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Department of Justice Investigation: Five Examples of Abuse and Harassment by Ferguson Police

Yesterday, in a roundup of takeaways from the Department of Justice’s investigation into the Ferguson Police Department... more »

Mar 5, 2015 9:27 AM News

Kris Kleindienst with Spike, Left Bank Books' famous feline

Photography by Mark Gilliland

A Time of Transition

Jarek Steele co-owns Left Bank Books, a rarified center of literature and politics created in part by his wife, Kris Kleindienst... more »

Mar 4, 2015 7:32 PM News

Illustration by Alex Williamson

Seven Shocking Findings From the Department of Justice’s Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department

Since the Michael Brown shooting last summer, the Ferguson Police Department has been under a constant microscope... more »

Mar 4, 2015 4:09 PM News

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Far From Finished, Fight Between Rev. Larry Rice’s Homeless Shelter and City Heads to Court

A couple of days before Christmas, the city’s Board of Public Service ruled the Rev. Larry Rice’s New Life Evangelistic Center a detriment to its downtown neighborhood, giving the facility until May to reform or close... more »

Mar 4, 2015 2:56 PM News

Light Turnout, Few Close Races on Primary Election Day in St. Louis

Voter turnout was alarmingly low with just 9.5 percent of registered voters participating in the primary balloting, according to the St. Louis City Board of Election Commissioners. more »

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