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1 hr ago | Fermanagh Today
A 26-year-old store worker who was wanted in connection with a riot in north Belfast last summer handed himself in to police after his boss saw his image on a UTV website and contacted him, a court heard on Friday.
5 hrs ago | Red Bluff Daily News
The St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, was roiled by racial unrest after 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was black, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, on Aug. 9. The street clashes there mirrored past, larger-scale riots in multiple U.S. cities, most of them triggered by perceived racial injustice, or an incident ... (more)
8 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield
The violence-weary town of Ferguson, Missouri, saw a second straight evening of relative calm on Thursday after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen nearly two weeks ago.
Amid the flurry of coverage about Michael Brown's death and the reaction in Ferguson, Mo., journalists have been unpacking St. Louis' long, tense history of racial unrest .
Police officers with wooden batons and riot helmets stand outside boarded and shuttered retail outlets damaged during demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday.
Six inmates are now back at Ironwood State Prison after being treated at a local hospital for injuries they sustained during an Aug. 19 riot.
A riot police officer prepares to fire his tear gas launcher during a clash with supporters of losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto near the Constitutional Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.
Since nobody's focused on the good news out of Ferguson, Missouri, here's something to keep in mind, from a previous period of U.S. street violence involving race and police use of force: By this point in the 1992 riots in Los Angeles, 53 people were dead, thousands were injured, and billions of dollars in property damage had been inflicted on a ... (more)
Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside a Liberian shanty town on Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed 1,350 people and counting across West Africa.
On Tuesday afternoon, around 2 p.m., I was at the St. Louis County Courthouse and while parking was limited due to the construction of a new parking garage adjacent to the courthouse and the usual metered parking lot across from the courthouse was also limited due to protesters about 500 yards away, picketing outside the St. Louis County Buzz ... (more)
Then the head of the state highway patrol took over, a curfew was imposed. On Monday, the Missouri National Guard troops arrived and the curfew was lifted.
A comparison between the Bundy ranch protests from April of this year to what is going on in Ferguson is telling.
Nearly a half century before Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson crossed paths on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, a 21-year-old man named Marquette Frye was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol, just outside of Watts.
By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the... By SHARON COHEN AP National Writer They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed ... (more)
How police train for confrontations Ferguson unrest puts spotlight on training police get for tense situations Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://usat.ly/VDvxt7 Seventy-eight arrests were made in Ferguson overnight, and 75 of those were for failure to disperse, according to St. Louis County Justice Services.
But compared with the violent aftermath of Michael Brown's shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, the fallout from the chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York now seems notable for what's been absent: no guns pointed at raging protesters, no billowing tear gas, no lengthy delay in revealing an officer's name, no National Guard troops.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 03:37 pm
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