Tensions are rising in saint louis, Mo., as race relations heat up.
saint louis City police also spent $325,000 upgrading helmets, sticks and other civil disobedience equipment.
The largest city in Missouri.
Note: Known as the “Gateway to the West” because of its importance as a staging area for wagon trains in the nineteenth century. The Gateway Arch, made of steel and several hundred feet high, stands in St. Louis in commemoration of this fact.