Hundreds join Missouri protest of police shootings

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.

Two police officers shot at in Ferguson

Two police officers were shot at, leaving one wounded, in the city of Ferguson, where the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen triggered race riots and national outrage.

Police, protesters scuffle after Ferguson apology

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.

US riots: Michael Brown had his hands up, new witnesses say

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.

Was Ferguson police guilty of racial profiling?

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.

US plans probe of Ferguson police department

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.

US to probe police in Ferguson, Missouri

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.

Hundreds protest in town where US black teen was slain


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 calls US `human rights graveyard` over Ferguson

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.

Demonstrations resume in Ferguson over shooting death of black teen

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.

Michael Brown funeral calls for justice, change in US

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`s old quarter a world away from protests

Images of rioting and demonstrations after the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, have provoked outrage across the world. 

Ferguson protest march marks two weeks since police shooting

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.

Retired cops side with Ferguson protesters

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.

US National Guard ordered out of violence-torn Ferguson

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.

America`s foes crow over Ferguson shooting unrest

However the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager and subsequent crackdown on protesters in the Midwestern state of Missouri has America`s foes crowing about the flaws in the land of the free.

Attorney General meets with Brown family in US riot town

The top US law enforcement official met Wednesday with the parents of Michael Brown, the black teen killed by a white police officer whose death triggered nearly two weeks of riots in a US town.

Police move against protesters as calm dissolves in Ferguson, Missouri

Police in riot gear ordered dozens of lingering demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, to disperse late on Tuesday and charged into the crowd to make arrests.

Fresh protests in violence-shaken Ferguson after another black man shot dead

Protesters hit the streets of the US town roiled by days of unrest over the killing of an unarmed black teen, hours after police shot dead a knife-wielding man just a few miles away.

Ferguson shooting: Missouri Police arrest dozens as protesters throw Molotov cocktails

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.