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August 05, 2019 - 4:53 pm
(KMOX) - Unmanned surveillance balloons are being launched to conduct "persistent surveillance" for narcotic trafficking and homeland security threats over six Midwest states. Missouri and Illinois are among the states that these 25 high-altitude, solar-powered balloons will fly over possibly...
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Michael Brown Sr. and Lesley McSpadden
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Kevin Killeen
August 05, 2019 - 1:51 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — As the fifth anniversary since the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson approaches, his father, Michael Brown Sr. is expected to call for St. Louis County prosecutor Wesley Bell to reopen the investigation. Brown Sr. says he's met in recent weeks with Bell, and says Bell told him...
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August 05, 2019 - 12:25 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) - The FBI issued a nationwide warning on Sunday about a concern for copycat criminals after more than dozens of people were killed or injured in shootings in Texas and Ohio this weekend. The FBI is "concerned that U.S.-based domestic violent extremists could become inspired by...
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August 05, 2019 - 3:27 am
In the border town of El Paso, Texas, a shooter opened fire and left 20 people dead and more than two dozen injured. Hours later in Dayton, Ohio, a shooter killed 9 people and injured at least 27 others. Here are some of their stories: JORDAN ANCHONDO: 'GAVE HER LIFE' FOR HER BABY Jordan Anchondo...
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August 03, 2019 - 3:45 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) updated — A University Medical Center of El Paso official says one of 12 people who were rushed to the hospital after the attack on a shopping complex has died. Ryan Mielke (MIL'-kee), a hospital spokesman, says all of the victims suffered traumatic injuries in Saturday's attack...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 02, 2019 - 3:37 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump used a revved-up rally in Cincinnati to tear into the Democrats he has been elevating as his new political foils, attacking four liberal congresswomen of color and their party's urban leaders, while also training fire on those he could be facing in 2020. But...
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Johnny Lopez
August 01, 2019 - 10:40 am
Shots - it’s what’s for breakfast...or for lunch or mid-afternoon snack or whenever you go to Starbucks on Friday, August 2nd. That’s the day the coffee chain is offering customers around the nation free shots of its Nitro Cold Brew coffee, according to “ Today. ” Lush, creamy, impossibly smooth...
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Shannon Blum
August 01, 2019 - 8:30 am
( WBBM ) -- Are you a mustard lover? If so, French's has a treat for you! French's announced Wednesday the launch of a limited-edition, mustard-flavored ice cream just in time for National Mustard Day on Saturday, August 3rd. The unusual flavor was created in partnership with Coolhaus Ice Cream "to...
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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., talk after the second of two Democratic presidential primary debates hosted by CNN Wednesday, July 31, 2019, in the Fox Theatre in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 01, 2019 - 2:14 am
DETROIT (AP) — From the beginning, Joe Biden knew he would take heat at Wednesday's presidential debate. He was right — but he was not alone. The evening marked some of the toughest attacks California Sen. Kamala Harris has faced as a candidate. The exchanges were part of a broader ideological...
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July 31, 2019 - 8:26 pm
DETROIT ( WWJ ) -- Night two of the Democratic presidential primary debates in Detroit has been interrupted multiple times by hecklers. New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker was forced to "stand by" during his opening remarks as hecklers shouted "fire Pantaleo." Daniel Pantaleo is the New York City Police...
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