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St. Louis-area cop indicted for shooting shoplifting suspect

May. 1, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis police officer who says she meant to use her stun gun but mistakenly grabbed her service revolver was indicted on a second-degree assault charge Wednesday for shooting a suspected shoplifter outside a grocery store. St. Louis County prosecutor Wesley Bell said Julia...

Michael Brown's mother loses Ferguson City Council race

Apr. 3, 2019 1:59 AM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown's mother was defeated Tuesday in her bid for a seat on the City Council in Ferguson, Missouri, where her son died in a police shooting that helped give rise to the national Black Lives Matter movement. Lesley McSpadden finished third in a three-way race in Ferguson's 3rd...

The Latest: Michael Brown's mother defeated in council race

Apr. 3, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Michael Brown's mother, Lesley McSpadden, running for Ferguson City Council (all times local): 11:10 p.m. Michael Brown's mother has been defeated in her bid for a seat on the City Council in Ferguson, Missouri, where her son died in a police shooting that helped give...

Man involved in Michael Brown autopsy blocked in Kansas

Mar. 27, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A man involved in an autopsy of Michael Brown after the black teenager was fatally shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has been temporarily banned from conducting autopsies in Kansas. A judge ruled Monday that Shawn Parcells, of Leawood, Kansas, can't resume his...