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Ferguson Witness 41 says she taped Brown shooting, trashed phone

Ferguson - A Ferguson grand jury witness, identified in the records as "Witness 41," said she videotaped the Aug. 9 confrontation between Officer Darren Wilson and teenager Michael Brown on her cell phone, but later, accidentally, dropped the phone into the toilet.

Darren Wilson resigns from Ferguson Police Department

Ferguson - Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown earlier this year, has resigned from the suburban St. Louis department.

Op-Ed: The story about Brown and Wilson is bigger than Ferguson

Ferguson - What is happening in Ferguson is a tragedy, but the narrative of looting, arson, and the death of Michael Brown only scratches at the surface of the bigger issue. Police all over America have killed unarmed Americans, and have escaped punishment.

Protesters rally peacfully in Pittsburgh over Ferguson decision Special

Pittsburgh - Unlike Ferguson, Missouri and several other areas around the country, protesters marched peacefully outside Pittsburgh's Federal Building expressing disagreement over Monday's grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson.

Michael Brown Sr. and Obama appeal for calm, protesters ignore it

Ferguson - The father of Michael Brown has appealed for calm ahead of the grand jury decision against a police officer. President Obama has joined in the appeals but protesters were out in force on Friday night in Ferguson, Missouri anyway.

FBI in Ferguson arrest two bomb suspects, city prepares

The FBI arrested two men on Friday on suspicion of buying bomb material with a purpose of using it when the announcement by the grand jury is made in the Michael Brown case. The men were arrested in Ferguson, a city waiting and hoping for peace.

Michael Brown's parents testify at U.N. Torture Committee

Geneva - The parents of Michael Brown, the Missouri teen shot and killed by police, testified before a United Nations committee in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday because they want "the world to know what's going on in Ferguson."

NRA 'Killer Cop' competition prompts outcry over police violence

Albuquerque - Beginning Sept. 15, the National Rifle Association will host its annual National Police Shooting Competition (NPSC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The competition is expected to draw more than 500 police officers from law enforcement agencies nationwide.

Op-Ed: Why Michael Brown's juvenile records must be made public

Ferguson - We may never know whether Michael Brown was attempting to assault the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who ultimately shot him dead...or was fleeing and pleading for his life. But a jury should be allowed to ascertain the likelihood of either scenario.

Op-Ed: Despite rage, cop op-ed correct on avoiding police confrontation

Ferguson - A veteran of the LAPD and current homeland security professor at Colorado Tech University has courted controversy by encouraging citizens to avoid physical confrontation with law enforcement by quickly and obediently complying with all police commands.

Op-Ed: Ferguson rioters spit on the memory of Michael Brown

Ferguson - It looked like we were about to see a true groundswell of support for community policing and a de-militarization of law enforcement...but then the Missouri governor had to call the National Guard into Ferguson. Rioters have spat on Michael Brown's memory.

Op-Ed: Evaluating police officer performance may be 2014 political issue

Ferguson - Police in Ferguson, Missouri were originally condemned for being too aggressive and heavy-handed, but are now being accused of dereliction of duty for not cracking down on looters in the aftermath of the tragic Michael Brown shooting. It's a Catch-22.

Ferguson chief names Darren Wilson as cop who shot Michael Brown

Ferguson - The police chief in Ferguson, Missouri identified a six-year veteran as the officer who shot and killed unarmed black teen Michael Brown last Saturday.

#OpFerguson: Anonymous identifies alleged Mike Brown shooter

Ferguson - The global hacker group Anonymous has identified who it claims is the Missouri police officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown last weekend in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

Civil unrest after unarmed black teen killed by Missouri police

Ferguson - The fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager on Saturday sparked a night of rioting and vandalism in a St. Louis suburb on Sunday.
 

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A group of protesters stand in front of the Moorehead Federal Building in Pittsburgh Tuesday in soli...
A group of protesters stand in front of the Moorehead Federal Building in Pittsburgh Tuesday in solidarity against what they claim was the unjustified police shooting of Michael Brown. Steve Pope/Digital Journal
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Demonstraters storm Macy's on 34th Street protesting the Staten Island, New York grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer involved in the chokehold death of a black man, December 5, 2014 in New York City
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