Michael Brown

Brief flareup in a mostly peaceful night in Ferguson

Brief flareup in a mostly peaceful night in Ferguson

Tensions briefly flared then subsided late Saturday night and early Sunday in Ferguson as nightly protests continued two weeks after a white city police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old. Police reported only a handful of arrests, and traffic flowed freely along the West Florissant Avenue commercial corridor near the suburban St. Louis apartment […]

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 constituted a daylight execution or a law enforcer wrongly maligned for just doing his job. An incomplete picture of Texas-born Ferguson officer Darren Wilson has […]

Former FEMA director: Obama moved too quickly in Superstorm Sandy crisis

Former FEMA director: Obama moved too quickly in Superstorm Sandy crisis

Former Federal Emergency Management Agency director Michael Brown — who lost his job for sitting on his butt in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina — says President Barack Obama is acting too fast in responding to the Superstorm Sandy crisis. Says Brown: One thing he’s gonna be asked is, why did he jump on [the […]