Top Stories: Six finalists vying to be the police chief in St. Louis appeared at a forum last night.  A crowd at the event at St. Louis University Law School booed loudly over Interim Police Chief Lawrence O’Toole being included on the shortlist for the job.  O’Toole came under scrutiny for his leadership during protests over the acquittal of a white police officer in the shooting death of a black suspect.  And Missouri Alliance for Freedom has ads running, including on major newspaper websites in the state with the caption “Follow The Law. Release The Text Messages.” The ad has a link to the auditor’s online contact information. Kansas City-based Missouri Alliance filed a lawsuit against Galloway, a Columbia Democrat, in July.