Jason Rosenbaum

Political reporter for St. Louis Public Radio

Jason Rosenbaum appears in the following:

DOJ Sues Ferguson After Mo. City Rejects Police Overhaul Deal

Thursday, February 11, 2016

The suit follows Ferguson's decision to not accept a consent decree negotiated between the city and the federal government to settle complaints following the shooting death of Michael Brown.


Ferguson's Proposed Changes To Federal Consent Decree Prompt Backlash

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The Ferguson City Council made a provocative decision Tuesday night to attached conditions on a consent decree with the federal government. The decree was aimed at moving the city for...


Rams Fans Criticize Team's Move From St. Louis To Los Angeles

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The NFL's announcement that the Rams are leaving St. Louis and returning to Los Angeles was met with cheers in southern California — but jeers in St. Louis.


St. Louis Suburb Begins Flood Cleanup; It Could Take Awhile

Monday, January 04, 2016

Residents along the Mississippi River are mopping up after deadly floods swamped areas in Missouri, Illinois and Tennessee. In Eureka, Mo., it could be months before things are back to normal.


After Ferguson, Unintended Consequences Of Municipal Overhaul

Friday, December 18, 2015

Lawmakers tried to rein in ticketing after the protests that followed Michael Brown's death. But small, predominantly African-American communities may take a bigger hit than cities like Ferguson.


Ferguson Commission Shines Light On Racially Divided St. Louis

Monday, September 14, 2015

After Michael Brown's shooting, a group was tasked with investigating the region's inequalities. Their report points to deep racial and economic tensions, and calls for sweeping policy changes.


DOJ: Ferguson, Mo., Police Mishandled Aftermath Of Michael Brown's Death

Thursday, September 03, 2015

The Department of Justice says police overreacted after the shooting death of Michael Brown. Policymakers and activists are working to prevent something similar from occurring in the future.


Latest Violence In Ferguson Renews Tension Between Protesters And Police

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Much of the St. Louis region is on edge after violence this week marred the anniversary of Michael Brown's shooting death. A state of emergency was issued to avoid a repeat of last year's violence


Community Divides Are Still Wide A Year Later In Ferguson

Friday, August 07, 2015

After Michael Brown's death, there was optimism about broad change within the city — and the St. Louis region. But a year later there's concern that the promised public policy push might never happen.


Missouri Slow To Advance A Post-Ferguson Agenda

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

While several states have passed new laws aimed to curb excessive force by police, there's been surprisingly little traction in Missouri, where Michael Brown's death spurred international protests.


St. Louis Rams Consider Move To Los Angeles

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

St. Louis is fighting to keep its NFL team from bolting to Los Angeles. Proponents see an economic benefit to keeping the team, and they fear losing of the Rams will hurt the city's prestige.


Historic Ferguson Election Adds More African-Americans To City Council

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The unusually high-profile election, was the first big election since one of the city's former white police officers shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American man.


Justice Department Report Sparks Resignations Of Key Ferguson Officials

Thursday, March 12, 2015

After a Justice Department report ridiculed the city's government, a number of key Ferguson, Mo., officials resigned, including the powerful city manager and the police chief.


Residents Wait To See If Ferguson Commission Succeeds

Thursday, November 20, 2014

As Ferguson residents await a grand jury decision, Missouri's governor launched a commission aimed at tackling some of the systemic issues that were showcased by Michael Brown's shooting death.


Ferguson City Council Weighs Changes To Court System

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

The city council in Ferguson, Mo., is proposing big changes to its police department and municipal court system.


Ferguson Introduces Court Changes, New Laws

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

For the first time since the killing of unarmed teen Michael Brown exactly one month ago, the city of Ferguson, MO is announcing some major changes.

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At 11, Marquis Govan Has Some Things To Say About Ferguson

Sunday, September 07, 2014

The St. Louis County Council convened for a regular meeting on Aug. 19. It was only a day after a particularly turbulent night in Ferguson, one filled with protests, tear gas and many arrests over the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer.

Only a couple ...


Who Are The Protesters Getting Arrested In Ferguson?

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, more than 160 people have been arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.

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Contagious Kisses? We Answer Your Questions About Ebola Recovery

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Two Americans were released Thursday from an Atlanta hospital after treatment for Ebola. The news has generated a flurry of questions about what happens after you survive Ebola. So we asked the CDC.


An Update From The Streets of Ferguson

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

St. Louis Public Radio's Jason Rosenbaum has seen Ferguson come together. Today he shares the sentiments of both white and black Americans in the St. Louis area.

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