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DOJ: Ferguson City Council Decree Changes Create 'Unnecessary Delay'The U.S. Department of Justice says it will "take necessary legal actions" after the Ferguson City Council has attempted to change their agreement.
Ferguson Council Passes Amended DOJ Consent AgreementMayor Knowles: "Substantively, the spirit of the decree is still very much intact."
Ferguson City Council Scheduled to Vote Tonight on DOJ DecreeThe council still has an empty seat due to the death of Brian Fletcher last month.
DOJ Agreement Could Cost Ferguson $3.7 Million in First YearThe City Council in the St. Louis suburb is expected to decide Tuesday whether to adopt the agreement.
More Input Gathered On Ferguson Consent Decree ProposalEstimated costs were announced as citizens sounded off on policing standards agreement with DOJ
Citizens Jam Into First Hearing On Ferguson-DOJ Consent DecreeOne speaker said, "If you accept this DOJ decree Ferguson will likely not survive."
Ferguson, Feds Reach Tentative Police Reform DealThe Justice Department has reached a tentative agreement with Ferguson, Missouri, on systemic changes following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in 2014.
Report: Ferguson Close to Agreement with DOJThere's a report that Ferguson is close to a deal with the U.S. Department Justice that would head off a federal civil rights lawsuit.
Ferguson-Style Investigation Planned in ChicagoThe use of force by Chicago police will be the focus of a new federal civil rights investigation.
St. Louis County Police Urged to Strengthen Protest PlanningThe latest assessment found St. Louis County police ``to be a competent, professional police department, well trained and disciplined in the technical skills.'' And it acknowledged that the events in Ferguson were difficult.
St. Louis to Receive DOJ Grant to Hire More PoliceSt. Louis was not listed as one of the selected cities to receive grant money for body cameras.
New Ferguson Report Offers Lessons on Handling ProtestsThe police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns such problems could happen in other places.

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