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St. Louis Region Is On Edge In Wake Of Another Fatal Police Shooting

Learn more about the latest police shooting in Missouri.

December 25, 2014

Long History Of Racial Tension Set The Stage For Ferguson Protests

Racial tension is nothing new in Ferguson, Missouri.

December 1, 2014

Thanksgiving Around Ferguson Marked By Quiet In Aftermath Of Chaos

Get the latest on the situation in Ferguson.

November 28, 2014

Ferguson: Burned Buildings, 61 Arrests In Wake Of Grand Jury Decision

Protests were far from peaceful in Ferguson after the grand jury’s decision to not indict the officer responsible for Michael Brown’s shooting.

November 25, 2014

Darren Wilson, Recalling Shooting, Said Michael Brown Looked Like A ‘Demon’

Previously secret testimony from Officer Darren Wilson was released late Monday.

November 25, 2014

St. Louis-Area Churches Plan To Act As Safe Houses For Those Seeking Refuge During Protests

Get the latest on the tense situation in Ferguson.

November 21, 2014

Tension Mounts In Ferguson With Every Day Of Waiting

Is the unrest in Ferguson about to boil over again?

November 20, 2014

Security Companies Seek Exemptions In Requirements To Send Officers To Ferguson

Security guard companies are applying for exemptions in security officer licensing requirements to meet an increased demand as the Ferguson grand jury decision draws nearer.

November 19, 2014

Missouri Governor declares emergency ahead of grand jury announcement

In anticipation of a grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case, the governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency.

November 17, 2014

How Hackers Wreaked Havoc In St. Louis After Brown’s Shooting

The group Anonymous descended upon Ferguson after the Michael Brown shooting this summer, targeting people they believed to be involved in the controversy.

November 5, 2014

Ferguson Activists Change Tactics, Targets

Activists and demonstrators descend on Ferguson to reinforce the protests taking place there.

October 14, 2014

Weariness Of Ferguson Protests Grows

Protests in Ferguson continue two months after Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.

October 14, 2014

‘Ferguson October’ Rally Highlights Divide Among St. Louis Activists

Find out how the latest round of protests is dividing the activist community.

October 13, 2014

Police In St. Louis Area Brace For Weekend Of Protests

More protests are coming to the Gateway City.

October 10, 2014

Police Officer Fatally Shoots Teenager In South St. Louis

Could this be another Ferguson?

October 9, 2014

Officer In Ferguson, Missouri Shooting Testifies Before Grand Jury

By Kim Bell and Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch CLAYTON, Mo. — Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson testified here for almost four hours Tuesday in front of the St. Louis County grand jury investigating his Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, a source with knowledge of the investigation said Wednesday. Wilson was not obligated to […]

September 18, 2014

Report: Gay NFL Player Overlooked By Teams

St. Louis (AFP) – Michael Sam, who is seeking to become the NFL’s first openly gay player, was passed over by 31 teams Sunday just one day after being cut by St. Louis, USA Today reported. The rookie defensive end cleared waivers and is now free to try and sign with the Rams’ practice squad. […]

September 1, 2014

Through The Ferguson Unrest, Antonio French Finds A National Following

By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times FERGUSON, Mo. — Antonio French sat in the front passenger seat of an air-conditioned sedan parked behind a vandalized and boarded-up Red’s BBQ on West Florissant Avenue, scrolling through his iPhone, reading a barrage of tweets, emails, and text messages. Nods of appreciation and media interview requests have kept […]

August 26, 2014

St. Louis Holds A Peace Fest, With Message From Brown’s Family

By Kurtis Lee and Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times ST. LOUIS — Hundreds gathered at a downtown park Sunday for an annual “Peace Fest” attended by relatives of three young black men killed in controversial shootings: Trayvon Martin of Florida, Oscar Grant of California, and Michael Brown, 18, shot two weeks ago in nearby Ferguson […]

August 25, 2014

St. Louis Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Brandished Knife

By Joe Holleman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — St. Louis city police officers shot and killed a man they say brandished a knife at them outside a market Tuesday afternoon. The shooting was about 12:30 p.m., police said. Witnesses said the man who was shot had been inside Six Stars Market. He took items […]

August 19, 2014

Activist Phyllis Schlafly Butts Head With Brewery Of Same Name

By Lisa Brown, St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — For decades, conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly has voiced her opposition to a wide variety of social and political issues, from the Equal Rights Amendment to same-sex marriage. But her latest fight hits closer to home. Phyllis Schlafly is opposing a federal trademark for the name “Schlafly” for […]

March 5, 2014