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St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar defended his department's use of tear gas, smoke, batons, rifles and armored trucks in the days of civil unrest that followed the Michael Brown shooting, saying that the military equipment is sometimes necessary to patrol urban areas.
FLORISSANT, Mo. A professional chauffeur is confused and upset as to why Florissant Police gave him a ticket for an expired license plate when the sticker on the plate shows otherwise.
Many people have followed or just read Antonio French on twitter during the demonstrations in Ferguson.
Robinson, 63, immediately recognized the sensation. He first encountered tear gas more than four decades ago during basic Army training for the Vietnam War.
As demonstrations continued in response to the shooting death by Ferguson police officer of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, the Ferguson-Florissant School District decided to delay the schools' opening for an indeterminate number of days.
In response to the tragic events in Ferguson, Washington University School of Medicine will host a series of town hall meetings for faculty, staff and students beginning Wednesday, Aug. 27. "Our objective is to engage our faculty, staff and students so we, together, can best determine what we can do to make our university, the Medical Campus and ... (more)
After two weeks of social unrest following the police killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the children of Ferguson, Missouri, began their school year on Monday.
A 21-year-old man is facing allegations that he killed his girlfriend's pet cat during an argument last October.
I think we all agree that the Ferguson cops are really, really bad at their jobs, but it's still shocking to see how they've done the wrong things, right from the start: While most of the photos from the Ferguson protests were taken on West Florissant Avenue, cell phone footage obtained by The Nation shows how the heavily armed police also made ... (more)
It was standing room only as hundreds of community members gathered in the Missouri History Museum for a raw and solution-based discussion on Monday.
These were the wishes children made at the Florissant Valley branch of the St. Louis County Library as they waited for the violence in Ferguson to calm down long enough for them to walk safely to school.
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In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, Theo Murphy, left, of Florissant, Mo., and his brother Jordan Marshall, 11, light candles at a memorial on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Mo., where where unarmed Michael Brown was fatally shot by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson.
Yes, it's hot, but we still managed to eat outside this weekend. A cool beverage helped, too.
Ferguson police admitted they were working with the originator of the fundraiser to coordinate it, even as racist comments were rolling in with the money.
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Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 03:39 pm
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