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2 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

Rally marks 3 weeks since Brown's death

Hundreds converged on Ferguson on Saturday to march for Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer three weeks ago to the day.


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

5 hrs ago | Washington University in St. Louis

Medical Campus town halls focus on Ferguson, diversity, inclusion

Terrence Freeman, PhD, a speaker at the School of Medicine's town hall meetings, discusses topics touched on in one of the sessions, with Will Ross, MD, associate dean for diversity; Denise DeCou, a diversity and inclusion leader at the school; and Larry J. Shapiro, MD, dean of the School of Medicine.


Related Topix: Florissant, MO, Health

9 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Mo. cop who went on racist rant, shoved CNN reporter to get full pension

During a live shot, St. Louis cop Dan Page, right, shouts and then pushes CNN correspondent Don Lemon during a Ferguson, Mo., demonstration.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Ferguson, MO

13 hrs ago |

St. Louis Cop Who Pushed Don Lemon, Threatened to 'Kill Everybody' Retires with Full Pension

Last week, CNN reported that St. Louis County police officer Dan Page had been temporarily relieved of his duty after video of him making inflammatory remarks aimed at African-Americans, women and the LGBT community emerged online.


16 hrs ago |

On growing up in Ferguson and Palestine

I grew up in Ferguson, Missouri. No one ever heard of it, unless you lived elsewhere in St. Louis County.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Ferguson, MO, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Home Gardening, Home,

20 hrs ago | The Brad Blog

Erick Erickson and the Bleeding Edge of Purposely Ignorant Climate Change Denialism

BP refinery explodes. Again.; UN report warns of 'irreversible' warming; Fines for oil, chem spills; 22% of world elec.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Criminal Defense Law, Law

23 hrs ago |

Driver Shoves Cop Crashes After Chase

A suspects wanted for assaulting a police officer in Alton is on the run in north St. Louis County.


Fri Aug 29, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

UN urges US to stop police brutality after Missouri shooting

The United Nations' racism watchdog on Friday urged the United States to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Mo.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Poynter Online

So you got arrested in Ferguson, now what?

If you're Matthew Giles, an NYU grad student studying in the Media, Culture and Communications department, then the answer has a few components.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, ACLU


Prairie Farms cuts 66 jobs in St. Louis County

The Carlinville, Illinois, company announced the cuts on Friday, citing plans to combine production facilities to improve efficiencies and reduce costs.


Related Topix: Hazelwood, MO


Suit claims police brutality at Ferguson protests

A federal lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that police in Ferguson and St. Louis County used excessive force and falsely arrested innocent bystanders amid attempts to quell widespread unrest after the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.


Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Riot, Jay Nixon, US Governors

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Syrian charged in plot against troops is now in US

State lawmakers have passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.


KATV Little Rock

Miley Cyrus' date turns self in, posts bail

The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail.


Related Topix: MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, Air Accidents, Warren Buffett

Thu Aug 28, 2014


California Legislature passes 'yes means yes' bill

State lawmakers have passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.


Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Prison


Zero-Tolerance Policing Is Not Racism, Say St. Louis-Area Cops

Police arrest a woman in Ferguson, Mo., protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime

New York Daily News

Hillary Clinton weighs in on tension in Ferguson - 19 days after fatal shooting of Michael Brown

Nearly three weeks after an unarmed black teen was gunned down in a St. Louis suburb by a white police officer, sparking violent riots and a national conversation about race, Hillary Clinton finally broke her silence about the ongoing tension in Ferguson, Mo.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Ferguson, MO, Conservative Political News

Russia Taday

Ferguson aftermath: California city tells cops to get rid of armored vehicle

The city council of Davis, California has decided to drop the local police department's Pentagon-supplied armored vehicle following worries from the community that it could be used against demonstrations, as was the case in Ferguson, Missouri this month.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, UC Davis


After the riots, Ferguson businesses long for normal

When Ferguson business owner Chantelle Nickson-Clark spoke at a St. Louis County council meeting this week her voice shook with anger.


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

Anchorage Daily News

Recording May Capture Shots Fired at Teenager

The federal authorities have received a brief video clip from a man who lives near the site where Michael Brown was killed and which, the man's lawyer says, inadvertently captured the sounds of the gunshots fired at Brown.


Related Topix: Violent Crime

The Washington Post


The Missouri State Highway Patrol and the St. Louis County Police Department plan to continue patrolling West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, authorities said Wednesday.


Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Sports