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September 17, 2017 - 10:48 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police believe the slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge were likely racially motivated and said Sunday they have a suspect — a 23-year-old white man — in custody. The suspect, Kenneth Gleason, was being held on drug charges. Authorities do not yet have enough evidence to...
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September 17, 2017 - 10:14 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says protesters arrested for breaking shop windows in the St. Louis suburb of University City overnight...
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September 17, 2017 - 8:04 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protests turned violent for a second night near St. Louis following the acquittal of a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man, as a small group of demonstrators refused to disperse, breaking windows at dozens of businesses and throwing objects at police,...
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September 17, 2017 - 12:56 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 1 a.m. Violence during a protest in a St. Louis suburb has forced the public transportation agency Metro to suspend light rail and bus service...
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September 16, 2017 - 11:36 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Violence has erupted after hundreds of police moved in to confront a small group of protesters who refused to disperse after a march...
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September 16, 2017 - 6:40 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A few hundred protesters were beginning a march in the St. Louis suburb of University City in the latest of two days of demonstrations...
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September 16, 2017 - 5:30 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 5:30 p.m. A second major act has canceled a concert in downtown St. Louis in the wake of protests over the acquittal of a white former police...
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September 16, 2017 - 4:41 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Noisy demonstrators marched through two malls in an upscale area of suburban St. Louis Saturday to protest the acquittal of a white former St. Louis officer in the shooting of a black man, picking up after a night of mostly peaceful demonstrations that escalated into scattered acts...
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September 16, 2017 - 2:37 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A judge's decision to acquit an officer of murder in the death of a black suspect came down to two major questions: Did the officer plant a gun, and did his outburst about killing the man seconds before the shooting signal premeditation? St. Louis Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson...
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September 16, 2017 - 10:12 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The Irish rock band U2 has canceled its Saturday night concert in St. Louis after police told concert organizers that they couldn't...
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