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Michael Brown's Family Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit

April 23, 2015
The parents of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer in August, are suing the city of Ferguson, Mo., for wrongful death.

St. Louis Board Votes to Create Police Oversight Panel

April 20, 2015
St. Louis will create a civilian oversight board to review complaints against police, the Board of Alderman decided Monday, though it will have limited powers.

Where's the Apology?

April 17, 2015

So…Where is the apology from all the people who smeared Wilson? I mean when you spend seven months accusing a peace officer of being a racist, murdering cop who shot an 18-year-old "boy" in cold blood while that "child" tried to surrender and then you find out he was actually an honorable officer of the law defending his person against a vicious attack by a huge, powerful, and enraged man, well maybe you owe that officer a "Hey, bro, my bad."

4 Journalists Arrested During Ferguson Protests Sue Police

March 31, 2015
Four journalists arrested during last summer's Ferguson protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown filed a federal lawsuit Monday against St. Louis County police and 20 of its officers, accusing them of violating the reporters' civil rights and unjustifiably detaining them.

Ferguson Police Chief Resigns

March 11, 2015
Police Chief Thomas Jackson has resigned from the Ferguson (Mo.) Police Department effective March 19.

Video: Federal Report Says Brown Shooting Justified, Clears Wilson

March 5, 2015
Specifically, the DOJ said there was "no evidence" to disprove Wilson's testimony that he feared for his safety, nor was there reliable evidence that Michael Brown had his hands up when he was shot.

Justice Department to Fault Ferguson Police, Seeing Racial Bias in Traffic Stops

March 2, 2015
The Justice Department has nearly completed a highly critical report accusing the police in Ferguson, Mo., of making discriminatory traffic stops of African-Americans that created years of racial animosity leading up to an officer's shooting of a black teenager last summer.

Video: Shoving Match Erupts at St. Louis Police Board Hearing

January 29, 2015
Proposed after the Aug. 9 shooting of black teenager Michael Brown by white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, the civilian panel would hear complaints about police actions, be able to review evidence from internal affairs investigations and evaluate police policies.

After Ferguson, Police Consider 'Tactical Retreat'

January 27, 2015
Chiefs of the St. Louis and St. Louis County police have said in recent interviews they are reviewing training with the principles of tactical retreat in mind.

Video: Wisconsin Sheriff Calls Sharpton a "Charlatan," Smacks Down Holder

January 22, 2015
“The grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, got it right,” Clarke said about the Michael Brown shooting. “Officer Wilson has been exonerated. The thing I want to know is how does he get his reputation back?”

DOJ to Close Ferguson Civil Rights Investigation, Clear Wilson

January 21, 2015
The Justice Department has begun work on a legal memo recommending no civil rights charges against a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., who killed Michael Brown in August, law enforcement officials said.

Chipotle Apologizes for N.Y. Worker's Police Protest

December 30, 2014
Two Chipotle chief executives have apologized to New York City police officers who were greeted by a restaurant employee making the "hands up, don't shoot" gesture popular with protesters.

Video: Violent Protest Flares After Fatal Police Shooting Near Ferguson

December 24, 2014
Several people were on the ground in handcuffs. Police tried to keep people back and set up a perimeter. During the scuffle it appears that someone threw fireworks near a gas pump. After that explosion, our crews saw police use pepper spray to keep crowds at bay.

Suburban St. Louis Officer Shoots, Kills 18-Year-Old Suspect Near Ferguson

December 24, 2014
An 18-year-old suspect was shot and killed Tuesday night in the parking lot of a Berkeley, Mo., convenience store after reportedly pulling a handgun and pointing it at a police officer. The incident occurred only a few miles from Ferguson and sparked a violent protest.

Seven Steps Eric Holder Should Take to Help Prevent More Police Officers from Being Murdered

December 22, 2014
I want to look prospectively at seven specific steps the attorney general can — and should — take now to help restore confidence in law enforcement and thus honor that “steadfast commitment” to making officers as safe as possible.

Video: Police Chiefs Share Views on Deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner

December 15, 2014
In a CBS News interview, a group of four police chiefs discussed excessive force, diversity within police forces, and the dangers of law enforcement.

4 Police Chiefs Share Views on Deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner

December 15, 2014

In a CBS News poll, 54 percent of African-Americans said they've been targets of police discrimination. It's an issue CBS News correspondent Jeff Pegues explored with a group of four police chiefs. More Here.

Video: Judge Orders St. Louis-Area Police to Give Protesters Tear Gas Warning and Time to Flee

December 12, 2014
A federal judge's order requires St. Louis-area police to warn crowds of impending use of tear gas and provide "reasonable" time for people to disperse first. But she did not define what is reasonable.

Judge Orders Police to Give Protesters Tear Gas Warning

December 12, 2014

A federal judge's order requires St. Louis-area police to warn crowds of impending use of tear gas and provide time for people to disperse. This video shows the St. Louis County Police tactical team firing tear gas into a crowd in response to gunshots fired at the police in Ferguson, Mo., in August. More Here.

Undercover CHP Officers Outed, Attacked by Protesters

December 12, 2014
Protesters attacked two undercover California Highway Patrol officers who were attempting to infiltrate a demonstration against police brutality in Oakland after they were outed.
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