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  • Ferguson protesters take battle to St. Louis-area malls

    Ferguson protesters take battle to St. Louis-area malls
    After several days of calm in this region, more than 100 demonstrators gathered at the Galleria Mall in St. Louis at midday Friday, restarting protests over a grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of...
  • Elderly couple found dead, decomposed in Lake Clarke Shores backyard

    Elderly couple found dead, decomposed in Lake Clarke Shores backyard
    Police found a badly decomposed elderly couple in their own Lake Clarke Shores backyard on the morning of Thanksgiving Day, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. The Lake Clarke Police Department went into the home of the couple after...
  • Deputy disciplined for pulling over bus to give son lunch: cops

    Deputy disciplined for pulling over bus to give son lunch: cops
    The Lake County sheriff's lieutenant who reportedly pulled over a school bus while off-duty to "issue his son his lunch" has been disciplined for violating his department's regulations, Undersheriff Ray Rose said. Lt. Brian Keller used his unmarked...
  • Ferguson testimony shows inconsistencies, unorthodox forensic practices

    Ferguson testimony shows inconsistencies, unorthodox forensic practices
    When Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson left the scene of the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the officer returned to the police station unescorted, washed blood off his hands and placed his recently fired pistol into an evidence...
  • For Ferguson demonstrators, Thanksgiving is a moment of respite

    For Ferguson demonstrators, Thanksgiving is a moment of respite
    The hungry crowd, eager to dig into the trays of fried turkey, collard greens and creamy tres leches cake, had traveled far for their Thanksgiving meal. Some were hundreds or thousands of miles from home, but inside a St. Louis-area church it seemed...
  • Church that Michael Brown Sr. attended set on fire

    ST. LOUIS Count the church Michael Brown's father regularly attends among the many buildings that were torched in the wake of the Ferguson grand jury announcement. Carlton Lee, senior pastor of The Flood Christian Church, says he was busy trying to...
  • Charges reinstated against Park Ridge cop accused of off-duty beatings

    In the eight years since allegations he beat two teenagers for shattering a window on his personal car, Jason Leavitt has gone from a lieutenant to a commander for Park Ridge police. But Leavitt, 43, finds himself once again stripped of his police...
  • Island Lake cops recount helping at scene where 2 deputies were shot

     Island Lake cops recount helping at scene where 2 deputies were shot
    The officers were on a typically quiet midnight patrol shift in the small town of Island Lake when the call came in that two sheriff's deputies had come under fire in nearby Holiday Hills. As the first backup on the scene, the Island Lake officers...
  • Jenny Durkan: I know how hard it is to charge officers like Darren Wilson

    Jenny Durkan: I know how hard it is to charge officers like Darren Wilson
    Officer Darren Wilson will not face criminal charges for shooting and killing Michael Brown, according to the decision by a grand jury. It's a controversial ruling, one that seems almost certain to fracture that community and the country. I know...
  • Bob Ray Sanders: The media deserve blame in Ferguson mayhem

    No indictment. No surprise. Although a St. Louis County grand jury decided not to return an indictment in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, setting the stage for a fiery night of civil unrest, there is a culprit on the loose that should be...
  • Shot in the line of duty, West Covina police dog Reiko is coming home

    Shot in the line of duty, West Covina police dog Reiko is coming home
    The 2-year-old police dog who was shot and seriously wounded by a gunman who opened fire on officers in a West Covina neighborhood is expected to go home Tuesday. Reiko, a 2-year-old Beligian Malinois, has been hospitalized since Sunday night, when a...