Justice Department

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.
Ferguson Municipal Judge Announces Sweeping ChangesFerguson's new municipal judge ordered massive changes Monday in the city's much-criticized municipal court, a move he said is aimed at restoring confidence in the system and easing the burden on needy defendants.
Ferguson Mayor Recall Petitions To Be Submitted TodayBoth sides speak out at Tuesday City Council meeting
Ferguson to Pay Attorney $1,335/hr to Pursue Reforms Ferguson is paying an attorney $1,335 an hour to help the St. Louis suburb negotiate and possibly litigate reforms pressed by the Justice Department.
President Obama: Ferguson Discrimination "Oppressive & Abusive"Nation's chief executive makes remarks ahead of Selma remembrance
Protesters March on Pine Lawn Municipal CourtSome say they hope the Justice Department will review court procedures.
Source: Federal Report Finds Racial Bias in City of FergusonThe report will charge that police disproportionately use excessive force against blacks and that black drivers are stopped and searched far more often than white motorists.
NYT: Justice Dept. Report on Ferguson Police Could be Released This WeekThe U.S. Department of Justice is not expected to be kind to Ferguson police in it's final report on the department.
U.S. Unveils Federal Law Enforcement Profiling BanThe Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national origin and other characteristics.
What's Next In The Ferguson Case?Though the grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson, several federal investigations will proceed.
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: Ferguson Police Need 'Wholesale Change'Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that there was an obvious need for "wholesale change" in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.
Listen Now
Thanksgiving Guide
Make Your Picks!

Listen Live