Lawsuit in Wake of Ferguson Protests

FERGUSON, Mo. — The police department in Ferguson, Missouri is now at the center of a multi-million dollar lawsuit. Six people filed the federal lawsuit yesterday, claiming police violated their civil rights during protests following the shooting of a Ferguson teenager by a police officer. The lawsuit asks for 40-million dollars in damages from the … Continue reading »

Local Police React to Missouri Protests

MEDFORD, Ore. — Demonstrators take to the streets of Ferguson, Missouri again on Thursday. It marks the first night of protests with the Missouri State Highway Patrol at the helm for security. Governor Jay Nixon made the move to ease tensions between protesters and police. Ferguson has been the scene of protests since Saturday, when … Continue reading »

Eugene Addresses Police Profiling

By Jessica Debbas EUGENE, Ore. — Overnight chaos escalated on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. The city continues to be the scene of nightly protests after the death of a teenager, Michael Brown. The unarmed 18-year-old was killed by police during a confrontation Saturday, and the arrests of protesters and several journalists is only fueling the … Continue reading »