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Michael Brown's father seeks new investigation into killing

Aug. 9, 2019 2:09 PM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — On the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, his father urged St. Louis County's top prosecutor Friday to reopen the investigation into the white police officer who fatally shot the black and unarmed 18-year-old. Before a memorial service in the Ferguson street where a...

Michael Brown's father to call for reopening investigation

Aug. 9, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — On the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, his father will publicly call for reopening the investigation into the white police officer who fatally shot the black and unarmed 18-year-old. Michael Brown Sr. says he will call on the prosecuting attorney to reopen the...

Ferguson: 5 years later, racial tension lingers nationally

Aug. 8, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown's death at the hands of a white Missouri police officer stands as a seismic moment in American race relations. The fledgling Black Lives Matter movement found its voice, police departments fell under intense scrutiny, progressive prosecutors were elected and court...

Timeline of events in shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson

Aug. 8, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — On Aug. 9, 2014, Michael Brown and a friend were walking in the middle of Canfield Drive, a two-lane street in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, when a police officer drove by and told them to use the sidewalk. After words were exchanged, the white officer confronted the...

Michael Brown's father wants investigation reopened

Aug. 6, 2019 3:29 PM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The father of Michael Brown is seeking a new investigation of the white Ferguson police officer who fatally shot the black and unarmed teenager nearly five years ago. Michael Brown Sr. says that on Friday, the anniversary of his son's death, he will speak at a news conference in...

Watchdog says Ferguson behind on police, court changes

Jul. 3, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri city of Ferguson needs to make more progress on police and court changes to comply with a consent decree spurred by the 2014 fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, federal officials and an independent monitor told a federal judge Tuesday. Independent monitor Natashia Tidwell,...