City of Ferguson wants Michael Brown’s juvenile records for wrongful death suit defense

June 20, 2016 in News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The city of Ferguson and other defendants in a wrongful-death lawsuit by Michael Brown’s parents are seeking access to any juvenile records of the black […]

‘In the interest of justice,’ judge approves deal between Ferguson, Justice Department

April 22, 2016 in News

ST. LOUIS — A federal judge approved an agreement Tuesday between the city of Ferguson and the U.S. Justice Department that calls for sweeping changes in Ferguson, where 18-year-old Michael […]

Michael Brown’s father says family still in mourning

August 9, 2015 in News

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown Sr. says he and the family are still in mourning one year after his son’s death. Brown spoke Saturday at a parade in Ferguson […]

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 […]

After spotlight, Ferguson faces a challenging road forward

January 5, 2015 in News

By ALLEN G. BREED  FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — It’s doubtful they were aware, but the rioters who torched Juanita Morris’ dress shop had strayed a couple of blocks beyond the Ferguson […]

Police: Officer in Missouri shot, killed man who pulled gun

December 24, 2014 in News

By JIM SUHR BERKELEY, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis police officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him at a gas station late Tuesday, police […]

Man who ‘assassinated’ two NYC policemen Saturday angry over Garner death

December 22, 2014 in News, The Buzz

NEW YORK (AP) — A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two “pigs” in retaliation for the chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two police officers […]

Hundreds march as California protests continue

December 10, 2014 in News

By KRISTIN J. BENDER and PAUL ELIAS BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters angered at the killing of unarmed black men by white police officers marched through downtown Berkeley streets Tuesday night […]