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Ferguson, county police 'out of control,' say 5 in federal suit

Posted: August 29, 2014 at 2:55 a.m.

ST. LOUIS -- A federal lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that police in Ferguson and St. Louis County used excessive force and falsely arrested innocent bystanders during attempts to quell widespread unrest after the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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FILE - In this Sunday, March 2, 2014, file photo, Brad Pitt, left, and Angelina Jolie arrive at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Jolie and Pitt were married Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in France, according to a spokesman for the couple. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the coupl... Read »

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Agent: McDonnells' nights as pair ample

Former Virginia first lady, Maureen McDonnell, front left, holds hands with her son, Bobby McDonnell, right as they arrive at Federal Court  followed by daughter Cailin Young, left, Rachel McDonnell, second from right, and attorney Heather Martin, back right, in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.  The prosecution in the McDonnell corruption case begins it's rebuttal today. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

RICHMOND, Va. -- An FBI agent testified Thursday that former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife spent many nights... Read »

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