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Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III speaks to protesters during a protest of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, outside Ferguson Police Department Headquarters on Aug. 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Ferguson to Hold Series of Town Hall Meetings

Mayor James Knowles says there is a lot of misinformation circulating in the city, so the first meetings will address the misconceptions about Ferguson.

09/18/2014

Scene of an officer-involved shooting in Jennings. Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Police: Officers Fatally Shoot Man in Jennings

Officers were called to a a home twice on Wednesday night by a woman who said an armed man was knocking on her door and harassing her.

09/18/2014

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III speaks to protesters during a protest of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, outside Ferguson Police Department Headquarters on Aug. 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Town Hall Meetings Planned In Ferguson

Mayor James Knowles says first sessions will “clear up misinformation that is circulating.”

09/17/2014

Police guard a Quick Trip gas station that was burned when protests over the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown turned to riots and looting on August 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police May Not See Reimbursement from State for Work in Ferguson

It may be difficult for Missouri to reimburse local police for their work in Ferguson. Mike O’Connell, spokesman for the Department of Public Safety, says it just isn’t done.

09/17/2014

Steve Stenger, county councilman and candidate for county executive.

Steve Stenger: ‘I Am Standing By Bob McCulloch’

Steve Stenger, the Democratic candidate for St. Louis County Executive, is speaking out after protestors last night challenged him to back their calls for a special prosecutor in the Michael Brown case.

09/17/2014

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)

Prosecutor May Release Audio of Brown Grand Jury

Spokesman Ed Magee on Wednesday said St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch has ordered that the proceedings be transcribed and audio-recorded, an unusual step for grand juries in Missouri.

09/17/2014

St. Louis County Council Chair Hazel Erby announcing the formation of a coalition of African- American politicians on Sept. 17. Photo: KMOX/Brian Kelly

African-American Politicians Form Fannie Lou Hamer Coalition, Cite Disrespect from Democratic Party

Some Democratic candidates could find opposition from within their own party from a new coalition of local African-American politicians.

09/17/2014

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 14: Gwen Stewart joins other demonstrators along West Florissant Avenue to protest the shooting death of Michael Brown on August 14, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent protests have erupted along West Florissant in Ferguson each of the last four nights as demonstrators express outrage over the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judges Seek St. Louis County Court Reforms

A committee that includes municipal court judges is working to reform St. Louis County’s 81 local courts.

09/17/2014

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

Gov. Nixon Addresses Police Requests for Reimbursement After Ferguson

Both departments say they want the state to reimburse them, or else it could have a drastic impact on local police budgets.

09/17/2014

A demonstrator carries a picture of Michael Brown during a protest along Florissant Avenue on August 16, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent protests have erupted nearly every night along the street since the shooting death ofl Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Expert: Grand Jury is Preliminary, Necessary Check on Police Powers

The grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting case has now been given until early 2015 to decide whether charges should be brought against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

09/17/2014

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