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Ferguson police officer shot Saturday night

A Ferguson police officer was shot Saturday night. The officer, a man, survived the shooting, authorities said. The shooting occurred in the 1000 block of Smith Avenue in Ferguson, near the new Ferguson Community Center. Ferguson Police Chief Thomas ...

Ferguson responds to apology with hate

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police and protesters clashed briefly in Ferguson just hours after the St. Louis suburb's police chief issued an apology to the family of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer last mont ...

Feds invite allegations of racial profiling and brutality against St. Louis County cops

[caption id="attachment_33470" align="alignright" width="300"] Ferguson looting[/caption]FERGUSON -- U.S. Department of Justice officials promised a frustrated group of Ferguson residents Wednesday night that the federal government will take seriousl ...

Ferguson protesters vow to target MetroLink during Cardinals playoff games

ST. LOUIS -- A group of Ferguson protesters are vowing to disrupt MetroLink service during St. Louis Cardinals playoff games. Eric Vickers, a state senate staffer who has led various acts of civil unrest in St. Louis, has sent a letter to Major Leagu ...

Lawless Ferguson thugs looting, setting fires again

FERGUSON -- Windows were smashed at one shop and a fire was believed set at another business during protests in Ferguson Tuesday night. At least three people were arrested early Wednesday morning as police moved in to break up protesters. Early Wedne ...

Anti-capitalists stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in

NEW YORK (AP) A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and eco ...

Black Democrat Coalition: 'We are sick and tired of being sick and tired'

BERKELEY MO -- A newly-formed coalition of African-American Democrats announced Wednesday they will not back any candidate that has exhibited "disrespect" for the black community on issues such as education, jobs and racial profiling. Headed by St. L ...

Fury and threats from Ferguson citizens

CLAYTON -- The fury of Ferguson descended on the seat of St. Louis County with a vengeance Tuesday night with demonstrators unleashing a torrent of chants, invective and threats at a County Council that listened for two hours in stunned silence. Prot ...

Ferguson protesters attempt to shutdown I-70

ST. LOUIS COUNTY -- Protesters intent on shutting down Interstate 70 Wednesday afternoon as part of their calls for justice in the Michael Brown shooting case were met by a large contingent of law enforcement intent on stopping them. Missouri State H ...

'Don't Shoot Coalition' demands removal of St. Louis prosecutor

A coalition of social justice organizations gathered Wednesday to urge again that St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert P. McCulloch be removed from leading the grand jury investigation into the Michael Brown case. Brown, 18 and unarmed, was s ...


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