Judge dismisses suit filed by acquitted St. Louis officer

U.S. 02/15/19, 16:42

A judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by a white former St. Louis police officer whose acquittal in the death of a black suspect set off weeks of protests.The former officer, Jason Stockley, accused investigators of intentionally disregarding and lying about evidence when he was charged with murder in ...

St. Louis indictments seen as glimpse of police mindset

U.S. 11/30/18, 12:23

St. Louis civil rights leaders say the indictment of four city police officers provides a troubling glimpse into the mindset of officers eager to rough up protesters during a tumultuous period.The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced indictments accusing officers Dustin Boone, Randy Hays and Christopher Myers of attacking ...

St. Louis officers accused of beating undercover colleague

U.S. 11/29/18, 19:04

Three St. Louis police officers were indicted Thursday for allegedly beating an undercover colleague during a 2017 protest and, along with a fourth officer, conspiring to cover up the crime.The U.S. Department of Justice announced the indictments of officers Dustin Boone, Randy Hays, Christopher Myers and Bailey Colletta. All four ...

St. Louis alderwoman sues city over tear gas at protest

U.S. 09/26/18, 16:46

A St. Louis official who joined protests after a white police officer was acquitted of murder last year in the shooting of a black man is suing police response to the demonstrations.Democratic Alderwoman Megan Ellyia Green alleges in the federal lawsuit filed Tuesday that police used tear gas on her ...

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