st. louis

Meteor streaks through Midwest sky

A blazing meteor lit up the night sky in St. Louis, Missouri, and was caught on video by excited residents, security cameras and doorbell cams.

4 hurt in a St. Louis shooting

Four people were shot and injured while attending "a large planned event with several hundred people in an open field," in St. Louis late Saturday night, police said.

St. Louis honors young homicide victims

Rasheed Thompson rewarded his 8-year-old daughter's good behavior by letting her to go to a Friday night high school football game in St. Louis. She was killed when shooting broke out.

St. Louis: 9 kids shot dead since April

The fatal shootings of two children, 8 and 15, over the weekend in St. Louis were the latest casualties in what has been a deadly summer for young people, police said.

Missouri judge's order allows abortions through Friday

A Missouri judge issued an order Monday to keep a preliminary injunction in place allowing Planned Parenthood to continue performing abortions at its St. Louis clinic until 5 p.m. Friday, according to a statement from Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region. Patients with appointments scheduled for this week will receive care, the clinic said Monday.

72 Philadelphia officers off street duty over racist, hateful posts

The police departments of Philadelphia and St. Louis are taking action following allegations that officers posted hateful or racist content on social media. In Philadelphia, 72 officers were taken off the streets and placed on administrative duty, and in St. Louis, 22 officers have been barred from bringing their cases to the Circuit Attorney's Office.