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  1. Charleston, Missouri: Jim Crow RuledRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CNN

    Charleston, Missouri has been ruled for decades by "Jim Crow minded" families and friends who controls all the black groups, leaders and organizations in this town that claim they represent the black communities and the black people. If any impartial investigative reporters take a close up and serious look into what's going on in this town, the first thing they will notice is: this town has an unqualified Chief/Director of the Fire/Police Department, with unprofessional and untrained fire fighters/police officers; they will notice this town of 5,947 people is out of control with crack, heroin and violence, only in the black communities.

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  2. DPS investigating after man shot in Charleston, MORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | KFVS12

    The Charleston Department of Public Safety received several calls of gunshots in the 200 block of North Elm Street around 8:30 p.m. on Thursday. According to Director Robert Hearnes, officers later found DeMarcus Owens, 23, of Charleston in the 200 block of North Heggie Street with an apparent gunshot wound.

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  3. Jailer: Missouri inmate tries to contact victim, stop testimony against himRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Joplin

    CHARLESTON, Mo. a A southeastern Missouri inmate is facing an additional charge after a jailer discovered him trying to send mail to a person set to testify against him.

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  4. Charleston DPS investigating after 19-year-old shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | KFVS12

    The director of the Charleston Department of Public Safety says DPS is investigating a shooting that happened on Sunday morning.

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  5. US man who avoided prison for 13 years due to clerical error says he's overwhelmed by supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2014 | Madison Publishing

    ... several children. Anderson said he's been cheered by inmates and guards at the Southeast Correctional Center in Charleston, Missouri, after his story appeared this week in news accounts. An online petition urging his release has collected nearly ...

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  6. Charleston, MO school receives $4.000 grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | KFVS12

    The grant money was used on student-oriented nonfiction Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics books, which is required for this grant. "This helps us provide more resourceful libraries for our students," said CMS Librarian Michelle Anthuis, who wrote the proposal and grant.

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  7. Police Investigate Burglary In CarbondaleRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Magic 95.1

    ... likely happened sometime between 10:50 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. An unknown suspect Continue Reading>> CHARLESTON, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say the body of a missing Kentucky woman has been found in southeastern Missouri, and the man with whom ...

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  8. Mt. Vernon Police Investigate Weekend ShootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Magic 95.1

    ... likely happened sometime between 10:50 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. An unknown suspect Continue Reading>> CHARLESTON, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say the body of a missing Kentucky woman has been found in southeastern Missouri, and the man with whom ...

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  9. Husband arrested after body of wife found in Mississippi Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | KFVS12

    ... Moore says Clifford Ray Williams Sr., 45, of Ullin, Ill. was arrested early Sunday. Williams is formerly from Charleston, Mo. The woman's body was found in Mississippi County late Sunday afternoon. Williams was taken to the Mississippi County Jail. ...

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  10. 2 arrested in connection with Charleston, MO burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | KFVS12

    Nicholas Wayne Riley, 20, of Wyatt, Mo., was charged with burglary in the first degree, two counts of theft/stealing of a firearm and property damage. His bond was set at $50,000.

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  11. Police searching for driver after chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | KFVS12

    ... where they say the vehicle stopped and the driver ran away. They say the dually truck was reported as stolen from Charleston, Mo., and the trailer was recovered and returned back to the owners that lived on David Lane.

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  12. Charleston, MO man facing meth chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | KFVS12

    According to the Charleston Department of Public Safety, officers with the SEMO Street Crimes Task Force served an arrest warrant for Richard Humphrey, 39, around 7:15 p.m. on State Street. Humphrey was jailed on the original warrant.

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  13. No Justice! No Rest! No Safety! No Peace!: in Charleston, Missouri -Part TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | CNN

    My two daughters and I battling two years and eight month for Justice against these racist white family and friends who been ruling this town for decades with: Racial Discrimination, Corruption, Obstruction Of Justice, Threats And Intimidation, Cover Up Etc... What make it so hard for those of us that stand up against them is; they have the black churches, groups, leaders, preachers, organizations , even the President of the Charleston, Missouri NAACP and his members on their payrolls, so when the outside investigators come to investigator complaints, they have those blacks that's on there payrolls to tell the investigators: "there's no problems down here, everything is just find".

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  14. a 56 Year Old Single Black Father Fighting for Justice in Charleston, MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | CNN

    ... you used to send it. I am a single 56 year black father raising my two daughters (8 & 9) years old, alone in Charleston, Missouri. I ask you you all to consider interviewing my two daughters and I and hear our story of the injustices done to us by ...

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  15. Missouri man gets 15 years for bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | KMIZ

    A Missouri man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for threatening to bomb Charleston schools to distract police while he robbed an area bank. A federal judge sentenced 26-year-old Deidrick Reed on Monday.

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  16. Charleston man sentenced to 15 years in connection with bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... Sept. 15. At his plea in June, Reed admitted that on the morning of Dec. 12, he and an accomplice called the Charleston Department of Public Safety claiming there was a bomb at all three area schools. While law enforcement officers were responding ...

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  17. Charleston man sentenced to 15 years in connection with bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... Sept. 15. At his plea in June, Reed admitted that on the morning of Dec. 12, he and an accomplice called the Charleston Department of Public Safety claiming there was a bomb at all three area schools. While law enforcement officers were responding ...

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  18. Charleston DPS looking for suspect after shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | KFVS12

    The Charleston Department of Public Safety is looking for a man who faces charges in connection with a shooting in Charleston that injured another man. Teco Woods, 31, of Charleston is charged with assault 1st, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a firearm.

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  19. 1 shot, injured in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | KFVS12

    One man was shot Thursday in Charleston. Charleston Department of Public Safety Chief Robert Hearnes says the department got a call of shots fired in the 700 block of Gail a little after noon on Thursday.

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  20. Retired volunteers travel country building churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... at Old Liberty, the group had a job scheduled in Hattiesburg, Miss., followed by their last job of the year in Charleston, Mo., she said. As the men are on the road half the year, the majority of their wives travel with them. They try to find a ...

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