More protests in St. Louis over police shooting of young black

'This here was racial profiling turned deadly'

More protests in St. Louis over police shooting of young black

Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off with officers in south St. Louis for a second night as accusations of racial profiling prompted calls for a federal investigation ahead of a weekend of planned rallies and civil disobedience. State and city leaders have urged the Justice Department to […]

Iwitness, video show more evidence in Brown case

The man who took the cellphone video fears for his safety

Iwitness, video show more evidence in Brown case

Cellphone video that shows a witness raising his hands in the air immediately after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Ferguson appears to support previous accounts and could bolster arguments that Michael Brown was surrendering when he was shot, legal experts said Friday. The video obtained by The […]

Another quiet night in Ferguson, Missouri

Some say they fear the community's anger could explode anew

Another quiet night in Ferguson, Missouri

Ferguson’s streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old. A small stream of protesters marched in the St. Louis suburb as night fell Friday, but instead of confrontations with […]

Is peace returning to Ferguson, Missouri?

I feel we're making progress," Gov. Jay Nixon says

Is peace returning to Ferguson, Missouri?

  The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions were subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old. Gov. Jay Nixon also ordered the Missouri National Guard, which arrived Monday, to begin withdrawing as flare-ups have been […]

Who is Ferguson cop who killed Michael Brown?

Brown family's attorneys have labeled Wilson as a murderer

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 […]

Holder uses past to focus on Ferguson death

Attorney general said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police

Holder uses past to focus on Ferguson death

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. On a visit to the St. Louis suburb that had endured more than a week of unrest, Holder sought to build […]

Justice Dept. seeks truth, calm in uneasy Ferguson

The goal is to ensure truth about the killing is revealed & to ease racial tensions

Justice Dept. seeks truth, calm in uneasy Ferguson

The U.S. Department of Justice has mounted an unusually swift and aggressive response to the death of Michael Brown, from an independent autopsy to dozens of FBI agents combing Ferguson, Missouri, for witnesses to the shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer. The goal, legal observers say, is to ensure that […]