The New York Times is reporting that a preliminary private autopsy performed on Michael Brown show the 18-year-old was shot at least six times, including at least six in the head.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has asked for the Justice Department to arrange an autopsy on the body of Michael Brown by a federal medical examiner.
Police have fired multiple smoke canisters into a crowd of defiant protesters in a St. Louis suburb where a black teen had been shot by a white police officer while walking down the street.
The midnight to 5 a.m. curfew was ordered Saturday by Gov. Jay Nixon as he declared a state of emergency in Ferguson the site where 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed by a white police officer.
Many gathered to pray in Ferguson today during a peaceful march from the site of teenager Michael Brown’s shooting along West Florissant to a local church.
In the days since Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson took charge of a volatile situation that threatened to turn ugly, tragic or both, his calm-yet-commanding presence has captured international attention.
The Ferguson police department acquired two armored Humvees and other military gear for free through a Pentagon program.
Democratic Missouri State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal is reaffirming comments she made slamming Gov. Jay Nixon in a Twitter rant on Thursday.
In a press conference on Friday afternoon, Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said the officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown last weekend might not have been aware of the robbery.
The family of Michael Brown and their attorneys have released a statement in response to the police report released earlier today that identified Michael Brown as a suspect in a strong-arm robbery.