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.
Statement: “Over the next several days, teams of FBI agents will be canvassing the neighborhood where the shooting took place…”
On Aug. 9, 18-year-old Michael Brown, a recent high school graduate about to start college, was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer. Brown was unarmed.
The parents of slain suburban St. Louis teen Michael Brown appeared at a news conference in tears and demanding justice in the wake of the shooting Saturday that sparked vigils and demonstrations where thousands marched and prompted a federal investigation.
The FBI is investigating possible civil rights violations after a suburban St. Louis police officer fatally shot an unarmed teenager.
During a stopover in St. Louis, FBI director James Comey says he is worried about fighting in the Middle East leading to more terrorism in the United States.
FBI Director James Comey said in a visit to Springfield that stopping violent crime and public corruption are priorities in the region.
Hannah Jones was just 4 years old when her mother vanished in 2005.
Tomorrow, Amanda’s daughter will speak publicly for the first time at a news conference at the FBI’s St Louis location.
A 68-year-old southwestern Illinois man accused of inserting sewing needles into packaged meat has been ordered jailed without bond pending his trial.