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13 min ago | Poynter Online
On Monday, Steve Giegerich with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch wrote about a survey of St. Louis County residents about events in Ferguson . KMOX also published a story about the survey .
4 hrs ago | Mediaite.com
A new poll released today quantifies the racial tensions surrounding Ferguson, Mo., with some not-so-surprising findings: 62% of white residents of St. Louis believe that the shooting of Michael Brown at the hands of a police officer was justified, while 65% of African-American residents did not. The poll, released by the Remington Research Group , asked 604 residents of St. Louis County various questions about the shooting and its fallout, which sparked protests, overwhelming displays of police force, and a nationwide conversation about the relationship between law enforcement and the African-American community.
5 hrs ago | School Bus Fleet
Will Rosa, director of transportation at Parkway School District, gave a recap to drivers, using videos from the Indiana State Police and Indiana Department of Education the week following an active shooter training seminar. ST. LOUIS - Last month, Parkway School District bus drivers were armed with tools they will hopefully never have to use, as they trained for the first time on how to deal with an active shooter inside or near a school bus.
9 hrs ago | KMBC-TV
Also, a St. Louis County police officer shot and critically wounded a man who police say pointed a gun at him early on Aug. 13, and the same night, a woman was shot in the head by a civilian but was not seriously injured, police said. In subsequent days, more protesters were shot and injured, but none of those shots came from police.
In what appears to be a serious conflict of interest, a T-shirt being sold to raise money for officer Darren Wilson, who gunned down unarmed teenager Michael Brown in a Ferguson street last month, appears to be associated with the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney, Robert P. McCulloch; here's the page for the T-shirt: I SUPPORT OFFICER D. WILSON "I SUPPORT OFFICER D. WILSON" is an officer inspired design to show support for officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson Police Department in Missouri. Donations from purchases will be divided between a fund set up for Officer Wilson at gofundme.com as well as The BackStoppers Inc. organization which can be visited at backstoppers.org for more information.
A little over a year ago the debate was fierce over whether Florida state prosecutor Angela "tough on Crime" Corey assigned to prosecute George Zimmerman for killing Trayvon Martin would dump the case. There was good reason for the debate.
The indignation was instantaneous. Neighbors in Canfield Green poured from their apartments and stared at 18-year-old Michael Brown, unarmed, face down in the street, shot dead by a police officer.
Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper Calls Out Washington Post Columnist for Attacks on St. Louis County Grand Jury Cooper Says the Grand Jury Process Plays a Critical Role in the American Legal System Washington, D.C. - In Friday's Washington Post , columnist Dana Milbank claimed the St. Louis grand jury reviewing evidence in the Michael Brown shooting is perpetuating a "farce." "This yet again demonstrates just how far away the liberal media is from providing balanced news and analysis of the Michael Brown shooting," Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper said.
People wait for reaction from police after they refused to honor the midnight curfew on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. A new video that shows a witness raising his hands in the air immediately after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer appears to support previous accounts and could bolster arguments that Michael Brown was surrendering when he was shot, legal experts said Friday.
A financially and academically troubled St. Louis County school system temporarily kicked out 20 percent of its middle-school students last week for disruptive behavior and required their parents to attend meetings before allowing them to return. The Normandy school system has struggled with a state law that allows students to transfer from unaccredited to accredited school system.
Just one month into the school year, the worst performing district in the state is trying to address significant disciplinary problems before too much time passes. Normandy teachers dodge flying books and pencils Just one month into the school year, the worst performing district in the state is trying to address significant disciplinary problems before too much time passes.
CLAYTON, MO The National Action Network is organizing a rally calling for the arrest of Officer Darren Wilson on Saturday. The rally will take place at the Justice Center in Clayton.
What happened in Ferguson, Mo., last month was a tragedy. What's on course to happen there next month will be a farce.
OAKVILLE, Mo. A south St. Louis County man is accused of stealing thousands of dollars that was meant for high school students.
The attorney for the family of slain Ferguson, Missouri, teenager Michael Brown is coming down hard a local newspaper, accusing the St. Louis Post-Dispatch of reporting "gossip and racist speculation" instead of news surrounding the 18-year-old's death. Attorney Benjamin Crump is upset about the newspaper's pursuit of juvenile records on Brown, accusing its reporters of failing to apply the same zeal to obtaining background information on the police officer who killed Brown, Darren Wilson.
She's been a best-selling author, an inmate at a federal prison and several other things in between, and this week, Piper Kerman, the woman whose book became the hit TV show "Orange is the new Black," came to St. Louis. 'OITNB' creater talks Ferguson, DeLaria She's been a best-selling author, an inmate at a federal prison and several other things in between, and this week, Piper Kerman, the woman whose book became the hit TV show "Orange is the new Black," came to St. Louis.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:00 pm
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