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  • Ferguson Ignites

    After months of deliberation, a 12-member grand jury decided Missouri police Darren Wilson was justified in his fatal shooting of Michael Brown, 18, an unarmed African-American teen back in August. Prosecutor Robert McCulloch said the grand jury decided “no probable cause exists” to indict ...

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  • Ferguson Protesters Storm St. Louis City Hall

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities have arrested at least two people at a protest over the Ferguson grand jury decision in which several demonstrators stormed City Hall in St. Louis. An undetermined number of protesters made it into the building Wednesday while shouting “Shame, shame.” ...

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  • A Glance at Ferguson: Then, Now and the Future

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown spoke publicly for the first time about the confrontation, and for the second straight night crowds poured into the streets of Ferguson to protest a grand jury’s decision not to indict him. ___ THE LATEST ...

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  • Prosecutor Faces New Criticism over Ferguson Case

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn’t match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city already on edge waited to learn if a grand jury would indict a white Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black ...

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  • Police Across US Prepare for More Ferguson Rallies

    Police in U.S. cities from Los Angeles to New York prepared for another day of demonstrations Tuesday after thousands flooded the streets, some in peaceful protest and others in riotous anger over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white officer who killed a black 18-year-old in ...

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  • Ferguson Businesses Torched in Overnight Protests

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s governor ordered more National Guardsmen into Ferguson on Tuesday to keep order after a night of violence over the grand jury decision in the police shooting of Michael Brown, as attorneys for the Brown family lashed out at the authorities’ handling ...

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  • Grand Jury’s Exoneration Ignites Protests

    (Updated 11/25/2014) After months of deliberation, a 12-member grand jury on Monday decided Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson was justified in his fatal August shooting of an unarmed African-American teen, triggering protests in the city. Prosecutor Robert McCulloch said the grand jury ...

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  • Ferguson: Darren Wilson’s Been Talking

    Darren Wilson, the White Missouri police officer responsible for the shooting death of unarmed Black teen Michael Brown, is apparently prepared to break his long-held silence. CNN’s Brian Stelter reported on “Reliable Sources” Nov. 23 that Wilson has been meeting with some “high-profile news ...

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  • Anxieties Mount as Ferguson Waits on Grand Jury

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge. More than 3½ months have passed since ...

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  • Civic Group: No Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Yet

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend. Tension has been mounting in Ferguson ...

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