Ferguson

Police actions inflamed Ferguson tensions: Official report

The use of armoured vehicles and dogs in efforts to restore order in Ferguson following the police shooting of a black teenager in the St. Louis suburb only fuelled tensions, the US Justice Department said.

Sep 04, 2015, 07:35 AM IST

Missouri cop bragged about bonus from Ferguson protests: Report

A St Louis County police officer is being investigated after apparently bragging on Facebook about how he spent his "bonus" for working during recent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, the Guardian reported Friday.

Aug 15, 2015, 10:19 AM IST

US presses China on human rights; Beijing mentions Ferguson

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit, the US has pressed hard on human rights issues including religious freedom and deteriorating situation in Tibet Autonomous Region, prompting China to fight back by referring increasing racial attacks in America.

Aug 14, 2015, 08:36 AM IST

Ferguson state of emergency extended

 A state of emergency in the racial flashpoint US city of Ferguson was extended Wednesday despite a night of calm, officials said.

Aug 13, 2015, 02:55 AM IST

Texas officer fired after fatal shooting of unarmed black teen

The Arlington, Texas police department on Tuesday fired a white officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Christian Taylor in a car dealership, its chief said.

Aug 12, 2015, 06:15 AM IST

Armed militia group's return to Ferguson raises concern

The return of an armed militia group patrolling the streets of Ferguson drew criticism today from both protesters and the county police chief overseeing security amid ongoing demonstrations marking the anniversary of 18-year-old Michael Brown's shooting death.

Aug 12, 2015, 01:56 AM IST
Our marches were done very peacefully: Michael Brown's father to Ferguson protesters

Our marches were done very peacefully: Michael Brown's father to Ferguson protesters

A day after the death anniversary of fatal police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, his father thanked people for their support and urged them to be “careful, mindful” while holding protests in his son's memory.

Aug 11, 2015, 14:59 PM IST
Standoff in Ferguson after state of emergency declared

Standoff in Ferguson after state of emergency declared

US police made numerous arrests during a tense night-time standoff in Ferguson, after St. Louis County declared a state of emergency and a teenager was charged with shooting at police officers.

Aug 11, 2015, 09:59 AM IST

State of emergency in Ferguson as teen charged in police shootout

St. Louis County declared a state of emergency Monday following a night of unrest in Ferguson, after a teenager was charged with shooting at police officers.

Aug 11, 2015, 02:44 AM IST
Shots fired as Ferguson marks anniversary of teen`s death

Shots fired as Ferguson marks anniversary of teen`s death

A day of peaceful remembrance marking the anniversary of a black teen`s killing by police in the US city of Ferguson came to a violent end Sunday as gunfire left at least one protester injured.

Aug 10, 2015, 10:29 AM IST

Moments of silence one year after Ferguson police shooting

Several hundred demonstrators stood in silence Sunday at the spot where an unarmed black teen was shot dead by a white police officer one year ago, once again shining the spotlight on America`s tro

Aug 10, 2015, 02:26 AM IST
March in Ferguson on eve of first anniversary of Brown death

March in Ferguson on eve of first anniversary of Brown death

Several hundred people marched Saturday in Ferguson to mark the first anniversary of the police shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown, which shone a spotlight on race relations in America.

Aug 09, 2015, 11:07 AM IST

March in Ferguson on eve of first anniversary of Michael Brown's death

Several hundred people commemorating the police shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown marched today on the eve of the first anniversary of his death, which shined a spotlight on race relations in America.

Aug 09, 2015, 01:54 AM IST

Ferguson cop who killed black teen speaks out: Report

 The white former Ferguson police officer who shot dead an 18-year-old unarmed black teenager has given his first published comments since the controversial shooting that reignited a discussion about race in America.

Aug 04, 2015, 17:39 PM IST

New police chief for racially torn Ferguson, Missouri

The mayor of Ferguson, Missouri appointed a new police chief on Wednesday, nearly a year after the police shooting of unarmed black man Michael Brown sparked weeks of sometimes violent protest.

Jul 22, 2015, 22:12 PM IST

Baltimore police say man's gun discharged during arrest, no injuries

Baltimore police denied a media report on Monday they had shot a black man while trying to take him into custody, saying the man`s firearm went off accidentally while officers were arresting him and that no one was injured.

May 05, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

Michael Brown family to sue Ferguson over teen's death

The family of an unarmed African American teenager killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri has said it will sue the city for his "wrongful death."

Apr 23, 2015, 19:04 PM IST

Michael Brown family to sue Ferguson over teen`s `wrongful death`

The family of an unarmed African American teenager killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri said Wednesday it will sue the city for his "wrongful death." 

Apr 23, 2015, 09:39 AM IST

Elections triple black presence on Ferguson council

 The number of African-Americans on Ferguson`s city council has tripled after the first municipal elections since a white police officer shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.

Apr 08, 2015, 20:10 PM IST

Ferguson, Missouri, releases racist emails from former officials

Officials in Ferguson, Missouri, have released the full content of racially charged and religiously insensitive emails, including about President Barack Obama, sent between the city’s former court clerk and two ex-police supervisors.

Apr 04, 2015, 20:38 PM IST