In this  Feb. 11, 2014 file image from video provided by the City of Ferguson, Mo., officer Darren Wilson attends a city council meeting in Ferguson. Police identified Wilson, 28, as the police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9, 2014 in Ferguson. Police departments across the country are bracing for large demonstrations when a grand jury decides whether to indict Wilson. (AP Photo/City of Ferguson, File)

Ferguson protest in Springfield

Springfield Police officers responded to a large protest on Main Street at around 10:00 p.m. Tuesday night.

It's been so long since Carolyn Choate smoked, she doesn't even remember this guy

The day I realized smoking wasn’t cool

Too young to go to Woodstock, I could still bang out a Joan Baez tune on my guitar, recite enough lines of Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” to prove …

Arielle Densen says her mother died of lung cancer in July 2013 after a "courageous and inspiring fight."

Lung cancer battle: Time for action

An indiscriminate killer, lung cancer takes more lives annually than breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancers combined. The disease ha…