Stories tagged: Michael Brown
TUESDAY, 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 …
THURSDAY, 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 …
MONDAY, 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, …
WEDNESDAY, 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 …
WEDNESDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, 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 …
THURSDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, 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 …
MONDAY, 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 …
THURSDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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: FRIDAY, 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.