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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.

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Police take up position to control demonstrators who were protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 12, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police: Officer Shoots, Critically Wounds Suspect Near Ferguson

Police in St. Louis County say an officer shot and critically wounded a suspect early Wednesday near Ferguson, the suburb of the city of St. Louis where a fatal weekend police shooting sparked two nights of violent protests, reports CBS St. Louis affiliate KMOV-TV.

08/13/2014

Michael Brown is shown in his high school graduation in this undated file photo in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 11, 2014. People are upset because of the Ferguson police shooting and death of the unarmed Brown on Aug. 9, 2014. On Aug. 10, 2014, 20 businesses sustained damage after a candlelight vigil for Brown turned violent. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

TIMELINE: The Death of Michael Brown and Unrest in Ferguson

On Aug. 9, 18-year-old Michael Brown, a recent high school graduate about to start college, was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer. Brown was unarmed.

08/12/2014

Guests listen to speakers during at a town hall meeting hosted by the St. Louis County NAACP at Murchison Tabernacle Church to discuss the killing of 18-year-old Mike Brown and the community unrest that followed his death on August 11, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. Brown, who was reported to be unarmed, was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday in suburban Ferguson, Missouri. Yesterday 32 arrests were made after protests over the shooting turned into rioting and looting in Ferguson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

NAACP Meets With Members of Ferguson Community

There was another night of unrest in Ferguson, but less than two hours earlier, the NAACP talked with community members at the Murchison Tabernacle CME Church in Jennings.

08/12/2014

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

Looters at a QuikTrip in Ferguson (Credit: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Rev. BT Rice Asks People of Ferguson to Remain as ‘Peaceful As They Can’

Leaders of the black community of Ferguson are appealing for calm in the wake of Sunday night’s rioting. The Rev. BT Rice with the NAACP of St. Louis County was among those who rushed to the scene in Ferguson.

08/11/2014

Photo: Courtesy KMOV

NAACP Statement on the Death of 18-Year-Old Michael Brown of Ferguson

The NAACP has released the following statement on the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown of Ferguson, MO.

08/11/2014

Photo: Getty Images

Missouri NAACP to Push to Abolish Death Penalty

The Missouri chapter of the NAACP is vowing to mount its “largest-ever effort” to abolish the death penalty in the state.

06/12/2014

Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro

Mo. Charter Schools Group Defends Education Commissioner

State Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro is accused of working with groups opposed to public education.

12/18/2013

Photo: KMOX

Local State Lawmakers Propose School Transfer Overhaul

The four senators, two Democrats and two Republicans, say their legislation makes much-needed modifications.

12/17/2013

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