Lesley McSpadden is comforted during funeral for her son, Michael Brown.
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August 25, 2014

At Michael Brown’s Funeral, A Call For A Day Of Reckoning

After two weeks of sometimes violent protests, the family of Michael Brown finally took some time to mourn on Monday. The funeral service for the unarmed 18-year-old killed by officer Darren Wilson was held in a St. Louis megachurch.


Police arrest a man on Aug. 9th in Ferguson, Mo.
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August 23, 2014

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local Police

President Obama has ordered a review of federal programs that supply local law enforcement agencies with military weapons and equipment after concerns over how the police handled unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown.


Demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri.
(Adrees Latif/Reuters/Landov)
August 23, 2014

Another Peaceful Night In Ferguson

Relative calm and restraint prevailed for a third consecutive night on the streets of Ferguson, Mo., as confrontations subside between authorities and those protesting the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old.


Protests on Monday, Aug. 18 in Ferguson, Mo
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 19, 2014

Prayers For Peace In Ferguson

The archbishop of St. Louis says a Mass for Peace and Justice Wednesday will offer prayers for Ferguson.  At least two people were shot and 31 were arrested in clashes Monday night.


August 18, 2014

Obama Sending Attorney General Holder To Missouri

President Barack Obama is sending Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson to meet with federal law enforcement authorities investigating the police shooting of an unarmed teenager.


August 18, 2014

Quinn: No Plans To Halt Vehicle Searches

Governor Pat Quinn doesn't have plans to unilaterally halt consent searches by the state police he oversees.  But Quinn said he's not dimissing a report that indicates racial profiling is still concern in traffic stops.


A protestor in front on a convenience store in Ferguson, Mo.
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 16, 2014

Gov Declares Emergency, Imposes Curfew In Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency and is implementing a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago.


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