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Jamilah Nasheed. Photo: KMOX

State Sen. Nasheed Calls on AG Holder to Investigate Shooting

Nasheed wants Holder to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of 25-year-old Kajieme Powell August 19.

08/27/2014

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Ferguson Streets Stay Calm After Violent Nights

Tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest that erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.

08/23/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder meets with Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol at a restaurant in Ferguson. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Holder Visits Ferguson, Says He Understands Mistrust Of Police

He promised a full and open investigation of the Michael Brown shooting.

08/20/2014

Protesters mark the spot where teenager Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson, Missouri. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Protesters Gather In Ferguson, Carry Signs, Chant

Nearly jubilant mood reins in Ferguson after Highway Patrol takes over security.

08/14/2014

Wesley Lowery of The Washington Post and Ryan Reilly of The Huffington Post were covering protests against the shooting of an unarmed black man by police. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

2 Reporters Arrested At Ferguson McDonald’s

Washington Post and Huffington Post reporters were covering protests against the shooting of an unarmed black man by police.

08/13/2014

Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 12, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Police Department Implores Protesters To Gather Only During Daylight

The police department in a St. Louis suburb where a man was shot and killed by a police officer is asking protesters to gather only during daylight.

08/13/2014

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III (C) speaks to protesters during a protest of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, outside Ferguson Police Department Headquarters on Aug. 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Ferguson Mayor Addresses Racial Tensions, Number of Black Officers in City

Racial tensions have run high for decades in this former railroad town that was once a mostly white St. Louis suburb until school busing and urban decay sent many families packing for more distant communities.

08/13/2014

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

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Jennings Cancels First Day Of School In Wake Of Ferguson Rioting

School officials told staff and families, “Unfortunately unsafe conditions in areas within north county have continued through this morning and as a result, the first day of school will be delayed until Tuesday.”

08/11/2014

Crowds gather to protest fatal shooting of 18-year-old man by Ferguson police officer. Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Sharpton: We Will ‘Pursue Justice’ Over Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man By Cop

A day of anger over a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in suburban St. Louis turned to mayhem as people looted businesses, vandalized vehicles and confronted police who sought to block off access to several areas of the city.

08/11/2014

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