Tag: riots

STL County Councilwoman Colleen Wasinger to not seek re-election, former STL County police chief interested in seat

St. Louis County Councilwoman Colleen Wasinger announced Thursday that she won’t seek a fourth term with the St. Louis County Council and now a former St. Louis County Police Chief expressed interest in the position. Wasinger, a Republican who represents the county’s 3rd district, has held the position since 2007 and stated to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, that she wants to give another person the chance at the seat and that she wants to seek out other […]

Clayton PD prepared, should protests come to the city

A majority of the protests regarding the acquittal of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley has been peaceful but after Saturday’s destruction of property in University City the Clayton Police Department is preparing for anything. During the demonstrations in University City, some protesters broke windows of businesses like Starbucks, Three Dog Bakery, Loop Living Furniture, and Iron Age Tattoo. Additionally, on the previous night, protesters reached St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson’s house in the […]

Ferguson vs. Stockley protests: How are Greitens’ campaign promises holding up?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – When Governor Eric Greitens was still on the campaign trail in 2016, Missourians wanted to know from the gubernatorial candidates just how they would handle a situation like that of Ferguson, one that dominated the news cycle in 2014. And speaking on the issue, then-Republican candidate Greitens told voters that if he were governor, he would have established a command presence in Ferguson and achieved “peace by the second night.” The […]