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  • Baltimore's moment of silence [Editorial]

    Baltimore's moment of silence  [Editorial]
    This week, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered state troopers to take over responsibility for maintaining order in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, following several days of unrest sparked by the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a local police...
  • 'Another senseless death' [Editorial]

    'Another senseless death'  [Editorial]
    The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer in a suburb of St. Louis over the weekend has evoked a repeat of the turmoil that followed the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida two years ago....
  • Man shot, killed by officers in north St. Louis

    Man shot, killed by officers in north St. Louis
    A 23-year-old man brandishing a knife was shot and killed by a St. Louis police officer Tuesday afternoon, according to the St. Louis police department The suspect was acting erratically and refused to put down the weapon, according to authorities....
  • Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist

    Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist
    Police said early on Tuesday they came under heavy gunfire and arrested 31 people during another night of racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago. Funeral...
  • Grand jury process in Michael Brown shooting could last into October, prosecutor says

    FERSUGON, Mo. St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert P. McCulloch said it could be the middle of October before his office has presented all of the evidence in the Michael Brown slaying to the grand jury. Two assistant prosecutors on McCulloch's staff will...
  • Eric Holder's trip to Ferguson, Mo., rooted in his civil rights pledge

    Eric Holder's trip to Ferguson, Mo., rooted in his civil rights pledge
    Eric H. Holder Jr.'s planned trip Wednesday to the center of riot-torn Ferguson, Mo., in many ways began 5 1/2 years ago, when he became the nation's first African American attorney general and pledged to make federal civil rights enforcement a hallmark...
  • The militarization of the police is a threat to American democracy

    The killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and the heavy-handed police tactics that have followed point to a growing problem in this country: the threat of a police state that endangers not only public safety, but democracy itself. After the fatal...
  • Protesters in Ferguson, Mo., ignore pleas to stay home

    As this troubled town awaited the arrival of U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., local officials pleaded for calm Tuesday, protesters ignored requests to stay home, and schools remained closed for fear of the violence that has clutched Ferguson for nearly...
  • Police move against protesters as calm dissolves in Ferguson, Missouri

    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police in riot gear ordered dozens of lingering demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, to disperse late on Tuesday and charged into the crowd to make arrests as relative calm dissolved amid protests over the police shooting death of...
  • Peaceful protests turn tense again in Ferguson, Mo.

    FERGUSON, Mo. Another day of peaceful protests turned tense late Tuesday as protesters again clashed with police on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson. As midnight approached, the street scene grew chaotic when someone threw a plastic water bottle at...
  • Ferguson streets turn tense around midnight

    Ferguson streets turn tense around midnight
    After a night of virtual calm on Ferguson streets, the protests turned tense shortly before midnight Tuesday when someone threw a bottle and police swarmed to make arrests.  The night appeared on the verge of spinning out of control when some protesters...