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Epstein death puts renowned pathologist back in spotlight

Aug. 12, 2019 7:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — He testified for O.J. Simpson's defense, helped investigate the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., hosted an HBO show and brought his pathology expertise to bear on celebrity deaths and police killings. Now Dr. Michael Baden is enmeshed in another...

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...

Today in History

Aug. 9, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2019. There are 144 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 9, 1945, three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, a U.S. B-29 Superfortress code-named Bockscar dropped a nuclear device ("Fat Man") over Nagasaki, killing...

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...

Photos reflect some of the changes in Ferguson since 2014

Aug. 8, 2019 12:57 PM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The fatal police shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 9, 2014, was followed by months of often-violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb where the black 18-year-old was killed. The unrest began the night after the shooting when a QuikTrip convenience store on West...

In Ferguson, varying views on the legacy of Aug. 9, 2014

Aug. 8, 2019 7:48 AM EDT

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Mayor James Knowles III was doing volunteer cleanup work at the Ferguson Farmers Market when he got a phone call that a teenager had been fatally shot by a police officer . Videographer Chris Phillips, who lived in the apartment complex where 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed,...

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...

Federal probe of 'I can't breathe' death nears possible end

Jul. 15, 2019 10:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly five years, federal authorities are signaling they may have concluded their investigation into the death of Eric Garner, the unarmed black man heard on video crying "I can't breathe" after a white New York City police officer put him in an apparent chokehold. The office of the...