Police charge 20-year-old African-American man in Ferguson shooting

 Man charged in Ferguson shooting on Sunday in connection with the shooting in Ferguson last week that wounded two police officers and rekindled tension in the racially troubled Missouri city.

Two arrested as Ferguson protests move to St Louis

Police arrested at least two people today as nightly protests in the racially troubled US suburb of Ferguson over the police killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown shifted into the heart of St Louis.

Quick answers to double shooting elude police in Ferguson, Missouri

Nearly 48 hours after two officers were shot in Ferguson, Missouri, investigators had dozens of leads but no arrests to report on Friday in the hunt for a gunman who turned a late-night protest against police into bedlam. 

Dozens of leads, no arrests in Missouri police shooting: Police chief

Investigators are following dozens of leads in the hunt for whoever shot and wounded two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, during a protest rally this week, the head of the St. Louis County police said on Friday.

US secret service latest embarrassment gets worse: Report

Two Secret Service agents being probed for allegedly crashing a car into White House security barriers after a boozy night out drove right through a bomb investigation scene there, The Washington Post reported Friday.

Police hunt suspects after officers shot in Ferguson, Missouri

The shooting of two police officers at a protest in Ferguson, Missouri, triggered a sweeping manhunt for suspects on Thursday and ratcheted up tensions in a city at the centre of a national debate over race and policing.

No excuse for criminal acts in Ferguson, Missouri: Barack Obama

 

Los Angeles: US President Barack Obama said on Thursday there was no excuse for criminal acts at public protests against racially biased law enforcement practises in Ferguson, Missouri.

Two cops shot outside Ferguson police HQ after chief quits
Two cops shot outside Ferguson police HQ after chief quits

Two police officers were shot early Thursday amid protests in the flashpoint American town of Ferguson over the treatment of blacks by the mainly white police force, a newspaper said.

Ferguson police chief quits after racism report: US media

The police chief in Ferguson, Missouri resigned Wednesday after a scathing US Justice Department report into the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by one of his officers, US media reported.

 

City manager of Ferguson, Missouri, resigns after US probe

The city manager of Ferguson, Missouri, has resigned in the wake of a US Justice Department probe that found a range of systemic racially biased practices by the police and municipal court, the city said on Tuesday.

Senior Ferguson official out after 'racism' report

The Ferguson city manager left his post Tuesday after a scathing US Justice Department report found a culture of racism in the St. Louis suburb`s police department and municipal offices.

Obama slams bias against African-Americans in Ferguson

US President Barack Obama has condemned the police in the Missouri city of Ferguson for "oppressive and abusive" actions against African-Americans and called for criminal justice reform as part of the modern struggle for civil rights.

Obama: Racial bias within Ferguson police not isolated

President Barack Obama said the type of racial discrimination found in Ferguson's police department is not unique to the Missouri city where a white officer killed an unarmed black 18-year-old.

Slain African-American's family to sue Ferguson officer

The family of Michael Brown - the African-American youth killed by a white police officer in Ferguson in the US state of Missouri last year - has decided to sue the accused officer.

Ferguson policies targeted blacks, created toxic environment: US attorney general

 A US probe found systemic racial bias targeted blacks and created a "toxic environment" in Ferguson, Missouri, but cleared a white officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager there, Attorney General Eric Holder said on Wednesday.

US Justice Department won`t prosecute officer in Ferguson shooting

The US Justice Department said Wednesday it won`t prosecute the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown last August, touching off nationwide outrage.

Oprah Winfrey says still searching for leadership in Ferguson protests
Oprah Winfrey says still searching for leadership in Ferguson protests

Oprah Winfrey has revealed that she is looking for some kind of leadership to come out and clarify what people want.

US teen was pointing gun when shot by police: Officials

A police investigation has confirmed that a black US teenager was brandishing a gun when he was fatally shot by a white officer in Missouri, officials said Tuesday.

Ferguson police spokesman suspended after ''pile of trash'' remark

The spokesman for the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, has been suspended without pay after admitting he referred to a roadside memorial to an unarmed teenager killed by police as a "pile of trash," the city announced over the weekend.

Mourners gather for slain New York policeman

 Police officers in dress uniform and other mourners joined a somber, four-block line outside a New York City church on Friday for the wake of one of two officers shot by a man who said he was avenging the killing of unarmed black men by police.