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Ferguson police chief says CNN report that he will resign is wrong

FERGUSON -- Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson said late Tuesday that he has no plans to resign, despite a CNN report to the contrary. "It's absolutely not true. Nobody has asked me to resign, nor have I been fired," Jackson said. He added: "If I d ...

Schools fear Ferguson grand jury announcement

As the region braces for the grand jury decision in the Ferguson investigation, some area school district superintendents are hoping they can sway when that decision is announced. Seven superintendents signed a letter to Prosecutor Robert McCulloch, ...

Ferguson update: Hacktivism, smear campaigns, missed court dates

In the wake of the Ferguson Report, Anonymous offshoot Operation Ferguson issued a series of tweets claiming to confirm Darren Wilson will not be indicted by a grand jury for shooting Mike Brown. In a case now as much defined by leaked information as ...

Protesters confront officers inside St. Louis County Police headquarters

CLAYTON -- A group of 50 activists passionately confronted officers inside St. Louis County Police headquarters Wednesday in the continuing demands for justice in the Michael Brown shooting. There were no arrests. Turned away at the front door, the p ...

St. Louis Univ. rids itself of 'Occupy SLU'

For six days last week, protesters lived in tents near St. Louis University's clock tower, flying an upside-down American flag and talking to students as they walked by about inequality and systemic racism. For many on campus, Occupy SLU was a polari ...

MO politician arrested for blocking Ferguson street

UPDATED -- FERGUSON -- State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed was taken into custody Monday night in front of the Ferguson police station after she walked in the street when police told protesters not to do so, a police spokesman said. St. Louis County Police Sg ...

Riot Erupts at Pumpkin Festival

Downtown on Saturday, it was Keene's day to shine. But in the neighborhoods surrounding Keene State College, N.H., it was anything but. Hordes of college-aged people overwhelmed the area, traveling en masse from street to street, and testing the manp ...

Protesters harass Rams' fans, get arrested

Rams fans and Ferguson protesters fought Sunday afternoon outside the Edward Jones Dome after the Rams secured a victory over the visiting Seattle Seahawks. About 3 p.m. a handful of fans argued with protesters, who were yelling and chanting, near th ...

Ferguson cop pinned in vehicle; feared for his life

[caption id="attachment_34895" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for ...

Race protests dominate St. Louis on so-called 'Moral Monday'

FERGUSON -- After a long standoff in heavy rain, 43 protesters who had offered themselves for arrest outside the police station were taken into custody about noon Monday -- the first of several "Moral Monday" demonstrations. More arrests were made la ...


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