Governor Parson Unveils Action Plan To Combat Violent Crime In St. Louis-Area

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  The state is sending help to combat violent crime in the St. Louis-area. During a Thursday afternoon press conference, Governor Mike Parson outlined the state’s plan of action. It involves deploying state troopers and other personnel to assist in law enforcement efforts. “As Governor and a former law enforcement officer for 22…

‘Deeply Sorry’ Trudeau Begs Forgiveness for Brownface Photo

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian leader Justin Trudeau’s campaign moved to contain a growing scandal Thursday, following the publication of a yearbook photo showing him in brownface makeup at a 2001 costume party. The prime minister apologized and begged Canadians to forgive him. Time magazine published the photo on Wednesday, saying it was taken from the…

St. Louis officer sues over beating by colleagues

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis police officer is suing the city and the police department, claiming he was violently beaten by colleagues while working undercover during a protest. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Tuesday that Luther Hall’s lawsuit mirrors allegations made by federal prosecutors in the November indictment of four police officers. One officer pleaded guilty earlier this…