Dorian Johnson, friend of Michael Brown, has filed suit against the city of Ferguson.
The shrine stretches several yards down the center of Canfield Drive, and city leaders are grappling with the thorny question of whether to remove or replace it.
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.
The commission called for training in tactics, anti-bias and officer wellness.
Several shots were fired as protestors gathered at West Florissant and Canfield, near where Michael Brown was shot in August.
The bill would change part of that law to allow deadly force only if police reasonably believe the suspect has committed or tried to commit a violent felony.
Brown’s parents filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson on Thursday, opening a new chapter in the legal battle over the shooting that killed their son and sparked a national protest movement.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning author made controversial comments about racism during an interview with The Telegraph.
Members of the Brown legal team plan a 10:30 a.m. news conference today at the St. Louis County Courthouse in Clayton, Missouri.
When attorney Wesley Bell and retired entrepreneur Ella Jones take their oaths, they will increase the number of African-Americans on the Ferguson City Council to three.