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Federal lawsuit filed over 2017 St. Louis protest arrests

Sep. 18, 2019 10:59 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges that St. Louis police officers mistreated scores of protesters in a police "kettle" during a demonstration two years ago. The suit was filed Tuesday against the city and 343 officers and officials, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. It is seeking class-action...

St. Louis officer sues over beating by colleagues

Sep. 17, 2019 2:09 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis police officer is suing the city and the police department, claiming he was violently beaten by colleagues while working undercover during a protest. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Tuesday that Luther Hall's lawsuit mirrors allegations made by federal prosecutors in the...

St. Louis officer pleads guilty to covering up attack

Sep. 6, 2019 12:33 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis police officer has pleaded guilty to a federal crime for covering up an attack on an undercover officer during a 2017 protest. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Bailey Colletta entered the plea Friday, admitting that she lied to the FBI and a federal grand jury...

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...