Posts Tagged Law and order

Rams fans, Ferguson protesters fight; 2 arrested

Protesters fight to regain control of a flag that was taken by a fan, right, leaving the Edward Jones Dome after an NFL football game between the St. Louis Rams and the Seattle Seahawks in St. Louis on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Police say two women have been arrested after dozens of Rams fans and Ferguson protesters clashed. The scuffle broke out when fans argued with the protesters who had been yelling and chanting about the killing of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, by a white police officer. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson)

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — Police say two women have been arrested after dozens of Rams fans and Ferguson protesters clashed outside the Edward Jones Dome.

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Court: ULL lived up to contract with former coach

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The state’s high court has ruled that the University of Louisiana System and its Lafayette campus did not breach a former head football coach’s contract when he was fired.

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Pistorius sentencing: Final arguments begin

Oscar Pistorius escorted by police officers leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Following the testimony hearing, Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to announce Pistorius' sentence on Tuesday after she found him guilty last month of culpable homicide for negligently killing Steenkamp, but acquitted him of murder. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius trial urged the judge on Friday to send the Olympic athlete to prison for at least 10 years, calling it the minimum acceptable term and noting the horrific nature of the shooting death of Reeva Steenkamp.

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Chinese art colony’s free-speech illusion shatters

In this photo taken Sept. 20, 2014, Chinese artist Li Dapeng talks to reporters in front of one of his works depicting a typical Chinese scene featuring figures with grotesque pig heads at his studio in the Songzhuang art district in eastern Beijing, China. Artists in Songzhuang have long enjoyed rare creative freedoms by keeping their art and conversation mostly away from the public, but police arrested 13 people who work or live in the district in October after they posted online pictures and commentary support pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong.(AP Photo/Jack Chang)

BEIJING (AP) — Just a few weeks ago, oil painters in eastern Beijing’s Songzhuang art district had welcomed foreign reporters into their studios and shown off works tackling such touchy subjects as China’s prisons and Communist Party politics. Over lunch, they candidly lamented the state of free speech in China while chewing on chicken and downing glasses of beer.

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2 arrested for $80K theft from race track owner

LYNN, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say two people face charges of breaking into the home of an eastern Indiana race track owner and stealing about $80,000 in cash and checks.

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