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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | CNN

Why justice different for black men

Police point out a demonstrator who has his arms raised before moving in to arrest him Tuesday, August 19, in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Jennings, MO, Opinion

16 hrs ago | WGBH

A 'Different Dynamic' In Ferguson, But With 47 Arrests

Protesters walk in front of a line of police as authorities try to disperse a demonstration in Ferguson, Mo.

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19 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

Breitbart News Reporter Arrested In Ferguson

Breitbart News reporter Kerry Picket was arrested late Monday afternoon by a Missouri State Trooper and released several hours later with an apology from the arresting officer and his lieutenant.

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23 hrs ago | Truthdig

Missouri Policeman Threatens Al Jazeera Journalist: 'I'll Bust Your Head Open'

Some police officers in St. Louis County, Missouri, have apparently taken longer than others to notice that the whole world is watching them.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Townhall

The Ferguson Feeding Frenzy

Over the past two weeks, the impoverished St. Louis County suburb has become a magnet for self-absorbed publicity seekers of all colors and agendas.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Concerns over prosecutor in Brown case

While protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, are demanding justice for the killing of Michael Brown by police, questions are being asked about the man who at the moment is responsible for pursuing any prosecution and whether he can be impartial.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The Fresno Bee

Fedsa investigation of Ferguson will be deep, complicated

The most emphatic outcome, a potential federal civil rights prosecution of the police officer who shot the unarmed teenager, may also be the least probable, because of the standards of proof required.

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KION 46

Pentagon looks at police militarization issue

The sometimes violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and the law enforcement response has sparked a debate about what some call the "militarization of police," after armored vehicles, stun grenades and high-tech weaponry were brought in to calm the violence.

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Merced Sun-Star

David Nicklaus: Frustration in Ferguson has deep economic roots

It was the middle-class suburb of Ferguson that boiled over last week, but to the rest of the world this was a St. Louis crisis.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Support spreads for officer in Ferguson shooting

In the days since police in Ferguson, Mo., named Darren Wilson as the officer who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, a small, quiet counter-protest, taking place mostly online, has arisen miles Support spreads for officer in Ferguson shooting In the days since police in Ferguson, Mo., named Darren Wilson as the officer who shot and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Social Software

Daily Kos

Map of looting & shooting in Ferguson gives more perspective

There's more going on in Ferguson, MO, than one would know if one read only DailyKos diaries about it .

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St. Louis, MO, Florissant, MO

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Police, protesters clash in Ferguson

What began as a peaceful evening of demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday turned into another night of chaos as police lobbed tear gas into the crowd after objects were thrown at officers and gunshots were reported.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot, Florissant, MO, Violent Crime

Times Herald

More mayhem in Ferguson

What began as a peaceful evening of demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo. turned into another night of chaos as police lobbed tear gas into the crowd after objects were thrown at officers and gunshots were reported.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot, Florissant, MO

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Journal and Courier

Trayvon Martin's mom writes heartbreaking letter to Michael Brown's family

Trayvon Martin's mom, Sybrina Fulton, wrote a heartbreaking letter published in TIME magazine to Michael Brown's family, saying their 'lives are forever changed.'

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime

The Nation

St. Louis Police Arrest Eight Protesters Demanding Justice for Michael Brown

St. Louis Metropolitan Police officers escort Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor, after arresting her for failure to disperse.

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