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Police Officers Vigil

Police In Several Cities Fearful Of Copycat Attacks Following Deaths Of NYPD Officers

Tensions began rising between police officers nationwide and many in their communities this summer after the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked sometimes violent demonstrations nationwide.

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Lesley McSpadden (R) and Michael Brown Sr. (L), the parents of slain 18-year-old Michael Brown, attend an event for their son at the Greater Grace Church on August 17, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Brown Family Condemns Murder of 2 NYC Police

Parents of teen slain in Ferguson say they reject any kind of violence directed toward law enforcement

12/21/2014

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

McCulloch: Witness No. 40 Not Only Witness with Credibility Issues

In his first public comments since announcing the results of the Ferguson grand jury decision, St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch is defending the process.

12/19/2014

St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch delivers grand jury decision in Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

State Rep Calls for Investigation of McCulloch

A St. Louis state representative is calling for an investigation of St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, by the same Senate committee investigating Gov. Jay Nixon’s response to Ferguson.

12/19/2014

Gov. Jay Nixon briefs the media on security issues during a news conference  on November 25, 2014. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Prosecutor Releases More Ferguson Documents

The prosecutor has released hundreds of pages of additional documents from the investigation, including the interview transcript of a friend who was with Brown when he was killed.

12/13/2014

Eric Garner Protesters

Black Police Sergeant: ‘We’re Called Things Like Uncle Toms and Traitors to Our Community’

Jorge “Jinho” Ferreira feels the tension between being black and carrying a badge every day as a sheriff’s deputy in Alameda County, California.

12/11/2014

Demonstrators pray outside of the Buzz Westfall Justice Center where a grand jury is expected to begin looking at the circumstances surrounding the fatal police shooting of an unarmed teenager Michael Brown on August 20, 2014 in Clayton, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri 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)

POLL: Race Relations in U.S. at Low Not Seen Since 1990s

The survey, in the wake of grand juries clearing white police officers in the deaths of unarmed black men, finds 45 percent of Americans believe race relations in the U.S. are good.

12/10/2014

Demonstrators march through the street  on October 13, 2014 in St Louis, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Protesters Runner-Up to Time Person of the Year: Ebola Fighters

Doctors, nurses and others fighting Ebola have won Time’s 2014 Person of the Year award, with Ferguson protesters coming in as runner-up, the magazine announced Wednesday.

12/10/2014

Magic Johnson Speaks

Magic Johnson Glad Athletes Using ‘Their Voice’

Magic Johnson praised recent activism by professional athletes on Tuesday and called for more conversation among government, law enforcement and black leaders.

12/10/2014

Getty/Chip Somodevilla

Law Students Want Exam Delays Due to Brown, Garner Protests

Georgetown, Harvard, Columbia students say they haven’t had time to get ready for finals.

12/09/2014

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