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  • Missouri police sued for $40 million over actions in Ferguson protests

    Missouri police sued for $40 million over actions in Ferguson protests
    A group of people caught up in unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after a white officer killed a black teenager, sued local officials on Thursday, alleging civil rights violations through arrests and police assaults with rubber bullets and tear gas. The suit,...
  • Missouri residents sue police over use of force in Ferguson protests

    Six Missouri residents filed a federal lawsuit Thursday alleging excessive force and false arrests by the Ferguson and St. Louis County police departments during the street protests that followed the shooting death of Michael Brown. Among the...
  • U.N. racism watchdog urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Ferguson shooting

    U.N. racism watchdog urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Ferguson shooting
    The U.N. racism watchdog urged the United States on Friday to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Missouri.  Minorities, particularly...
  • Rioters are criminals

    Rioters are criminals
    We are a nation of laws. If laws are violated, there are consequences. Civil disobedience, looting and rioting are strictly Third-World country conduct and have no place in America where the wronged have protected remedies. It is the reason millions swarm...
  • Police Engagement Has Borne Better Relations

    There was anger and concern in the neighborhood after a Hartford police officer injured 18-year-old Luis Anglero Jr. with a stun gun on Tuesday while breaking up a crowd at the corner of Albany Avenue and Garden Street in the city's North End. But there...
  • Chicago 1919: A racial tinderbox

     Chicago 1919: A racial tinderbox
    Almost a century ago, the poet Carl Sandburg, who doubled as a Chicago newsman, searched for the underlying cause of a bloody race riot. In the wake of the current violence in Ferguson, Mo., his essential conclusion is worth reconsidering: The slums...
  • In Ferguson, strip mall sets the stage for nightly drama

    In Ferguson, strip mall sets the stage for nightly drama
    Barbershop owner Antonio Henley, a burly man in a smock labeled "Tony Da Boss," was surveying the few customers who had ventured in for haircuts, and the unusually large number of empty chairs. "My shop has never been this empty on a Friday," he sighed....
  • Md. college campus police also getting military surplus gear

    Md. college campus police also getting military surplus gear
    Three campus police departments in Maryland now own surplus military gear including "riot type" shotguns, M16 assault rifles and an armored truck under a Defense Department program that's sparked new controversy this month. The items are part of more...
  • Arthur H. Garrison: It's important to understand reasons behind riots

    Arthur H. Garrison: It's important to understand reasons behind riots
    On Aug. 9, Michael Brown was killed by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in Ferguson, Mo. As soon as the killing was made public, every politician, platitude, accusation, argument, justification, rationalization and defense that exists in these...
  • Twitter co-founder, St. Louis native, marches in Ferguson protests

    Twitter co-founder, St. Louis native, marches in Ferguson protests
    Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of Twitter and a native of St. Louis, has been marching alongside protesters angered by the killing of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer. On Friday, Dorsey wrote, "Heading home to St. Louis" on...
  • Film Review: 'A Fuller Life'

    Sam Fuller's daughter Samantha made a wise decision to utilize passages from her father's autobiography as the soundtrack for her documentary "A Fuller Life." Read aloud and with great feeling by actors and directors who admired and worked with him, these...