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St. Louis Police Academy graduation on August 28, 2014. Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

First City Police Academy Class Graduates Following Unrest in Ferguson

There was extra applause along with higher expectations for the first St. Louis Police Academy class to graduate since the events in Ferguson.

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"After Ferguson" event at Metropolitan Congregations United on August 28. Photo courtesy of Facebook/Metropolitan Congregations United

Metropolitan Congregations United Promises Action in St. Louis

Metropolitan Congregations United, in the wake of Ferguson, promises action on issues it says St. Louis has been talking about for years—issues important to the people of North County.

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

Antonio French: 9 Out of 10 Black Ferguson Voters Don’t Vote

Efforts are underway to turn the Ferguson upheaval into a focal point for registering voters.

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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)

1 Officer Resigns, 1 Fired For Response to Ferguson Protestors

Two officers who once patrolled the streets of Ferguson are out of jobs.

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Police officers arrest a demonstrator 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)

Suit Claims Police Brutality at Ferguson Protests

A federal lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that police in Ferguson and St. Louis County used excessive force and falsely arrested innocent bystanders amid attempts to quell widespread unrest after the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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Voluteers help the owners of Sam's Meat Market clean up after their business was looted during another night of rioting following protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown on August 16, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Looters ransacked several businesses for several hours as police held a position nearby with military grade weapons and armored personnel carriers (APC). Violent outbreaks have taken place almost nightly in Ferguson since the shooting death of Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Mo. Unveils Aid Effort To Ferguson Businesses

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the state is committing $1 million in support to businesses affected by a St. Louis suburb’s racial unrest that followed the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.

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Capt. Ronald Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, who was appointed by the governor to take control of security operations in the city of Ferguson, walks among demonstrators gathered along West Florissant Avenue on Aug. 14, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Operations Scaled Down in Ferguson

St. Louis City Police are no longer participating in Ferguson patrols, and the Missouri National Guard is now completely out of Ferguson.

08/28/2014

Police watch as demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Unrest Could Cost Taxpayers Millions

The cost of extra policing in Ferguson after rioting and looting that followed the police shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old could cost local, Missouri and federal taxpayers millions of dollars.

08/28/2014

Captain Ronald Johnson (L), of the MIssouri HIghway Patrol is seen with St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson prior to the funeral of slain 18-year old teenager Michael Brown Jr. at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri on August 25, 2014. (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Missouri National Guard Completes Departure from Ferguson

The Missouri National Guard has completed its departure from Ferguson where the citizen-soldiers were summoned to help quell unrest after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.

08/27/2014

Eagleton Federal Courthouse in downtown St. Louis. (KMOX file photo)

Group Plans to File Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Police Departments

A multi-million dollar lawsuit against at least two different police departments in connection with the Ferguson unrest has yet to be filed. The organization, Black Lawyers For Justice, was expected to file the suit Tuesday in federal court.

08/27/2014

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