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Friday, November 28, 2014

Protesters Close Galleria and West County Center on Black Friday

Posted By on Fri, Nov 28, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Demonstrators demanding justice for Michael Brown took their protest to two of St. Louis' toniest malls today, closing down the Galleria and West County Center on the busiest shopping day of the year. About 100 protesters hit the Galleria around 1 p.m. and later staged a "die in" on...

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Missouri Man Busted for Producing, Requesting "Custom" Child Pornography

Posted By on Fri, Nov 28, 2014 at 6:00 AM

After pleading guilty to five felony child-pornography charges, Gary A. Dotson of Pacific has been sentenced to 24 years in prison. An FBI and Franklin County Sheriff's Department investigation revealed Dotson, 32, traded sexual images of children online on an "almost daily basis," according to the U.S. attorney's office....

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Thursday, November 27, 2014

9 Things To Be Thankful For in St. Louis

Posted By on Thu, Nov 27, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Happy Thanksgiving, St. Louis! We've come a long way in the last three months, Lou. We've seen fires, tear gas, blood, tears and outrage. While today's national day of gratitude can't take away from the pain this city has been through, it is a good time to remember what's...

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

How St. Louis County Voters Could Fire Bob McCulloch

Posted By on Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 12:30 PM

It's been two days since St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch delivered his rambling, shade-filled announcement of the non-indictment of Ferguson officer Darren Wilson, and the ensuing confusion, doubt and anger -- and occasional violence -- continues to rock the St. Louis region. But while analysis of McCulloch's...

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PHOTOS: Cities Across America Protest for Ferguson

Posted By on Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 12:00 PM

The shooting death of Michael Brown on August 9 immediately inspired a wide range of emotions and reactions nationwide, and the grand jury's decision on November 24 not to bring charges against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson has reignited those feelings. This week, citizens around the country (and elsewhere)...

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[VIDEO] Blacks and Whites in Clayton Unite in Anger, Sadness After Grand Jury Decision

Posted By on Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 11:30 AM

As St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch read the grand jury's decision inside the justice center in Clayton, a small, racially-mixed crowd gathered outside, surrounded by swarms of media, to hear the announcement. After a long prelude from McCulloch, the final decision came down: no true bill. Riverfront Times...

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National Guard a Welcome Sight for Long-Time Downtown Ferguson Resident

Posted By on Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 9:02 AM

Greg Hilderbrand welcomed the National Guard soldiers milling around his back door Tuesday afternoon. Unfortunately, they were a day late. During a chaotic Monday night, the National Guard was no where to be found as angry rioters looted and burned dozens of businesses in Ferguson following a grand jury's...

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[VIDEO] Why Anthony Shahid Wears Chains, Brings Stuffed Dogs to Ferguson Protests

Posted By on Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Ever watch TV footage or a livestream of a Ferguson protest and wonder, "Wait, who is the guy with the chains and stuffed dogs?" Allow us to introduce you. He's Anthony Shahid, a leading St. Louis-area civil-rights activist and a regular face at the protests spurred by the fatal...

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Freelance Reporters Robbed at Gunpoint, Chased Off Canfield Drive for Filming

Posted By on Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 9:20 PM

The site of Michael Brown's killing has become particularly dangerous for media members in the last 24 hours. A crew of four freelance journalists was robbed at gunpoint this evening around 8 p.m. as they tried to film a segment at the Canfield Drive memorial. Emily Molli, a freelancer...

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Someone Torched Michael Brown Sr.'s Church

Posted By on Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 3:30 PM

The church attended by Michael Brown Jr.'s father was lit ablaze by arsonists at some point last night or possibly early this morning. Michael Sr. and his wife Cal were just there this past Sunday before the family was collectively baptized at another church just a few minutes down...

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