curfew http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Parks: 'Almost War-Like Situation' In East St. Louis Warrants Strict Curfew http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/parks-almost-war-situation-east-st-louis-warrants-strict-curfew <p></p><p>East St. Louis’ mayor has put a strict curfew in place for teens on the heels of four killings earlier this week.</p><p>Mayor Alvin Parks Jr. says police will arrest teenagers 17 and younger who are NOT in school between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.</p><p>Teens younger than 18 also will be arrested if they’re out later than 10 p.m.</p><p>Parks says he knows some people will consider the curfews too strict, but he wants to keep the city from losing more young people.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 21:05:45 +0000 Maria Altman 4712 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Parks: 'Almost War-Like Situation' In East St. Louis Warrants Strict Curfew First sentences handed down for Occupy St. Louis protesters http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/first-sentences-handed-down-occupy-st-louis-protesters <p>Eight of 10 Occupy St. Louis protestors <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/10-occupystl-protesters-arrested-st-louis">arrested in Kiener Plaza on Oct. 6</a> pleaded guilty in municipal court today to violating the city&#39;s ordinance banning people from being in city parks past 10 p.m.</p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 21:08:29 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2882 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org First sentences handed down for Occupy St. Louis protesters