This is a developing story. Hundreds of people took to the streets of Kirkwood Saturday morning to protest police brutality and the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others killed by law enforcement. Many carried signs reading, “We Can’t Breathe,” “White Silence Is Violence,” and “Defund The Police.” Marchers also used chants that have become familiar in protests throughout the St. Louis region, including “No Justice. No Peace,” and “I Can’t Breathe.” Marchers in Kirkwood...
Noon Thursday, June 4 As we said in our note Tuesday, we are suspending the blog to focus our newsroom’s resources on other important stories in our region. Many readers wrote to us asking where or how they can keep up with data about how quickly the coronavirus is spreading in our region.
Consider this a parting gift that will keep on giving: St. Louis Public Radio has built a dashboard that will update daily with information about how many new coronavirus cases and deaths we have in our bi-state region.