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Suspect Shot After Opening Fire on Officers Following Ferguson Protest

August 10, 2015
Shots rang out late Sunday night in Ferguson, Mo., during a protest march when two men engaged in a gunfight and one of the men reportedly opened fire on an SUV full of plainclothes police officers. The officers returned fire and critically wounding the gunman after a foot pursuit. More Here

Video: Suspect Shot After Opening Fire on Officers Following Ferguson Protest

August 10, 2015
Shots rang out late Sunday night during a march in Ferguson, Mo., to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown when two men engaged in a gunfight and one of the men reportedly opened fire on an SUV full of plainclothes police officers. The officers returned fire and critically wounding the gunman after a foot pursuit.

Missouri Governor Directs Commission to Boost Officer Training

August 7, 2015
Gov. Jay Nixon ordered a state commission on Thursday to overhaul police training in Missouri by Dec. 1, in hopes of reducing officer-involved shootings, improving community relationships, and teaching officers to better cope with the emotional rigors of the job.

Police, Demonstrators Gear Up for Michael Brown Anniversary in Ferguson

August 4, 2015
Police commanders are expecting a peaceful weekend — and demonstrators are promising it. But authorities said Monday they would be prepared if the observance of the first anniversary of the controversial death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., turned violent.

DOJ Report Slams Missouri Agencies' Response to Ferguson Protests

June 30, 2015
The report suggests that last year’s unrest was aggravated by long-standing community animosity toward Ferguson police, and by a failure of commanders to provide more details to the public after an officer killed Michael Brown.

Ferguson Protesters Admit Plot to Bomb Police Station, Kill Officials

June 2, 2015
The pair met in August in Ferguson, during the protests over the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, 18, by then-Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. They started talking about buying guns and organizing protesters to "be like an army" and fight back against police, their plea agreement says.

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.

Washington State Man Faces Sentencing for Facebook Threats Against Darren Wilson

March 19, 2015
A Washington state man faces sentencing for posting threats on Facebook against a former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who fatally shot a young black man — a case that is part of a broader legal debate over when social media rants go beyond hyperbole and become criminal acts.

Washington Post Columnist: "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" a Lie

March 19, 2015
Brown never surrendered with his hands up, and Wilson was justified in shooting Brown.

Video: Giuliani Says Officer Darren Wilson Should Be "Commended" for Shooting Brown

March 19, 2015
During an interview on Fox News last week, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani said former Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson acted dutifully when he shot and killed Michael Brown last August.

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.
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