Tag Archives: Missouri

Police in St. Ann, Missouri, Apologize for Arresting and Seriously Injuring Innocent Man

By Elaine Magliaro Adam McDonald of KMOV reported yesterday that police in St. Ann, Missouri, had apologized to an innocent college student “after they admitted to causing severe injuries to his face” when they arrested him Thursday afternoon. Twenty-two-year-old Joseph Swink was on his way home … Continue reading

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Bob McCulloch’s day just got a lot worse.

by Chuck Stanley A group of seven St. Louis County residents have just filed a formal bar complaint against St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch.  Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys Kathi Alizadeh and Sheila Whirley were also named in the complaint. … Continue reading

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Another Post in My Scenes from “Post Racial” America Series: NAACP Journey for Justice Marchers Encounter Hostile Counter-Protest in Missouri

By Elaine Magliaro According to Hannah Baldwin of the Columbian Missourian, about fifty Journey for Justice activists who were marching from Ferguson to Jefferson City “encountered a hostile counter-protest Wednesday in Rosebud.” The 135­-mile march from Ferguson to the Governor’s … Continue reading

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St. Louis Police Academy Announces “Highly Entertaining” Course on Officer Involved Shootings That Will Provide Students with Essential Strategies That Will Help Them Win with the Media

By Elaine Magliaro The St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy seems to think it has come up with a good way to prevent future problems with the media when people like Michael Brown are shot to death by police … Continue reading

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