Rachel Lippmann

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Missouri lawmakers approve a photo ID requirement for voters

Friday, May 13, 2022

Two years after the Missouri Supreme Court struck down a similar measure, the state's Republican-led lawmakers passed a bill that would require residents to have photo identification to cast a ballot.


Voters Prevail In Missouri: 275,000 To Gain Access To Health Care

Thursday, July 22, 2021

After Republican lawmakers in Missouri refused to implement voter-approved Medicaid expansion in the state, state Supreme Court justices say low-income individuals must have access to care.


St. Louis Chief Prosecutor Accuses City, Police Union Of Racist Conspiracy In Lawsuit

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Kim Gardner, the city's first black prosecutor, alleges that the city, police union and others are trying to force her out of office and block her reform agenda.


St. Louis Blues Win Their First Stanley Cup Over Boston's Bruins

Thursday, June 13, 2019

The St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Boston to claim their first Stanley Cup championship in franchise history. Ryan O'Reilly was named Most Valuable Player of the playoffs.


Tuesday's 3-way Race For Ferguson City Council Draws Attention

Monday, April 01, 2019

Lesley McSpadden, Michael Brown's mother, is running for City Council in Ferguson, Mo., where her 18-year-old son was shot and killed by a white police officer in 2014. The election is Tuesday.


Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Resigns Amid Controversy

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has resigned from office, insisting he hasn't broken any laws. He's faces allegations of sexual abuse and violating campaign finance laws.


What's Next For Missouri's Gov. Eric Greitens

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

A circuit attorney has withdrawn an invasion of privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens — just as the case was getting started. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Rachel Lippmann of St. Louis Public Radio about what happens next.


Missouri Governor Faces Calls To Resign

Saturday, April 14, 2018

We have an update in the ongoing scandal involving Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. There are renewed calls this week for Greitens to resign.


Mo. Governor Is Under Pressure To Resign After He's Indicted

Friday, February 23, 2018

Eric Greitens has been indicted on a charge of felony invasion of privacy. He is accused of taking a semi-nude photo of a woman, and then threatened to publish it if she revealed their relationship.


Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Indicted On Felony Charges Of Invasion Of Privacy

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted on felony charges of invasion of privacy and taken into custody Thursday. This apparently stems from allegations made last month that during an extramarital affair, Greitens took a photo of the woman and threatened to publish it if she exposed the affair.


Headstones Vandalized At Jewish Cemetery In Missouri

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The Jewish community in St. Louis is trying to understand what's behind a massive act of vandalism at one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the state of Missouri. Vandals toppled more than 170 gravestones at Chesed Shel Emeth cemetery sometime over the weekend.


String Of Church Fires In St. Louis Raise Concern

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Seven churches in Saint Louis have been hit by arson this month. The latest blaze was set overnight. Local and federal authorities have teamed up to find the person responsible.


State Of Emergency Declared After Violent Protests In Ferguson, Mo.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Ferguson, Mo., is bracing for another day of protests after violence Sunday night marred a day of largely peaceful demonstrations marking the first anniversary of Michael Brown's shooting death.


Years of Talk in One Conversation

Friday, July 17, 2015

One year after the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, there's been a big push for a national conversation on race and policing. WNYC's Brian Lehrer actually hosted one. 

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Race and Policing Roundtable

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Reporters from NYC, Baltimore and St. Louis reflect on race and policing in their communities in the year since Eric Garner's death during his arrest.

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2 Officers Shot Outside Ferguson Police Station

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The officers were shot shortly after midnight Thursday, according to a county police spokesman. The shots were fired as protesters had gathered following the resignation of the city's police chief.


New Ferguson Judge Has Wide Latitude To Make Changes

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The fallout from a scathing federal report on the police and court in Ferguson, Mo., has begun.The city's municipal judge has resigned, and a state appeals judge will start hearing cases instead.


Michael Brown Family To Sue Officer Wilson, City Of Ferguson

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Even though prosecutors declined to charge former Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown, his parents say someone needs to be held responsible for his death.


Change Comes Slowly To Missouri Municipal Courts

Sunday, February 08, 2015

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Another Officer-Involved Shooting Shakes St. Louis

Friday, October 10, 2014

An off-duty police officer in St. Louis, Missouri shot and killed a young black man Wednesday night, inflaming tensions in a community still mourning the death of teenager Michael Brown.

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