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A year after Brown’s death, Ferguson has changed

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FERGUSON, Mo. — A year ago, Ferguson, Missouri, was a mostly quiet working-class suburban town. The uneasy relationship between its growing black population and its mostly white police force barely registered in local headlines. Everything changed on Aug. 9, 2014, ...

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2 officers shot outside Ferguson PD

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday while demonstrators were gathered across the street — an attack the county police chief described as “an ambush” that could easily have killed ...

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US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department won’t prosecute a former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but in a scathing report released Wednesday faulted the city and its law enforcement for racial bias and ...

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National Bar Association files suit against Ferguson, police

The National Bar Association filed suit Monday against the City of Ferguson and the Ferguson Police Department for delayed action and failure to comply with Missouri Sunshine Law. The bar association’s suit follows an earlier lawsuit filed by the ACLU ...

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Brown’s family could face uphill battle in legal action

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Police officers can shoot a suspect only in “objectively reasonable” circumstances, but proving an officer’s actions weren’t reasonable after the fact is easier said than done. The investigation into the Aug. 9 shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson, ...

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Police shooting draws protesters from near, far

FERGUSON, Mo. — Protesters who have for days lined a busy suburban St. Louis street not far from the place where a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager have walked from nearby apartments, driven from neighboring communities ...

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