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1 hr ago | Bloomberg

Ferguson Shows U.S. Impulse to Kill Cities in Search for Growth

Bloomberg Businessweek's Peter Coy and Bloomberg's Toluse Olorunnipa report on unrest and racial tensions in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison, Missouri, Bel-Ridge, MO

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Here is everything police and witnesses said happened when Michael Brown was killed

A Ferguson police officer named Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown , an unarmed 18-year-old, on Aug. 9. That much we know, along with many details about what happened that day.

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Related Topix: World News

9 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

St. Louis Medical Examiner SLAMS Brown Family Hire

The chief medical examiner of St. Louis County, who performed the first autopsy on Michael Brown after he was shot on Aug. 9, says that she is concerned by one of the men hired by the Brown family to conduct its own exam.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Conservative Political News, US News

13 hrs ago | KLCC-FM Eugene

An Officer Shot A Black Teen, And St. Louis Rioted - In 1962

Amid the flurry of coverage about Michael Brown's death and the reaction in Ferguson, Mo., journalists have been unpacking St. Louis' long, tense history of racial unrest .

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Kinloch, MO, Clayton, MO

16 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Calm largely holds in Ferguson after grand jury opens shooting investigation

Demonstrators protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown march through the streets as they make their voices heard on August 20. Demonstrators protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown march through the streets as they make their voices heard on August 20. Lightning brightens the sky in the background as women hold a placard while ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison

20 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

Ferguson prosecutor to Missouri governor: 'Man up'

St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch juggled two roles on Wednesday: overseeing the presentation of evidence in the Michael Brown case to a grand jury and responding to the flurry of attacks and calls for his recusal from the case.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KMBC-TV

Ferguson protest calls for officer's arrest, new prosecutor

A protest outside grand jury proceedings in St. Louis County called for the Ferguson police officer involved in the shooting of Michael Brown to be arrested and for the prosecutor to recuse himself in the case.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Police Officer Suspended After Allegedly Threatening Protester in Ferguson

The Saint Louis County Police Department announced on Wednesday that a St. Ann Police Officer was suspended indefinitely after a video circulated showing him threatening peaceful protesters on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: St. Ann, MO

The Bennington Banner

Officer who pointed gun at protesters suspended

Officials say a police officer who was part of the effort to keep peace during protests in Ferguson has been suspended for pointing a semi-automatic assault rifle at demonstrators, then cursing and threatening to kill one of them.

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Related Topix: St. Ann, MO

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Many Seek Justice In Ferguson, Mo., But Will Have To Wait Awhile

Both the county case and the federal investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown are expected to take time, as are basic answers about the circumstances that led to the black teenager's death Aug. 9. About two dozen people showed up Wednesday in front of the St. Louis County Courthouse to demonstrate against County Prosecutor ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors

The Nation

Police Arrest Two Protesters Demanding a Special Investigator in the Michael Brown Shooting

A police officer on Tuesday arrested Jamelle Spain outside the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Clayton, MO, US News, Liberal Political News

CNN

Why justice different for black men

Police point out a demonstrator who has his arms raised before moving in to arrest him Tuesday, August 19, in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Jennings, MO, Opinion

WGBH

A 'Different Dynamic' In Ferguson, But With 47 Arrests

Protesters walk in front of a line of police as authorities try to disperse a demonstration in Ferguson, Mo.

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Breitbart.com

Breitbart News Reporter Arrested In Ferguson

Breitbart News reporter Kerry Picket was arrested late Monday afternoon by a Missouri State Trooper and released several hours later with an apology from the arresting officer and his lieutenant.

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Truthdig

Missouri Policeman Threatens Al Jazeera Journalist: 'I'll Bust Your Head Open'

Some police officers in St. Louis County, Missouri, have apparently taken longer than others to notice that the whole world is watching them.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Townhall

The Ferguson Feeding Frenzy

Over the past two weeks, the impoverished St. Louis County suburb has become a magnet for self-absorbed publicity seekers of all colors and agendas.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Concerns over prosecutor in Brown case

While protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, are demanding justice for the killing of Michael Brown by police, questions are being asked about the man who at the moment is responsible for pursuing any prosecution and whether he can be impartial.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The Fresno Bee

Fedsa investigation of Ferguson will be deep, complicated

The most emphatic outcome, a potential federal civil rights prosecution of the police officer who shot the unarmed teenager, may also be the least probable, because of the standards of proof required.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

KION 46

Pentagon looks at police militarization issue

The sometimes violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and the law enforcement response has sparked a debate about what some call the "militarization of police," after armored vehicles, stun grenades and high-tech weaponry were brought in to calm the violence.

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Merced Sun-Star

David Nicklaus: Frustration in Ferguson has deep economic roots

It was the middle-class suburb of Ferguson that boiled over last week, but to the rest of the world this was a St. Louis crisis.

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