St. Louis Post-Dispatch Reporter Accuses Police of Excessive Force

A journalist arrested and jailed for 13 hours after covering street protests arising from the 2011 shooting of a black man sued St. Louis and several officers, claiming they pepper-sprayed and assaulted him even though he did nothing wrong and clearly identified himself as a member of the press.

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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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