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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

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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

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‘Police Terror’ Protesters March in Downtown D.C.

Protesters against “police terror” marched in downtown D.C. Thursday.

01/15/2015

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Workshop in D.C. to Address Strategies for Stops By Police

Civil liberties groups are teaching District of Columbia residents about ways they can protect themselves during tense encounters with police.

01/15/2015

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Group Holds ‘Die-In’ at Wheaton Mall

A group of about 100 protesters gathered at Westfield Wheaton mall Thursday to stage a “die-in,” a type of protest that has been popular locally and elsewhere since a jury declined to indict Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

01/01/2015

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2014 Top Stories of the Year

2014 Top Stories of the Year

12/23/2014

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

Outrage In Missouri Town After Police Shooting Of 18-Yr-Old Man

Protest Blocks Streets in Downtown Baltimore

Protesters have been blocking roads and intersections in Baltimore to call for action after the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police.

12/13/2014

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