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Darren Wilson resigns as Ferguson police officer

Darren Wilson resigns as Ferguson police officer

Ferguson officials planned to address the resignation of a white police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown, a black resident of the St. Louis suburb whose parents on Sunday…

Protests around the nation over Ferguson decision

Protests around the nation over Ferguson decision

Protesters turned out in several U.S. cities on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday in response to a grand jury’s decision not to indict the police…

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…

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…

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…

Who is Ferguson cop who killed Michael Brown?

Who is Ferguson cop who killed Michael Brown?

A white police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire…