Crime

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The police problem

By D.C. Innes
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Police | When I was a boy, they told us in school that a policeman is your friend. There are communities where that does not appear to be true. Those communities also…

National Guard summoned to Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | Troops needed as confrontations escalate between police and protesters over the shooting of Michael Brown

Midday Roundup: Former Covenant Life Church member sentenced for abuse

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Life in prison. A judge on Thursday sentenced a former member of Covenant Life Church in Gaithersburg, Md., to 40 years in prison for sexually abusing…

A change of tone in Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | Amid calls for more government accountability, Ferguson, Mo., police have named the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown on Saturday. Outside a…

Churches unite, call for peace in St. Louis

By Angela Lu
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Police | After the weekend shooting of an unarmed teen, each night has brought violence and rage

College recruiters: Social media missteps trump on-field skills

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | Prudeness in social media is a wise choice for people of all professions. But in the world of sports, a tweet could make or break a career or stop it from…

Midday Roundup: Ukraine turns away sketchy Russian aid convoy

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Arms or aid? Ukrainian officials announced today they will not allow a Russian convoy of aid to cross the border into the country’s conflict-plagued eastern…

St. Louis on edge as FBI investigates police shooting

By Nick Eicher & Lynde Langdon
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Police | St. Louis is a city long on emotion and short on facts three days after a police officer killed a teenage boy in the suburb of Ferguson.  “The police…

Doughnut-eating champ out-eats cops, but can’t outrun them

By Allie Hulcher
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Newsworthy | A North Carolina fugitive was dangerously close to the cops Tuesday when he participated in—and won—a doughnut-eating contest hosted by the local police…

Protect the truth, not the image

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | We all know people who are so focused on their image that what lies underneath has rotted away. It happens when image is primary instead of secondary. It…

Is leaving a child to play alone at a park criminal neglect?

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | A South Carolina mom is facing up to 10 years in prison for leaving her 9-year-old daughter at a park while she went to work. Police arrested Debra Harrell at…

Midday Roundup: EU, U.S. clamp down on cash flow to Russia

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Cut off. The United States and European Union on Tuesday enacted new sanctions against Russia in an attempt to stymie its economy. The sanctions hammer the…

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