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Cardinal O’Malley Calls For Prayers Amid Unrest

Cardinal Sean O'Malley is calling for prayers in the aftermath of the deaths of unarmed black men in New York City and Ferguson, Missouri.

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Obama Seeks To Tighten Rules On Police Equipment

President Obama is responding to growing concerns about the militarization of police in the U.S. The President is making moves to tighten federal rules on providing military-type equipment to local and state police departments

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St. Louis Police Group Criticizes Rams Players

The St. Louis Police Officers Association says the five Rams players who stood with their hands raised before Sunday's game should be disciplined and the NFL should publicly apologize.

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell: New Bedford Built Trust Between Residents and Police

Mayor Jon Mitchell says in dealing with it's own police involved shootings, New Bedford has some lessons Ferguson, Missouri can benefit from.

During his weekly radio program, Mitchell referred to the 2012 fatal police shooting of 15-year-old Malcolm Gracia, who had stabbed one police officer and charged at others before he was shot dead in Temple Landing

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Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe - Police confront protesters in Boston.
Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe - Police confront protesters in Boston.

Ferguson Protests Spill Into New England

According to multiple reports, demonstrations in response to last night's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO has spread across Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

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Police Order Protesters Off Ferguson Streets

Officers have ordered protesters off Ferguson streets after what had been several hours of largely peaceful demonstrations.

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Updates From Ferguson, Missouri

Here's the latest from Ferguson, Missouri.
The attorneys for Michael Brown's parents are blaming the prosecutors for a grand jury decision not to indict the police officer who killed the teen. Anthony Gray claims the testimony of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson didn't match the evidence, but that prosecutors didn't challenge him

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Crowds In Ferguson Erupt In Anger After Grand Jury Decision

A crowd gathered in Ferguson erupted in anger, throwing things at police and knocking down a barricade as a county prosecutor announced that police Officer Darren Wilson will not face charges in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown

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No Charges Against Officer Darren Wilson In Ferguson

The St. Louis County prosecutor says no charges will be filed against Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Robert McCulloch announced tonight the 12-member panel reached the decision after a thorough and complete investigation

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Obama: Keep Protests Peaceful In Ferguson

President Barack Obama says his message to Ferguson, Missouri, as it awaits a grand jury's decision in this summer's fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man is to keep protests peaceful.

Obama says everyone has the right to express their views and to peacefully assemble to protest actions they think are unjust

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