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A large group of police officers advance toward demonstrators protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Police shot smoke and tear gas into the crowd of several hundred as they advanced near the police command center which has been set up in a shopping mall parking lot. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson 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)

Federal Report Faults Police Actions During Ferguson Unrest

A Justice Department report summary has found across-the-board flaws in police’s response last summer to the protests in Ferguson, including antagonizing crowds and violating free-speech rights.

06/30/2015

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Judge Blocks Gun-Rights Group from Saint Louis Zoo

Circuit Court Judge Joan Moriarty issued a temporary restraining order against Jeffry Smith of Cincinnati, or anyone acting with him, from entering zoo property in possession of a firearm or any other lethal weapon – whether open or concealed.

06/12/2015

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UPDATED: Zoo Takes Legal Action to Block Gun Protesters

Missouri laws may not allow police to keep the protest outside the Saint Louis Zoo’s walls.

06/12/2015

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Union Protesters Disrupt Rauner Stop in Southern Illinois

While there were supporters, the Union protesters made it difficult to hear the Rauner’s message. Protesters shouted “Go home, Go home!” while Rauner spoke.

06/08/2015

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UPDATE: NAACP Backs Investigation of Police’s Taser Use on Protesters

St. Louis NAACP leader Aldolphus Pruitt agrees with the investigation into police who used tasers on two protesters arrested on Washington Avenue.

06/01/2015

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce (KMOX file photo)

Protesters Gather at Circuit Attorney’s Home

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, six protesters were arrested.

05/20/2015

Photos from the overnight looting in Ferguson, courtesy of Harold Hurlbut.

Ferguson Protests Leave 2 Shot, Store Looted

Several shots were fired as protestors gathered at West Florissant and Canfield, near where Michael Brown was shot in August.

04/28/2015

Police and national guard arrest a demonstrator outside the police station November 28, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

National Guard Called Protestors ‘Enemy Forces’

The Missouri National Guard referred to protestors in Ferguson last year as “enemy forces” and “adversaries,” according to documents obtained by CNN.

04/17/2015

Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (KMOX file photo)

Lt. Gov. Kinder Blames Feds for ‘Incitement of the Mob’ in Ferguson

“There is more racism in the Justice Department than there is in anywhere I see in the St. Louis area,” Kinder said.

03/17/2015

Rev. Al Sharpton raises his hands while flanked by Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr., parents of Michael Brown who was killed by police in Ferguson, Mo., during a news conference at the National Press Club, on Sept. 25, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sharpton: ‘We Don’t Know’ If Any Protesters Were Behind Ferguson Shooting

Rev. Al Sharpton told MSNBC on Thursday that it’s too early to tell if any of the protesters were behind the shooting.

03/12/2015

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