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  • Protests near St. Louis continue for slain teen after riot, arrests

    Protests near St. Louis continue for slain teen after riot, arrests
    Hundreds of protesters gathered at a suburban St. Louis police station on Monday demanding murder charges against an officer who shot to death an unarmed black teenager over the weekend. The largely peaceful protests, monitored by about 50 police...
  • Race, violence in Ferguson, Mo., cop killing play out on Main Street

    As it runs along the eastern edge of the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., Florissant Avenue resembles hundreds and perhaps thousands of commercial strips around the country. Five lanes wide, it is lined with fast-food restaurants, banks, pawnshops and...
  • Chicagoan arrested in Ferguson: Shooting 'worth getting angry about'

    Chicagoan arrested in Ferguson: Shooting 'worth getting angry about'
    Charlie Coffeen was one of four Chicagoans arrested Monday in Ferguson, Mo., a little more than a week after a police officer there shot and killed an unarmed teenager and sparked sometimes violent protests.  A 26-year-old musician from Logan Square,...
  • Parents of 18-year-old shot by police reject law enforcement version of events

    ST. LOUIS Michael Brown's parents on Monday emphatically rejected police accounts of their son's fatal shooting by an unnamed officer on Saturday, calling on witnesses to step forward with information that would cast doubt on law enforcement's version...
  • Shooting of black teen highlights racial divide in Missouri town

    FERGUSON Mo (Reuters) - The fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday, and subsequent violent protests, highlight a stubborn racial divide in a St Louis suburb that has struggled to build healthy relations between...
  • Obama calls Missouri teen's death 'heartbreaking,' urges reflection

    President Obama called the police shooting of an unarmed teenager in the St. Louis suburbs “heartbreaking” and urged Americans to mourn the young, black man “in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds.” In a statement issued...
  • Climate change reflected in altered Missouri River flow, report says

    Montana farmer Rocky Norby has worked the land along the Missouri River for more than 20 years, coaxing sugar beets and malted barley out of the arid ground. "Every year it gets worse," he said. "There's not enough water to get through our pumps."...
  • Ferguson protest area subdued as night falls

    FERGUSON, Mo. The streets that have convulsed with protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer for several nights were quiet and subdued Tuesday evening as about 250 people milled around. On the section of West...
  • To protect and to serve

    No community wants the situation that unfolded this week in Ferguson, Mo. We all wonder what went so wrong. A young man is dead. An officer, and the police department, is blamed. The unrest that followed rips apart a city and gets front-page treatment...
  • 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...
  • Police use tear gas, detain reporters in Ferguson, Mo.

    Police use tear gas, detain reporters in Ferguson, Mo.
    Police in Ferguson, Missouri, fired several rounds of tear gas to disperse protesters late on Wednesday, on the fourth night of demonstrations over the fatal shooting last weekend of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer. Clouds of smoke lingered...