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  • Justice Department likely to impose reforms on Ferguson police

    Those hoping the federal government will criminally prosecute Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of an unarmed black man are likely to be disappointed, but chances are strong that the Justice Department will impose significant reforms on the city's police department through its ongoing civil investigation.
  • Civil lawsuit may be only recourse for Ferguson teen's family

    Without a criminal indictment, Michael Brown's family might have no better legal recourse than to sue local authorities for the African-American teenager's fatal shooting by a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer. After a St. Louis County grand...

    Ferguson announcement botched

    Ferguson announcement botched
    I am struck by the fact that there were demonstrations throughout the country Monday night in reaction to the grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown ("Ferguson's grievance," Nov. 25). The Ferguson Police...

    Tension mounts in Ferguson with every day of waiting

    FERGUSON, Mo. The boards have long been in place, large slabs of wood attached to the front windows of her strip-mall hair salon. A company came and attached them for $350, right around the time a neighboring business had its windows shattered. Triondus...

    Police killing, beating of civilians raise issue of reasonable force

    Police killing, beating of civilians raise issue of reasonable force
     A wooden cross on a narrow, tree-lined road marks the spot where Samantha Ramsey died a violent death. Passersby might think the marker, etched with the 19-year-old's name and a yellow smiley face, is a memorial to a car crash victim. They would be...