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Report: Illinois Has Lower Teen Birth Rate Than Missouri

The birth rate for teens ages 15 to 19 in Illinois is well below the national average.

21 hours ago

Alderman Antonio French as a guest on the Mark Reardon Show in Ferguson on August 15. Photo: KMOX/Mark Reardon

Political Scientist: Alderman Antonio French is ‘Strong Advocate’ for People of Ferguson

Robertson says French has an emerging regional and national reputation.

21 hours ago

Demonstrators react as police fire tear gas at them while protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown on Aug. 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Ferguson-Florissant Teachers to Receive Crisis Management Training Today

Board president Rob Chabot says they want to be able to identify any problems students may be having dealing with the tear-gased filled nights.

22 hours ago

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Heat Warning in Effect Through Sunday Night

St. Louis City Health Director Pam Walker is urging residents to protect themselves against the high temperatures and humidity.

22 hours ago

A demonstrator holds a sign reading, "Dont Shoot", with a picture of Michael Brown on August 17, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Edwardsville Schools: Don’t Talk About Michael Brown, Ferguson in Class

A new directive has been issued in Edwardsville schools: Don’t talk about Ferguson or Michael Brown in class.

23 hours ago

Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown outside Greater St. Marks Family Church while Browns family along with civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and a capacity crowd of guests met inside to discuss the killing on August 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday in the nearby suburb of Ferguson. Ferguson has experienced two days of violent protests since the killing but, tonight the town remained mostly peaceful. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Many Police Killings, But Only Ferguson Explodes

Michael Brown was gunned down in Ferguson, and waves of rioting have convulsed the St. Louis suburb for more than 10 days.

24 hours ago

Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol speaks to members of the media after speaking with Attorney General Eric Holder at Drake's Place Restaurant August 20, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Holder is traveling to Ferguson, Mo., to oversea the federal government's investigation into the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer on Aug. 9th. Holder promised a "fair and thorough" investigation into the fatal shooting of a young blackman, Michael Brown, who was unarmed when a white police officer shot him multiple times. (Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Capt. Ron Johnson: Tonight Was a Very Good Night in Ferguson

Johnson said that compared to Tuesday night’s 47 arrests, only six people were arrested in Ferguson Wednesday night.

24 hours ago

Police attempt to control demonstrators protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Police shot smoke and tear gas to disperse the protestors with as they became unruly.  Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Expert: Ferguson Protests Could Leave Legacy Similar to Watts, Rodney King Riots

St. Louis University Law Professor Emeritis Roger Goldman says that after Watts, the Kerner Commission on Civil Disorders issued several recommendations, and after Rodney King, Congress allowed the feds to investigate entire police departments.


Demonstrators, holding posters and an image of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, protest on August 15, 2014, the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. US authorities on Friday identified the officer who shot Brown. Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson, speaking to reporters, named the officer as Darren Wilson, a six-year veteran of the police force. The victim was killed on August 9, with witnesses and law enforcement providing conflicting accounts of how Brown lost his life. Photo: AFP PHOTO/Joshua LOTT

Attorney Accuses Gov. Nixon of Fueling Tensions in Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon continues to refuse to appoint a special prosecutor in the Michael Brown case, despite calls to do so to ease tensions in the streets.


Demonstrators protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown march through the streets as they make their voices heard on August 20, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Protesters have been vocal asking for justice in the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Darren Wilson Supporters Escorted Away From Ferguson Protests

There was an incident earlier in which some protestors were upset with a woman who showed support for police officer Darren Wilson.


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National Guard Called In As Unrest Continues In Ferguson

Eric Holder Visits St. Louis

Damage In Ferguson After A Night Of Rioting

Damage In Ferguson After A Night Of Rioting

Businesses were damaged and looted in Ferguson, MO after riots broke following an officer involved shooting.

Crowd Gathers to Protest Shooting of Ferguson Teen

Crowds gather to protest fatal shooting of 18-year-old man by Ferguson police officer.

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