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10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Ferguson and the Department of Justice

Our investigators from the Civil Rights Division and U.S. attorney's office in Missouri have already conducted interviews with eyewitnesses on the scene at the time of the shooting incident on Saturday.


Related Topix: US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

14 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Ferguson police now wearing cameras: How much might that help?

Police officers wear what appear to be body cameras as they hold the line against protesters gathered at the police station during a rally in Ferguson, Mo.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, US News

21 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Small businesses have crucial role in their communities

The tiny municipality has become not just the site of a police shooting and protests, but the epicenter of critical social issues facing our nation.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Columbia, MO

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Kos

No Incident Report? Then Where's Use of Force Report? More Ferguson Violations

Immediately after the fatal shooting Chief Jackson gives details to the public of the incident defending the actions of Officer Wilson Last week I wrote here about how the St. Louis County and Ferguson Police Departments were forced to produce what they claim to be "an" Incident Report from the shooting of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson.


Daily Kos

Listen to BradCast Interview of Charlie Grapski on Ferguson

Charlie Grapski posted a little visited diary today, "No Incident Report? Then Where's Use of Force Report? More Ferguson Violations" about his FOIA efforts and results concerning the Ferguson and St Louis County PD.


Related Topix: ACLU


Ferguson shooting could shift county exec contest

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Clayton, MO, Affton, MO


Why Taxpayers Will Get Stuck With The Bill For The Ferguson Lawsuit

The city of Ferguson, Missouri was hit with a lawsuit Thursday by people who say officers violated their civil rights during the demonstrations against the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.


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


Homemade ice cream contest is sweet affair for Arrow Rock

Visitors line up for the Arrow Rock Ice Cream Freeze-Off Competition on Saturday.


Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Arrow Rock, MO, Clayton, MO, Dining, Cake, Baked Goods

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Rally marks 3 weeks since Brown's death

Hundreds converged on Ferguson on Saturday to march for Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer three weeks ago to the day.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St. Louis, MO

Washington University in St. Louis

Medical Campus town halls focus on Ferguson, diversity, inclusion

Terrence Freeman, PhD, a speaker at the School of Medicine's town hall meetings, discusses topics touched on in one of the sessions, with Will Ross, MD, associate dean for diversity; Denise DeCou, a diversity and inclusion leader at the school; and Larry J. Shapiro, MD, dean of the School of Medicine.


Related Topix: Florissant, MO, Health

New York Daily News

Mo. cop who went on racist rant, shoved CNN reporter to get full pension

During a live shot, St. Louis cop Dan Page, right, shouts and then pushes CNN correspondent Don Lemon during a Ferguson, Mo., demonstration.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Ferguson, MO

St. Louis Cop Who Pushed Don Lemon, Threatened to 'Kill Everybody' Retires with Full Pension

Last week, CNN reported that St. Louis County police officer Dan Page had been temporarily relieved of his duty after video of him making inflammatory remarks aimed at African-Americans, women and the LGBT community emerged online.


On growing up in Ferguson and Palestine

I grew up in Ferguson, Missouri. No one ever heard of it, unless you lived elsewhere in St. Louis County.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Ferguson, MO, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Home Gardening, Home,

The Brad Blog

Erick Erickson and the Bleeding Edge of Purposely Ignorant Climate Change Denialism

BP refinery explodes. Again.; UN report warns of 'irreversible' warming; Fines for oil, chem spills; 22% of world elec.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Driver Shoves Cop Crashes After Chase

A suspects wanted for assaulting a police officer in Alton is on the run in north St. Louis County.


Fri Aug 29, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

UN urges US to stop police brutality after Missouri shooting

The United Nations' racism watchdog on Friday urged the United States 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, Mo.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Poynter Online

So you got arrested in Ferguson, now what?

If you're Matthew Giles, an NYU grad student studying in the Media, Culture and Communications department, then the answer has a few components.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, ACLU


Prairie Farms cuts 66 jobs in St. Louis County

The Carlinville, Illinois, company announced the cuts on Friday, citing plans to combine production facilities to improve efficiencies and reduce costs.


Related Topix: Hazelwood, MO


Suit claims police brutality at Ferguson protests

A federal lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that police in Ferguson and St. Louis County used excessive force and falsely arrested innocent bystanders amid attempts to quell widespread unrest after the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.


Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Riot, Jay Nixon, US Governors

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Syrian charged in plot against troops is now in US

State lawmakers have passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.