Cloria Brown http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. House passes local control of STL Police bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-passes-local-control-stl-police-bill <p>For the first time ever, the <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/default.aspx">Missouri House </a>has passed <a href="http://house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB71&amp;year=2011&amp;code=R">legislation</a> to give the city of St. Louis control over<a href="http://www.slmpd.org/"> its police department</a>, which has been under state control since the Civil War.</p><p>The vote was 109 to 46 in favor, and the bill now goes to the Missouri Senate. Tue, 22 Feb 2011 17:43:24 +0000 Marshall Griffin 583 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House passes local control of STL Police bill