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News.com.au
Mother of Aurora shooting: ‘You are one degree of separation from this happening to you at any place, any time, any where’.during the attack. Picture: Alex Brandon Source: AP MY DAUGHTER, Jessi, had on
Mother of Aurora shooting: ‘You are one degree of separation from this happening to you at any place, any time, any where’.
News.com.au / Posted an hour ago
during the attack. Picture: Alex Brandon Source: AP MY DAUGHTER, Jessi, had only lived in Colorado for a year and fifteen days, she had just moved into a new apartment and had painted it herself. On the night Jessi was killed, her childhood... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Widow addresses suicide of SAPD captain linked to Ashley Madison sitesee the brave men and women who gave their lives while protecting the Alamo Cit
Widow addresses suicide of SAPD captain linked to Ashley Madison site
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
see the brave men and women who gave their lives while protecting the Alamo City. You can learn more at SAPD's Officer Down Memorial Page. Fifty-three members of the San Antonio Police Department have died... Robert Deckard, Dec. 20, 2013Officer... Read more
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Rappler
Brazil massacre blamed on police leaves anger, questionsI ran over and I saw him on the floor," said Zilda de Paula, 62. "They killed m
Brazil massacre blamed on police leaves anger, questions
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
I ran over and I saw him on the floor," said Zilda de Paula, 62. "They killed my only son." "They" may have been police officers in plain clothes and black masks, according to investigators. Police across Brazil are known for carrying out... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio law enforcement officers have killed 8 people since Ferguson shootingAntonio law enforcement officers' actions have resulted in the... Details: Mar
San Antonio law enforcement officers have killed 8 people since Ferguson shooting
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
Antonio law enforcement officers' actions have resulted in the... Details: Mark Flores Jr. had shot his father, Mark Flores Sr., in the face at a... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Gov't and public sector workers on conditions of serviceFeature Article of Wednesday, 19 August 2015 In fact, it is disheartening to s
Gov't and public sector workers on conditions of service
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 8 days ago
Feature Article of Wednesday, 19 August 2015 In fact, it is disheartening to see, hear on airwaves and reading these days about the issue of strikes, fall out of labour negotiations and withdrawal of some services by some public sector... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Building of a Professional New Army - the Contributions of Gen. Surajalao Abdurrahmanon the sand of time, something for which the Liberian Government through the Mi
The Building of a Professional New Army - the Contributions of Gen. Surajalao Abdurrahman
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
on the sand of time, something for which the Liberian Government through the Ministry of National Defense will this Friday, (August 21) hold a memorial program at the Monrovia City and later at the Camp Sandee Ware in Careysburg, Montserrado... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio police officer who was among critically injured in 2003 Denny's shooting diesMurray (left), one of three SAPD officers who were shot at a... Police officer
San Antonio police officer who was among critically injured in 2003 Denny's shooting dies
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
Murray (left), one of three SAPD officers who were shot at a... Police officers stand Friday morning Jan 3, 2003 near the scene in... CRIME SCENE --- An... Read more
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KOLO 8 Reno
Deputy Carl Howell Represents "The Thin Blue Line"by a simple wave. All members of our organization will continue to put one foot
Deputy Carl Howell Represents "The Thin Blue Line"
KOLO 8 Reno / Posted 9 days ago
by a simple wave. All members of our organization will continue to put one foot in front of the other as we conduct our day to day operations. All members will continue to provide the utmost professional service to our community On behalf of the... Read more
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BC Local News
'Grateful' South Surrey assault victim feeling stronger every dayto thank those who helped her in the aftermath. "The people in the neighbourho
'Grateful' South Surrey assault victim feeling stronger every day
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
to thank those who helped her in the aftermath. "The people in the neighbourhood were awesome, as were all of the police officers and firemen and paramedics and hospital staff and doctors and nurses at Surrey Memorial Hospital. I feel stronger... Read more
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Surrey Leader
'Grateful' South Surrey assault victim feeling stronger every dayto thank those who helped her in the aftermath. "The people in the neighbourho
'Grateful' South Surrey assault victim feeling stronger every day
Surrey Leader / Posted 10 days ago
to thank those who helped her in the aftermath. "The people in the neighbourhood were awesome, as were all of the police officers and firemen and paramedics and hospital staff and doctors and nurses at Surrey Memorial Hospital. I feel stronger... Read more
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Peace Arch News
'Grateful' South Surrey assault victim feeling stronger every dayto thank those who helped her in the aftermath. "The people in the neighbourho
'Grateful' South Surrey assault victim feeling stronger every day
Peace Arch News / Posted 10 days ago
to thank those who helped her in the aftermath. "The people in the neighbourhood were awesome, as were all of the police officers and firemen and paramedics and hospital staff and doctors and nurses at Surrey Memorial Hospital. I feel stronger... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Funeral for Fallen Carson City Deputy Thursday in RenoA Deputy with the Carson City Sheriff's Office was killed early Saturday mornin
Funeral for Fallen Carson City Deputy Thursday in Reno
KTVN Reno / Posted 10 days ago
A Deputy with the Carson City Sheriff's Office was killed early Saturday morning while responding to a domestic violence call. He has since been identified as Carl Howell. Governor Sandoval signed an Executive Order on Sunday morning order flags to... Read more
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Daily Press
Wives, sisters, daughters waited for word from Vietnamhis name isn't listed among the more than 58,000 others who died in the Vietnam
Wives, sisters, daughters waited for word from Vietnam
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
his name isn't listed among the more than 58,000 others who died in the Vietnam War. Nor is it etched into the black marble memorial in Washington, D.C. Richard Leeman, a lance corporal in the Marine Corps, was 19 when the military transport plane... Read more
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The Evening Sun
At ceremony in York, two veterans reflect on moment when Japan surrendered during World War IInoise." "We thought we were being invaded," said Licklider, now 92. "Everybody
At ceremony in York, two veterans reflect on moment when Japan surrendered during World War II
The Evening Sun / Posted 12 days ago
noise." "We thought we were being invaded," said Licklider, now 92. "Everybody's shooting and banging." Military police officers came over and told him what had happened: the United States announced its victory over Japan. World War II was... Read more
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Salon.com
Black Lives Matter joins a long line of protest movements that have shifted public opinion — most recently, Occupy Wall Streetno sudden upsurge of racial profiling, arrests, beatings and killings of Africa
Black Lives Matter joins a long line of protest movements that have shifted public opinion — most recently, Occupy Wall Street
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
no sudden upsurge of racial profiling, arrests, beatings and killings of African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement officers. Instead – thanks in part to BLM — Americans have simply become more aware of the problem. The names of the victims... Read more
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York Daily Record
At ceremony in York, two veterans reflect on moment when Japan surrendered during World War IInoise." "We thought we were being invaded," said Licklider, now 92. "Everybody
At ceremony in York, two veterans reflect on moment when Japan surrendered during World War II
York Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
noise." "We thought we were being invaded," said Licklider, now 92. "Everybody's shooting and banging." Military police officers came over and told him what had happened: the United States announced its victory over Japan. World War II was... Read more
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Daily Mail
Cop describes how he was forced to shoot at unarmed black man 12 TIMESwoman's door for help after crashing car Woman had fearfully called 911; Kerri
Cop describes how he was forced to shoot at unarmed black man 12 TIMES
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
woman's door for help after crashing car Woman had fearfully called 911; Kerrick and others had rushed to scene On Friday, Kerrick wept in court as he told of how Ferrell charged at him He said suspect then tried to grab his gun - even after... Read more
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Havre Daily News
Gary A. WilsonLocal historian and author of five books, , 74, passed away at Peace Hospice of
Gary A. Wilson
Havre Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
Local historian and author of five books, , 74, passed away at Peace Hospice of Great Falls on Aug. 10 of multiple myeloma. Gary was born in Everett, Washington, the only child of Beryl and Marjorie (Deffries) Wilson. He graduated from... Read more
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The Columbian
Anniversary to RememberBefore we immerse ourselves in today's 21st century happenings, let's take a mo
Anniversary to Remember
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
Before we immerse ourselves in today's 21st century happenings, let's take a moment to reflect on Aug. 14, 1945. It was 70 years ago today that it was announced to U.S. citizens that Japan had surrendered to the Allies. (The actual surrender date was... Read more
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FOX 7 Austin
Three names added to Veterans and Peace Officers MemorialTravis County deputies and Austin police officers came together to honor three
Three names added to Veterans and Peace Officers Memorial
FOX 7 Austin / Posted 14 days ago
Travis County deputies and Austin police officers came together to honor three of their fallen colleagues at a ceremony in downtown Austin. Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis, Travis County Constable Kevin Aigner, and Senior Austin Police Officer Jaime... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Murdered family timeline: Could deputies have done anything different?TONIGHT REGARDING THE MURDERS OF THAT FAMILY OF EIGHT. INCLUDING A BETTER APPRO
Murdered family timeline: Could deputies have done anything different?
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 15 days ago
TONIGHT REGARDING THE MURDERS OF THAT FAMILY OF EIGHT. INCLUDING A BETTER APPROXIMATE TIME LINE OF WHAT HAPPENED THAT DAY. THAT TIME LINE GIVES US A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF WHEN OFFICERS WENT INTO THAT HOME. WE ALSO HAVE NEW INFORMATION ABOUT... Read more
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The Manila Times
Honoring the fake, spurning real heroism and sacrificelearning that President Aquino has refused to honor or recognize the martyred S
Honoring the fake, spurning real heroism and sacrifice
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
learning that President Aquino has refused to honor or recognize the martyred SAF 44, and is adamantly against building a memorial to them, he exclaimed: “How can our people accept this! President Aquino ordered the building of a memorial to the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
August 11, 2015Webb Simpson hits a drive on the second hole during a practice round for the PG
August 11, 2015
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 15 days ago
Webb Simpson hits a drive on the second hole during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) Tiger Woods hits out of a bunker on the second hole... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dozens arrested in Ferguson demonstrations; state of emergency declaredA sense of dread returned to the St. Louis area as demonstrations continued Mon
Dozens arrested in Ferguson demonstrations; state of emergency declared
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
A sense of dread returned to the St. Louis area as demonstrations continued Monday and officials declared a state of emergency, fearing another spiral of violence could shatter the riot-scarred area’s fragile recovery. Dozens of protesters were... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ferguson protesters block Interstate 70 in St LouisMore than 50 protesters are arrested in Ferguson as state of emergency is decla
Ferguson protesters block Interstate 70 in St Louis
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
More than 50 protesters are arrested in Ferguson as state of emergency is declared - a day after cops were shot at and shops looted on the anniversary of Michael Brown's death GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Protesters blocked traffic on Interstate 70 in... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bowdoin grad, activist among those arrested in Ferguson protestsblocked rush-hour traffic in both directions on Interstate 70 in the Earth City
Bowdoin grad, activist among those arrested in Ferguson protests
Bangor Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
blocked rush-hour traffic in both directions on Interstate 70 in the Earth City community of St. Louis County on Monday evening. Aerial footage from a KTVI-TV helicopter showed lines of protesters joining hands to block the highway as... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Tyrone Harris charged after Ferguson anniversary shootingmarch on August 9, 2015 on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri. Over 5
Tyrone Harris charged after Ferguson anniversary shooting
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
march on August 9, 2015 on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri. Over 50 shots were reportedly exchanged on the day marking the one year anniversary of the death of an unarmed black teen, Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a white... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos | 08.10.15 | News & Observer Vehicles and residents make their way through a fl
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
08.10.15 | News & Observer Vehicles and residents make their way through a flooded street in Wenling, in eastern China's Zhejiang province on August 10, 2015 after strong storms hit the area during Typhoon Soudelor's... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mom: Son who died was 'black and blue' when father left himcourt as mom reveals how he beat their baby son 'black and blue' Kimberly Ann
Mom: Son who died was 'black and blue' when father left him
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
court as mom reveals how he beat their baby son 'black and blue' Kimberly Ann Chrystie requested an order of protection Friday for her four-month-old son, Jayceon Chrystie Jayceon died Saturday and the boy's father, Daniel Cox, 35, now faces a... Read more
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Officer.com
State of Emergency Declared in FergusonST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Police arrested at least 50 protesters in St. Louis today who
State of Emergency Declared in Ferguson
Officer.com / Posted 17 days ago
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Police arrested at least 50 protesters in St. Louis today who were demanding the dissolution of the Ferguson Police Department. Meanwhile, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has declared a state of emergency and turned... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
In Ferguson, state of emergency declared in wake of renewed violenceST. LOUIS — Police arrested more than a dozen protesters in St. Louis on Monday
In Ferguson, state of emergency declared in wake of renewed violence
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 17 days ago
ST. LOUIS — Police arrested more than a dozen protesters in St. Louis on Monday who were demanding the dissolution of the Ferguson Police Department. Meanwhile, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has declared a state of emergency and turned... Read more
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WA Today
State of emergency in Ferguson after Michael Brown anniversaryGunfire scatters Ferguson protesters St Louis: Police arrested more than a doz
State of emergency in Ferguson after Michael Brown anniversary
WA Today / Posted 17 days ago
Gunfire scatters Ferguson protesters St Louis: Police arrested more than a dozen protesters in St Louis on Monday who were demanding the dissolution of the Ferguson Police Department. Meanwhile, St Louis County executive Steve Stenger has declared... Read more
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The Age
State of emergency in Ferguson after Michael Brown anniversaryGunfire scatters Ferguson protesters St Louis: Police arrested more than a doz
State of emergency in Ferguson after Michael Brown anniversary
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
Gunfire scatters Ferguson protesters St Louis: Police arrested more than a dozen protesters in St Louis on Monday who were demanding the dissolution of the Ferguson Police Department. Meanwhile, St Louis County executive Steve Stenger has declared... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
State of emergency in Ferguson after Michael Brown anniversaryGunfire scatters Ferguson protesters St Louis: Police arrested more than a doz
State of emergency in Ferguson after Michael Brown anniversary
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Gunfire scatters Ferguson protesters St Louis: Police arrested more than a dozen protesters in St Louis on Monday who were demanding the dissolution of the Ferguson Police Department. Meanwhile, St Louis County executive Steve Stenger has declared... Read more
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Canberra Times
State of emergency in Ferguson after Michael Brown anniversaryGunfire scatters Ferguson protesters St Louis: Police arrested more than a doz
State of emergency in Ferguson after Michael Brown anniversary
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
Gunfire scatters Ferguson protesters St Louis: Police arrested more than a dozen protesters in St Louis on Monday who were demanding the dissolution of the Ferguson Police Department. Meanwhile, St Louis County executive Steve Stenger has declared... Read more
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Brisbane Times
State of emergency in Ferguson after Michael Brown anniversaryshortly before shots were fired. Photo: Reuters St Louis: Police arrested more
State of emergency in Ferguson after Michael Brown anniversary
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 days ago
shortly before shots were fired. Photo: Reuters St Louis: Police arrested more than a dozen protesters in St Louis on Monday who were demanding the dissolution of the Ferguson Police Department. Meanwhile, St. Louis County Executive Steve... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Teenager seriously injured in Ferguson police-involved shootingFERGUSON (AP)- The identity of the 18-year-old black suspect who was critically
Teenager seriously injured in Ferguson police-involved shooting
KOMU Columbia / Posted 17 days ago
FERGUSON (AP)- The identity of the 18-year-old black suspect who was critically wounded after being shot by police Sunday night in Ferguson has been released. Prosecutors have filed 10 counts against Tyrone Harris. The office of St. Louis County... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Ferguson anniversary shooting: Tyrone Harris chargedmarch on August 9, 2015 on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri. Over 5
Ferguson anniversary shooting: Tyrone Harris charged
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
march on August 9, 2015 on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri. Over 50 shots were reportedly exchanged on the day marking the one year anniversary of the death of an unarmed black teen, Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a white... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
In Ferguson, state of emergency declared in wake of renewed violenceST. LOUIS — Police arrested more than a dozen protesters in St. Louis on Monday
In Ferguson, state of emergency declared in wake of renewed violence
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
ST. LOUIS — Police arrested more than a dozen protesters in St. Louis on Monday who were demanding the dissolution of the Ferguson Police Department. Meanwhile, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has declared a state of emergency and turned... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
State of emergency declared in Ferguson following shootingtimes, Chief John Belmar said. Harris is in hospital in critical condition and
State of emergency declared in Ferguson following shooting
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
times, Chief John Belmar said. Harris is in hospital in critical condition and has been charged with assault on police officers. “We can’t afford to have this kind of violence,” Chief Belmar said at a press conference in the early hours of... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Man 'critical' after officer-involved shooting; officers injured, arrests made in FergusonFERGUSON, Mo. (AP/KMOV.com) - A man who opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Mi
Man 'critical' after officer-involved shooting; officers injured, arrests made in Ferguson
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 17 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP/KMOV.com) - A man who opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri, is in "critical, unstable" condition after being struck when the officers returned fire, the St. Louis County Police chief said early Monday. Chief Jon Belmar... Read more
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Naples Daily News
State of emergency declared in wake of renewed Ferguson violenceST. LOUIS - Police arrested more than a dozen protesters in St. Louis on Monday
State of emergency declared in wake of renewed Ferguson violence
Naples Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
ST. LOUIS - Police arrested more than a dozen protesters in St. Louis on Monday who were demanding the dissolution of the Ferguson Police Department. Meanwhile, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has declared a state of emergency and turned... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Police: Suspect shot near Ferguson rally critically injured FERGUSON, Mo. — A suspect who authorities say opened fire on officers in Ferg
Police: Suspect shot near Ferguson rally critically injured
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 17 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. — A suspect who authorities say opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri, on the anniversary of Michael Brown's death was critically wounded when the officers shot back,... Read more
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Chillicothe Times Bulletin
Police: Suspect shot near Ferguson rally critically injured FERGUSON, Mo. — A suspect who authorities say opened fire on officers in Ferg
Police: Suspect shot near Ferguson rally critically injured
Chillicothe Times Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. — A suspect who authorities say opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri, on the anniversary of Michael Brown's death was critically wounded when the officers shot back,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
NAACP: No violent unrest expected in Fergusonstill a tremendous level of distrust between law enforcement and the community.
NAACP: No violent unrest expected in Ferguson
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
still a tremendous level of distrust between law enforcement and the community." Nonetheless, Gaskin says he expects Monday night to be free of reactive violence, thievery and destruction. Gaskin also credited St. Louis County's police chief,... Read more
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FOX News
Gun battle during Ferguson anniversary protest ends with man shot by policeSt. Louis County police said a gun battle in Ferguson, Mo. late Sunday climaxed
Gun battle during Ferguson anniversary protest ends with man shot by police
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
St. Louis County police said a gun battle in Ferguson, Mo. late Sunday climaxed when one of the suspects involved opened fire on plainclothes detectives before being pursued and shot by the officers after a day of peaceful demonstrations in Ferguson... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Ferguson protester wounded in shootout with policeFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A suspect who authorities say opened fire on officers in
Ferguson protester wounded in shootout with police
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 17 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A suspect who authorities say opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri, on the anniversary of Michael Brown's death was critically wounded when the officers shot back, St. Louis County's police chief said early Monday. It... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Man shot near Ferguson protest critically injuredFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A man who authorities say opened fire on officers in Ferg
Man shot near Ferguson protest critically injured
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 17 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A man who authorities say opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri, on the anniversary of Michael Brown's death was critically wounded when the officers shot back, St. Louis County's police chief said early Monday. Chief... Read more
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Salon.com
Police chief offers account of Ferguson shooting, says suspect opened fire at police carFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A suspect who authorities say opened fire on officers in F
Police chief offers account of Ferguson shooting, says suspect opened fire at police car
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A suspect who authorities say opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri, on the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death was critically wounded when the officers shot back, St. Louis County’s police chief said early Monday. It... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Man 'critical' after officer-involved shooting; officers injured, arrests made in FergusonFERGUSON, Mo. (AP/KMOV.com) - A man who opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Mi
Man 'critical' after officer-involved shooting; officers injured, arrests made in Ferguson
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 17 days ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP/KMOV.com) - A man who opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri, is in "critical, unstable" condition after being struck when the officers returned fire, the St. Louis County Police chief said early Monday. Chief Jon Belmar... Read more
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