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  • Trapped in Ferguson protest zone: 3 students describe tense night

    Trapped in Ferguson protest zone: 3 students describe tense night
    Three college student from Ferguson found themselves trapped overnight behind the riot-ready police lines of this embattled St. Louis suburb roiling over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.  
  • 31 arrested in Ferguson unrest, some from California, officer says

    31 arrested in Ferguson unrest, some from California, officer says
    As another night of peaceful protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man devolved into confrontation and confusion, the Missouri State Highway Patrol officer in charge of law enforcement in this St. Louis suburb said 31 people had been...

    Amid Ferguson chaos, Rand Paul bemoans 'militarization' of police

    WASHINGTON Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday tied the crisis in Ferguson, Mo., to a federally funded "militarization" of local police, meshing his signature anti-big government and civil liberties views into a message he hopes will resonate with black...

    Residents of St. Louis area share their perspectives on Brown killing

    FERGUSON, Mo. Only a few hours had passed since her son lay dead in a Ferguson street, shot by a police officer of the small north St. Louis County community that, until now, was best known for its farmers market and quaint downtown. Lesley McSpadden...

    Newport News Public Schools to break ground on new STEM academy

    Newport News Public Schools to break ground on new STEM academy
    A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the new Magruder Elementary Discover STEM Academy in Newport News. The $27 million campus is scheduled to open in the fall of 2016. According to the school division, it will be one of...