Ferguson protests around U.S.

(CNN) — In Atlanta and Boston and New York and Los Angeles, they marched by the hundreds or the thousands — blocking bridges, tunnels and major highways as they shouted their anger over a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson. A day after St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announced … Continue reading »

Officer Wilson: ‘I did my job right’

(CNN) — Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, in his first interview since the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, told ABC News Tuesday that he’s not tormented by that fateful encounter in suburban St. Louis last summer. “I don’t think it’s haunting,” Wilson said. “It’s always going to be something that happened. The reason … Continue reading »

No Indictment for Ferguson Officer

Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) — [Breaking news update at 10:14 p.m.] Some protesters in Ferguson destroyed a police car, and one demonstrator was seen dousing another patrol car with lighter fluid before police in riot gear moved in, CNN correspondent Jason Carroll said. At least one gunshot was heard near the Ferguson Police Department, CNN’s Sara … Continue reading »

Ferguson Officer Not Charged

FERGUSON, Mo. —  St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney, Robert McCulloch, announced Monday night that Police Officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted for the Aug. 9 shooting of unarmed Ferguson teenager, Michael Brown. A Missouri grand jury made the decision on Monday. McCulloch said grand jurors ruled that “no probable cause exists” to indict Wilson … Continue reading »

Grand Jury Reconvenes in Missouri

Click on the video above to watch a live press conference on the jury’s decision. It starts at 6 p.m. on Monday. ST. LOUIS, Mo. (CNN) — The city of Ferguson, Missouri is bracing for the final decision of a grand jury in the case of a black unarmed teenager who was shot and killed … Continue reading »

Ferguson Justice March in St. Louis

(CNN) — In Saint Louis, Missouri, protesters are gathering all weekend to demand justice for Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager shot to death by white police officer Darren Wilson. Activists have accused the police force in Ferguson of racial profiling. Protesters want Officer Darren Wilson arrested. Protesters also want the St. Louis County Prosecutor … Continue reading »

Ferguson Officer Shot

(CNN) — A Ferguson, Missouri, police officer was shot Saturday evening. The state emergency agency communications director says the officer’s injury is not life threatening and the shooter is still being sought. Police say the officer was shot in the arm while checking the Ferguson community center. Tensions heated up in the town Thursday after … Continue reading »

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 »