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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.
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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.
We are working closely with partners to find temporary overnight accommodation for people found in lorry at Ilminster earlier today "At around 1pm we had a number of calls from members of the public reporting banging noises from the back of a heavy goods wagon.
Ten things to know for Tuesday, Aug. 19 The Ferguson, Missouri, riots lead off today 10 things to know for today by the AP Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1oN97CI A citizen peacekeeper tries to keep protesters back as police advance Monday in Ferguson, Missouri.
The images out of Ferguson, Missouri, this past week - replete with tear gas and police in riot gear - have not only prompted vigorous debates here in the U.S. "We're currently in Ferguson, where tensions have been flying high ever since Saturday when 18-year-old Michael Brown who was killed by multiple shots by police officers."
Protesters occupy West Florissant Avenue at Canfield on Sunday in Ferguson, Mo. Shortly after this picture was taken, shots rang out on Canfield, hitting one person.
Actress KEKE PALMER and rapper J. COLE have visited protesters in Ferguson, Missouri to show their support over a shooting controversy.
A Missouri teenager fatally shot by police suffered a bullet wound to his right arm that may have occurred when he put his hands up or while his back was turned to the shooter, "but we don't know," a pathologist hired by the teen's family said Monday.
New York's Metropolitan Opera has reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions while negotiations continue with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout.
Violence erupts in Ferguson AGAIN: Missouri National Guard are sent in after armed demonstrators with Molotov cocktails are met with angry backlash of tear gas by riot police Conversation recorded by bystander just moments after shooting casts doubt on claims the teen surrendered but is disputed by witnesses Now protests start IN FAVOR of shooter ... (more)
A man who suffered a heart attack during the San Francisco 49ers' debut game at Levi's Stadium has died.
Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday ordered a federal medical examiner to perform another autopsy on a black Missouri teenager whose fatal shooting by a white police officer has spurred a week of rancorous and sometimes-violent protests in suburban St. Louis.
For more than a week now, protesters have lined a suburban St. Louis street not far from the place where a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager.
A law enforcement officer watches Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, as tear gas is fired to disperse a crowd protesting the shooting of teenager Michael Brown last Saturday in Ferguson, Mo.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 06:08 am
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