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Jefferson City News Tribune
Ferguson mayor: City told DOJ agreement no sure thingFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson leaders warned U.S. Department of Justice negotia
Ferguson mayor: City told DOJ agreement no sure thing
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson leaders warned U.S. Department of Justice negotiators last month that they couldn't guarantee approval of a plan to address the agency's scathing review of the city's police and courts, including allegations that the... Read more
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Vail Daily
Vail hotel pays $1 million sex harassment settlementVAIL — The owners and managers of a Vail hotel agreed to pay more than $1 milli
Vail hotel pays $1 million sex harassment settlement
Vail Daily / Posted yesterday
VAIL — The owners and managers of a Vail hotel agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a sexual harassment case. Vail Run’s $1 million settlement will be split between eight employees, the result of lawsuit filed on their behalf by the Equal... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Justice Department promises ‘exhaustive’ review of S.F. policeCritics of the Police Department welcomed the review, even as some said it fell
Justice Department promises ‘exhaustive’ review of S.F. police
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Critics of the Police Department welcomed the review, even as some said it fell short of the civil rights investigation they called for after five officers shot Woods to death Dec. 2. The Justice Department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Man pleads guilty to threatening to firebomb 2 mosquesWASHINGTON - A Florida man has pleaded guilty to a hate crime for calling two m
Man pleads guilty to threatening to firebomb 2 mosques
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON - A Florida man has pleaded guilty to a hate crime for calling two mosques in Pinellas County and threatening to firebomb them and shoot their congregants. Martin Alan Schnitzler, 43, pleaded guilty to obstructing persons in the free... Read more
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Denver Post
Vail condo group owes $1 million for abuse of Mexican workersA Vail condo association and its owner must pay a $1 million settlement to four
Vail condo group owes $1 million for abuse of Mexican workers
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
A Vail condo association and its owner must pay a $1 million settlement to four Mexican workers after one of its managers sexually harassed women, including one instance where he stripped and attacked a housekeeper who was cleaning a room. However,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Seminole man pleads guilty to making threatening calls to mosquesTAMPA — A Seminole man pleaded guilty Friday to making threatening phone calls
Seminole man pleads guilty to making threatening calls to mosques
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
TAMPA — A Seminole man pleaded guilty Friday to making threatening phone calls to Pinellas County mosques after the Paris terrorist attacks in November. Martin Alan Schnitzler faces up to 20 years in federal prison for the charge of obstructing... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Man pleads guilty to Pinellas County mosque threatsMartin Alan Schnitzler, 43, pleaded guilty to a hate crime in the Middle Distri
Man pleads guilty to Pinellas County mosque threats
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
Martin Alan Schnitzler, 43, pleaded guilty to a hate crime in the Middle District of Florida for calling two mosques in Pinellas County, and threatening to fire bomb the mosques and shoot their congregants. Schnitzler pleaded guilty to obstructing... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Justice Department has few tools to fix FergusonThe Department of Justice must have expected that the Ferguson, Missouri, City
Justice Department has few tools to fix Ferguson
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Department of Justice must have expected that the Ferguson, Missouri, City Council would stall in accepting the terms of a consent decree over allegations that the city's police and courts have violated black residents' civil rights. The... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Ferguson faces difficult legal testWASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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Orange County Register
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. – As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Depart
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. – As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city’s leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The question... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Ferguson faces difficult legal testWASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Ferguson faces difficult legal testWASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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York Daily Record
What Ferguson faces in fighting the Justice Dept.WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
What Ferguson faces in fighting the Justice Dept.
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Ferguson faces difficult legal testWASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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USA Today
What Ferguson faces in fighting the Justice Dept.WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
What Ferguson faces in fighting the Justice Dept.
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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First Coast News
Ferguson faces difficult legal testWASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Ferguson faces difficult legal testWASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Ferguson faces difficult legal testWASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Ferguson faces difficult legal testWASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Ferguson faces difficult legal testWASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
What Ferguson faces in fighting the Justice Dept.WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
What Ferguson faces in fighting the Justice Dept.
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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Daily Journal
Ferguson faces difficult legal testWASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Ferguson faces difficult legal testWASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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Daily Record
Ferguson faces difficult legal testWASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Ferguson faces difficult legal testWASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local poli
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The first time a Justice Department lawsuit to reform a local police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive... Read more
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Boston Globe
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. — As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Depart
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. — As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city’s leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the Police Department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The question... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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Lake Placid News
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the town's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that it might someday disband its police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
WGEM Quincy / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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KXXV Waco
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
KWWL Iowa / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 3 days ago
As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The question is: Would anyone... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
KHQ Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the town's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that it might someday disband its police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?By JIM SALTER Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- As Ferguson prepares to
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
By JIM SALTER Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the town's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that it might someday disband its police department and cede law... Read more
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KTVN Reno
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice D
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
KTVN Reno / Posted 3 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the town's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that it might someday disband its police department and cede law enforcement to another agency. The... Read more
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