Milwaukee Sheriff: 'Race-Obsessed' Holder Looks to 'Put Ferguson on His Mantle'Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke (D) says “race-obsessed” Attorney General Eric Holder is looking to “put Ferguson, Missouri, up on his mantle” of law enforcement agencies he’s indicted for racial practices.
Lt. Gov. Questions if Obama Administration Pressured Nixon Not to Deploy National Guard MondayLt. Gov. Peter Kinder questioned whether Gov. Jay Nixon was told not to deploy the National Guard to deter violent protesters Monday night after Ferguson officer Darren Wilson was not indicted in the death of Michael Brown.
Probe of Ferguson Police Could Spur Broad ChangeAs local authorities in Missouri near the end of their investigation in the Ferguson shooting, a broader federal civil rights review could hold a greater potential to refashion the police department and bring long-lasting change.
Holder: Sources Leaking Information from Grand Jury Investigation 'Need to Shut Up'Attorney General Eric Holder has harsh words for the sources leaking information from the grand jury investigation into the shooting death of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
Report: Darren Wilson Expected to be 'Eased Out' of Police DepartmentFerguson police officer Darren Wilson is reportedly expected to be “eased out” of the police department.
Holder: Ferguson Unrest Shows Law Enforcement Must Directly Address Tensions Within CommunitiesAttorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday said the unrest after a Missouri police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old in August shows law enforcement must directly address tensions within communities.
Durbin Praises Eric Holder As 'Valuable Ally'U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin called Attorney General Eric Holder "a valuable ally'' for Illinois and "an important partner in working to address gun violence in Chicago and East St. Louis.''
Families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner Want Investigations Into Officer-Involved DeathsThe parents of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two black men who died in encounters with white police officers, joined with civil rights leaders on Thursday to call for a full federal investigation and charges against those involved in their deaths.
Holder Announces a Study of Racial Bias in Police DepartmentsAttorney General Eric Holder today announced a Justice Department initiative to study racial bias in the police departments of five cities.
Justice Dept. Announces Ferguson Police ProbeAttorney General Eric Holder announced the probe, saying that he and his department had heard numerous concerns from people in the St. Louis suburb about police practices, a history of "deep mistrust'' and a lack of diversity on the police force.
U.S. Justice Dept. to Probe Ferguson and Other P.D.sIt's the most aggressive step to date to address the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
Blunt Seeks Federal Help for Ferguson CostsU.S. Sen. Roy Blunt is asking the Justice Department to help reimburse state and St. Louis-area law enforcement agencies for costs incurred while providing security in Ferguson this month.