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Demonstrators pray outside of the Buzz Westfall Justice Center where a grand jury is expected to begin looking at the circumstances surrounding the fatal police shooting of an unarmed teenager Michael Brown on August 20, 2014 in Clayton, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri 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)

Ferguson Looks for a New Identity a Year Later

The QuikTrip that burned during the rioting has been torn down, and hundreds of volunteers recently fanned out to pick up trash and pull weeds around the city. But other businesses that were destroyed are still in shambles, and plywood boards still protect windows a year later.

08/05/2015

Granite City High School. Photo: KMOX

Funeral Services to be Held Saturday for Granite City Student

A popular member of a Metro-East marching band is missing from band camp this week, but she’s still on the minds of her fellow performers.

08/04/2015

Mr. Coffee Machine from Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/dan4th/2294690862)

Co-Founder of Mr. Coffee Company Dies in Ohio at Age 91

Marotta was a star high school athlete and was signed by the St. Louis Cardinals as a centerfielder in 1942.

08/04/2015

CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 30: Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing enters Hamilton County Common Pleas Court to be arraigned on murder charges July 30,  2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Tensing pleaded not guilty in the shooting death of Samuel Dubose during a routine traffic stop on July 19. Bond was set at $1 million.  (Photo by Mark Lyons/Getty Images)

Fitch: Prosecutor in Cincinnati Case Too Quick With Charges

Former St. Louis County police chief Tim Fitch believes the prosecution of officers may just be to quiet an angry community.

07/31/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Nixon: Mo. Will be ‘Very Prepared’ for Anniversary of Brown’s Death

Nixon says his focus is on what he calls the two pillars of “speech and safety.”

07/30/2015

Joe Williams (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Post-Dispatch Movie Critic Joe Williams Dies in Car Crash

The single-car accident happened Sunday night along US 67.

07/27/2015

(Courtesy of  official CBS News website)

Q&A: A look at the Death of Sandra Bland in Texas Jail

The release of information from autopsy of a Chicago-area woman who died in a Texas jail has provided some answers in the case, with authorities saying she killed herself and had no injuries that were consistent with a homicide.

07/24/2015

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 20:  Packages of "No-Doz" caffeine tablets are shown May 20, 2005 in Sydney Australia. Several high-profile athletes in Australia have admitted taking the tablets to boost performance after the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) removed them from the banned list at the start of last year. The director-general of WADA David Howman said that taking caffeine tablets to boost performance is "bordering on cheating" even though the use of the pills is no longer banned.  (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Death From Caffeine Powder Prompts New Laws in Illinois

A state Senator says one teaspoon of caffeine powder is like 25 cups of coffee.

07/17/2015

David Zink, 55.

Execution in Bonne Terre Tuesday for Murder 14 Years Ago

he execution of David Zink, 55, is scheduled for tonight in Bonne Terre, M0., for the rape and murder of a teenage girl in western Missouri.

07/14/2015

Daniel Boone Fuller talks to reporters from atop his billboard after climbing to the top in St. Louis on July 9, 2015. Fuller, who owns the billboard company has vowed not to come down until St. Louis does not have a murder for one week. Fuller, who turned 50 on July 9 is concerned with the murder rate and says he has lived twice as long as most black men in St. Louis. St. Louis has recorded 90 murders for the year of 2015 so far.     Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

1 Day Down – Billboard Sit-In to Stop St. Louis Killings Has Begun

Daniel ‘Boone’ Fuller woke up atop a billboard in North St. Louis on Friday morning to good news – one day down with no murders.

07/09/2015

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