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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 ...

More racial unrest expected in St. Louis area today

ST. LOUIS (AP) — More demonstrations are planned over the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in suburban Ferguson this summer, after 17 people were arrested during weekend protests, St. Louis police said. Organizers of the four ...

Outside agitators teach Ferguson protesters how to get arrested

[caption id="attachment_34129" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]ST. LOUIS -- Monica Foxwell admitted to a slight case of nerves on Sunday afternoon as she climbed the stone steps of Lafayette Park United Methodist Church for an e ...

Racial unrest persists across St. Louis

[caption id="attachment_34895" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]CLAYTON -- A rain-soaked crowd of several hundred people marched in downtown Clayton this afternoon to mark the kick off event of this weekend's FergusonOctober rall ...

ACLU accuses Boston PD of racial profiling

Blacks are more likely to be stopped and frisked by Hub cops in a "problematic pattern" that stops short of "widespread" racial profiling, according to the researcher whose findings the ACLU cited in an explosive report on Boston police tactics. "I c ...

St. Louis protesters block streets, burn American flags

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off with officers in south St. Louis for a second night as accusations of racial profiling prompted calls for a federal investigation ahead of a weekend ...

Ferguson protesters plan 'Weekend of Resistance'

People from around the country are invited to the area this weekend for a series of public events called Ferguson October. Organizers say they're hosting the marches, discussions, and meetings to "build momentum for a nationwide movement against poli ...


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