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    Ex-CEO of nursing service sentenced for theft

    Ex-CEO of nursing service sentenced for theft

    Posted 6:31 PM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The former head of a suburban St. Louis health services company has been sentenced to 38 months in federal prison for embezzling more than $600,000 from the firm's accounts.

    The U.S. Attorney's office says 49-year-old Susan Winebarger, of Highland, Illinois, must also pay (More)

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    Attorney General Holder meeting with Michael Brown's parents

    Attorney General Holder meeting with Michael Brown's parents

    Posted 5:59 PM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is meeting with the parents of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old fatally shot by a police officer.

    Holder was meeting with them Wednesday evening in the U.S. attorney's office in downtown St. Louis. He also planned to meet with Missouri's (More)

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    Holder discusses police mistrust outside Ferguson

    Holder discusses police mistrust outside Ferguson

    Posted 5:53 PM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    FLORISSANT (AP) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has told members of the Ferguson community that as a black man he understands why many African-Americans mistrust the police.

    During a private meeting with about 50 community leaders at the Florissant campus of St. Louis Community (More)

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    Of 51 recent arrests in Ferguson, one is a resident

    Of 51 recent arrests in Ferguson, one is a resident

    Posted 5:48 PM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - St. Louis County police say 51 people were arrested from mid-day Tuesday through early Wednesday in Ferguson - all but one of them from out of town.

    Information released Wednesday shows that most of those arrested were cited for refusal to disperse, but a few face weapons (More)

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    Police identify man killed by St. Louis police

    Police identify man killed by St. Louis police

    Posted 5:29 PM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police say they've identified a 25-year-old black man shot to death by two white police officers not far from a suburb where a police killing of a black 18-year-old touched off racial upheaval.

    Police say Kajieme Powell died at the scene of Tuesday's shooting by (More)

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    Officer who pointed gun at protesters suspended

    Officer who pointed gun at protesters suspended

    Posted 5:25 PM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - Officials say a police officer who was part of the effort to keep peace during protests in Ferguson has been suspended for pointing a semi-automatic assault rifle at demonstrators, then cursing and threatening to kill one of them.

    A protester captured the exchange on video (More)

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    Holder pledges top investigators for Ferguson

    Holder pledges top investigators for Ferguson

    Posted 5:17 PM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    CLAYTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder has told Ferguson community leaders that he has assigned the federal government's "most experienced agents and prosecutors" to the investigation of a white police officer's fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old.

    As part of a trip that also (More)

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    Man charged in double Kansas City homicide

    Man charged in double Kansas City homicide

    Posted 5:03 PM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - An 18-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with killing two people as they sat inside a stopped vehicle.

    Ra'mond Taylor was charged Wednesday in Jackson County Circuit Court with two counts of second-degree murder in the January killings of 21-year-old Rollonn (More)

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    Panel denies cut in electric rates for Noranda

    Panel denies cut in electric rates for Noranda

    Posted 4:38 PM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri regulators have denied a request from the state's largest electricity consumer to cut the rate it's charged by Ameren Missouri by roughly 25 percent.

    Noranda Aluminum operates a smelting plant in southeast Missouri with nearly 900 workers.

    The company (More)

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    Friend of Michael Brown wanted in Jefferson City theft

    Friend of Michael Brown wanted in Jefferson City theft

    Posted 3:35 PM 8/20/2014 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - A man accused of robbing a convenience store with Michael Brown on the day Brown was shot has a warrant out for his arrest in Jefferson City.

    The Jefferson City Police Department said Dorian Johnson is wanted for a June 2011 theft.

    Police said a maintenance employee (More)

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    Holder arrives in Ferguson after police shooting

    Holder arrives in Ferguson after police shooting

    Posted 3:32 PM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    CLAYTON (AP) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has met briefly with the officer in charge of security in Ferguson since the shooting of Michael Brown.

    Holder was visiting with diners Wednesday at a restaurant in the St. Louis suburb when Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson (More)

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    Picture of officer's character emerges in Ferguson shooting

    Picture of officer's character emerges in Ferguson shooting

    Posted 3:28 PM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - Vastly different characterizations have emerged of a white suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

    Although protesters in Ferguson have called Darren Wilson a murderer, his supporters say he's being wrongly maligned for doing his job.

    Wilson (More)

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    Colorado man pleads guilty to paddlefish trafficking in Missouri

    Colorado man pleads guilty to paddlefish trafficking in Missouri

    Posted 3:17 PM 8/20/2014 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - A Colorado man pleaded guilty Tuesday to illegally trafficking paddlefish caviar in Warsaw, Missouri.

    U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri Tammy Dickinson said 49-year-old Felix Baravik of Aurora, Colorado admitted he traveled with friends from Colorado to (More)

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