Michael Brown, the black man who was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., in August, was shot in the hand at close range and had marijuana in his system, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The Report: Ferguson officer shot Brown at close range Michael Brown, the black man who was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., in August, was shot in the hand at close range and had marijuana in his system, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
The News-Star, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 10:14 AM
But municipalities are facing picking up more of the cost of that improved system because existing funding sources can't pay for it. The St. Charles County Council heard a progress report regarding efforts to rebuild the system at their Oct. 14 meeting - improvements that may take until 2015 to finish.
Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 04:39 PM
Abuses occurred amid weeks of racially-charged protests after unarmed black teenager was shot dead by white officer Darren Wilson Report criticizes Missouri law that allows police to use deadly force even if there is no imminent threat of harm Police committed human rights abuses during protests that erupted after an officer killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, Amnesty International has claimed. In a report released today, the international human rights organisation said the use of rubber bullets, tear gas and heavy military equipment and restrictions placed on peaceful protesters violated international standards.
Daily Mail, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 03:45 AM
The Ferguson-Florissant and Clayton school districts are reminding parents of emergency procedures ahead of the upcoming decision by a St. Louis County grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that both districts sent letters home to parents discussing possible school cancellations or early dismissals, should safety concerns emerge.
KMOV-TV Saint Louis, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 10:19 PM
Months later, we still don't know what happened between Michael Brown and Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson. We have conflicting witness accounts, some of which have been given in a public forum, some of which have been leaked.
The Washington Post, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 03:05 PM