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Members of the Ferguson Police department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed teenager, was shot and killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson on August 9. His death caused several days of violent protests along with rioting and looting in Ferguson. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

White House Backs Use of Body Cameras by Police

The White House weighed in on a national debate sparked by the shooting of Michael Brown last month in Ferguson.

09/16/2014

A police officer holds a shotgun as he helps in the control of a small group of demonstrators on August 23, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Protesters have been vocal as they ask for justice in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Blunt Seeks Federal Help for Ferguson Costs

U.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.

08/27/2014

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.

08/20/2014

Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson 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 Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Rights Groups Call for Openness in Brown Case

More than a dozen civil and human rights groups are appealing for openness in the investigation of the police shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

08/19/2014

Crowds gather to protest fatal shooting of 18-year-old man by Ferguson police officer. Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Trayvon Martin Attorney: Missouri Teen ‘Was Executed In Broad Daylight’

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.

08/12/2014

Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Holder Instructs Justice Department to “Monitor” Ferguson Developments

Attorney General Eric Holder has instructed attorneys in the department’s civil rights division tomonitor developments

08/10/2014

(Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

McCaskill Gives Progress Report on Campus Sexual Assaults

Sen. Claire McCaskill gives the public a report card of her recently launched sexual assault survey progress.

05/08/2014

Third Week Of George Zimmerman Trial Continues

Rep. Clay on Zimmerman: ‘We Ought to Pursue Justice’

“This whole proliferation of firearms has gotten out of hand,” he said. “I don’t think we need a neighborhood watch person walking around armed like they are the police.”

07/16/2013

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Charlie Brennan – Thursday, May 30th – Eric Holder Story, Busking in STL, Legendary Guitarist Christopher Parkening

Charlie talks with CBS News Reporter Jill Jackson about the Justice Dept. seizing phone records of reporters; with ACLU Legal Director Anthony Rothert about difficult rules, fees and regulations for STL street performers; and with Legendary Classical Guitarist Christopher Parkening.

05/30/2013

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