This week St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced that he is extending the Michael Brown grand jury's deadline to January 2015. Roland Martin, joined by an all-star legal panel, break down what is happening in Ferguson and how this move will impact the case against Darren Wilson.
NewsOne, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 07:16 PM
Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson testified Tuesday for four hours in front of the St. Louis County grand jury investigating the shooting of Michael Brown, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported . According to the newspaper's source, Wilson, who was not required to testify, has been "cooperative" throughout the process, including talking to both county and federal investigators multiple times.
Essence Magazine, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 04:56 PM
Some black Democrats say they will not support any candidate this fall who they believe has not shown respect for the African-American community on issues including education, jobs and racial profiling. The newly formed Fannie Lou Hamer Democratic Coalition made the announcement Wednesday and said it would not single out a specific person running for office, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported .
Norwalk Citizen News, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 01:26 PM
A grand jury in Missouri now has more time decide whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged for the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. St. Louis County Judge Carolyn Whittington has extended the grand jury's deadline until January 7, said Paul Fox, the county's director of judicial administration.
CNN, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 02:35 AM