The St. Louis Police Department is investigating how a photo of the body of Carlos Boles ended up on the Internet. Boles, 35, shot and killed a U.S. Marshal who was trying to arrest him. Boles was also killed in the shootout.
St. Louis police chief Dan Isom is apologizing for a leaked photo from a south St. Louis crime scene that shows the body of 35-year-old Carlos Boles.
"It's completely inappropriate for that to have occurred," Isom said after today's meeting of the Board of Police Commissioners. "And we apologize certainly in advance if it's anything that our officers have done. As soon as we learned about it, we started an internal investigation."
Changes in traffic restrictions at this year’s parade will close down more residential streets around the parade route, cutting off all parking within the Dogtown neighborhood. Only residents with passes will be allowed into the area.
Reporting from Illinois Public Radio's Luke Runyon used in this report.
Illinois State Republican lawmakers continue to push for a rollback of the recently passed income tax increase, but still haven't given their list of cuts to make up the difference. Senate Democrats are calling their bluff.