St. Louis

Teacher Accused of Hiring Hitman to Kill Student

Deonte Taylor, 36, allegedly removed a 7-year-old male student from class and took him to another room where he engaged the boy in oral sex in 2015. Three years later, Taylor was charged with hiring a hitman to try to silence the alleged victim and his family.

Who Is Wesley Bell?

The councilman from Ferguson, Missouri, defeated a prosecutor who was criticized for the way he handled the investigation into Michael Brown's death.

Who Is Frankie Muse Freeman?

Frankie Muse Freeman, a civil rights activist and the first woman to be appointed to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, has died.

In St. Louis, Another Ferguson Looms

A judge in St. Louis will soon announce a verdict in the trial of a white police officer who's accused of planting a gun on Anthony Lamar Smith, a black man he shot and killed.