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St. Louis protests turn violent in Ferguson, six arrests made

The Michael Brown Chosen for Change Foundation posted this photo of Michael Brown Sr. and his youngest daughter Mikelle taken before the press conference on Facebook.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

June 1, 2020

Police made six arrests overnight in Ferguson as protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis again turned violent as the sun set, echoing a pattern seen across the country. Although protesters Saturday night broke several of the windows at the Ferguson Police Department, police made no...

Women in History: Midwest BankCentre’s Veta Jeffery develops community

Veta Jeffery

By Bill Milligan, For the Call

March 27, 2020

Lemay Bank began its existence early last century by aiding the South County community. Today the bank, now known as Midwest BankCentre, has taken that challenge countywide. Midwest BankCentre Senior Vice President for Community Development Veta Jeffery is in charge of that effort. She has led similar...

Wesley Bell still hasn’t responded to requests to reopen Ferguson investigation

The Michael Brown Chosen for Change Foundation posted this photo of Michael Brown Sr. and his youngest daughter Mikelle taken before the press conference on Facebook.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 16, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A month after Michael Brown Sr.’s call for St. Louis County prosecutors to reopen the investigation into his son’s death in Ferguson five years ago, county Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell has not yet given an indication whether he’ll reop...

McCulloch defeated by reform challenger Wesley Bell

St. Louis County prosecuting attorney candidates Robert McCulloch and Wesley Bell discuss their campaign platforms during a candidate forum sponsored by the Metropolitan Bar Association of St. Louis July 26 at the Ritz-Carlton in Clayton. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

August 14, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch, who for nearly three decades was the most popular elected official in county government, was defeated in the Democratic primary for an eighth term by a Ferguson city councilman last we...

Race for St. Louis County prosecutor offers voters experience versus new ideas

St. Louis County prosecuting attorney candidates Robert McCulloch and Wesley Bell discuss their campaign platforms during a candidate forum sponsored by the Metropolitan Bar Association of St. Louis July 26 at the Ritz-Carlton in Clayton. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

July 31, 2018

St. Louis County prosecuting attorney candidates Robert McCulloch and Wesley Bell had the opportunity to discuss their campaign platforms during the candidate forum sponsored by the Metropolitan Bar Association of St. Louis July 26 at the Ritz-Carlton. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor...

Observers nationwide reflect on changes one year after Michael Brown’s death

Steve Stenger

By Gloria Lloyd

August 5, 2015

On the eve of the anniversary of the death of Michael Brown and the weeks of unrest that followed in Ferguson and St. Louis County, observers nationwide are reflecting on how the events of the past year have changed not just the county but the country as a whole. On the morning of Saturday, Aug. 9,...

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