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Governor: Missouri in 'crisis' with violence in large cities

Sep. 11, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri is in a "crisis" with violent crime in its largest cities, Gov. Mike Parson said Tuesday. Parson met with St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and about a dozen other area leaders to address violence in the city. The officials didn't release a new...

Missouri lawmaker resigns for St. Louis County policy job

Jul. 30, 2019 12:10 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Democratic Missouri lawmaker is resigning to work for St. Louis County's new top executive official. Former Rep. Cora Faith Walker stepped down from her state House seat on Monday. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Ferguson resident is taking a job for new St. Louis...