In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change

March 4, 2015 in News

By ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department report says blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, are disproportionately subject to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops and citations for infractions as petty […]

A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future

November 26, 2014 in News, The Buzz

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown spoke publicly for the first time about the confrontation, and for the second straight night crowds poured […]

With no indictment, chaos fills Ferguson streets

November 25, 2014 in News, The Buzz

By JIM SALTER and DAVID A. LIEB FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Chaos returned to the streets of Ferguson after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the death of […]

Missouri police preparing for grand jury decision

October 24, 2014 in News, The Buzz, Uncategorized

By DAVID A. LIEB and JIM SALTER FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury’s decision […]

Latest Ferguson protests are smaller, more subdued

August 20, 2014 in News

By NIGEL DUARA FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some […]

Missouri governor sends National Guard to Ferguson

August 18, 2014 in News, The Buzz

By NIGEL DUARA and JIM SUHR FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to Ferguson early Monday, hours after police used tear gas to clear protesters off the […]

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder orders federal autopsy in Missouri teen’s death

August 18, 2014 in News, The Buzz

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday ordered a federal medical examiner to perform another autopsy on the body of a black Missouri teenager whose fatal […]

Turmoil, tear gas give way to hope in Ferguson

August 15, 2014 in News

By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — County police in riot gear and armored tanks gave way to state troopers walking side-by-side with thousands of peaceful protesters after nearly a […]