The U.S. Department of Justice is suing the city of Ferguson, Mo., for unjust policing that violates the civil and constitutional rights of citizens, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Wednesday.The lawsuit came one day after the Ferguson City Council voted to change a proposed consent decree to reform the police and courts. The council said the package, which had been negotiated between the DOJ and city officials, cost too much.In a news conference, Lynch said the DOJ was sensitive to ...
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The father of two men who were among the occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and are now in jail, was himself arrested in Portland, Ore., Wednesday night.Cliven Bundy, a Nevada rancher prominent in protests to end federal control of western lands, is being held in the Multnomah County Detention Center. His sons Ammon and Ryan were arrested Jan. 27 and are there as well.Bundy had said earlier this week that he intended to travel to Oregon to support the four men still occupying a...
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The Illinois Department of Transportation is conducting a study and is encouraging public input on the proposed Shawnee Parkway, which would run from Paducah Kentucky to Cape Girardeau Missouri. Through March 15th, 2016, the public is able to go online and comment on the projects. The website is: