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3 hrs ago | KMBC-TV
A protest outside grand jury proceedings in St. Louis County called for the Ferguson police officer involved in the shooting of Michael Brown to be arrested and for the prosecutor to recuse himself in the case.
7 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff
The Saint Louis County Police Department announced on Wednesday that a St. Ann Police Officer was suspended indefinitely after a video circulated showing him threatening peaceful protesters on Tuesday night.
8 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner
Officials say a police officer who was part of the effort to keep peace during protests in Ferguson has been suspended for pointing a semi-automatic assault rifle at demonstrators, then cursing and threatening to kill one of them.
8 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -
Both the county case and the federal investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown are expected to take time, as are basic answers about the circumstances that led to the black teenager's death Aug. 9. About two dozen people showed up Wednesday in front of the St. Louis County Courthouse to demonstrate against County Prosecutor ... (more)
12 hrs ago | The Nation
A police officer on Tuesday arrested Jamelle Spain outside the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Missouri.
16 hrs ago | CNN
Police point out a demonstrator who has his arms raised before moving in to arrest him Tuesday, August 19, in Ferguson, Missouri.
16 hrs ago | WGBH
Protesters walk in front of a line of police as authorities try to disperse a demonstration in Ferguson, Mo.
19 hrs ago | Breitbart.com
Breitbart News reporter Kerry Picket was arrested late Monday afternoon by a Missouri State Trooper and released several hours later with an apology from the arresting officer and his lieutenant.
Over the past two weeks, the impoverished St. Louis County suburb has become a magnet for self-absorbed publicity seekers of all colors and agendas.
While protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, are demanding justice for the killing of Michael Brown by police, questions are being asked about the man who at the moment is responsible for pursuing any prosecution and whether he can be impartial.
The most emphatic outcome, a potential federal civil rights prosecution of the police officer who shot the unarmed teenager, may also be the least probable, because of the standards of proof required.
The sometimes violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and the law enforcement response has sparked a debate about what some call the "militarization of police," after armored vehicles, stun grenades and high-tech weaponry were brought in to calm the violence.
It was the middle-class suburb of Ferguson that boiled over last week, but to the rest of the world this was a St. Louis crisis.
In the days since police in Ferguson, Mo., named Darren Wilson as the officer who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, a small, quiet counter-protest, taking place mostly online, has arisen miles Support spreads for officer in Ferguson shooting In the days since police in Ferguson, Mo., named Darren Wilson as the officer who shot and ... (more)
There's more going on in Ferguson, MO, than one would know if one read only DailyKos diaries about it .
What began as a peaceful evening of demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday turned into another night of chaos as police lobbed tear gas into the crowd after objects were thrown at officers and gunshots were reported.
Trayvon Martin's mom, Sybrina Fulton, wrote a heartbreaking letter published in TIME magazine to Michael Brown's family, saying their 'lives are forever changed.'
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:59 pm
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