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Pekin Man Gets 4 Years in Drugged Child Case

A Pekin man has been sentenced to four years in prison after he dropped drug-laced candy on the floor that a 2-year-old boy then ate.

22 hours ago

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

McCulloch: Confident Grand Jury will Arrive at ‘True and Just Decision’

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch released a statement regarding the grand jury of the Michael Brown investigation.

23 hours ago

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More School Districts Join Request for a Sunday Grand Jury Announcement

The number of school districts asking for the grand jury’s decision on whether or not it will indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson to not be announced during the school day has grown to 20.

10/30/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton (L) raises his hands while flanked by Lesley McSpadden (C) and Michael Brown Sr.(R), parents of Michael Brown who was killed by police in Ferguson, MO., during a news conference at the National Press Club, September 25, 2014, in Washington, DC. Rev. Sharpton called for federal review of racial violence and discrimination in the law enforcement community.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rev. Al Sharpton Arrives in Ferguson for Weekend of Events

The Rev. Al Sharpton is scheduled to be in Ferguson this morning to kick off four days of events for what he’s calling “Justice for Michael Brown Weekend.”

10/30/2014

Businesses in Ferguson say they are just “going to wait and see” how to sustain what has been a tumultuous few months of riots and dramatically reduced revenue, with some local store owners saying customers are “too scared” to bring their business to the area.  (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Store Owners: Customers ‘Too Scared’ to Bring Business to the Area

Businesses in Ferguson say they are “going to wait and see” how to sustain what has been a tumultuous few months of riots and dramatically reduced revenue.

10/30/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the 44th Annual Congressional Black Caucus legislative conference on Sept. 26, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Holder: Sources Leaking Information from Grand Jury Investigation ‘Need to Shut Up’

Attorney General Eric Holder has harsh words for the sources leaking information from the grand jury investigation into the shooting death of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

10/30/2014

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch says his office can handle the Ferguson shooting case fairly. Photo: KMOX

McCulloch: ‘No Information or Evidence Has Been Released by the Grand Jury’

Early this month, a message was tweeted saying the person knew someone sitting on the grand jury, and there isn’t enough to warrant an arrest of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

10/30/2014

Police officers work to keep order as demonstrators express their feelings on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: Darren Wilson Expected to be ‘Eased Out’ of Police Department

Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson is reportedly expected to be “eased out” of the police department.

10/30/2014

Protesters yell at police during a rally for Michael Brown August 30, 2014 outside the Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri.   (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Police Officers’ Wives Collect Food for Ferguson Duty

They’re asking for grab-and-go types of food and bottled drinks.

10/30/2014

John Lee Squires

Sexual Predator on the Run

Police are looking for 55-year-old John L. Squires.

10/29/2014

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