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Department of Justice and FBI to Investigate Ferguson Incident

President Obama announced Thursday that the Department of Justice and the FBI
will both be investigating the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson,
MO last weekend. 288 more words

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Gateway to the West

After stopping in Nashville to have coffee with a friend and spending one night somewhere in Illinois, I made it to my first destination on a two month trip out West.   271 more words

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Good Question: What Is A Grand Jury?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – On Wednesday morning, prosecutors in St. Louis presented evidence to a grand jury in the case of Ferguson police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. 383 more words

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From Connecticut to Missouri, looking for Ferguson stories

Sometimes events happen that compel us to take action. That’s what happened to me as the Ferguson story unfolded (in case you’re unfamiliar with what’s happened there,  381 more words

David DesRoches

Kajieme Powell - The Real Story Breaks

I am afraid I sit here, once again, to discuss something horrendous that has happened in American streets not far from where Mike Brown took his last breath. 311 more words

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St Louis police release cell phone video of fatal shooting of man suspected of stealing from convenience store

St Louis police shot and killed a man suspected of stealing two sodas and some donuts from a nearby convenience store Tuesday afternoon.

25-year-old Kajieme Powell died when officers fired 12 shots at Powell who they say was acting erratically and moving toward them brandishing a steak knife taunting officers to shot him. 72 more words