ferguson police

So this happened. Fox News host Bill O’Reilly took some time to tell oppressed people how to be oppressed Thursday night while responding to reports that the U.S. Department of Justice will not recommend civil rights charges be filed against the Ferguson police officer who killed an unarmed Michael Brown Jr. last year. Scolding protesters […]

It looks like Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo. police officer who fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown last year, will not be indicted on federal civil rights charges for the shooting. The New York Times reports that the Justice Department is taking steps to close the investigation and clear Wilson of any wrongdoing. Federal prosecutors have […]

A member of the grand jury that elected not to indict Ferguson, Mo. Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown Jr. is suing the St. Louis County prosecutor to lift the ban on speaking about the case. The juror, known as “Grand Juror Doe,” also stated in the lawsuit that prosecutor Robert McCulloch “mischaracterized” […]

UPDATE: 8:15 AM EST: The Berkeley officer who fatally shot a black teenager Tuesday night is a 35-year-old, six-year-veteran, Police Chief Jon Belmar said during a Wednesday morning press conference. Belmar said the teenager, identified as Antonio Martin by family members, pulled a gun on the officer who in turn fired at least three shots, […]

The Steubenville, Ohio volunteer football coach whose house was used for a party where a 16-year-old girl was raped by two football players may go to jail for six months for his connection with Ferguson, Mo. protesters. It’s a curious connection, but Matt Belardine, who pled guilty to violating his probation after traveling out of […]

Ferguson, the Missouri suburb that will forever be stained with the blood of an unarmed black teenager who was gunned down by a white police officer on a blistering hot August day, was freezing. The crowds that lined the streets in late summer were gone. The stores — businesses divided on whether to trust a community […]

Just days before a Ferguson, Mo. grand jury elected not to indict a white police officer for shooting, killing, and leaving the body of an unarmed black teenager in the street for four hours, business owners along the now infamous West Florissant — a strip of road perpendicular to the street Michael Brown Jr. was killed […]

For the second night in a row, demonstrations to protest the grand jury decisions not to indict the police officers who fatally shot Eric Garner and Michael Brown Jr. turned unruly, as California police clashed with protesters. Police say demonstrators threw “concrete objects” and attempted to set a police cruiser on fire during a protest that […]

What we’re about to tell you really happened. It really fucking happened. So just know that when considering how our law enforcement officials really feel about the death of a 12-year-old boy gunned down for holding a toy gun. Or an 18-year-old unarmed boy shot in the middle of the street. Or a 43-year-old man strangled to […]

Thousands of people shocked and upset about a Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict an officer who strangled a 43-year-old grandfather to death in July took to the New York City streets to shut down roads, bridges, and the annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Hours earlier, Mayor Bill de Blasio canceled […]

So this is happening. St. Louis Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch may have spent nearly an hour defending Ferguson, Mo. officer Darren Wilson during the night-time announcement not to indict the man who shot Michael Brown, but another man is being blamed for inciting the riots that occurred shortly after. Police said Tuesday that remarks made […]