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Eric Garner and Michael Brown: Deaths Without Indictments

A New York grand jury has decided not to charge a police officer involved in the chokehold death of the Staten Island man.<p><i>Updated at 5 p.m.</i><p>Weeks before the shooting death of Michael Brown this August in Ferguson, Missouri, the death of Eric Garner set off its own wave of protests. The father of six …

'Hands Up' As Members Of Congress Express Outrage About Michael Brown

It's a fairly reliable rule of thumb that if Joe Scarborough doesn't like something, it's the right thing to do. I'm sure he won't approve of these …

Darren Wilson CHANGED crucial elements of his story in aftermath of Michael Brown shooting - including whether he knew teenager was 'wanted thief'

• <b>Wilson told the first officer to question him on the death that he did not know about a radio call about two teenagers being wanted for robbery</b>• <b><br>But he</b> …

Feds Arrest Man For Facebook Posts Threatening To Kill Darren Wilson

WASHINGTON -- Federal authorities on Tuesday arrested a man from Washington state for allegedly threatening to kill Darren Wilson, the former police officer who killed 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Missouri.<p>Jaleel Tariq Abdul-Jabbaar, a 48-year-old from Kirkland, Washington, is …

It's Official: Skeleton Found Under Parking Lot Is Richard III

A combination of DNA evidence and historical research confirm the remains belong to the misshapen monarch<p>One of the biggest missing person’s cases in the world has finally been solved. Or, at least, the biggest missing corpse case.<p>After English King Richard III fell at the Battle of Bosworth in …

Dehumanizing Ferguson

The name Ferguson should become shorthand for dehumanization.<p>No one should have been surprised that police officer Darren Wilson was not charged in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. I’ve written before, and likely will have to write again, about the tragically low value our society places …

Grand Jury Close To Decision In Eric Garner Death

<i>TOM HAYS, Associated Press</i><p>NEW YORK (AP) — Amid the fallout from a grand jury's decision in the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Missouri, a panel in New York City is quietly nearing its own conclusion about another combustible case involving the death of an unarmed man at the …

Boy Missing for 4 Years Found in 'False Wall' in Georgia Home: Police

A 13-year-old boy reported missing four years ago was found behind a “false wall” in the suburban Atlanta home of his father and stepmother on Friday, according to police. The boy had used a smartphone to contact his sister online, and she relayed the message to their mother, Clayton County police …

Crime

Shia LaBeouf Says He Was Raped During His #IAMSORRY Art Project in February

In what is continuing to be a difficult year for Shia LaBeouf, the 28-year-old is now claiming that he was raped during his February art show.<p>For his …

Shia LaBeouf

Encounter at protest leads to hug for boy, officer

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An African-American boy holding a "Free Hugs" sign stood crying in front of a police barricade at a Ferguson rally in Portland. A white police officer motioned for him to come closer. The officer then asked the boy for a hug — and they embraced, the boy's anguished face …

Resignation of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson unlikely to halt protests

City officials in Ferguson, Mo. were due Sunday to address the resignation of Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed teenager Michael Brown in a confrontation in August that fueled protests in the St. Louis suburb and around the nation.<p>Stephanie Karr, Ferguson city attorney, told the …

Legal Experts Explain Why The Ferguson Grand Jury Was Set Up For Failure

In this video, two experienced attorneys explain what, in their view, are serious flaws with the grand jury process in the Darren Wilson case. The …

We Watched Londoners Vent Their Fury at the Michael Brown Killing Last Night

The London Black Revolutionaries led a charge from the US embassy, through the West End.<p>​<p>The anger over the police killing of black American teenager Michael Brown made its way across the Atlantic to London last night. A vigil and demonstration organised by political group the London Black …

Justice

Black Residents Armed With Assault Rifles Stand Guard Outside White-Owned Business During Ferguson Riots

A group of black Ferguson residents armed with high-powered rifles stood outside a white-owned business in the city during recent riots, protecting …

Ferguson gives thanks after a quiet night

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday as the city welcomed Thanksgiving, decorating boarded-up storefronts with some Dr. Seuss inspiration and gathering for church services — a stark contrast to previous days of outrage over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown …

Michael Brown's Mother Says He Was 'Running For His Life'

Michael Brown's parents sat down with PBS' Charlie Rose on Wednesday.<p>In the conversation, Brown's mother, Lesley McSpadden, said that her son was "running for his life" after an altercation with Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson, an event that eventually led to the teenager's death.<p>St. Louis …

Charlie Rose

Florida Woman: Bill Cosby Told My Parents He'd Take Care of Me, Then Pressured Me for a Sex Act

Bill Cosby’s assurances to the parents of an aspiring 17-year-old model from Maryland paved the way for her to move to New York City in 1988.<p>What …

Bill Cosby

Everything the Darren Wilson grand jury got wrong: The lies, errors and mistruths that let Michael Brown’s killer off the hook

The prosecutor’s document dump was designed for transparency. It shows how transparently flawed the process was<p>The fix was in from the moment Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown. Data is sketchy and incomplete, but police shoot scores of unarmed blacks every year, and rarely face …