April 26, 2015

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Pope Francis accepts resignation of Missouri bishop in pedophilia cover-up

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Tuesday accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected child abuser, answering calls by victims to take action against bishops who cover up for pedophile priests. The Vatican said Tuesday that Bishop Robert Finn had offered his resignation under the code Read More…

Number of blacks on Ferguson council triples after election

FERGUSON, Mo. — Two black candidates were among three people elected to the Ferguson City Council Tuesday, tripling African-American representation in the St. Louis suburb where poor race relations have been a focal point since the August shooting death of an 18-year-old black by a white police officer. The election means that half of the Read More…

Escaped Missouri convict wanted for slew of charges runs from local authorities

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An escaped convict was seen in Avon recently and police are asking the public for its help in finding a 23-year-old wanted for kidnapping, domestic violence, rape, burglary and violating a temporary protection order charges in Missouri. Early in the morning on Sept. 3 a Westlake Police officer tried to question a man sleeping in his Read More…