The officer was shot in the arm while pursuing two suspicious men near a Ferguson-area community center. Police early Sunday did not believe the shooting was related to the ongoing protests.
The bracelets worn by police are “exacerbating an already tense atmosphere between law enforcement and residents in Ferguson,” according to a DOJ letter.
The families of unarmed black teenagers who died in high-profile cases have come to support and rely on one another.
A fight broke out between officers and protesters just hours after Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson issued a video apology for the way the Michael Brown case was handled.
In a video statement, Chief Thomas Jackson said he was “truly sorry for the loss of your son. I’m also sorry that it took so long to remove Michael from the street.” He also apologized to peaceful protestors who demonstrated after Brown was shot by Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9.
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.
Demonstrators gather in St. Louis for a protest on Missouri I-70. Police are telling the crowd that anyone blocking traffic will be arrested.
The reforms to police and court systems were unveiled during an at times tense city council meeting Tuesday night.
City planning contributed to poverty, and influenced the demonstrations that took place following the shooting death of Michael Brown.
“I don’t think that there’s any question this investigation is necessary.”
A broad civil rights investigation into the conduct of Ferguson, Missouri, police over the past several years begins this week. The probe is in addition to a federal review of the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer.
Court officials respond to lawsuits and allegations that Michael Brown had a juvenile record.
The protest lasted several minutes as a group of people moved onto Interstate 270 making the familiar “hands up, don’t shoot” gesture.
Officers wore the body cameras during a protest rally for Michael Brown on Saturday, Aug. 30.
The all-star team of rappers calls for justice on “Don’t Shoot (Ferguson Anthem).”
“The proliferation of machine guns, silencers, armored vehicles and aircraft, and camouflage in local law enforcement units does not bode well for police-community relations, the future of our cities, or our country.”
Many people who attended the funeral had no personal connection to Brown at all. Instead, they came because they felt the case meant something to them.
The story of violent black protest in the U.S. is an old one — it’s self-destructive but it sometimes gets results.
Michael Brown is laid to rest after being shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson in a St. Louis, Mo. street on Aug. 9.
They want justice — for Michael Brown, and for everyone.
On a blazing Sunday afternoon, about 60 people showed up outside a bar in St. Louis to show support for the officer who killed Michael Brown.
This year, MTV hopes to highlight the issues of racial tension in Ferguson, Mo.
Michael Brown Sr. called in to a Ferguson radio station to say that he hoped protests would stop on Monday out of respect for his son.
A large crowd gathered in Washington, D.C. Saturday night to call for justice in the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old black man from Ferguson, Mo.
Eric Garner died last month after he was put into an illegal chokehold by New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo.