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  • Demonstrators attack and set fire to police cruiser in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo (KPLR) –  As tensions flared between officers and demonstrators outside the Ferguson Police Department Tuesday night, a group of protesters broke off from the main protest and headed north on Florissant Road to Church Street. Near that intersection protesters came upon a police vehicle and attacked it. The broke out the lights and attempted to turn the cruiser over. Failing that, someone threw a fire bomb at the car setting it ablaze. Police moved in using tear gas […]

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    Protest continue across U.S. in the aftermath of Brown grand jury ruling

    (KPLR) – In the wake of Brown grand jury ruling, protest have erupted in several major cities across the U.S. Protesters have occurred in New York City, Atlanta, Oakland, Los Angeles and  Chicago. In Oakland protest turned violent after police and protesters clashed. While in New York marchers shut one of the major bridges onto Manhattan Island. Protesters marching in Minneapolis. MW-014TU pic.twitter.com/JRGlqs9pCO — CNN Newsource (@CNNNewsource) November 26, 2014 5th and union downtown closed now for marchers @WKRN #nashville […]

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    University City police officer shot near Millar Park

    UNIVERSITY CITY, MO (KPLR) – St. Louis County police have confirmed that a University City police officer was shot around 11:45 pm near Canton Avenue and Lamb Avenue. The officer has been transported to the hospital. No word on the condition of the officer. Police are looking for  a suspect.

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    Property damage reported in south St. Louis following grand jury ruling

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – As chaos continues  in north St. Louis County along West Florissant Road and Florissant road, property damage is being reported in south St. Louis. St. Louis police say the Bread Company, and FedEx store have had windows broken, while A.J & R’s Pawn shop was looted on Grand. Meanwhile protesters successfully shutdown a portion of I-44 at Grand. Police are on the scene, and seem to the crowd under control.  

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    Pamela Meanes helps News11 breakdown grand jury ruling

    (KPLR) – Pamela Meanes, the President Elect of the National Bar Association joined News 11anchors on set to help analyze the Michael Brown grand jury ruling. She talked about the grand jury process and how the case may have been presented to the grand jury. Ms. Meanes also discussed if the right message was presented to protesters in the run-up to the ruling and if officials really listened to protesters concerns.


    Protest erupt in cities across America following Brown grand jury ruling

    (KPLR) – As chaos erupted in Ferguson at the police department, protest have been occurring across the nation. Here are just a few occurring: Crowd gathers outside Chicago Police headquarters, awaiting #Ferguson grand jury decision: http://t.co/GIjAjGDfiT pic.twitter.com/P7oPTHKQml — Chicago Tribune (@chicagotribune) November 25, 2014 Police are lining the route to keep demonstrators from heading east or west. http://t.co/0sUPFAwlTx #Ferguson pic.twitter.com/xtAN51Iexu — Chicago Tribune (@chicagotribune) November 25, 2014 This is how it should be. No violence at all "@IDGAFVibes_: This is […]

  • Reports of looting, and fires as protesters have running battles with police

    FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – Shortly after  9 pm the eery calm at the Ferguson Police Department was shattered after shots were fired near protesters. A crowd of over 1,000 ran for cover after hearing the shots. That was followed by protesters rocking a St. Louis County Police vehicle and eventually set on fire. The crowd moved north on Florissant Road breaking some store front windows. Police are reporting looting has occurred along Florissant Road and spread to West Florissant Road, […]

  • Rev. Al Sharpton says ruling was not unexpected

    NEW YORK, NY – Shortly after St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch wrapped up his press conference on Officer Darren Wilson was not indicted by the grand jury, Reverend Al Sharpton gave his response to the ruling. Sharpton spoke before his National Action Network in New York, saying it was a blow to the fight, but not an unexpected ruling. Sharpton conclude with, “The fight is not over”.

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    School districts close ahead of Brown grand jury ruling

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – As the St. Louis region waits for the 8 pm announcement on the ruling from the Brown grand jury, school districts in north St. Louis County have called off school for Tuesday. The district most affected from the August unrest, Ferguson-Florissant, Jennings, Normandy, Hazelwood have all closed for Tuesday. But the school closings are not limited to north St. Louis County, with Clayton, Ladue, Cahokia, Parkway, Special School District and others have closed for […]

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    Michael Brown protesters march as area awaits grand jury ruling

    ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Sunday was not a good day to be outside for activities as rain fell across the region. But the rain didn’t keep Michael Brown protests from a peaceful march in south St. Louis. The St. Louis police gave the marchers space and allowed the peaceful march to continue from the Shaw neighborhood. We march. The movement lives. #ferguson https://t.co/wo2Jp8Tb0a — deray mckesson (@deray) November 24, 2014 Woof, gross. RT @BrianHeff: #RIP LA Times reporter @mattdpearce. Hit […]


    Pedestrian struck near Jamestown Mall

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – St. Louis County Police are investigating a pedestrian struck and killed on north Lindbergh near Jamestown Mall Saturday night around 9 pm. Police say 53-year-old Willie A. Wilson of Florissant was wearing dark clothing when he was struck by a vehicle attempting to turn on Lindbergh. Authorities don’t believe drugs or alcohol played a factor in the accident.

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    Plane forced to make emergency landing in near O’Fallon IL

    O’FALLON, IL (KPLR) – A pilot of a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing near O’Fallon Illinois Sunday afternoon after losing power. The plane landed in a field around 2 pm, six miles short of Mid-America airport. No injuries were reported.


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