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Officer who pointed gun at protesters suspended

FERGUSON, Mo. (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.

Attorney General Holder to visit Ferguson Wednesday

Holder discusses police mistrust outside Ferguson

WASHINGTON (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.

Osage Co. man arrested for distributing meth

An Osage County man was arrested late Tuesday night for allegedly distributing methamphetamine.

Grand jury meets in Mike Brown case, decision may take time

A St. Louis grand jury met Wednesday afternoon, but a decision may not come soon. 

Local businesses impacted by unrest in Ferguson

Protesters, looting, and vandalism forced some Ferguson businesses to close and others to work around the chaos.

Lunch provided, teachers give lessons at Ferguson library

While the unrest in Ferguson continues, school is delayed for students in the schooldistrict and some parents are scrambling to arrange their schedules to accomodate.

Holder: 'Change is coming' after police shooting

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is meeting with college students as part of his trip to Missouri stemming from a white police officer's fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old.

Missouri president given contract extension

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri Board of Curators has extended president Tim Wolfe's contract through June 30, 2018.

Teen accused of robbing drunk victim near MU campus

A Columbia teenager was arrested on Tuesday, after police say a highly intoxicated man was jumped walking home earlier this month near College and University Avenue.

U.S. Attorney General Holder in Missouri after teen's death

Attorney General Eric Holder's trip to Ferguson, Missouri, Wednesday brings the full weight of the U.S. government to its investigation of the police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Holder arrived in St. Louis shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday.

ISIS vehicle destroyed by American airstrike

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Obama: US to continue operations in Iraq

The United States launched a series of airstrikes Wednesday against ISIS forces in Iraq, the same day President Barack Obama vowed to act against the militant group following its beheading of an American journalist and its threat to kill another.

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