Hundreds of demonstrators stood within touching distance from officers in riot gear late yesterday before dissipating at the start of protests over the 2-month-old death of Michael Brown that activists say was racially motivated.
Police and protesters clashed briefly in Ferguson just hours after the St Louis suburb's police chief issued an apology to the family of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer last month.
Two newly-discovered witnesses of last month`s fatal police shooting in Ferguson in the US state of Missouri said that the officer shot Michael Brown when the latter had his arms raised and had surrendered.
Racial profiling will be the prime focus of a US probe of the police force in Ferguson, the small black-dominated Missouri town where a white policeman shot dead an unarmed black teenager, sparking violent protests, riots and looting.
The US Justice Department is planning a thorough probe of the police department in Ferguson, the small black-dominated Missouri town where a white policeman shot dead an unarmed black teenager and caused riots that shook the nation.
The US Justice Department is to launch a civil rights investigation into the Missouri police department involved in the racially charged shooting of an unarmed black teenager, the Washington Post reported Wednesday.
Missouri: More than 1,000 protesters marched Saturday in the town of Ferguson, Missouri, peacefully reprising recent demonstrations over the shooting this month of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer, US media reported.
North Korea has joined the ranks of America`s foes who have seized on riots in Missouri, saying the nation is the "graveyard of human rights" and should mind its own business rather than criticise others.
More than 100 demonstrators marched peacefully in St. Louis on Tuesday demanding the arrest of a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, almost three weeks ago.
Leaders of the African-American community asked for justice Monday during the funeral of Michael Brown, and made a conciliatory call for change to avoid further tragedies like the fatal shooting of the young black man.
Ferguson: Demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, gathered in intense heat on Saturday to pray and mark two weeks since a white police officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager, while supporters of the officer said in a separate rally miles away that the shooting was justified.
Ferguson: Retired Philadelphia police captain Ray Lewis cut an arresting figure in his crisp uniform, dark blue cap -- and a sign demanding "the truth" about the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black youth.
National Guard troops withdrew Thursday from a US town gripped by nearly two weeks of protests over the fatal police shooting of a black teenager, as new details emerged about the white officer who pulled the trigger.
As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing `heavy gunfire` from some `criminal elements`, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.