St. Louis Braces for Unrest Over Ex-Cop’s Murder Verdict

Fearing a repeat of protests and riots in Ferguson, Mo., three years ago sparked by the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer, St. Louis officials prepared Thursday for the following day’s verdict in the murder trial of another white officer who killed a black motorist six years ago.

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Americans’ Views of Police, Professors Split Along Party Lines

The majority of Americans in both political parties hold teachers and members of the military in high regard, but are starkly divided in their opinions of police and college professors, according to a Pew Research Center report released Wednesday.

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