St. Louis: Another Trump Rally Escalates Into Violence

The Republican presidential candidate has been increasingly criticized for inciting violence among his supporters.

A bloodied man was dragged out of St. Louis Trump rally. | Photo: Twitter / @trymainelee

The police had to escort a bloodied Black man out of a Donald Trump rally Friday in St. Louis, Missouri. Other violent incidents at the event were also reported on social media and local media. Videos showed angry supporters shouting racist and sexist slurs, as well as people inciting violence. At least one person was

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Underground Fire Nears Radioactive Waste Storage Site In St. Louis, MO

100,000 tons of nuclear weapons waste stored in a landfill outside of St. Louis may soon meet an out of control underground fire.

Twice a month, the Franciscan Sisters of Mary hold a vigil near an abandoned gas station to call attention to the possible dangers posed by the West Lake Landfill. (Photo: Alexey Furman/Al Jazeera America)

St. Louis, MO — What happens when radioactive byproduct from the Manhattan Project comes into contact with an “underground fire” at a landfill? Surprisingly, no one actually knows for sure; but residents of Bridgeton, Missouri, near the West Lake and Bridgeton Landfills — just northwest of the St. Louis International Airport — may find out sooner

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62 yr. Old Man Sentenced To Life For Marijuana Walks Free In Missouri

The life-with-no-parole sentence was allowed under a Missouri law for persistent drug offenders; Jeff Mizanskey already had two drug convictions – one for possession and sale of marijuana in 1984 and another for possession in 1991.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  — A man sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for two decades — a period in which the nation's attitudes toward pot have steadily softened. Family, friends, supporters and reporters flocked to meet Jeff Mizanskey as he stepped

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Black Diabetic Dies After Missouri Jail Withholds Insulin

Robinson was a diabetic that needed insulin shots at least twice a day. He was taken to Pemiscot County Jail, where his family says he begged jailers for insulin but was denied until he became so weak he couldn’t hold his head up.

This article was published in partnership with ShadowProof Last week, I shared the experiences of Phillip Baker, an advocate for diabetic prisoners: I only got into this because I’m a retired PA. I thought I might be able to help that first diabetic by using my training to advocate for him. The American Diabetes Association was consulted, and

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A Year After Mike Brown’s Death, Ferguson Activists Fear Little Has Changed

Activists say a lot of work remains to be done in Ferguson, despite national attention, a black police chief and the election of three new black City Council members.

Police stand near a suspect in a parking lot after gunfire during a protest on the anniversary of the death of Michael Brown, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, in Ferguson, Mo. Police stand near a suspect in a parking lot after gunfire during a protest on the anniversary of the death of Michael Brown, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, in Ferguson, Mo.

FERGUSON, Missouri --- It’s been one year since Officer Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown outside his apartment complex in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. Despite superficial changes in the political landscape, people are still being shot by police and community members and activists are still struggling for justice. Speaking with

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Police Taze Desperate Dad Trying To Run Into Burning Home To Save Son, Who Later Died In The Fire

Family members say the devoted dad was willing to do anything he could to save the bubbly boy — and that the cops were in the wrong.

Little Riley Rieser, 3, died in an Oct. 31, 2013, house fire after his stepdad was stopped from reentering the house to try and save the boy.

Little Riley Rieser, 3, died in an Oct. 31, 2013, house fire after his stepdad was stopped from reentering the house to try and save the boy. All he wanted to do was rescue his young stepson from the burning house he'd just escaped, but police used a Taser on the desperate dad several times during the Oct. 31, 2013 fire. Little Riley

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