Ferguson

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 09: Police come upon a man lying in a parking lot with what appears to be gunshot wounds after a barrage of gun fire erupted along West Florrisant Street during a demonstration to mark the 1-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown on August 9, 2015 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9, 2014. His death sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson and drew nationwide focus on police treatment of black offenders. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police: Man Shot Near Ferguson Protest Critically Injured

A man who opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri, on the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death was critically wounded when the officers shot back, St. Louis County’s police chief said early Monday.

08/10/2015

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Minutes of Silence, March Mark Michael Brown Anniversary

One year after the shooting that cast greater scrutiny on how police interact with black communities, the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, is being marked with a somber march and a moment of silence.

08/09/2015

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Michael Brown’s Father Says Family Still in Mourning

On the eve of the anniversary of Michael Brown being shot and killed during a confrontation with a police officer, Brown’s father said Saturday that the family is still mourning the 18-year-old’s death.

08/08/2015

St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch. (Photo by Cristina Fletes-Boutte-Pool/Getty Images)

20-Year-Old Man Charged in Shootings of 2 Ferguson Officers

Authorities say a 20-year-old man who had been out at Thursday’s protest is charged in the shootings of two St. Louis area officers.

03/15/2015

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Obama: ‘What Had Been Happening In Ferguson Was Oppressive’

President Barack Obama read “Mean Tweets” on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Thursday night, but he was unfazed.

03/13/2015

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Ferguson Chief Resigns in Wake of Scathing Federal Report

The police chief in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson resigned Wednesday in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report prompted by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.

03/11/2015

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U.S. Clears Officer In Ferguson Case; Criticizes Police Force

Justice Dept. said no way to tell if officer Darren Wilson lied about fearing for his safety but found evidence of racial bias within the Ferguson police department.

03/04/2015

Police confront protestors after riioting broke out following the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Official: U.S. Report Finds Racial Bias in Ferguson Police

A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, a law enforcement official familiar with the report said Tuesday.

03/03/2015

Attorney General Eric Holder makes a separate statement on the unrest after the unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Holder Says He Expects to Finish Ferguson Probes Soon

Attorney General Eric Holder says he expects the Justice Department to announce before he leaves office the result of separate federal investigations into the Ferguson, Missouri shooting.

02/17/2015

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AP Source: FBI Completes Federal Probe of Ferguson Shooting

The FBI has completed its investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, a U.S. official said Wednesday.

01/21/2015

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