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14 min ago | 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

3 hrs ago |

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.


KATV Little Rock

Miley Cyrus' date turns self in, posts bail

The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail.


Related Topix: MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, Air Accidents, Warren Buffett

Thu Aug 28, 2014


California Legislature passes 'yes means yes' bill

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.


Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Prison


Zero-Tolerance Policing Is Not Racism, Say St. Louis-Area Cops

Police arrest a woman in Ferguson, Mo., protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime

New York Daily News

Hillary Clinton weighs in on tension in Ferguson - 19 days after fatal shooting of Michael Brown

Nearly three weeks after an unarmed black teen was gunned down in a St. Louis suburb by a white police officer, sparking violent riots and a national conversation about race, Hillary Clinton finally broke her silence about the ongoing tension in Ferguson, Mo.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Ferguson, MO, Conservative Political News

Russia Taday

Ferguson aftermath: California city tells cops to get rid of armored vehicle

The city council of Davis, California has decided to drop the local police department's Pentagon-supplied armored vehicle following worries from the community that it could be used against demonstrations, as was the case in Ferguson, Missouri this month.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, UC Davis


After the riots, Ferguson businesses long for normal

When Ferguson business owner Chantelle Nickson-Clark spoke at a St. Louis County council meeting this week her voice shook with anger.


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

Anchorage Daily News

Recording May Capture Shots Fired at Teenager

The federal authorities have received a brief video clip from a man who lives near the site where Michael Brown was killed and which, the man's lawyer says, inadvertently captured the sounds of the gunshots fired at Brown.


Related Topix: Violent Crime

The Washington Post


The Missouri State Highway Patrol and the St. Louis County Police Department plan to continue patrolling West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, authorities said Wednesday.


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

Wed Aug 27, 2014


St. Louis County Police Chief Defends Aggressive Response To Ferguson Protests

The head of the Saint Louis County Police, who oversaw the crackdown on protests in nearby Ferguson shortly after a teenager was shot and killed by a police officer there, is defending the way his officers used military-style equipment even during peaceful daytime protests.


Related Topix: Riot

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Man charged in Jennings church theftMan charged in Jennings church...

A St. Louis man has been charged for burglarizing a church and stealing more than $1,500 worth of electronics in Jennings.


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

CBS's Duthiers on Missouri State Law on Police Use of Force:...

Reporting on the latest in Ferguson, Missouri for Tuesday night's CBS Evening News , CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers interviewed a St. Louis detective on what Missouri state law states regarding the ability of law enforcement to use deadly force.


Related Topix: Missouri, Ferguson, MO


Judge OKs charter amendment on Olivette ballot

A St. Louis County judge has ruled in favor of Olivette residents who want a more direct say in city officials' use of public land.


Related Topix: Olivette, MO

Mother Jones

10 Hours in Ferguson: A Visual Timeline of Michael Brown's Death and Its Aftermath

Below is a visual timeline detailing the events of August 9, from the time a Ferguson police officer shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown until about 10 p.m. that night, when a group of police vehicles departed from the neighborhood .


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