Michael Brown's family demands federal charges as Nixon orders more troops into Ferguson

Attorneys for Michael Brown's family on Tuesday vowed to push for federal charges against the Ferguson police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, and they renewed their calls for peace following a night of violent protests in which several businesses were burned to the ground. Meanwhile, Gov. Jay Nixon ordered hundreds of more National Guardsmen into Ferguson to help local law enforcement keep order in the St. Louis suburb.

University of Missouri

Mizzou loses 82-61 to Purdue, will play for seventh place at Maui Invitational

The Missouri basketball team appeared lifeless in losing 82-61 to Purdue in a consolation semifinal at the Maui Invitational on Tuesday. The Boilermakers, 4-1, raced to a 45-20 halftime advantage and led by as many as 34 in the second half. The Tigers, 2-3, had no answers for Raphael Davis, who led Purdue with 22 points, and A.J. Hammons, who scored 12 points.

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