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Sign outside Zisser Tire along W. Florissant, targeted twice by rioting crowds in the wake of the Michael Brown Jr. shooting. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Potential Federal Civil Rights Decision Leaves Ferguson Business Owners on Edge

Even though the last couple of nights have been quiet on the streets of North County, there are renewed worries about the possibility of rioting and unrest after news that Darren Wilson is unlikely to face charges for violating the civil rights of Michael Brown.

01/23/2015

Michael Brown Casket

Federal Autopsy Released in Michael Brown Shooting

Justice Department autopsy found Brown died from multiple gunshot wounds and had severe head and chest injuries, minor gunshot wound to his right hand.

12/08/2014

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III speaks to protesters during a protest of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, outside Ferguson Police Department Headquarters on Aug. 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Ferguson Mayor Says He’s Ready to Begin Rebuilding Process

However, Knowles says he feels like he’s being left in the dark by the DOJ, which he says is not a good first step toward the goal of rebuilding trust between the community and law enforcement in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting.

12/02/2014

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Sen. McCaskill in Touch with President Obama on Ferguson

McCaskill says he will become more involved when it’s appropriate.

11/19/2014

Department of Justice trainers have been meeting with local police to teach "unbiased" policing. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Justice Department Hosts St. Louis Police Training

Davis says the training is not to be taken as a signal that no federal charges are expected in the Ferguson case, saying they are “two different tracks.”

11/07/2014

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Holder: Ferguson Highlights Need for Collaboration

Attorney General Eric Holder says the unrest after Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Michael Brown in August shows law enforcement can’t let tensions with the community go unresolved.

10/08/2014

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McCaskill Supports Prosecutor in Michael Brown Investigation

McCaskill says McCulloch has been re-elected several times, she trusts his track record, and if he were to recuse himself from this case, it would case problems for other cases.

10/07/2014

U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

St. Louis U.S. Attorney Urges Confidence in Michael Brown Investigations

The U.S. Attorney in St. Louis is urging the public to trust the system as the feds do their own investigation of the Michael Brown shooting case.

09/29/2014

Police officers arrest a demonstrator on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Department of Justice Speaking to Residents About Experiences With Ferguson Police

It’s part of the DOJ’s civil rights investigation of Ferguson police.

09/24/2014

The first in a series of town halls in Ferguson was held on Monday, Sept. 22. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

Media, Non-Residents Barred From First Ferguson Town Hall

The Department of Justice barred media from attending the meeting, but reporters weren’t the only ones told to leave.

09/23/2014

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