Stories tagged: Michael Brown
Fri., June 23, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
Settlement in Michael Brown lawsuit was $1.5 million, attorney says
A federal judge on Tuesday approved a secret civil settlement of the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Michael Brown over his 2014 fatal shooting.
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 5:29 p.m.
Settlement reached in lawsuit over Michael Brown’s death
A federal judge on Tuesday approved a settlement in the wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the parents of Michael Brown, an unarmed, black 18-year-old, whose fatal shooting by a white police …
UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
San Francisco courts test new approach to homeless crimes
Courts around the country tried to ease the burden of fines and fees in the wake of riots in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014 that brought attention to a torrent of …
Fri., April 14, 2017
Amy Goodman: Trump, Session unleashing police power
About Sessions, Stamper says: “He’s clearly in lockstep with his boss. … He is clearly an apologist for the worst kind of policing in this country.”
Tue., April 4, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Ferguson mayor who handled Brown shooting fallout re-elected
Ferguson, Missouri’s top elected official in the tumultuous 32 months since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown won another three-year term Tuesday.
Sun., March 12, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
New video of events before fatal Ferguson shooting in film
A convenience store is disputing a new documentary’s claim that previously unreleased surveillance video suggests Michael Brown didn’t rob the store shortly before he was fatally shot by police in …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
Federal trial over Michael Brown’s death pushed back to 2018
A federal lawsuit by Michael Brown’s parents over the 2014 police shooting death of their son in Ferguson, Missouri, now won’t happen until at least next year, though a judge …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 9:29 p.m.
Service, silence marks anniversary of Michael Brown’s death
Michael Brown’s death “opened the eyes of the world” to concerns about law enforcement’s treatment of black people, Brown’s father said Tuesday during a memorial service marking the two-year anniversary …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 3:24 p.m.
Veteran Miami officer named police chief in troubled Ferguson
A veteran Miami police officer with two decades of experience dealing with the media and community leaders will take over as Ferguson’s police chief, hoping to help the St. Louis …
Mon., Aug. 10, 2015, 8:16 a.m.
Police: Suspect shot near Ferguson rally critically injured
FERGUSON, Mo. — A suspect who authorities say opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri, on the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death was critically wounded when the officers shot back, …
Wed., March 11, 2015, 2:22 p.m.
Ferguson chief resigns in wake of scathing federal report
FERGUSON, Mo. — The police chief in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson resigned Wednesday in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report prompted by the fatal shooting of …
Wed., March 4, 2015, 9:53 a.m.
U.S. 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 …
Tue., March 3, 2015, 11:41 a.m.
Official: U.S. report finds racial bias in Ferguson police
A Justice Department investigation will allege sweeping patterns of discrimination within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court, a law enforcement official familiar with the …
Fri., Dec. 5, 2014, 9:23 p.m.
Protests continue over grand jury’s decision to not indict New York officer
Protesters around the country rallied for a third day Friday over a New York grand jury’s decision to not indict a white police officer in the chokehold death of an …
Tue., Nov. 25, 2014, 8:12 a.m.
Ferguson businesses torched in overnight protests
FERGUSON, Mo. — Smoke billowed from burned-out buildings and sidewalks were strewn with broken glass Tuesday morning after Ferguson erupted over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white …
Thu., Sept. 25, 2014
Justice Department updates Ferguson residents on rights investigation
FERGUSON, Mo. – U.S. Department of Justice officials promised a frustrated group of Ferguson residents Wednesday night that the federal government will take seriously their allegations of racial profiling and …
Tue., Aug. 19, 2014, 2:37 p.m.
Police: St. Louis officers kill suspect wielding knife
ST. LOUIS — A large crowd, some chanting “Hands up, don’t shoot,” gathered Tuesday at the site where St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a …
Tue., Aug. 19, 2014, 7:36 a.m.
Police, protesters collide again in Ferguson
FERGUSON, Mo. — The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung …
Mon., Aug. 11, 2014, 7:45 a.m.
Vandalism, looting after vigil for Missouri man
FERGUSON, Mo. — A candlelight vigil for an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a suburban St. Louis police officer was followed by unrest as crowds looted and …
Thu., July 31, 2014
Underhill Park basketball camp is full-court effort
It’s early Monday morning in Underhill Park and it’s already past 70 degrees. Construction equipment rumbles at the south end of the park where a big stormwater project is under …
Fri., March 15, 2013
Another McDonald’s robber enters guilty plea
One of four suspects tied to two brazen robberies, including at a South Hill McDonald’s restaurant, pleaded guilty Thursday in a deal that could net him three years in prison. …
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2012, 5:45 p.m.
7 arrested in robberies, including McDonald’s takeover
Seven people have been arrested for a series of robberies that included a take-over style invasion at a South Hill McDonald’s in May.