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Report: Ferguson Officer Says He Feared for His Life

The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as they struggled over his gun, The New York Times reported.

10/18/2014

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 16:  Police stand guard before the mandatory midnight curfew on August 16, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police: Ferguson Officer Shot; 2 Suspects Wanted

Authorities were searching Sunday for two men suspected of shooting and wounding a police officer in Ferguson, the St. Louis suburb where there have been angry protests since a white officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old black man last month.

09/28/2014

President Barack Obama makes a statement in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on Aug. 28, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama: Mistrust Of Police Corrodes America

President Barack Obama says the mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed after the fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, has a corrosive effect on all of America, not just on black communities.

09/27/2014

D.C. Police Officer Debra Domino models a body camera before a press conference at City Hall September 24. (Photo Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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09/26/2014

The family of Eric Garner address a group gathered at the House of Justice on August 16, 2014 in New York. The Reverend Al Sharpton addressed what he called a "smear campaign" against Ferguson, Missouri, shooting victim Michael Brown. The National Action Network held the rally in a show of solidarity with protesters in Ferguson. Family members of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died while in police custody in July, were in attendance. Those gathered demanded justice for Brown and called on US Justice Department to take over Garner case. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Families Want Investigations Into Police Deaths

The parents of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two black men who died in encounters with white police officers, joined with civil rights leaders on Thursday to call for a full federal investigation and charges against those involved in their deaths.

09/25/2014

Clinton: US ‘Less Racist, Less Sexist, Less Homophobic’

Former President Bill Clinton said that an increasingly violent climate in the U.S. has been exacerbated by stand-your-ground laws, the NRA, and those who only surround themselves with people who agree with their opinions – but he rejects that the country is more racist than it was in the past.

09/25/2014

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African-American Officers Send Letter to Md. FOP

The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 70 representing Anne Arundel County officers donated over $1,000 last week to the legal fees of Darren Wilson, the Ferguson cop who shot and killed Michael Brown.

08/25/2014

The Anne Arundel County branch of the NAACP is holding a rally to protest the deaths of Missouri's Michael Brown and Maryland's Kendall Green. (Photo credit: Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Fraternity Offers To Pay For Funeral of Ferguson Teen Shot

A fraternity headquartered in Baltimore has offered to cover the funeral costs for a teenager fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

08/22/2014

The Anne Arundel County branch of the NAACP is holding a rally to protest the deaths of Missouri's Michael Brown and Maryland's Kendall Green. (Photo credit: Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

NAACP to Hold Rally on Missouri Police Shooting

The Anne Arundel County branch of the NAACP is holding a rally to protest the deaths of Missouri’s Michael Brown and Maryland’s Kendall Green.

08/21/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder shakes hands with Bri Ehsan, 25, right, following his meeting with students at St. Louis Community College Florissant Valley on Aug. 20, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Holder: I Understand Why Many Black Americans Don’t Trust Police

To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race.

08/21/2014

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