Dellwood Police http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Morning headlines: Friday, April 13, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-april-13-2012 <p><strong>Parks again rejects Durbin&#39;s call for earlier night club closings</strong></p><p>East St. Louis mayor Alvin Parks is again rejecting a call from Sen. Dick Durbin to institute an earlier closing time for the city&rsquo;s night clubs and liquor stores</p><p>Durbin was in his hometown on Wednesday encouraging area ministers to push Parks for a 1 a.m. closing time. Durbin believes it would help curb the killings in a city that a federal prosecutor has called the nation&rsquo;s most dangerous.</p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 13:45:25 +0000 The Associated Press 3483 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, April 13, 2012 St. Louis County Police help patrol Dellwood http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-police-help-patrol-dellwood <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="350" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=dellwood+mo&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=Dellwood,+St+Louis,+Missouri&amp;gl=us&amp;t=m&amp;vpsrc=6&amp;ll=38.780852,-90.267448&amp;spn=0.093673,0.145912&amp;z=12&amp;iwloc=A&amp;output=embed" width="425"></iframe><br /><small><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=dellwood+mo&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=Dellwood,+St+Louis,+Missouri&amp;gl=us&amp;t=m&amp;vpsrc=6&amp;ll=38.780852,-90.267448&amp;spn=0.093673,0.145912&amp;z=12&amp;iwloc=A&amp;source=embed" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255); text-align: left;">View Larger Map</a></small></p><p>St. Louis County Police are filling a law enforcement gap in Dellwood as efforts continue to disband the suburb&#39;s municipal police force.&nbsp;</p><p>Dellwood&#39;s&nbsp;Mayor, Loretta Johnson, requested the county&#39;s help while eight of&nbsp;Dellwood&#39;s&nbsp;16 police department positions remain vacant.</p><p> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 23:59:48 +0000 Joseph Leahy 2833 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-wednesday-december-28-2011 <p><strong>Study finds one-third of&nbsp;public school&nbsp;students would leave St. Louis district if they could</strong></p><p>A new study finds that nearly one-third of public school students would leave the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.slps.org/slps/site/default.asp">St. Louis district </a>if they could take advantage of a contested Missouri law that lets them transfer to better-performing districts. And a coalition called the Cooperating School Districts of Greater St. Louis said the transfers could bankrupt the unaccredited St. Louis School District.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 28 Dec 2011 15:28:26 +0000 Julie Bierach, WCBU & The Associated Press 2760 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 Morning headlines: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-tuesday-december-13-2011 <p><strong>Mo. Supreme Court to hear&nbsp;arguments in public defender case </strong></p><p>A case that could decide how Missouri public defenders deal with case overload will be heard by the state&#39;s Supreme Court today. In July 2010 the public defender office in Christian County announced it had reached its case threshold and could take no more cases. The next month a judge assigned an indigent defendant to that office anyway&nbsp;and the public defender system filed suit.</p> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 15:25:42 +0000 Julie Bierach, WUIS & The Associated Press 2665 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Tuesday, December 13, 2011