis...