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Ferguson rioter who threw tear gas toward police in iconic photo finally charged

CLAYTON -- The St. Louis County counselor has filed charges against Edward Crawford, who was featured in an iconic Post-Dispatch photo hurling a tear gas container back toward police during the Ferguson protests last August. Crawford, 26, was cited f ...

Troubled housing complex illustrates St. Louis homicide crisis

[caption id="attachment_33406" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Eric Davis lives with a bullet near his spine. He said it lodged there in a drive-by shooting last year that killed his cousin, Joseph McGhaw, 27, as they walked in ...

NYC stages topless parade with 60 cities worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway put on a very different kind of matinee on Sunday: dozens of bare-chested women and men parading down the Great White Way to Times Square. The GoTopless Pride Parade took to the streets of midtown Manhattan to counter critics ...

Black LIves Matter radicals issue manifesto of demands

[caption id="attachment_43284" align="alignright" width="300"] Mckesson and Packnett[/caption]Leaders in the new civil rights movement campaigning against the killings of African Americans by police set out their most comprehensive set of policies an ...

Jury deadlocks 8-4 in favor of acquittal; mistrial declared in Kerrick police shooting case

After four days of deliberations, a mistrial was declared Friday when the jury was unable to resolve an 8-4 deadlock leaning for acquittal in the case of Randall "Wes" Kerrick, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer accused of killing an unarmed man ...

Is this Black Lives Matter activist only pretending to be black?

A Black Lives Matter activist who claims to be biracial is fending off allegations that he is actually white. Shaun King, 35, an outspoken voice against police brutality on social media, has said he is the son of a white mother and a black father. Bu ...

St. Louis police fatally shoot armed suspect, riot follows

[caption id="attachment_43245" align="alignright" width="300"] St. Louis police protect firemen as they attempt to extinguish blazes set by rioters.[/caption]The killing of an 18-year black man by St. Louis police in the city's Fountain Park neighbor ...

Vietnam veteran protests Confederate flag decision

[caption id="attachment_43157" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo Credit, Tim Jean[/caption]SALEM -- Gary Egge says he isn't the kind of guy who likes to make waves or cause trouble. But when the 71-year-old Vietnam War veteran recently heard abou ...

Missouri police officer brags about spending 'annual Michael Brown bonus'

[caption id="attachment_42948" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]St Louis County police are investigating a Facebook comment in which one of their officers appears to brag about the extra income he earned while working during prot ...

Armed Black Panthers Protest Death of Black Woman in TX

[caption id="attachment_43040" align="alignright" width="300"] (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP) [/caption]HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — Dozens of heavily armed demonstrators rallied in Southeast Texas to protest the arrest and jail-cell death of a ...


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