Tag: ferguson

‘Leaked’ Michael Brown Autopsy To Portray Him In Negative Way

Radio host and CNN contributor Mo Ivory told the network Thursday morning that the leaking of the Michael Brown autopsy and information about African American witnesses during the grand jury hearing, both of which reportedly confirm Officer Darren Wilson’s account of the shooting, sure was suspicious. “This is all an attempt to continue to paint…

Ferguson Police Start Wearing Body Cameras

Police in the St. Louis suburb where a white officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old have started wearing body cameras. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Ferguson police began wearing the cameras Saturday. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson told the newspaper officers had the devices on during a protest march Saturday. The march marked…

Cop Removed for Making Death Threat [VIDEO]

Cop Removed for Making Death Threat [VIDEO]: A police officer was suspended indefinitely after he pointed his gun at a group documenting events in Ferguson, Missouri and declared “I will fucking kill you.” The St. Ann police officer was on duty in Ferguson when he was caught on tape. He was removed after the ACLU…

Watch Now > John Oliver: Ferguson vs Police [VIDEO]

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Ferguson & Police [VIDEO] In the wake of Michael Brown’s shooting, Last Week Tonight looks at the racial profiling from some of Ferguson’s law enforcement officers and politicians, as well as the unnecessary militarization of U.S. police.

31 Arrested, 2 Shot in Ferguson on Monday Night

Chaos and violence continued in Ferguson, Missouri on Monday evening. Two people were shot near West Florissant and Canfield during protests. Cops were not involved in the shooting, and information of their conditions have not yet been released. More than 30 people were also arrested, with some from as far away as California and New…

Ferguson Protesters Throw Rocks at Chris Hayes’ Head [VIDEO]

Ferguson Protesters Throw Rocks at Chris Hayes’ Head [VIDEO] MSNBC’s Chris Hayes was reporting live from Ferguson, Missouri Monday night when protesters began throwing rocks at him. It appeared that he was hit at least once before his colleague Craig Melvin stepped in and helped block him from the unexpected onslaught. “Tell the true story!”…

New Eyewitness: Cop Chased After Brown [VIDEO]

New Eyewitness: Cop Chased After Brown [VIDEO] A new eyewitness who recorded footage of Michael Brown on her phone says he was chased down by officer Darren Wilson. Piaget Crenshaw has come forward with her account of the immediate events prior to Brown’s murder. “I knew the police shouldn’t have been chasing this young boy…

First Night of Ferguson Curfew Ends after 7 arrests, 1 shooting

Police say one male was shot and seven people were arrested in the city where the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager has sparked days of unrest. “I can tell you that I was disappointed in the actions of tonight,” State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, in charge of security for the town, said.…

State Of Emergency, Curfew In Ferguson Announced

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he’s declared a state of emergency and is implementing a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago. Nixon said Saturday that the state will not allow a handful of looters to endanger the community and…

Highway Patrol Leads Ferguson Marchers

In a scene strikingly different from the events of just 24 hours ago, protesters in Ferguson, Missouri—where unarmed black teen Mike Brown was shot down on Saturday—were led in a peaceful march through the town by Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson on Thursday. It was announced earlier in the day that Johnson’s Highway Patrol…

Anonymous hacks Ferguson, Mo., police site for dispatch tapes

The hacking collective publishes hours of alleged police dispatch tapes on Twitter and YouTube from the day unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by police in a St. Louis suburb. Speculation has been circling around police procedures during and after the shooting of an unarmed teenager last weekend in Ferguson, Mo. Now, Anonymous…