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Missouri executes man for k...

Missouri executes man for killing 2 in robbery

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BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri inmate was put to death Wednesday for killing two people during a restaurant robbery in 1998, the eighth execution in the state this year and the 10th since November.

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on Sep 10, 2014 at 03:20 PM
Missouri woman gets life fo...

Missouri woman gets life for killing husband 4 decades ago

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An elderly Missouri woman convicted of killing her husband four decades ago and burying his body in an abandoned Wyoming gold mine was sentenced to life in prison by a Wyoming judge on Monday, a prosecutor said. Laramie County District Attorney Scott Homar had sought a minimum of 20 years in prison for Alice Uden, 75, of Chadwick, Missouri, while her lawyer argued for a suspended sentence that ...

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on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:50 PM

Mourners, civil rights leaders attend funeral of slain Missouri teen

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By Edward McAllister and Nick Carey ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Mourners sang, clapped and danced on Monday at funeral services for Michael Brown, remembering the slain black teenager with words of goodwill and joy rather than the violence and outrage that followed his killing by a white police officer. Brown's body lay at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in a black and gold casket, topp...

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on Aug 25, 2014 at 04:20 PM
Trayvon Martin parents to j...

Trayvon Martin parents to join rally for slain Missouri teen

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By Nick Carey and Edward McAllister FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - The parents of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teenager shot dead in 2012, were expected to join the family of Michael Brown, killed by a police officer in Missouri this month, in a rally in St. Louis on Sunday to protest against police violence. The demonstration will take place one day before the funeral of Brown, an 18-year-old black y...

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on Aug 24, 2014 at 06:50 PM
Cleveland   s Unique Take o...

Cleveland s Unique Take on Rails to Trails: Streetcar Lines to Bike Lanes

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Cleveland's Midway project has a rails to trails feel about it: bicycling advocates want to turn old streetcar right-of-way into protected bike lanesThe post Cleveland’s Unique Take on Rails to Trails: Streetcar Lines to Bike Lanes appeared first on Sustainablog.

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on Aug 22, 2014 at 08:50 PM
Missouri suburb braces for ...

Missouri suburb braces for more racial unrest amid appeals for calm

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By Scott Malone and Ellen Wulfhorst FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police in Ferguson, Missouri, braced for another night of racially charged unrest on Tuesday as the governor and U.S. The predominantly African-American community of 21,000 people has been gripped by street protests punctuated by looting and clashes with police every night since the unarmed, 18-year-old Brown was killed by a white pol...

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on Aug 20, 2014 at 02:50 AM
Police come under gunfire, ...

Police come under gunfire, arrest 31 in Missouri racial unrest

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By Scott Malone and Ellen Wulfhorst FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police said early on Tuesday they came under heavy gunfire and arrested 31 people during another night of racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago. Demonstrations, mostly peaceful but with spasms of violence by smaller groups, have flar...

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on Aug 19, 2014 at 03:20 PM

'Don't know' if Missouri teen shot with hands up

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri teenager fatally shot by police suffered a bullet wound to his right arm that may indicate his hands were up or his back was turned to the shooter, but "we don't know," a pathologist hired by the teen's family said Monday.

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on Aug 18, 2014 at 05:50 PM
Credibility concerns in Mis...

Credibility concerns in Missouri shooting probe

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — After a week of violent clashes between police and protesters, Missouri authorities leading the investigation into the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager are increasingly facing questions about whether their eventual findings can be seen as credible among residents who are highly distrustful of those in charge.

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on Aug 18, 2014 at 06:50 AM
Federal autopsy ordered in ...

Federal autopsy ordered in Missouri teen's death

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday ordered a federal medical examiner to perform another autopsy on the body of a black Missouri teenager whose fatal shooting by a white police officer has spurred a week of rancorous and sometimes violent protests in suburban St. Louis.

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on Aug 17, 2014 at 07:50 PM