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More protests around the country on Ferguson

More protests around the country on Ferguson

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed…

Prosecutor under fire for Ferguson outcome

Prosecutor under fire for Ferguson outcome

He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn’t match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city already on edge waited to learn if…

A fatal end to a ‘tussle’

A fatal end to a ‘tussle’

Some witnesses called it a tussle. Others described it as a tug-of-war. Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson testified that they were fighting over his handgun. None of the witnesses who testified,…

Michael Brown crossed the line

Michael Brown crossed the line

Over the years I have covered many stories involving encounters between police officers and suspects. When I wrote a newspaper column for The Alton Telegraph in Illinois — just up…

Obama found wrong scapegoat by firing Hagel

Obama found wrong scapegoat by firing Hagel

The timing of Chuck Hagel’s resignation as secretary of defense may have been a surprise, but the fact that he was on his way out has been rumored for weeks.…

Fires of protest burn again in Ferguson

Fires of protest burn again in Ferguson

Flames engulfed at least a dozen businesses in Ferguson early Tuesday and gunfire kept firefighters at bay after protests over the decision not to indict a police officer in Michael…

Chaos in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri

Chaos in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri

Chaos returned to the streets of Ferguson after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the death of Michael Brown — a decision that enraged protesters…

Thousands rally across nation after Ferguson decision

Thousands rally across nation after Ferguson decision

Thousands of people rallied late Monday in U.S. cities including Los Angeles and New York to passionately but peacefully protest a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police…

Testimony shows Brown cursed, attacked cop

Testimony shows Brown cursed, attacked cop

A St. Louis County grand jury met for 25 days over three months and heard more than 70 hours of testimony from about 60 witnesses — many of whom gave…

Police shootings seldom result in indictments

Police shootings seldom result in indictments

A Missouri grand jury’s decision to spare police officer Darren Wilson from criminal charges makes his case the latest in a long line of police shootings that show the latitude…