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4 hrs ago | Red Bluff Daily News

Facts about US racial unrest

The St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, was roiled by racial unrest after 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was black, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, on Aug. 9. The street clashes there mirrored past, larger-scale riots in multiple U.S. cities, most of them triggered by perceived racial injustice, or an incident ... (more)


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

7 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

Violence-weary Missouri town sees second night of calm

The violence-weary town of Ferguson, Missouri, saw a second straight evening of relative calm on Thursday after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen nearly two weeks ago.


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

11 hrs ago | Tony's Kansas City

Kansas City 1968 MLK Riot Music Video

Take a look at this Kansas City creativity and history lesson which should provide some perspective on this this week of protest in Missouri that has captured the attention of the world.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

National Public Radio

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 .


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

Business Journal

What to do if your business faces rioting and looting like we have seen in Ferguson

Police officers with wooden batons and riot helmets stand outside boarded and shuttered retail outlets damaged during demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Palo Verde Valley Times

Prison riot sends inmates to hospital

Six inmates are now back at Ironwood State Prison after being treated at a local hospital for injuries they sustained during an Aug. 19 riot.


Related Topix: Ironwood State Prison, State Prisons, Prison, Blythe, CA

Norwalk Citizen News

Indonesia court rejects election loser's appeal

A riot police officer prepares to fire his tear gas launcher during a clash with supporters of losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto near the Constitutional Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

National Review Online

The Lighter Side of Ferguson! A Historical Riot Perspective

Since nobody's focused on the good news out of Ferguson, Missouri, here's something to keep in mind, from a previous period of U.S. street violence involving race and police use of force: By this point in the 1992 riots in Los Angeles, 53 people were dead, thousands were injured, and billions of dollars in property damage had been inflicted on a ... (more)


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Straits Times

Police fire tear gas at Prabowo supporters as Indonesia court rules on poll challenge

Indonesian police used tear gas and water cannon Thursday to break up a rally by supporters of the former general who lost last month's presidential election, as a court was set to uphold his opponent's victory.


Wed Aug 20, 2014


Liberia denies 'shoot to kill' after unrest over Ebola

Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside a Liberian shanty town on Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed 1,350 people and counting across West Africa.


Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

Ferguson arrests at 52 plus riot outside of St. Louis County Justice Building

On Tuesday afternoon, around 2 p.m., I was at the St. Louis County Courthouse and while parking was limited due to the construction of a new parking garage adjacent to the courthouse and the usual metered parking lot across from the courthouse was also limited due to protesters about 500 yards away, picketing outside the St. Louis County Buzz ... (more)


Related Topix: St Louis County, MO, St. Louis, MO, Clayton, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law

ABC Action News

Does calling in the National Guard help?

Then the head of the state highway patrol took over, a curfew was imposed. On Monday, the Missouri National Guard troops arrived and the curfew was lifted.


Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Right Wing News

Note the Difference Between Bundy Ranch Protest and Ferguson Riots

A comparison between the Bundy ranch protests from April of this year to what is going on in Ferguson is telling.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

The Island Packet

Reading Ferguson: Books on race, police, protest and U.S. history

Nearly a half century before Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson crossed paths on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, a 21-year-old man named Marquette Frye was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol, just outside of Watts.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Arts, Literature

The Age

Two men arrested over Manus Island riot death

Port Moresby police have flagged further possible arrests over the death of Iranian asylum-seeker Reza Barati on Manus Island as they announced they were charging two Papua New Guinean nationals for his February murder.


Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KATV Little Rock

How can authorities restore order in Ferguson?

By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the... By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed ... (more)


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

WBIR-TV Knoxville

How police train for confrontations

How police train for confrontations Ferguson unrest puts spotlight on training police get for tense situations Check out this story on Seventy-eight arrests were made in Ferguson overnight, and 75 of those were for failure to disperse, according to St. Louis County Justice Services.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO, Non-Profit

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

NY took quick precautions after in-custody death

But compared with the violent aftermath of Michael Brown's shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, the fallout from the chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York now seems notable for what's been absent: no guns pointed at raging protesters, no billowing tear gas, no lengthy delay in revealing an officer's name, no National Guard troops.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Associated Press

Live Man arrested after 15 people found in HGV near Ilminster

We are working closely with partners to find temporary overnight accommodation for people found in lorry at Ilminster earlier today "At around 1pm we had a number of calls from members of the public reporting banging noises from the back of a heavy goods wagon.


The News-Star

Ten things to know for Tuesday, Aug. 19Ten things to know for...

Ten things to know for Tuesday, Aug. 19 The Ferguson, Missouri, riots lead off today 10 things to know for today by the AP Check out this story on A citizen peacekeeper tries to keep protesters back as police advance Monday in Ferguson, Missouri.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Israel, World News, Middle East