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3 min ago | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Firefighters respond to blaze at South County police firing range

Firefighters responded to a call at the St. Louis County Police firing range in South County Friday night.

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4 hrs ago | Reuters

Exclusive: Amid Ferguson rage, council's lone black member keeps low profile

In many ways Dwayne James is a beacon of hope in Ferguson, which has been torn apart by racially charged riots.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Fri Aug 22, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

In New York And Ferguson, Two Deaths, Two Different Responses

The deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of police have shocked the country this summer: Eric Garner, who died after being placed in a chokehold by police in Staten Island, N.Y., and Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot by police in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Times Herald

Chief: St. Louis officer on leave after video tirade

Video has surfaced showing a St. Louis County, Mo., police officer engaging in an hour-long lecture in which he rails against "our undocumented president," the "black-robed perverts" of the U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. laws that promote equality, prompting the police chief to put him on administrative leave.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Ferguson, MO

Crooks and Liars

'Less Lethal' Flash-Bangs Used In Ferguson Leave Some Feeling The Burn

Flash-bang devices are one of many military-style weapons being used in Ferguson, along with tear gas and beanbag munitions.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Florissant, MO, Occupy Wall Street, Explosion

The Washington Post

Why it will be harder than you think to convict the cop that killed Michael Brown

On Wednesday, a 12-person county grand jury began hearing evidence in the killing of Michael Brown, the black teenager whose death nearly two weeks ago has spawned protests in the city of Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Saint Louis University

Daily Kos

Keystone Cops or liars? Ferguson police now say there is no incident report on the shooting

It's been nearly two weeks since a white police officer gunned down an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, and for nearly two weeks we have asked why the Ferguson Police Department refused to release the incident report on the shooting.

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Related Topix: Keystone Cops, Ferguson, MO, US News, Liberal Political News

ABC News

National Guard to Withdraw From a Quieter Ferguson

The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions subsided in the St. Louis suburb where unrest erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Protesters demand charges, special prosecutor in Brown shooting

Hundreds of residents gathered outside the Boone County Courthouse Thursday evening to call for quicker action on the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bloomberg

Ferguson Shows U.S. Impulse to Kill Cities in Search for Growth

Bloomberg Businessweek's Peter Coy and Bloomberg's Toluse Olorunnipa report on unrest and racial tensions in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison, Missouri, Bel-Ridge, MO

The Washington Post

Here is everything police and witnesses said happened when Michael Brown was killed

A Ferguson police officer named Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown , an unarmed 18-year-old, on Aug. 9. That much we know, along with many details about what happened that day.

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Related Topix: World News

The Daily Caller

St. Louis Medical Examiner SLAMS Brown Family Hire

The chief medical examiner of St. Louis County, who performed the first autopsy on Michael Brown after he was shot on Aug. 9, says that she is concerned by one of the men hired by the Brown family to conduct its own exam.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Conservative Political News, US News

KLCC-FM Eugene

An Officer Shot A Black Teen, And St. Louis Rioted - In 1962

Amid the flurry of coverage about Michael Brown's death and the reaction in Ferguson, Mo., journalists have been unpacking St. Louis' long, tense history of racial unrest .

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Kinloch, MO, Clayton, MO

Chicago Tribune

Calm largely holds in Ferguson after grand jury opens shooting investigation

Demonstrators protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown march through the streets as they make their voices heard on August 20. Demonstrators protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown march through the streets as they make their voices heard on August 20. Lightning brightens the sky in the background as women hold a placard while ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison

KSBW-TV

Ferguson prosecutor to Missouri governor: 'Man up'

St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch juggled two roles on Wednesday: overseeing the presentation of evidence in the Michael Brown case to a grand jury and responding to the flurry of attacks and calls for his recusal from the case.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KMBC-TV

Ferguson protest calls for officer's arrest, new prosecutor

A protest outside grand jury proceedings in St. Louis County called for the Ferguson police officer involved in the shooting of Michael Brown to be arrested and for the prosecutor to recuse himself in the case.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Police Officer Suspended After Allegedly Threatening Protester in Ferguson

The Saint Louis County Police Department announced on Wednesday that a St. Ann Police Officer was suspended indefinitely after a video circulated showing him threatening peaceful protesters on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: St. Ann, MO

The Bennington Banner

Officer who pointed gun at protesters suspended

Officials say a police officer who was part of the effort to keep peace during protests in Ferguson has been suspended for pointing a semi-automatic assault rifle at demonstrators, then cursing and threatening to kill one of them.

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Related Topix: St. Ann, MO

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Many Seek Justice In Ferguson, Mo., But Will Have To Wait Awhile

Both the county case and the federal investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown are expected to take time, as are basic answers about the circumstances that led to the black teenager's death Aug. 9. About two dozen people showed up Wednesday in front of the St. Louis County Courthouse to demonstrate against County Prosecutor ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors

The Nation

Police Arrest Two Protesters Demanding a Special Investigator in the Michael Brown Shooting

A police officer on Tuesday arrested Jamelle Spain outside the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Clayton, MO, US News, Liberal Political News

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