Among those taking part in the filibuster are Robin Wright-Jones (D, St. Louis) and Maria Chappelle-Nadal (D, University City). They talked about several other topics besides the discrimination bill on the Senate floor Wednesday, including America’s immigration policies.
Eads Bridge connecting St. Louis and East St. Louis over the Mississippi River. A new tool from the Environmental Protection Agency allows the public to access information about pollutants released into local waterways.
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed suit against the city of St. Louis, asking a judge to make the city turn over jail records related to inmate grievances.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the suit filed Wednesday accuses the city's corrections division of ignoring repeated requests over the past four months for records under the Missouri Sunshine Law.
The suit seeks an injunction forcing release of the records. It also asks the judge to find the city in violation of the law and to impose civil penalties.
St. Louis County police believe they have captured the serial bank robber, the "Logo Bandit."
Authorities said Wednesday that 35-year-old Bryon Gullion of Mexico, Mo. has been arrested for the Jan. 17 robbery of Jefferson Bank and Trust in Affton. Gullion is in jail on a $50,000 cash only bond. He does not have an attorney yet.
St. Louis County police spokesman Rick Eckhard said he expects Gullion to face charges for several additional bank robberies in the St. Louis area. He is suspected for robberies in Warson Woods, Kirkwood, Des Peres, Crestwood and two in Clayton.