The Ferguson police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown spoke out for the first time Tuesday in a televised interview.
Smoldering buildings and burned-out cars sit alongside the memorial for Michael Brown, photographed from above in Ferguson, Missouri, on Tuesday afternoon.
Artists didn’t stay silent amid a wave of protests after a grand jury chose not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of the unarmed teenager.
The girl’s tweet after Monday night’s grand jury verdict went so viral her school had to respond.
Stores and police vehicles burned, dozens of people were arrested, and protesters clashed with police after officials announced that a grand jury would not file charges against Officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting Michael Brown. Here are some of the most stunning, powerful images from Monday night into Tuesday morning in Ferguson, Missouri.
People around the nation either mentioned Ferguson or used #Ferguson in their tweets.
The officer, who is just shy of 6 feet, 4 inches tall and weighs about 210 pounds, told a grand jury he felt like a 5-year-old holding onto Hulk Hogan during the struggle.
The Seattle-native rapper was spotted marching with other protesters Monday night.
Protesters took to the streets Monday night after a grand jury decided not to charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.
And people did not take it very well.
Protests continued across the U.S. on Tuesday, a day after a grand jury did not indict Darren Wilson, who fatally shot unarmed teen Michael Brown. Joel Anderson and Jim Dalrymple II reporting from Ferguson, Missouri, for BuzzFeed News.
No matter what decision the grand jury makes, the residents of Michael Brown’s apartment complex have made up their minds — they want out.
St. Louis County prosecutor is expected to announce at 8 p.m. CT Monday whether the grand jury decided to indict police Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon issued a state of emergency last week, calling up the National Guard to assist local law enforcement.
Gov. Jay Nixon said the National Guard will support law enforcement in the event of “unrest that might occur following the grand jury’s decision concerning the investigation into the death of Michael Brown.” The St. Louis County prosecutor has said an announcement will be made later this month.
Several hundred people joined the protest in St. Louis, Missouri. Residents of the area are waiting on a grand jury decision of whether the police officer who shot the unarmed 18-year-old will face charges.
Ahead of the grand jury’s decision whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing Mike Brown, cops are stockpiling weapons while organizers are trying to stop tensions from flaring into violence. Almost no one thinks things are getting better.
Newly-released recordings show the fatal encounter between Officer Darren Wilson and Michael Brown lasted less than two minutes.
“Law enforcement should have been equally condemned by the governor,” lawyers for the Michael Brown’s parents said on behalf of the family.
As rumors about an indictment reach a fever pitch, the St. Louis area grapples with rising tensions.
Multiple outlets reported late Tuesday that Chief Thomas Jackson is expected to step down from the Ferguson Police Department as soon as next week. The chief and city mayor deny the report.
A new Amnesty International report accuses the agencies that policed the Ferguson protests of improperly using force, among other things.
One of the doctors who analyzed the official autopsy of Michael Brown told MSNBC on Thursday that she could not be sure that he reached for Officer Darren Wilson’s gun, although it was a possibility.
Officer Darren Wilson has told investigators the teen punched and scratched him, and reached for his gun during a struggle that later ended in Brown’s death.
“Ferguson October” included a march in downtown St. Louis and drew demonstrators from across the U.S.
According to a recent survey, 72% of white people in St. Louis County do not think Darren Wilson should be charged for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. A grand jury now has until next year to decide whether he should face criminal charges.
Attorney Ben Crump accuses the St. Louis Post-Dispatch of trying to drive web traffic with its pursuit of Michael Brown’s record.
Two construction workers who saw Michael Brown’s death are speaking to media.
Donations go to Shield of Hope, a 501c3. The charity shares the same address as a police union in St. Louis.
“We have legal processes that are set in motion, that are designed after centuries of Anglo-American jurisprudence tradition.”
The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer ignited tensions in Ferguson, Mo., and around the nation. Read coverage from the first eight days of unrest in Ferguson, Mo.