The attorney for the family of slain Ferguson, Missouri, teenager Michael Brown called again Monday for an indictment of the police officer who fired the fatal shots. Attorney Daryl Parks said information in a Friday New York Times story that related what's said to be Darren Wilson's version of what happened shouldn't preclude Wilson's prosecution for the unarmed teen's Aug. 9 death.
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 11:52 AM
Forensic evidence shows Michael Brown's blood on the gun, uniform and inside the car of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, law enforcement officials said, information they believe potentially corroborates the officer's story that the unarmed 18-year-old tried to take his gun. The evidence will make it harder for the Justice Department to prosecute Officer Darren Wilson on federal charges that he violated Brown's civil rights, said the officials, who asked their names be withheld because of the sensitivity of the case.
Concord Monitor, Sun, Oct 19 2014 @ 12:56 AM
Mahatma Gandhi's grandson blames prejudice in St Louis for Michael Brown shooting in emotional speech to hundreds of mothers gathered in silent tribute to the teenager He spoke after it emerged Darren Wilson claimed he shot Michael Brown in self-defense - a move that legal experts say could make indictment difficult Mahatma Gandhi's grandson has blasted the shooting of Michael Brown and 109 other people in St Louis this year. Addressing hundreds of mothers gathered at a silent march today, Dr Arun Gandhi condemned prejudice in the city as a source of the violence, which has seen a 30 per cent leap in the number of annual homicides this year.
Daily Mail, Sat, Oct 18 2014 @ 05:31 PM
PROTESTS have continued in Ferguson, Missouri, over the shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer, with about 50 people arrested. AIRCRAFT equipped for cloud seeding operations have begun using an airfield in Hunan province which was used in WWII by the famed Flying Tigers.
NEWS.com.au, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 04:25 AM
Following a fatal police shooting that has fueled weeks of protests, Missouri lawmakers could consider legislation that would remove local prosecutors from decisions about whether to charge police involved in deadly shootings. State Rep. Jay Barnes said he plans to file legislation during 2015 session that would give the state attorney general's office the responsibility for determining whether charges should be filed against law enforcement officers who fatally shoot people.
KMOV-TV Saint Louis, Mon, Oct 13 2014 @ 05:39 PM