Ferguson

A demonstrator (R) looks on in front of police officers during a protest march on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2015.  A day of peaceful remembrance marking the anniversary of 18-year-old black teen Michael Brown's killing by police in the US city of Ferguson came to a violent end on August 9 as gunfire left at least one protester injured.       AFP PHOTO / MICHAEL B. THOMAS        (Photo credit should read Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

New Ferguson Report Offers Lessons on Handling Protests

The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns such problems could happen in other places.

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St. Louis County Police and Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers stand guard as protesters march on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2015.  A day of peaceful remembrance marking the anniversary of 18-year-old black teen Michael Brown's killing by police in the US city of Ferguson came to a violent end on August 9 as gunfire left at least one protester injured.

Former Police Chief: National Anti-Police Trend is Growing

Fitch says 15 of the 59 officers who were killed in the line of duty last year were ambushed – triple the number from the year before.

09/01/2015

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Ferguson Mayor Thanks Protesters for Helping Jamyla Bolden Case

Mayor Knowles says those who protested Michael Brown’s death were also urging people to help police find Bolden’s killer.

08/28/2015

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Ferguson Brewhouse Nears Reopening

“We’re going to have some kinks to work out, so we want to kind of start of a little slower,” he says. “Once we get comfortable, then we’ll have a little party.”

08/27/2015

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More St. Louis-Area Courts Join In On Warrant Forgiveness Program

“We asked each court (in the city) to consider this fresh start at a meeting we had of all the judges last Friday,” Vatterott explained while speaking on KMOX’s Charlie Brennan Show. “We already have about 40 courts that have responded, so we’re pretty excited about it actually.”

08/25/2015

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Ferguson Municipal Judge Announces Sweeping Changes

Ferguson’s new municipal judge ordered massive changes Monday in the city’s much-criticized municipal court, a move he said is aimed at restoring confidence in the system and easing the burden on needy defendants.

08/24/2015

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CrimeStoppers Increases Reward in Jamyla Bolden Case

No arrests have been made, but police are continuing to follow leads.

08/24/2015

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‘The Grim Reality’: Documentary About Black-on-Black Crime

“I don’t see very much independent, especially black, media touching on the subject of extreme violence in black St. Louis,” says filmmaker Terrence Strong, director of “The Grim Reality.”

08/24/2015

MOBILE, AL- AUGUST 21: U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters after his rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama on August 21, 2015 . (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

Trump Blasts St. Louis In Campaign Speech

“No spirit. No jobs. No anything,” presidential hopeful says.

08/22/2015

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Protesters Launch a Web Site

It focuses on changes they’d like to see

08/22/2015

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