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Couple sues owner of plane that crashed into home

2014-11-26 07:55:00 BND.com

A Chicago couple is suing the owner of a small cargo plane that crashed into their home.

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St. Paul schools head apologizes for Ferguson post

2014-11-26 07:50:00 BND.com

The superintendent of the St. Paul public schools has apologized for a Twitter comment she made on a grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in…

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Illinoisans protest in response to Ferguson

2014-11-26 07:50:00 BND.com

Groups of protesters gathered in several Illinois cities the second night after prosecutors announced a Missouri police officer wouldn't face charges in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.

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Illinois hunters kill 52,000 deer in weekend

2014-11-26 07:45:00 STLToday.com
The number is down from nearly 56,000 last year for the first firearms weekend.  Read Full Story ...

Owner of destroyed Massachusetts strip club sues for lost income

2014-11-26 07:30:00 STLToday.com
City rules mean the owner cannot rebuild Scores Gentleman's Club. Read Full Story ...

Pardon The Turkey

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2014-11-26 07:14:53 CagleCartoons

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Man undergoes evaluations in Illinois arson case

2014-11-26 07:09:00 BND.com

A man accused of setting a fire that destroyed or damaged a handful of buildings in downtown Rock Island has been released on bond and will undergo a second mental…

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Pedestrian struck, killed in Independence

2014-11-26 07:05:00 BND.com

A pedestrian has been struck and killed while crossing U.S. 40 in the Kansas City suburb of Independence.

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6 am news



Kansas City police arrest Ferguson protesters

2014-11-26 06:55:00 BND.com

A photographer for The Kansas City Star was among several people arrested during a Kansas City march to protest the Ferguson decision.

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Multiple arrests made during protests in Richmond Heights Tuesday night

2014-11-26 06:28:37 kmov.com
Ten people were arrested overnight during protests in Richmond Heights. Read Full Story ...

American Royal halts efforts for events center

2014-11-26 06:19:00 BND.com

Citing a lack of interest by the city, the American Royal is halting planning and fundraising for a new events center in Kansas City's West Bottoms area.

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NYPD: Detectives sent to Ferguson to bring back lessons

2014-11-26 06:10:00 BND.com

New York Police Commissioner William Bratton says the violence in Ferguson, Missouri, is very disturbing and he has sent detectives there to "bring back lessons."

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5 am news



Retired police officer dies of injuries sustained during fire

2014-11-26 05:56:55 kmov.com
A retired St. Louis Police Officer died Tuesday morning after being critically injured in a fire earlier in the month. Read Full Story ...

Metro rerouting buses in Ferguson, Clayton

2014-11-26 05:46:15 kmov.com
Metro continues to reroute buses due to the unrest in the area. Read Full Story ...

NYPD: 10 arrested during Ferguson decision protest

2014-11-26 05:34:00 BND.com

The NYPD says 10 people were arrested as thousands protested for a second night the decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of…

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Terrorism Snakes

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2014-11-26 05:11:33 CagleCartoons

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2 FBI agents shot, injured in St. Louis area

2014-11-26 05:05:00 BND.com

An FBI spokeswoman says two special agents have been shot in St. Louis County, and that it is not directly related to the Ferguson protests.

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Two FBI agents shot, wounded in St. Louis County while searching for fugitive

2014-11-26 05:00:00 STLToday.com
The injuries were considered non life-threatening.  Read Full Story ...

4 am news



IMMIGRANTS

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2014-11-26 04:54:12 CagleCartoons

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Man found shot to death in north St. Louis

2014-11-26 04:16:28 kmov.com
n investigation is underway after a man was found shot in north St. Louis late Tuesday night. Read Full Story ...

EXCHANGE: Clocks are Taylorville man's passion

2014-11-26 04:05:00 BND.com

Bill Kennedy's fingerprints are all over the stately Christian County Courthouse, but nowhere as evident as on the tower clock that has provided time uninterrupted since the courthouse was built…

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EXCHANGE: Sun setting on Hammond grocery store

2014-11-26 04:05:00 BND.com

It's human nature for it to seem like years until your next vacation.

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Missouri's Cottey College names new president

2014-11-26 04:05:00 BND.com

Missouri's Cottey College has named a new president.

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2 FBI agents shot in St. Louis County

2014-11-26 04:04:53 kmov.com
Two FBI agents were shot early Wednesday morning in St. Louis County, sources say. Read Full Story ...

3 am news



Hanging on

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2014-11-26 03:59:16 CagleCartoons

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Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US

2014-11-26 03:45:00 BND.com

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed…

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In grand jury testimony, passion but little agreement from witnesses

2014-11-26 03:30:00 STLToday.com
Eyewitnesses were not consistent in what they saw when Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown Read Full Story ...

Food manufacturer expands in Chicago suburbs

2014-11-26 03:10:00 BND.com

A California-based fresh food manufacturer is expanding in the Chicago suburbs.

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Man gets 5 years for mailing marijuana to Illinois

2014-11-26 03:10:00 BND.com

A 24-year-old California man has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to a marijuana delivery scheme that prosecutors say also involved his parents in Illinois.

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Suburban Chicago builder sentenced in tax case

2014-11-26 03:09:00 BND.com

A judge in Chicago has sentenced a suburban home builder to 2 1/2 years in prison for failing to pay nearly $1.3 million in federal taxes and for concealing business…

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Chicago Housing Authority focuses on homeless

2014-11-26 03:05:00 BND.com

The Chicago Housing Authority is reporting the largest waitlist registration in years.

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Chicago airports expect more holiday travelers

2014-11-26 03:05:00 BND.com

More than 1.9 million passengers are expected to pass through Chicago's airports over the Thanksgiving holiday period.

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Illinois health officials offer turkey safety tip

2014-11-26 03:05:00 BND.com

Families planning to eat turkey for their Thanksgiving feasts on Thursday should take a moment to think about food safety.

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2 am news



Police: Missouri teens steal from cancer patient

2014-11-26 02:45:00 BND.com

O'Fallon police have arrested two teenagers who they say broke into a cancer patient's home and stole his oxygen tanks, medication and alcohol.

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A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future

2014-11-26 02:44:00 BND.com

The police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown spoke publicly for the first time about the confrontation, and for the second straight night crowds poured into the streets of…

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44 arrested in Ferguson during second night of protests

2014-11-26 02:15:58 kmov.com
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Guard reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson

2014-11-26 02:15:00 BND.com

National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to…

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Ferguson Verdict

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2014-11-26 02:03:51 CagleCartoons

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Tear gas used after protesters burn police car, break windows at Ferguson city hall; 44 arrested

2014-11-26 02:00:00 STLToday.com
Commanders said the second night's chaos was far less than that of the night before. Read Full Story ...

1 am news



Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case

2014-11-26 01:20:00 BND.com

A Missouri prosecutor is facing renewed scrutiny of his handling of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a white police officer ? including his decision to have a…

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Victim shot during carjacking north St. Louis County

2014-11-26 01:07:24 kmov.com
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12 am news



McClellan: Where have all the area leaders gone?

2014-11-26 00:15:00 STLToday.com
St. Louis is missing its strong business leaders.  Read Full Story ...

In or out of class, schools supporting students during unrest

2014-11-26 00:15:00 STLToday.com
More districts called off class Tuesday than did not, with all north St. Louis County districts ? as well as Clayton ? closing because of safety concerns and road closures. Read Full Story ...

EarthDance Farms tries to help plant seeds of change in Ferguson

2014-11-26 00:00:00 STLToday.com
Organic farm offers food and education programs for community. Read Full Story ...

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