If the local grand jury brings no charges against police Officer Darren Wilson in the case of Michael Brown's killing, street protests in Ferguson, Missouri, are inevitable. Demonstrators angry about Wilson's shooting of the unarmed black teenager in August already decry the grand jury's secrecy and "lack of transparency."
CNN, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 09:05 AM
The March 2013 murder of Suzanne Ball Gunter, allegedly by her husband, William Lynn, piqued the interest of many across the country -- even international press covered her death.
River Front Times, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 10:22 AM
An analysis by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch of the St. Louis County medical examiner's official autopsy on Michael Brown shows the black 18-year-old man was shot in the hand at close range and had marijuana in his system. One of the findings from the autopsy was the trajectory of shots fired by officer Darren Wilson at Brown, particularity the sixth shot "It traveled from the back of Michael Brown's arm to the inner arm which means that his palms could not have been facing Wilson as some witnesses have said," Christine Byers of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch told Here Now' s Robin Young.
New Hampshire Public Radio -, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 04:50 PM
Police officers in Clayton, Missouri told reporters that they had to use force to arrest a woman holding a pumpkin with the word "racism" written on it because they "sensed" that she might smash it outside the St. Louis County Justice Center. Over the weekend, a group of mostly-white students and agitators rioted at a pumpkin festival in Keene, New Hampshire.
The Raw Story, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 10:37 AM
Though the Grand Jury is still deliberating on whether or not charges will be filed in relation to the slaying of Mike Brown, after leaking the autopsy report the St. Louis Post has sparked new fears that no charges will be brought against Officer Darren Wilson , as protesters have already started preparing for the worst. Using documents prepared by the St. Louis County medical examiner, the Post is reporting that Brown may have been reaching for the officer's gun at the onset of the shooting, though this speculation comes from two experts not actually directly related to the case.
AllHipHop.com, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 01:22 PM