The family of Michael Brown issued a new call for the police officer who shot and killed the 18-year-old to be arrested Tuesday.
After two weeks of sometimes violent protests, the family of Michael Brown will finally take some time to mourn.
Tear gas and Molotov cocktails were absent from Ferguson’s streets last night, as protesters and police avoided the clashes that have marred demonstrations over an unarmed black teenager’s death at the hands of police in the St. Louis suburb last weekend.
Ferguson, Mo., saw more protests last night – but instead of meeting demonstrators with tear gas and armored vehicles, police walked with them, and posed for photos.
Police in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson used helicopters, armored vehicles and the threat of arrests Wednesday to try to control an area that’s been torn by racial tension and outrage over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager this past weekend.
Behind the trend is the question of which photo the media would seize upon, if the posters had a run-in with police.
Authorities in New Brunswick, Canada, have arrested a man suspected in the shooting deaths of three Royal Canadian Mounted Police on Wednesday.
Police are searching for an armed suspect after a rare fatal attack on Canadian police. On Wednesday night, five Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers were shot in the city of Moncton, New Brunswick.
Stanford’s trustees say the school will no longer invest in companies that mine coal, joining about a dozen other colleges that have taken the step.
Florida’s 26-game winning streak vaulted it to the top as the No. 1 seed in the South and the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Men’s basketball tournament.