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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New clashes in St Louis after second black teenager shot dead by police

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 04:13pm by Reuters in St Louis, Missouri

    ... Reuters in St Louis, Missouri At least 400 protesters came into conflict with police in St Louis after a black 18-year-old was shot dead by a police officer on Wednesday just two months after Michael Brown was killed Police clashed with protesters in St Louis, Missouri on Thursday for a second night after an officer killed a black teenager, ahead of a weekend of planned rallies ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Thousands gather for Michael Brown’s funeral in St Louis

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 09:03pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in St Louis Civil rights campaigner uses eulogy for Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, to urge reforms Sharpton plea on policing at shot teen's funeral Michael Brown, ... Baptist church in neighbouring St Louis. Mourners lined up in close to 38 degrees Celsius heat, and many had to be directed to an overflow annex. Brown's father, also called Michael, arrived ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Reports say evidence in Ferguson shooting supports police version

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:13am by WASHPOST

    ... rights, the officials said. Such evidence would also make it difficult for a county grand jury to indict Wilson on state charges, such as murder or manslaughter, sources said. The St Louis County police, the FBI and a county grand jury are investigating the shooting. The Justice Department is investigating Ferguson and St Louis County policing practices and whether they have violated ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    17 arrested at police violence sit-in after two teens killed by officers

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 11:52pm by Reuters

    ... people on Sunday after they refused to disperse from a spontaneous sit-in outside a convenience store in St Louis during a weekend of otherwise peaceful protests against police violence. Thousands of people staged protest marches, vigils and other demonstrations in the St Louis area on the weekend, calling for the arrest of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Witnesses claim St Louis youth killed by police 'had his hands in the air'

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:14pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Ferguson Witnesses to killing of a black youth in St Louis say he 'was giving up' Slain teenager 'had hands in air' A black teenager shot dead by police in the American city of St Louis had his hands raised when the officer approached with his weapon drawn and fired repeatedly, according to two men who said they witnessed the shooting. ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US judge rules that protesters in Ferguson can stand their ground

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 11:42pm by WASHPOST

    ... the protests, said he had not heard of the policy until the lawsuit was filed. St Louis county police chief Jon Belmar, who now has jurisdiction for the protests, said on Monday that his officers would ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Tourists among 9 hurt in crossfire of gun battle in New Orleans’ Bourbon St

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New Orleans New Orleans gun battle: 9 hit in crossfire Nine people were injured by gunshots after being caught in the crossfire as two men engaged ina gun battle on Bourbon Street, a popular tourist spot in New Orleans' celebrated ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Voters in northern Californian counties consider forming 51st state

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:46pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sacramento Residents in mainly rural northern areas voteon preliminary step towards forming 51st state Remote counties consider split from California People ... America's 51st state. Voters in two counties will have a chance to voice that sentiment next week. Del Norte and Tehama counties, with a combined population of about 91,000, will hold a June 3 vote ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Attorney General Holder was to visit Ferguson, Missouri

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... Attorney General Eric Holder made his way to the trouble St Louis suburb of Ferguson. Outside the St Louis County Justice Centre, where the grand jury was expected to convene, two dozen protesters ... the white officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, 18, on August 9. McCulloch's father, mother, brother, uncle and cousin all worked for the St Louis Police Department, and his father was killed ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Rioting in Ferguson prompted by unemployment, bad schools and white domination

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 10:15pm by NYT

    ... building for decades. Moving vans have carried off many middle-class homeowners who eagerly bought brick homes with yards in St Louis' northern suburbs after the second world war. They've ... and police tactics have dominated the headlines coming from the suburb 19 kilometres northwest of St Louis' Gateway Arch. But that's only part of the story. From jobs to schools ...




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