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Firefighters responded to a call at the St. Louis County Police firing range in South County Friday night.
The deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of police have shocked the country this summer: Eric Garner, who died after being placed in a chokehold by police in Staten Island, N.Y., and Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot by police in Ferguson, Mo.
Video has surfaced showing a St. Louis County, Mo., police officer engaging in an hour-long lecture in which he rails against "our undocumented president," the "black-robed perverts" of the U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. laws that promote equality, prompting the police chief to put him on administrative leave.
Flash-bang devices are one of many military-style weapons being used in Ferguson, along with tear gas and beanbag munitions.
On Wednesday, a 12-person county grand jury began hearing evidence in the killing of Michael Brown, the black teenager whose death nearly two weeks ago has spawned protests in the city of Ferguson, Mo.
It's been nearly two weeks since a white police officer gunned down an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, and for nearly two weeks we have asked why the Ferguson Police Department refused to release the incident report on the shooting.
The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions subsided in the St. Louis suburb where unrest erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.
Bloomberg Businessweek's Peter Coy and Bloomberg's Toluse Olorunnipa report on unrest and racial tensions in Ferguson, Missouri.
A Ferguson police officer named Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown , an unarmed 18-year-old, on Aug. 9. That much we know, along with many details about what happened that day.
The chief medical examiner of St. Louis County, who performed the first autopsy on Michael Brown after he was shot on Aug. 9, says that she is concerned by one of the men hired by the Brown family to conduct its own exam.
Amid the flurry of coverage about Michael Brown's death and the reaction in Ferguson, Mo., journalists have been unpacking St. Louis' long, tense history of racial unrest .
Demonstrators protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown march through the streets as they make their voices heard on August 20. Demonstrators protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown march through the streets as they make their voices heard on August 20. Lightning brightens the sky in the background as women hold a placard while ... (more)
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.
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.
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.
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)
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 05:04 am
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