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Protesters march during a peaceful protest on West Florissant Ave. in Ferguson, Missouri on August 19, 2014.  (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Officer Who Threatened to Kill Ferguson Protestor Suspended

The police officer who was videotaped pointing a semi-automatic assault weapon at, and threatening to kill, a Ferguson protestor has been relieved of duty and suspended.

2 hours ago

CLAYTON, MO - AUGUST 20:  Patty Canter (L) holds a sign reading, " My Family & Friends Support Officer Wilson and the Police", as she walks next to Chris Finch who joined others in front of the Buzz Westfall Justice Center asking for justice for the Michael Brown family including the arrest of Darren Wilson the officer who shot him on August 20, 2014 in Clayton, Missouri. A grand jury will begin looking at the circumstances surrounding the fatal police shooting of an unarmed teenager Michael Brown who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Described as ‘Well-Mannered Gentleman’

A police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire constituted a daylight execution or a law enforcer wrongly maligned for just doing his job.

3 hours ago

AFP/Getty/Fred Dufour

Mother, Wife of Man Killed by Ferguson Officer in 2011 File Lawsuits

The mother and wife of a man killed by a Ferguson officer in 2011 have filed separate lawsuits with new allegations against a police department already under criticism for the death of Michael Brown.

3 hours ago

A crowd gathers after an officer-involved shooting in North St. Louis (Brett Blume, KMOX)

Footage, More Details Released on North St. Louis Officer-Involved Shooting

St. Louis police released more details about a fatal officer-involved shooting on Riverview that happened at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

4 hours ago

A light crowd of demonstrators march at the office of St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Bob McCulloch in Clayton, Missouri, on Aug. 20, 2014. The demonstrators gathered outside of the office to ask that McCulloch step down from the Michael Brown case. (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Holder: ‘Change is Coming’ After Police Shooting

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder reassured college students Wednesday in suburban St. Louis, a few miles from where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer, and a group of protesters gathered outside a building where a grand jury was expected to begin hearing evidence to determine whether the officer should be charged.

6 hours ago

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