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  • Clean up, calm Monday morning after violent night in Missouri

    FERGUSON, Mo. A calmer dawn broke Monday morning after a night of protest and looting in Ferguson left broken glass and at least one burned-out building. Officer Brian Schellman of the St. Louis County police said two officers were injured overnight...
  • Adora Obi Nwezi: Low-income energy users shouldn't pay heavy load

    As Floridians grapple with rising energy rates, the state Public Service Commission is trying to decide whether it should allow subsidies for energy efficiency and solar energy to be raised or lowered. To date, these subsidies have favored more...
  • Rick Perry on 'Fox News Sunday'; Missouri governor on 3 shows

    The Sunday morning guest list: Gov. Jay Nixon, D-Mo., will discuss the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown and the Ferguson protests on NBC's "Meet the Press," CBS' "Face the Nation" and CNN's "State of the Union." Gov. Rick Perry, who was...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Cedar Cove'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Cedar Cove'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 17 - 23, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Too Cute! Pint Sized Litters of puppies...
  • Teen shot dead by officer sparks protests, cries of 'kill the police'

    ST. LOUIS — The shooting death of a black teenager that sparked anger in a St. Louis community was started by a fight between the victim and an officer in a squad car that quickly escalated, police said on Sunday. Police said Michael Brown, 18,...
  • Calm returns to scene of Missouri shooting

    ST. LOUIS. An uneasy peace has again settled over the Ferguson apartment complex in the St. Louis area where a recent Normandy High School graduate was shot dead Saturday afternoon by a Ferguson police officer. Tensions flared briefly around 8:30 p.m. at...
  • Tensions flare after police fatally shoot recent high school graduate

    FERGUSON, Mo. An uneasy peace settled over the Ferguson apartment complex late Saturday where a recent Normandy High School graduate was shot dead earlier in the afternoon by a Ferguson police officer. Tensions had flared briefly as darkness settled over...
  • Galesburg native to receive diploma 55 years late

     Galesburg native to receive diploma 55 years late
    In the spring of 1959, Alva Earley attended an NAACP picnic at a park in downstate Galesburg. The high school senior knew he wouldn't be welcomed at North Lake Storey Park, as it had been unofficially off-limits to blacks and Hispanics for longer than...
  • Galesburg native receives diploma 55 years late

     Galesburg native receives diploma 55 years late
    Alva Earley wept as he put on his graduation gown. He wept when he saw his classmates gathered for the ceremony. And then again as he accepted his high school diploma. The 73-year-old retiree had thought about this milestone for more than 55 years,...
  • Legislature's redistricting fix would make minor political changes

    Legislature's redistricting fix would make minor political changes
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Legislature is slated to pass a court-ordered redrawing of congressional districts next week that won't be a game-changer for Democrats. Both the House and Senate's redistricting committees signed off on an identical new...
  • Voting rights activists seek governor's help in Palmdale case

    Voting rights activists seek governor's help in Palmdale case
    Voting rights activists on Thursday petitioned the governor to intervene in their battle with the city of Palmdale over its method of electing officials. Nearly 200 Palmdale voters signed the petition asking the governor to exercise authority under...