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Members of the Ferguson Police department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed teenager, was shot and killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on August 9. His death caused several days of violent protests along with rioting and looting in Ferguson. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Illinois Considering Bill to Outfit Officers with Body Cameras

It might seem like there are cameras everywhere you look these days, but it could be just be the tip of the iceberg compared to a few years from now.

09/12/2014

Louis Wilson holds up a sign during the Ferguson city council meeting on September 9, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. The meeting was held at Greater Grace Church to accommodate the large crowd. Most residents used the meeting to express their anger at how the police and city council handled the shooting of teenager Michael Brown and the unrest that followed.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Job, Resource Fair to Be Held in Ferguson Saturday

The protests and riots in Ferguson highlighted what many already knew—residents in many North St. Louis county towns are facing unemployment, poverty and lack of educational achievement.

09/12/2014

Police restrain a protester as they remove him from a street during a demonstration in Ferguson, Missouri on Septmber 10, 2014. About 100 protesters threatened to walk onto and shutdown Highway 70 as a form of civil disobedience related to the Michael Brown shooting and riots in Ferguson, Missouri last month.  Over 200 police stopped the protesters from reaching the highway. About 25 people were arrested. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

After Ferguson, Discussion of Racial Diversity in Police Departments

The Aug. 9 shooting of unarmed Michael Brown Jr., 18, by a white officer in nearby Ferguson has focused attention on the lack of diversity in many police departments across the country.

09/12/2014

A person is arrested during an attempt by Ferguson protestors to  block part of Interstate 70 on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Arrests As Ferguson Protesters Plan Shutdown

Demonstrators were planning to block part of Interstate 70.

09/10/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon speaks about the shooting death of 18 year-old Michael Brown during a news conference on Aug. 16, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (Photo: Joshua LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ferguson Lawmaker Calls Governor ‘Coward’

A state senator representing parts of Ferguson called Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon a “coward” for his response to the fatal shooting of a black man and the protests that followed.

09/10/2014

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)

Small Business Adminstration Looks to Help Businesses Affected by Ferguson Unrest

The SBA is taking low-interest loan applications from businesses that suffered a substantial hit from the August chaos in Ferguson.

09/10/2014

Business owner Mustafa Alshalabi cleans damage to his store, Sam's Meat Market, after it was looted during another night of rioting following protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown on August 16, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Alshalabi is carrying a firearm on his side in order to protect his property. 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)

AT&T to Contribute $5,000 to Reinvest North County Fund

AT&T announced today a $5,000 contribution to the Fund to help small business owners and students impacted by the recent events in Ferguson and surrounding communities.

09/10/2014

Leaders discuss a planned shutdown of I-70 in response to protest Gov. Jay Nixon’s refusal to appoint a special prosecutor in the Michael Brown case. Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Highway Patrol Prepares for Threatened Shutdown of I-70

Sgt. Al Nothum tells KMOX News that they are working with the leadership of the group that is threatening to stop I-70 traffic this afternoon.

09/10/2014

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) questions witnesses about military equipment given to local law enforcement departments by the federal government during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing about at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 9, 2014 in Washington, DC. In the wake of the Ferguson, MO, police response to peaceful protests, senators on the committee were critical of the federal grant programs that allow local and state law enforcement agencies to buy armored vehicles, assult rifles, body armor and other military equipment.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. McCaskill: “Why Buy Things We Don’t Use?”

Missouri Democrat & others grill defense, justice, & homeland security officials about new military gear donations to local police.

09/09/2014

SEPTEMBER 09:  Joshua Williams addresses the Ferguson city council during the councils regular scheduled meeting on September 9, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. The meeting was held at Greater Grace Church to accommodate the large crowd. Most residents used the meeting to express their anger at how the police and city council handled the shooting of teenager Michael Brown and the unrest that followed.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Public Comment Dominates Ferguson Council Meeting

City leaders meet for first time since Michael Brown’s shooting death

09/09/2014

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