Category: Louis

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson Flees Home over Repeated Protests
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St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson Flees Home over Repeated Protests

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson (D) revealed this week that she and husband have relocated over repeated protests outside of their residence. In a Wednesday statement to St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Krewson said “we have not lived at home for 2 months” due to demonstrations in July and August. “We did it to deescalate the situation, to save police…

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St. Louis Police: 4 Officers Shot During Overnight Riots
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St. Louis Police: 4 Officers Shot During Overnight Riots

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say four officers were hit by gunfire after protests in St. Louis that started peacefully Monday became violent overnight, with demonstrators smashing windows and stealing items from businesses and fires burning in the downtown area. The police department tweeted early Tuesday that the officers were taken to a hospital with…

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