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  1. Girl, 9, ninth juvenile victim of gun violence in St. Louis in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... hospital. On March 11, 6-year-old Marcus Johnson, Jr. was fatally shot while he was riding in a vehicle on West Florissant . Johnson was recovering from heart surgery. The occupants of a car fired on the family's minivan as it left the park. The ...


  2. Request for Qualifications - Municipal JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | City of Ferguson

    ... The Court is currently held in the City Hall; however, the Court will be moving to the new Courtroom at 222 South Florissant once final renovations are complete. It is anticipated that the court dockets will be rescheduled to Mondays in order to ...


  3. Four Journalists Sue St. Louis County Police Over Arrests, Injuries During FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | River Front Times

    ... after the shooting of Michael Brown. At the time, tensions were still high as protesters came out nightly to West Florissant Avenue, and police were using tear gas and rubber bullets. "I was really taken aback by the way that protesters and the ...


  4. Journalists Arrested While Covering Ferguson Protests Sue St. Louis...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fire Dog Lake

    ... were arrested on August 18-19 of last year when armored police vehicles were entering the streets around West Florissant while firing tear gas into the residential area. An armored vehicle came close to Devereaux and Hermsmeier as they were trying ...


  5. Family Doubts Police Story of KillingRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Courthouse News Service

    Police in Florissant, Mo. shot a man to death and made it look like a suicide, the man's family claims in court.


  6. Florissant woman helps others with hair loss look their bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Missourian

    Since 2006, Beard has suffered with alopecia, an autoimmune disorder in which the body attacks its own hair follicles. She's gone to dermatologists, undergone treatments and worn various wigs but was never completely happy with the results.


  7. Florissant, St. Louis County face new civil rights lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Business Journal

    An African-American man from North County who authorities said died in 2013 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound was actually killed by police, a civil rights lawsuit filed Tuesday by his daughters alleges. The federal suit, filed in U.S District Court in St. Louis against the city of Florissant, St. Louis County and six law enforcement officials, is the latest in a string of legal complaints against North County municipalities following the events of last fall that are now collectively called Ferguson.


  8. Virgil Daniel TownsendRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Virgil Daniel Townsend, 73, entered into rest at 7:38 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Alton Memorial Hospital. He is survived and will be greatly missed by his sons, Dan Townsend of Wood River, Frank Townsend of Godfrey; grandchildren, Dan, Jr., Alli and Marie all of Godfrey; brothers, Edward Townsend of West Alton, MO, Leonard Townsend of Hannibal, MO; sisters, Geraldine Foeller of Florissant, MO, Gail Vaughn of Ft.


  9. Ferguson's Forgotten MurdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... were real nice and friendly." That was before, Thompson said. Before Mike Brown. Before a few buildings on West Florissant were torched in a fit of rage the night Wilson got off. Before Thompson watched from her perch as Jerry took a "You could set ...


  10. Unrest in Ferguson Cost Missouri Residents $22 millionRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | WMAL-AM Washington

    ... St. Louis County has spent $6.4 million and the city of St. Louis has spent almost $2.8 million. Ferguson, Florissant, and Hazelwood have also incurred expenses, but not as much. Ferguson has paid $421,000, in emergency response overtime, Florissant ...


  11. Woman Sues Florissant Police in Federal Court for Excessive Force, Civil Rights ViolationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | River Front Times

    Joy Arnold and the Florissant Police Department agree on one thing: She should never have been arrested on March 29, 2014.


  12. Two children shot in St. Louis within a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... gunfire while sitting inside his family's minivan. Police said the family was leaving O'Fallon Park in near West Florissant and Vera when a black SUV pulled up to the family vehicle and opened fire. A gun battle ensued and Johnson died in the ... 2 comments

  13. Save Our Sons throws a jobs lifeline to African-American menRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Peninsula

    ... - Oklahoma-based QuikTrip is donating the land for the $500,000 Ferguson Community Empowerment Center on West Florissant Avenue that will also provide counseling on housing issues as well as community mental health services. The lobby is to feature ...


  14. More surveillance of looting in Ferguson releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    Authorities said the suspects broke into the Walgreens store located in 10000 block of West Florissant on August 19. One man shattered the glass of the front.


  15. Man shot to death outside barRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... to death early Tuesday morning. The shooting happened around 1 a.m. at Cuetopia II, in the 11800 block of West Florissant. The unidentified man was taken in a private vehicle to Barnes-Jewish Hospital where he died. MARCH 17, 2015: A man is dead ... 6 comments

  16. Brockmeyer resigns from fifth postRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Business Journal

    ... Brockmeyer previously resigned from positions as a judge in Ferguson and prosecutor in Dellwood, Vinita Park and Florissant. The moves follow a Justice Department report that singled out Brockmeyer for fixing tickets and approving fees that ...


  17. Surveillance video released of Normandy Family Dollar robbery suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    Normandy police on Tuesday released surveillance photos of two suspects wanted in connection to a robbery at a Family Dollar store. Police said the robbery happened in the 1300 block of South Florissant in Normandy on Sunday night, right before the store closed.


  18. Gun battle erupts at North County bar, one deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    ... early Tuesday morning. Authorities were called to Cuetopia Billiards and Sports Bar in the 11000 block of West Florissant around 1:00 a.m. Police say two vehicles, a white SUV and a silver Pontiac, were involved in a gun battle in the bar's parking ... 3 comments

  19. Burned QuikTrip to become education centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Dark, dreary days still chain a hollow shell of a building at the corner of West Florissant and Northwinds. Burned metal and broken gas pumps litter the parking lot where the QuikTrip, the life of the Burned QuikTrip to become education center Dark, dreary days still chain a hollow shell of a building at the corner of West Florissant and Northwinds. 10 comments

  20. Disgraced judge and prosecutor Ronald Brockmeyer has resigned in majority of his Ferguson rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Daily Kos

    ... paid separately to serve as a judge and prosecutor in four other municipalities , including lead prosecutor for Florissant, municipal prosecutor for Vinita Park, municipal prosecutor for Dellwood, and municipal judge for Breckenridge Hills In ...


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