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# missouri - Friday 11 September, 2020

From The42 Audible booing in reduced crowd as NFL returns with 'moment of unity' Us Sport

Audible booing in reduced crowd as NFL returns with 'moment of unity'

Super Bowl Champions Kansas City beat the Texans in front of just under 16,000 people.

# missouri - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Trump believes charging US couple over brandishing guns during protest 'an egregious abuse of power'

Footage of the white couple outside their home went viral amid worldwide protests against racial injustice.

# missouri - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Missouri executes man whose last words were to maintain his innocence

Walter Barton was convicted of murder at a fifth trial in 2006 but maintained his innocence.

# missouri - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

US state of Missouri sues China over Covid-19 pandemic

“They must be held accountable for their actions,” said Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt.

# missouri - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Puppy with ‘second tail’ growing from his head found wandering the streets in Missouri

The 10-week-old dog was rescued and given the name Narwhal.

# missouri - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

US judge blocks state law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy

A judge in Kansas City said the law violates a previous Supreme Court ruling.

# missouri - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Man (20) walks into Walmart armed with guns to 'test his right to bear arms'

Dmitriy Andreychenko’s wife Angelice had told him it wasn’t a good idea.

# missouri - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Three people killed as violent tornadoes rip through US state of Missouri

Some 20 people were treated at hospitals overnight, according to officials.

# missouri - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

US judge orders poacher to watch repeat screenings of Bambi as part of sentence

David Berry Jr will be forced to see the animated movie at least once a month during his year-long jail term.

# missouri - Thursday 11 October, 2018

US woman accused of persuading her terminally ill father to kill her husband in murder-suicide Elizabeth Kilgore This post contains videos

US woman accused of persuading her terminally ill father to kill her husband in murder-suicide

Elizabeth Kilgore pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.

# missouri - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Miraculous recovery for 10-year-old US boy after meat skewer pierces skull

Xavier Cunningham’s skull was pierced from front-to-back with half a foot of skewer still sticking out of his face.

# missouri - Friday 20 July, 2018

Nine family members among the 17 victims of Missouri duck boat accident

Investigators blamed stormy weather for the accident yesterday evening.

# missouri - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

16 dead in US military plane crash in Mississippi

All 16 victims were on the Marine Corps aircraft and there were no survivors.

# missouri - Friday 3 March, 2017

Man arrested over making bomb threats in his ex-girlfriend's name

The calls were made to Jewish community centres and schools around the US.

# missouri - Friday 30 October, 2015

The first ever live TV exorcism is happening tonight

Do not adjust your sets…

# missouri - Sunday 18 October, 2015

American accused of $14.5 million swindle once set up shop in Dublin

The story of a businessman who once set up shop in the Digital Hub, and now faces a possible 120-year jail sentence.

# missouri - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Man executed for raping and killing teenage girl 26 years ago

His victim was just 15 years old when she was murdered.

# missouri - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

21-month-old baby boy shot dead in Missouri

It is unclear who is responsible for the toddler’s death.

# missouri - Sunday 9 August, 2015

What happened to Ferguson in the year since Michael Brown was killed?

“Everyone’s listening now.”

# missouri - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Father and two children found dead in apartment

It follows a 24-hour stand-off with police.

# missouri - Friday 13 March, 2015

Why Ferguson is on a knife-edge again

US president Barack Obama has described the shooting of two police officers as an ‘ambush’.

# missouri - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Police in Ferguson made a racist comment about Barack Obama

Extracts into a Justice Department report into the Missouri police force have been leaked.

# missouri - Friday 27 February, 2015

Seven people shot dead in shooting rampage in small US town

The gunman also died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

# missouri - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Boy (5) fatally shot 9-month-old brother after finding gun

The boys’ mother contacted police.

# missouri - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

The police killings that have sparked racial tensions in the US this year

The shooting dead of Antonio Martin joins a growing list of similar incidents in the last six months.

# missouri - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Clashes continue in Ferguson as cop who shot teen says he "did his job right"

Protests have been taking place across the US.

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun

American police forces have become increasingly militarised in recent decades – adopting the weapons, tactics and mindset of soldiers instead of civilian protectors.

# missouri - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Ferguson: Cop who killed unarmed black teen 'would not do anything different'

Darren Wilson has spoken for the first time since being cleared over the shooting of Michael Brown.

Explainer: What is happening in Ferguson, Missouri?

It’s in the news again this morning – but why?

# missouri - Monday 24 November, 2014

Woman preparing for Ferguson unrest 'shot self in head'

The woman is believed to have been waving the gun in a car when she accidentally shot herself, according to US reports.

Tensions high as grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting

It’s feared that tonight’s announcement could provoke a violent backlash.

# missouri - Monday 17 November, 2014

Missouri declares state of emergency ahead of Ferguson verdict

The black teen was shot by a white police officer this summer.

# missouri - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Police officer who shot unarmed black teen says he 'feared for his life'

Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson in August.

# missouri - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen - police say he fired first

St. Louis Police say the deceased man fired at the officer first.

# missouri - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Opinion: The killing and imprisonment of journalists should concern us all

Worrying press arrests in Ferguson and the grisly murder of James Foley underlines it is in all of our interests to ensure journalists can report without fear.

# missouri - Friday 22 August, 2014

National Guard leave town as Ferguson tensions calm

Orderly protests appeared overnight.

# missouri - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Opinion: The protesters in Missouri have wrongly become enemies of the State

Blurring the boundary between law enforcement and military action creates the conditions for a military dictatorship.

# missouri - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Police fire smoke and tear gas at defiant Ferguson protesters

Despite the curfew being put into place by the governor, some protesters remained on the streets.

State of emergency and curfew imposed in Ferguson to quell violent protests

Michael Brown’s death has ignited several days of clashes with furious protesters.

# missouri - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Stores looted after police say slain US teen is robbery suspect

The shooting of an unarmed black teenager has led to rallies, protests and rioting in the town.

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