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2 New Black Panther members arrested in Ferguson firearms, bomb plot

Two men have been arrested in Missouri after they allegedly purchased explosives to use in pipe bombs they intended to use in protests in Ferguson, said federal law enforcement authorities. St. Louis area residents Brandon Orlando Baldwin and Olajuwo ...

Sharpton denounces report about his unpaid taxes

[caption id="attachment_35338" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Al Sharpton adamantly denied allegations Wednesday that he and his company have $4.5 million in unpaid taxes. According to the New York Times, there is an unpaid fed ...

Ex-Ferguson corrections officer faces rape charges

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A former Ferguson corrections officer faces felony charges and a lawsuit for allegedly having sex with a pregnant inmate and allowing her to escape, a case that comes as the St. Louis suburb's police force is already under scrutiny ...

Teens charged in knockout, robbery of man in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS -- Two teens were charged Thursday with knocking a lawyer to the ground and robbing him in downtown St. Louis last week. Dwjuan Mix, 17, of the 3900 block of Brand Avenue in Normandy, and Jarvis Fisher, 18, of the 3300 block of Clara Avenue ...

FBI: Detroit's 2013 homicide rate leads the nation

Detroit had the highest homicide rate among the nation's larger cities in 2013, FBI crime statistics released today show. According to the FBI, Detroit had 316 homicides in 2013 and a population of 699,889, putting the city's rate at about 45 homicid ...

Vicious teen criminals out of control in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS -- Several young teenagers have been taken into custody for three attacks in downtown St. Louis in recent weeks, prompting officials to bolster patrols in the heart of the city. Three girls, including a pregnant 13-year-old, were arrested i ...

Michael Brown's mother under investigation for assault and felony robbery

Ferguson police are investigating a fight between members of Michael Brown Jr.'s family on Oct. 18, stemming from a disagreement over who has the right to sell commemorative shirts. Pearlie Gordon, 54, the mother of Michael Brown Sr.'s wife, Calvina, ...

Police: Abducted Woman's Fight Helped Save Her Life

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An abducted woman's fighting spirit likely helped keep her alive until law enforcement agents rescued her and arrested her alleged captor, Philadelphia's police commissioner said Thursday. "My understanding is, even after she was ...

Parents to take 'torture' of Michael Brown to UN

The parents of Michael Brown are going to a United Nations meeting in Switzerland to speak against civil rights violations, racial profiling and police violence in the United States, according to a St. Louis University assistant law professor who is ...

Theft discourages musical acts from playing St. Louis

ST. LOUIS -- Hip-hop performer Spose says he's "done with St. Louis." "If you wanna see me perform in the future come to Chicago or something cuz St. Louis is dead to me," the rapper wrote on his Facebook page the day after his band's van was broken ...


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