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Police arresting someone during demonstrations in downtown St. Louis Sunday night. Credit: KMOV Police arresting someone during demonstrations in downtown St. Louis Sunday night. Credit: KMOV

Police give testimony about officer conduct at downtown protests

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Police officers took the stand Thursday about police conduct at protests in the aftermath of the Jason Stockley trial

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Tensions flare at STL Co. committee hearing on police conduct at Galleria protest Video included

The St. Louis County Justice and Health Committee called the meeting to hear public concern about protests and demonstrations at the Galleria on September 23.. Credit: KMOV The St. Louis County Justice and Health Committee called the meeting to hear public concern about protests and demonstrations at the Galleria on September 23.. Credit: KMOV
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It's been nearly a month since protesters were arrested in a chaotic scene at the Galleria.  Tuesday, St. Louis County's Justice and Health Committee tried to discuss whether police acted properly, but things did not go as planned.

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Resolution thanking St. Louis police officers voted down in aldermanic committee Video included

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A resolution thanking St. Louis Police officers has been voted down.

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Krewson, Franks sit on panel on policing and racial equality

Mayor Lyda Krewson (L) and State Rep. Bruce Franks (R) at a panel discussion on policing and racial equality. Credit: KMOV Mayor Lyda Krewson (L) and State Rep. Bruce Franks (R) at a panel discussion on policing and racial equality. Credit: KMOV
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For the first time in weeks, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson took part in a public meeting

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Aldermanic committee passes resolution asking St. Louis chief to answer allegations of police misconduct Video included

All but one aldermen on this committee voted for a resolution calling for Police Chief Lawrence O'Toole to testify about accusations of police misconduct at protests. Credit: KMOV All but one aldermen on this committee voted for a resolution calling for Police Chief Lawrence O'Toole to testify about accusations of police misconduct at protests. Credit: KMOV
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"It's a multicultural group of people from all segments of the city," said 1st ward Alderwoman Sharon Tyus. 

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Teen who says he was only shopping could be charged in connection with Galleria protest

Jake Tallmage being arrested at the Galleria. Credit: KMOV Jake Tallmage being arrested at the Galleria. Credit: KMOV
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News 4 has learned charges could be brought against someone in connection with protests at the Galleria even though his family claims he just was there to shop. 

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Local leaders ask feds to investigate police conduct at Stockley protests Video included

Police in riot gear in downtown St. Louis Sunday night.  Credit: KMOV Police in riot gear in downtown St. Louis Sunday night. Credit: KMOV

The request by St. Louis leaders to have the U.S. attorney's office investigate police conduct at protests has been referred to the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington.

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City may look to state or feds to help with police overtime costs Video included

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The City of St. Louis may be looking to the state or federal government to help with costs involved with handling the protests over the Jason Stockley verdict. It is adding up to millions of dollars. 

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Protesters assemble at South City shopping center, block intersections Video included

Protesters blocking the intersection of the Hampton and Bancroft. Credit: KMOV Protesters blocking the intersection of the Hampton and Bancroft. Credit: KMOV
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Protesters gathered at a South City shopping center before blocking several intersections Thursday.

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Officers seek the help of chaplains during days of protests Video included

Law enforcement officers are seen blocking off a highway onramp as protestors march through the city streets following a not guilty verdict on September 15, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri (Getty Images) Law enforcement officers are seen blocking off a highway onramp as protestors march through the city streets following a not guilty verdict on September 15, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri (Getty Images)
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The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department's Head Chaplain is reaching out to officers and discussing the effects the protests are having on others in the community. 

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Aldermen: Police overtime costs due to protests could mean budget cuts Video included

Law enforcement officers are seen blocking off a highway onramp as protestors march through the city streets following a not guilty verdict on September 15, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri (Getty Images) Law enforcement officers are seen blocking off a highway onramp as protestors march through the city streets following a not guilty verdict on September 15, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri (Getty Images)
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Some St. Louis aldermen are warning that rising police overtime costs due to protests may lead to budget cuts.

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143 arrested after demonstrators close I-64, march downtown Video included

Protesters blocking EB I-64 near Jefferson on Tuesday. Credit: KMOV Protesters blocking EB I-64 near Jefferson on Tuesday. Credit: KMOV
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Mass arrests occurred Tuesday night after demonstrations on Interstate 64 and on streets in downtown St. Louis.

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St. Louis measure would limit police actions at protests Video included

Protesters and officers face-to-face in St. Charles on Friday night. Credit: KMOV Protesters and officers face-to-face in St. Charles on Friday night. Credit: KMOV

St. Louis aldermen will consider a bill that would limit the way police respond to protests.

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Activists demand resignation of Mayor Krewson, firing of O’Toole Video included

Activists held a town hall meeting in a downtown church  Thursday night. Credit: KMOV Activists held a town hall meeting in a downtown church Thursday night. Credit: KMOV
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Mayor Lyda Krewson canceled town halls due to protests after the Jason Stockley verdict came out.

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4 charged in connection with protests in St. Charles Video included

These four were charged in connection with protests that occurred in St. Charles on September 29. Credit: St. Charles Police These four were charged in connection with protests that occurred in St. Charles on September 29. Credit: St. Charles Police
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Four people have been charged in connection to protests that were held in St. Charles

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St. Louis City, County police chiefs speak about officer conduct at protests

Acting St. Louis Police Chief Lawrence O'Toole (L) and St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar (R). Credit: KMOV Acting St. Louis Police Chief Lawrence O'Toole (L) and St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar (R). Credit: KMOV
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St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar and acting St. Louis Police Chief Lawrence O’Toole spoke to News 4 about the recent protests in reaction to the Jason Stockley verdict. The two addressed criticism of the way officers are dealing with the protests. 

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In jail phone call, grandmother arrested at Galleria says protests are 'effecting change'

Karla Frye. Credit: St. Louis County PD Karla Frye. Credit: St. Louis County PD
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For the first time, we are hearing from a grandmother who was protesting at the Galleria and was arrested after police gave the order to disperse. 

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St. Louis business owners split on police, protests Video included

Protesters silently marched down Market Street  Monday (Credit: KMOV) Protesters silently marched down Market Street Monday (Credit: KMOV)
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There is a group of St. Louis business owners that say they are standing in solidarity with those protesting the Stockley verdict, and they have signed a petition to prove it

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Krewson, O'Toole call for independent investigation into police response to protests Video included

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St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and Interim Police Chief Lawrence O'Toole have called for an independent investigation into how the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department responded to protests in the days following the Jason Stockley verdict.  

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Protesters call for independent probe into police tactics Video included

Protesters near the intersection of Broadway and Walnut on Tuesday night. Credit: KMOV Protesters near the intersection of Broadway and Walnut on Tuesday night. Credit: KMOV
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For the twelfth straight day, protests were held in response to the verdict in the Jason Stockley trial.

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Board of Aldermen question police on how they have handled protests Video included

Police making an arrest during protests Sunday night in downtown St. Louis. Credit: KMOV Police making an arrest during protests Sunday night in downtown St. Louis. Credit: KMOV
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As the St. Louis area continues to see almost daily protests following the Jason Stockley verdict, city leaders are hearing from police about how the department is handling the protests.  

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'This is way wrong'; Columbia mom questions son's Galleria protest arrest

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One week after the Jason Stockley verdict, more demonstrations are happening across the St. Louis area.  

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Washington University student arrested during protest speaks about viral arrest video

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The video of a Washington University student’s arrest has spread far and wide following destructive and violent protests in the Delmar Loop, but that student is speaking out about what really happened. 

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Protesters gather in Belleville in response to Jason Stockley verdict

Protests over the not guilty verdict in the Jason Stockley case extended to the Metro East. (KMOV) Protests over the not guilty verdict in the Jason Stockley case extended to the Metro East. (KMOV)
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Protests over the not guilty verdict in the Jason Stockley case extended to the Metro East. 

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7 charged following St. Louis Galleria protest

Seven people were charged following the protest at the St. Louis Galleria on Saturday: Karla Frye-Weaver, Jeffrey Stack, Colin Ferguson, Rodney Brown, Demetria Ballard, Zachary Welsh and Aidan O’Brien. (St. Louis County PD) Seven people were charged following the protest at the St. Louis Galleria on Saturday: Karla Frye-Weaver, Jeffrey Stack, Colin Ferguson, Rodney Brown, Demetria Ballard, Zachary Welsh and Aidan O’Brien. (St. Louis County PD)
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On Saturday, protesters gathered at the St. Louis Galleria and marched throughout the mall in response to the Jason Stockley verdict. 

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Local activist says recent unrest 'breaks my heart'

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A local activist said she wants conversations on change to take a turn.

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Police logging OT during protests

Police in riot gear in downtown St. Louis Sunday night.  Credit: KMOV Police in riot gear in downtown St. Louis Sunday night. Credit: KMOV
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Police have been working long hours during protests

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Businesses, people get back to normal following violent protests Video included

The branch of the St. Louis Public Library in the Central West End was damaged during unrest after the Jason Stockley verdict. (credit: KMOV) The branch of the St. Louis Public Library in the Central West End was damaged during unrest after the Jason Stockley verdict. (credit: KMOV)
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It is now a week to the day that violent protests erupted in the Central West End. 

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Local high school students take field trip to City Hall to protest Stockley verdict Video included

High school students protesting the Jason Stockley verdict outside City Hall on Friday. Credit: KMOV High school students protesting the Jason Stockley verdict outside City Hall on Friday. Credit: KMOV
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Young demonstrators filled the sidewalk in front of City Hall on Friday, around the same time city leaders were inside presenting a resolution in Anthony Lamar Smith's name to his mother.  

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How protests have impacted businesses in the St. Louis area Video included

Some business owners in St. Louis said they have lost thousands of dollars with customers staying away. (KMOV) Some business owners in St. Louis said they have lost thousands of dollars with customers staying away. (KMOV)
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It’s been once week since the judge’s verdict in the Jason Stockley case. 

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ACLU sues St. Louis for 'unconstitutional actions' during Stockley protests Video included

Police in riot gear in downtown St. Louis Sunday night.  Credit: KMOV Police in riot gear in downtown St. Louis Sunday night. Credit: KMOV
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The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri has officially filed a lawsuit against the city of St. Louis for "unlawful and unconstitutional actions" against people in the days following the Jason Stockley verdict. 

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Protesters block traffic, march in streets of downtown St. Louis outside of Billy Joel concert Video included

Hundreds protest the Jason Stockley verdict outside of Busch Stadium before the Billy Joel concert. Credit: KMOV Hundreds protest the Jason Stockley verdict outside of Busch Stadium before the Billy Joel concert. Credit: KMOV
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Hundreds of protesters gathered at Kiener Plaza before the Billy Joel concert Thursday to protest the verdict in the Jason Stockley trial.

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Billy Joel concert attendees notice increased security presence due to protests Video included

Those who attended the Billy Joel concert at Busch Stadium noticed an increased security presence. Credit: KMOV Those who attended the Billy Joel concert at Busch Stadium noticed an increased security presence. Credit: KMOV
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Those attending the Billy Joel concert saw an increased security presence due to protests.

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Protesters briefly block Clayton/Skinker intersection, walk into Cheshire Inn

Protesters briefly block the intersection of Clayton and Skinker Thursday afternoon. Credit: KMOV Protesters briefly block the intersection of Clayton and Skinker Thursday afternoon. Credit: KMOV
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A small group of protesters gathered in Forest Park before they walked over to the Cheshire Inn Thursday, police said. 

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Harris-Stowe State University holds panel discussion on status of African-Americans in St. Louis

Harris-Stowe State University held a panel discussion on the African American  community in St. Louis. Credit: KMOV Harris-Stowe State University held a panel discussion on the African American community in St. Louis. Credit: KMOV
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Students at Harris-Stowe State University packed a classroom Wednesday for a panel discussion on the status of African-Americans in the St. Louis area. 

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What is the endgame for protesters? Video included

Protestors march through the city streets following a not guilty verdict on September 15, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. Protests erupted today following the acquittal of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley Protestors march through the city streets following a not guilty verdict on September 15, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. Protests erupted today following the acquittal of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley
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So far, St. Louis Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed said he is aware of demands made by the protesters. But there has not been a formal presentation of demands laid out by the protest leaders themselves. Lewis did say, however,conversations did occur.

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Demonstrators gather in Shaw Park, protest outside Galleria Video included

Protesters outside the Galleria on Wednesday. Credit: KMOV Protesters outside the Galleria on Wednesday. Credit: KMOV
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Demonstrators protesting the Jason Stockley verdict gathered in Shaw Park in Clayton before walking over to the Galleria Wednesday evening. 

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St. Louis police union headquarters vandalized Video included

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Officials with the St. Louis Police Officers' Association say vandals broke windows and spray-painted graffiti at the union's headquarters.

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Upcoming downtown events still going on as planned Video included

A Billy Joel concert planned for Thursday at Busch Stadium is currently set to go on as scheduled. Credit: KMOV A Billy Joel concert planned for Thursday at Busch Stadium is currently set to go on as scheduled. Credit: KMOV
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After a weekend of cancellations over downtown protests, organizers of upcoming events seem determined to go on as scheduled.          

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More St. Louis protests planned over acquittal of ex-officer

Protestors march through the city streets following a not guilty verdict on September 15, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. Protests erupted today following the acquittal of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley Protestors march through the city streets following a not guilty verdict on September 15, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. Protests erupted today following the acquittal of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley
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Another demonstration is expected in suburban St. Louis to protest a judge's acquittal of a white former police officer who fatally shot a black suspect. 

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Answering viewers' questions about Anthony Smith's criminal history

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News 4 continues to stay on top of protests following the Jason Stockley verdict. Protesters say it's about much more than the shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith, saying this is just the latest case of a police officer getting away with murder

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Hundreds gather for 'Prayer for Peace' in downtown St. Louis Video included

Protest organizers say they are taking time to rest Tuesday but about 200 people gathered today for a rally for peace and justice. (Credit: KMOV) Protest organizers say they are taking time to rest Tuesday but about 200 people gathered today for a rally for peace and justice. (Credit: KMOV)
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Protest organizers say they are taking time to rest Tuesday, but about 200 people gathered today for a rally for peace and justice. 

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Police: New video shows suspect who vandalized CWE Culpepper's Video included

Police say this surveillance video shows the suspect who threw a chair through a window at Culpepper's in the Central West End. Credit: KMOV Police say this surveillance video shows the suspect who threw a chair through a window at Culpepper's in the Central West End. Credit: KMOV
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Police released surveillance video Tuesday that they say shows another view of a window being broken at Culpepper’s in the Central West End

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123 arrested but none charged with Sunday night property damage

Police making an arrest during protests Sunday night in downtown St. Louis. Credit: KMOV Police making an arrest during protests Sunday night in downtown St. Louis. Credit: KMOV
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Two days after businesses were damaged during vandalism in downtown St. Louis, no one has been charged in connection with the vandalism

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What protest organizers are asking for Video included

Protesters marching through St. Louis streets. Credit :KMOV Protesters marching through St. Louis streets. Credit :KMOV
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Leaders of protests that have taken place after the verdict tell News 4 they have specific demands they want to be met

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Mayor Krewson: 'We are listening, I hear you' Video included

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St. Louis City Mayor Lyda Krewson began a statement sent out Tuesday afternoon by saying she wants to be clear "that I hear you." She also ended her statement by acknowledging that the Town Halls for this week will be postponed.

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Hundreds gather outside STL Justice Center to protest Stockley verdict Video included

Hundreds are outside the St. Louis Justice Center to protest the not guilty verdict in the Jason Stockley trial. Credit: KMOV Hundreds are outside the St. Louis Justice Center to protest the not guilty verdict in the Jason Stockley trial. Credit: KMOV
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Protesters are starting to gather outside the St. Louis Justice Center in downtown St. Louis

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Reward offered for information on subject wanted for property destruction during unrest

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CrimeStoppers is offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest of a subject believed to be responsible for destruction of property crimes during the recent unrest in St. Louis.

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Downtown community transforms damage into art

Broken storefront windows along Olive Street in downtown St. Louis were transformed into art within less than 24 hours after the damage. Credit: KMOV Broken storefront windows along Olive Street in downtown St. Louis were transformed into art within less than 24 hours after the damage. Credit: KMOV
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Broken storefront windows along Olive Street  in downtown St. Louis were transformed into art within less than 24 hours after the damage

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‘Whose streets? Our streets!’ was chanted by officers during protests, Lewis Reed says Video included

Police in riot gear in downtown St. Louis Sunday night.  Credit: KMOV Police in riot gear in downtown St. Louis Sunday night. Credit: KMOV
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Aldermanic President Lewis Reed says officers chanted "Whose Streets? Our Streets!" during protests Sunday night in downtown St. Louis.

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Which actions are protected under the Freedom of Peaceful Assembly?

Protesters marching through St. Louis streets. Credit :KMOV Protesters marching through St. Louis streets. Credit :KMOV
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The freedom to peacefully assemble; it's one of the freedoms spelled out in the first amendment of the U.S. Constitution, along with freedom of speech, religion, and the press.

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Unrest means one local business stays busy

Crews at American Board Up have been busy since unrest began a few days ago. Credit: KMOV Crews at American Board Up have been busy since unrest began a few days ago. Credit: KMOV
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A company that boards up business says it has been busy over the past few days

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PHOTOS: Weekend demonstrations, unrest after former officer found not guilty

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Protests in St. Louis have continued into Monday, marking four consecutive days of demonstrations.

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Four-piece marching band breaks out during protests

A musical band broke out among protests in St. Louis Friday. A musical band broke out among protests in St. Louis Friday.
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Footage of the protesters at the intersection of Tucker and Clark shows four men with brass instruments strolling along other demonstrators. Primarily heard is the tuba. The quartet can even be seen casually passing by protesters with knives and guns.

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List of events canceled amid protests

Protesters gather outside of the courthouse, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in downtown St. Louis.  (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Protesters gather outside of the courthouse, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in downtown St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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Amid the upcoming Jason Stockley verdict, schools are closing on Friday and some weekend events have been canceled or postponed

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PHOTOS: Stockley verdict protests enter fourth day

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Peaceful protests continued in downtown St. Louis Monday morning for the fourth consecutive day.

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Police contradict claim that officer broke window in Central West End

Still from surveillance video police released of Culpeppers Restaurant (Credit: KMOV) Still from surveillance video police released of Culpeppers Restaurant (Credit: KMOV)
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St. Louis Police released a surveillance video that appears to contradict social media claims that an officer was behind breaking a window of a restaurant in the Central Wet End Friday night.

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Officers have chemicals thrown on them during downtown unrest, police say Video included

Police say this photo shows firefighters treating St. Louis County officers after someone threw chemicals at them. Credit: St. Louis County PD Police say this photo shows firefighters treating St. Louis County officers after someone threw chemicals at them. Credit: St. Louis County PD
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During unrest in downtown St. Louis on Sunday night, police said chemicals were thrown or sprayed at St. Louis County officers, police said. 

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University City community helps businesses clean up after Delmar Loop vandalism Video included

St. Louis Metropolitan Police said that late Saturday night 23 business along Delmar Boulevard were vandalized. (KMOV) St. Louis Metropolitan Police said that late Saturday night 23 business along Delmar Boulevard were vandalized. (KMOV)
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St. Louis Metropolitan Police said that late Saturday night 23 business along Delmar Boulevard were vandalized. 

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Protests held for third straight day after Stockley verdict Video included

Protesters gather near the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department headquarters (Credit: Alexis Zotos/KMOV) Protesters gather near the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department headquarters (Credit: Alexis Zotos/KMOV)
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Protesters are gathering outside of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department building

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Small business owner says protests are hurting wrong people

Several businesses boarded up and closed after the verdict was announced Friday. (KMOV) Several businesses boarded up and closed after the verdict was announced Friday. (KMOV)
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Small business owners and workers are speaking out to News 4 about the impact of the protests that have taken place in the wake of the not guilty verdict of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley. 

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Protest organizer says more disruptions are coming

Protesters march and chant at West County Mall on September 16. Credit: KMOV Protesters march and chant at West County Mall on September 16. Credit: KMOV
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One of the organizers of protests in response to the verdict in the Jason Stockley verdict says people should expect more demonstrations.

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Mayor Krewson says she feels 'fine' after home vandalized by agitators

Red paint splattered on a window at Mayor Krewson's home after it was vandalized (Credit  KMOV) Red paint splattered on a window at Mayor Krewson's home after it was vandalized (Credit KMOV)
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After her house was targeted by agitators Friday night, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson said she is “fine.”

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What a driver is supposed to do when encountering protesters Video included

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An expert says that while it is illegal for protesters to be in the street without a permit, drivers should leave protesters to be dealt with by police

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13 arrested, 4 officers injured in daytime protests Video included

Protesters marching near the intersection of Kingshighway and Forest Park Parkway. Credit: KMOV Protesters marching near the intersection of Kingshighway and Forest Park Parkway. Credit: KMOV
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Protesters have gathered at the steps of the Carnahan Courthouse in downtown St. Louis after a judge found former St. Louis officer not guilty of murder in the 2011 shooting death of Anthony Smith. 

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Smith's mother speaks out; 'my soul is burning, my heart is broken'

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Near the intersection where her son was killed, the mother of Anthony Smith commented on the not guilty verdict in the Jason Stockley trial

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Mayor, police chief, ACLU release statements following Stockley verdict

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After Jason Stockley was found not guilty of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith, officials began releasing statements.

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Former St. Louis Police Officer Jason Stockley (Credit: Police) Former St. Louis Police Officer Jason Stockley (Credit: Police)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Friday morning, a court document was released regarding the not guilty verdict of former St. Louis Police Officer Jason Stockley. 

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Mike Brown Sr. speaks out following Stockley verdict

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"All I have to say is that I pray for my city," Mike Brown Sr. said Friday morning.

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Smith family attorney finds verdict 'appalling', says city has 'right to be mad'

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Less than an hour following the judge's ruling that St. Louis Metropolitan Police officer Jason Stockley was not guilty of murdering Anthony Lamar Smith, the attorney for Smith's fiancee spoke with reporters on the steps of the 22nd Circuit Courthouse.

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Police chief calls for peaceful demonstrations following Stockley verdict

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St. Louis Metropolitan Police Chief Lawrence O'Toole released a statement Friday advocating for any protesters to demonstrate peacefully following the Jason Stockley verdict.

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Clergyman says there will not be destruction, but disruption following Stockley verdict Video included

Rev. Clinton Stancil with the Waymen AME Church said many people feel frustrated and do not want to stay silent anymore. Rev. Stancil said while there will be no destruction, there will be disruption.  Credit: KMOV Rev. Clinton Stancil with the Waymen AME Church said many people feel frustrated and do not want to stay silent anymore. Rev. Stancil said while there will be no destruction, there will be disruption.  Credit: KMOV
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A lot of uncertainty is surrounding the Jason Stockley verdict, which is expected to come down on Friday

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Ferguson businesses preparing for potential protests following Stockley verdict

A few businesses in Ferguson are preparing for potential protests following a possibility of the Stockley verdict Friday. (Credit: KMOV) A few businesses in Ferguson are preparing for potential protests following a possibility of the Stockley verdict Friday. (Credit: KMOV)
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A few businesses in Ferguson are preparing for potential protests following a verdict in the Jason Stockley trial.

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Potential for unrest causing concern for those who live, work in city

News 4 has learned that contractors boarded up three local Sprint stores Thursday. Credit: KMOV News 4 has learned that contractors boarded up three local Sprint stores Thursday. Credit: KMOV
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The potential for unrest after the Jason Stockley trial is causing concern for people who live and work in St. Louis City

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Fiancee of Anthony Smith and Gov. Greitens call for peace ahead of Stockley verdict Video included

Christina Wilson and Mo. Gov. Eric Greitens are urging peace ahead of the Jason Stockley verdict. Credit: KMOV Christina Wilson and Mo. Gov. Eric Greitens are urging peace ahead of the Jason Stockley verdict. Credit: KMOV
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The fiancée of Anthony Smith and Missouri Governor Eric Greitens called for peace ahead of a verdict in the Jason Stockley trial.

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Driver speeds through 'Convict Stockley' protest in Kirkwood overnight Video included

An SUV seen on video speeding through protesters in Kirkwood Wednesday night (Credit: RebZ.tv / YouTube) An SUV seen on video speeding through protesters in Kirkwood Wednesday night (Credit: RebZ.tv / YouTube)
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An SUV sped through a crowd of protesters in Kirkwood Wednesday night.

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Mayor Krewson issues public statement regarding Stockley verdict Video included

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In a two minute video on YouTube, St. Louis City Mayor Lyda Krewson delivered a statement relating to the Jason Stockley verdict, which is expected to be released on Friday.  

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Raw: Surveillance, dash cam video of Stockley shooting investigation

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Watch the video that was presented in the Jason Stockley trial. Videos show the moments before the chase begins and after the shooting.

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St. Louis City Sheriff takes precautions ahead of Stockley verdict

(Credit: The St. Louis City Sheriff said he is taking precautions ahead of the Jason Stockley verdict. (Credit: The St. Louis City Sheriff said he is taking precautions ahead of the Jason Stockley verdict.
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The St. Louis City Sheriff said he is taking precautions ahead of the Jason Stockley verdict. 

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Union representing black officers urges Stockley's conviction Video included

The Ethical Society of Police said in a statement Tuesday that its board believes evidence in the case against Jason Stockley warrants a conviction. But the organization also says it does not condone violence if Stockley is acquitted. Credit: KMOV The Ethical Society of Police said in a statement Tuesday that its board believes evidence in the case against Jason Stockley warrants a conviction. But the organization also says it does not condone violence if Stockley is acquitted. Credit: KMOV

A police union that primarily represents black officers in St. Louis is calling for the conviction of a white former officer accused of killing a black suspect.

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How long is too long to render verdict? News 4 Investigates examines other cases ahead of Stockley verdict

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Only a judge is deciding the guilt or innocence of the former St. Louis officer.

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Rep. Franks ‘crashes’ meeting discussing Stockley verdict

Missouri state representative Bruce Franks said he had to 'crash' a meeting between Governor Greitens concerning the Stockley verdict. (Credit: KMOV) Missouri state representative Bruce Franks said he had to 'crash' a meeting between Governor Greitens concerning the Stockley verdict. (Credit: KMOV)
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Missouri state representative Bruce Franks said he had to “crash” a meeting between Governor Greitens, police, and clergy concerning the Stockley verdict. 

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Greitens meets with black faith leaders ahead of Stockley verdict Video included

Gov. Eric Greitens speaks to the media after meeting with clergy at Washington Metropolitan AME Zion Church ahead of a verdict in the trial of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in St. Louis.  (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Gov. Eric Greitens speaks to the media after meeting with clergy at Washington Metropolitan AME Zion Church ahead of a verdict in the trial of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is reaching out to black faith leaders in St. Louis in advance of a judge’s ruling in a former police officer’s murder trial, saying the time for dialogue is now.

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Clergy marches to press for guilty verdict in Stockley case Video included

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A group of clergy members marched through downtown Friday to deliver a letter to the judge deciding the Jason Stockley case. 

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Stockley takes stand in murder trial; says he carried AK-47 because he valued life Video included

Jason Stockley enters the courthouse for the third day of trial (Credit: KMOV) Jason Stockley enters the courthouse for the third day of trial (Credit: KMOV)
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Former St. Louis Police Officer Jason Stockley took the stand Tuesday.

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FBI expert: Bullet fired at Smith was from less than 6 inches away Video included

Jason Stockley enters the courthouse for the third day of trial (Credit: KMOV) Jason Stockley enters the courthouse for the third day of trial (Credit: KMOV)
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In the beginning of the third day of the Jason Stockley trial, an FBI expert testified that one of the bullets fired at Anthony Smith was from less than 6 inches away.

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Actions of Stockley and his colleagues questioned at trial Video included

Jason Stockley (KMOV) Jason Stockley (KMOV)
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The murder case against former St. Louis Metropolitan Police Officer Jason Stockley adjourned early for the day Wednesday and the prosecution is expected to wrap up their side of the case Thursday. 

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Prosecution: Officer "executed" suspect, "kill shot" six inches from body Video included

Jason Stockley arrives at St. Louis courthouse on Aug. 1, 2017 (Credit: KMOV) Jason Stockley arrives at St. Louis courthouse on Aug. 1, 2017 (Credit: KMOV)
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During opening statements in the first-degree murder trial against former St. Louis Police Officer Jason Stockley, the prosecution claimed Anthony Lamar Smith was trying to get away from police and did not deserve to be executed.

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Opening statements in murder trial against former officer commences Tuesday Video included

Former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley is charged with first-degree murder following a fatal shooting on December 20, 2011 (Credit: Harris County Sheriff's Office) Former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley is charged with first-degree murder following a fatal shooting on December 20, 2011 (Credit: Harris County Sheriff's Office)
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A former police officer charged with first-degree murder will have his day in court

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Charged with murder, former St. Louis cop heads to trial Video included

Former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley is charged with first-degree murder following a fatal shooting on December 20, 2011 (Credit: Harris County Sheriff's Office) Former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley is charged with first-degree murder following a fatal shooting on December 20, 2011 (Credit: Harris County Sheriff's Office)
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For the first time in nearly two decades, a law enforcement officer in St. Louis is facing a murder charge for shooting and killing a man while on duty. The trial against Jason Stockley starts in just a few days. He's accused of killing Anthony Lamar Smith back in 2011.

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Jury will not hear murder case against former-SLMPD officer Video included

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A former police officer charged with murder will not have his case heard in front of a jury. A judge Monday approved the officer’s request to be tried by the bench instead.

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Former St. Louis cop charged with murder in 2011 shooting; victim's family speaks Video included

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A former police officer with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department was charged with murder in the 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith.

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Greitens: 'You break a window, you're going to be behind bars'

Gov. Greitens spoke to the media Saturday morning (Credit: KMOV) Gov. Greitens spoke to the media Saturday morning (Credit: KMOV)
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As the Delmar Loops cleans up from some of the vandalism that followed peaceful protests in the neighborhood on Saturday night, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has issued a warning to future vandals. 

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