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  • Ferguson's pain is all too familiar in America

     Ferguson's pain is all too familiar in America
    There were no burning squad cars in Chicago on Monday night. There was no tear gas in the Loop, no looting on Michigan Avenue. But there were hundreds of protesters, marching and chanting about justice. There were cops on bikes and foot and horseback....
  • Ferguson decision: Readers blast police brutality, media, prosecutor

    In a case with not even the faintest of silver linings, it's no surprise that the initial batch of letters responding to the announcement that Ferguson, Mo., Police Officer Darren Wilson would face no charges in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael...
  • Mayo: The hard truths about Ferguson

    Mayo: The hard truths about Ferguson
    The grand jury might have gotten it right legally, but everything else has gone wrong in Ferguson. And there are two components to sort out today, in the smoldering wake and simmering stew of raw emotions and pent-up frustrations from the Aug. 9 fatal...
  • What's next, what's not in wake of Michael Brown decision

    WASHINGTON What now? Another heated national conversation has begun, following the decision by a St. Louis County grand jury not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. There will be talk, lots of talk,...
  • Jenny Durkan: I know how hard it is to charge officers like Darren Wilson

    Jenny Durkan: I know how hard it is to charge officers like Darren Wilson
    Officer Darren Wilson will not face criminal charges for shooting and killing Michael Brown, according to the decision by a grand jury. It's a controversial ruling, one that seems almost certain to fracture that community and the country. I know...
  • Brown family attorney decries process as cleanup begins in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. An attorney for Michael Brown's family said Tuesday morning that the grand jury process to determine justice in the shooting of the unarmed "should be indicted." The comments from Benjamin Crump came during a news conference at Greater St....
  • Per post-tragedy script, guns rights activists call for more guns at FSU

    Per post-tragedy script, guns rights activists call for more guns at FSU
    Sadly, shootings are so frequent that the post-tragedy scripts by activists on both sides of the debate about guns have become predictable. Proving my point, one of Florida's most outspoken and extreme gun rights groups sent out a press release that...
  • Timeline: Ferguson, Missouri police shooting and investigation

    Timeline: Ferguson, Missouri police shooting and investigation
    A St. Louis County grand jury declined to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police Officer Darren Wilson, who is white, in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office said on Monday. A...
  • Violence erupts after grand jury fails to indict Ferguson officer

    A grand jury on Monday declined to indict a white police officer in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, unleashing angry protests by demonstrators who said the outcome proved the justice system’s failure to value the...
  • Ferguson erupts, more than 60 arrested, after officer not charged in teen's shooting

    The St. Louis area was braced for another day of protests on Tuesday after a grand jury cleared a white police officer in the fatal August shooting of an unarmed black teenager, sparking a night of violet and racially charged rioting. About a dozen...
  • No charges against Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson, grand jury decides

    CLAYTON, Mo. The county's beleaguered prosecutor stood in front of cameras on Monday evening, and delivered the news: Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson will not be charged. The announcement drove hundreds into the streets. From Ferguson to Shaw to...