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Updated: St. Louis officers kill robbery suspect

ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press
JIM SALTER, Associated Press


Obama on Ferguson: Time to listen, not just shout

JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press


Credibility concerns in Missouri shooting probe

DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press


'Don't know' if Missouri teen shot with hands up

ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press


Governor declares emergency, sets Ferguson curfew

DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press
NIGEL DUARA, Associated Press


Cops: Ferguson teen a robbery suspect


FERGUSON, Mo. — The unarmed teenager whose fatal shooting by police ignited days of heated protests in suburban St. Louis was suspected of stealing cigars and pushing a clerk at a nearby convenience store earlier that day, police said Friday.


Actor's wife: Robin Williams had Parkinson's

 

LOS ANGELES — Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his suicide, his wife said Thursday.


Actress Lauren Bacall dead at age 89

NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Bacall, the slinky, sultry-voiced actress who created on-screen magic with Humphrey Bogart in “To Have and Have Not” and “The Big Sleep” and off-screen magic in one of Hollywood’s most storied marriages, died Tuesday at age 89.


Sheriff: Robin Williams hanged himself

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging himself with a belt at his San Francisco Bay Area home, sheriff’s officials said Tuesday.

Marin County Sheriff’s Lt. Keith Boyd said Williams’ personal assistant found the actor Monday in a bedroom at his Tiburon home. The actor also had superficial cuts on his wrist, and a pocketknife was found nearby.


Ebola outbreak has UI's attention

The Ebola outbreak in Africa has prompted the University of Illinois to suspend study-abroad programs in Sierra Leone this fall and plan some extra screening for international students arriving from West Africa.

But officials say there's no cause for alarm on campus.


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