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'It is graphic. It is violent. It is chilling' - Police release footage of officer shooting black teen 16 times
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'It is graphic. It is violent. It is chilling' - Police release footage of officer shooting black teen 16 times

Nov 25th 2015, 8:21 AM 25,250 Views 0 Comments

At the time of his death, police were responding to complaints about someone breaking into cars and stealing radios.

Police believe this video shows Ferguson suspect was armed
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Police believe this video shows Ferguson suspect was armed

Aug 12th 2015, 8:18 AM 23,572 Views 45 Comments

They said it shows him grabbing a handgun from his waistband after gunshots ring out.

Oath Keepers: Why are a group of heavily armed white militiamen on the streets of Ferguson?
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Oath Keepers: Why are a group of heavily armed white militiamen on the streets of Ferguson?

Aug 11th 2015, 7:30 PM 15,452 Views 59 Comments

They say they’re there to defend the constitution.

State of emergency declared in Ferguson after remembrance march ends in violence
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State of emergency declared in Ferguson after remembrance march ends in violence

Aug 10th 2015, 11:13 PM 28,906 Views 100 Comments

A teenager who was critically injured during the shootout has been charged with first-degree assault on a police officer.

Video emerges of Christian Taylor shortly before he was shot dead
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Video emerges of Christian Taylor shortly before he was shot dead

Aug 9th 2015, 9:02 PM 30,379 Views 38 Comments

Today marks the first anniversary of Michael Brown’s death.

What happened to Ferguson in the year since Michael Brown was killed?
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What happened to Ferguson in the year since Michael Brown was killed?

Aug 9th 2015, 8:00 AM 10,453 Views 23 Comments

“Everyone’s listening now.”

White cop who shot black teen says he now only goes out "with like-minded individuals"
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White cop who shot black teen says he now only goes out "with like-minded individuals"

Aug 4th 2015, 6:00 PM 20,692 Views 32 Comments

Darren Wilson was cleared by the US federal government.

Jay Z and Beyonce "bailed protesters out after Ferguson and Baltimore protests"
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Jay Z and Beyonce "bailed protesters out after Ferguson and Baltimore protests"

May 18th 2015, 8:42 AM 12,910 Views 41 Comments

The couple also gave to the burgeoning “Black Lives Matter movement”.

Irish playwright embroiled in controversy over play about death of black teen
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Irish playwright embroiled in controversy over play about death of black teen

Apr 25th 2015, 8:30 PM 22,323 Views 28 Comments

Actors have walked off Phelim McAleer’s “Ferguson”, a staged reading of testimony surrounding the police shooting of Michael Brown.

Ferguson protesters tear up American flag
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Ferguson protesters tear up American flag

Mar 16th 2015, 7:25 AM 9,217 Views 9 Comments

A man aged (20) was charged with shooting two police officers from a car.

Why Ferguson is on a knife-edge again
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Why Ferguson is on a knife-edge again

Mar 13th 2015, 1:15 PM 12,433 Views 49 Comments

US president Barack Obama has described the shooting of two police officers as an ‘ambush’.

Two officers shot near Ferguson police department
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Two officers shot near Ferguson police department

Mar 12th 2015, 7:10 AM 16,718 Views 44 Comments

The shooting came hours after the town’s police chief resigned in the wake of a damning report.

Police in Ferguson made a racist comment about Barack Obama
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Police in Ferguson made a racist comment about Barack Obama

Mar 4th 2015, 12:15 PM 12,974 Views 62 Comments

Extracts into a Justice Department report into the Missouri police force have been leaked.

The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year
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The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year

Dec 28th 2014, 9:00 PM 85,627 Views 29 Comments

From Leaving Certificate students to George Clooney, here are the most striking photographs from 2014.

'Bad choices were made': Clashes as police confirm black teenager shot dead near Ferguson
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'Bad choices were made': Clashes as police confirm black teenager shot dead near Ferguson

Dec 24th 2014, 8:06 PM 47,333 Views 229 Comments

There are conflicting accounts of what happened prior to the shooting in the St Louis suburb of Berkeley.

The police killings that have sparked racial tensions in the US this year
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The police killings that have sparked racial tensions in the US this year

Dec 24th 2014, 5:30 PM 7,166 Views 41 Comments

The shooting dead of Antonio Martin joins a growing list of similar incidents in the last six months.

WATCH: Footage shows moments before police officer shot Antonio Martin
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WATCH: Footage shows moments before police officer shot Antonio Martin

Dec 24th 2014, 2:10 PM 16,064 Views 57 Comments

The shooting has sparked clashes between protesters and police a St Louis suburb two miles from Ferguson.

"I can’t breathe": New York protesters shout Eric Garner's final words
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"I can’t breathe": New York protesters shout Eric Garner's final words

Dec 5th 2014, 7:59 AM 11,550 Views 85 Comments

Father of six Eric Garner died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer.

6 most talked about quotes from that Chris Rock article
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6 most talked about quotes from that Chris Rock article

Dec 1st 2014, 9:48 PM 37,542 Views 20 Comments

Rock’s interview with New York magazine has caused a stir.

The police officer who shot Michael Brown has resigned
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The police officer who shot Michael Brown has resigned

Nov 30th 2014, 9:44 AM 15,684 Views 72 Comments

“It is my hope that my resignation will allow the community to heal.”

Streets of Ferguson calmer after three days of protests over teen's shooting
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Streets of Ferguson calmer after three days of protests over teen's shooting

Nov 27th 2014, 7:49 AM 5,962 Views 73 Comments

An officer will not be prosecuted over the shooting dead of Mike Brown (18).

Amnesty has sent its people to Ferguson to monitor police at protests
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Amnesty has sent its people to Ferguson to monitor police at protests

Nov 26th 2014, 2:45 PM 7,412 Views 84 Comments

“The world is watching America”

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…
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Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Nov 26th 2014, 1:15 PM 8,507 Views 8 Comments

Ferguson, darkroom tricks, and butter in your coffee.

Clashes continue in Ferguson as cop who shot teen says he "did his job right"
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Clashes continue in Ferguson as cop who shot teen says he "did his job right"

Nov 26th 2014, 8:25 AM 14,314 Views 96 Comments

Protests have been taking place across the US.

Ferguson: Cop who killed unarmed black teen 'would not do anything different'
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Ferguson: Cop who killed unarmed black teen 'would not do anything different'

Nov 25th 2014, 10:49 PM 23,835 Views 121 Comments

Darren Wilson has spoken for the first time since being cleared over the shooting of Michael Brown.

Explainer: What is happening in Ferguson, Missouri?
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Explainer: What is happening in Ferguson, Missouri?

Nov 25th 2014, 7:36 AM 58,631 Views 73 Comments

It’s in the news again this morning – but why?

Ferguson: Protests, violence, over news that police officer won't be charged over shooting of teen
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Ferguson: Protests, violence, over news that police officer won't be charged over shooting of teen

Nov 25th 2014, 7:27 AM 13,124 Views 117 Comments

There are peaceful protests against the verdict across the US and riots have broken out again in Ferguson.

Woman preparing for Ferguson unrest 'shot self in head'
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Woman preparing for Ferguson unrest 'shot self in head'

Nov 24th 2014, 9:50 PM 29,537 Views 49 Comments

The woman is believed to have been waving the gun in a car when she accidentally shot herself, according to US reports.

Tensions high as grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting
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Tensions high as grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting

Nov 24th 2014, 9:35 PM 12,256 Views 16 Comments

It’s feared that tonight’s announcement could provoke a violent backlash.

'I don't want my son's death to be in vain'
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'I don't want my son's death to be in vain'

Nov 22nd 2014, 12:53 PM 18,812 Views 66 Comments

Tensions are high ahead of the grand jury ruling on the death of Michael Brown.

Missouri declares state of emergency ahead of Ferguson verdict
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Missouri declares state of emergency ahead of Ferguson verdict

Nov 17th 2014, 9:52 PM 20,047 Views 38 Comments

The black teen was shot by a white police officer this summer.

Police officer who shot unarmed black teen says he 'feared for his life'
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Police officer who shot unarmed black teen says he 'feared for his life'

Oct 18th 2014, 3:52 PM 9,122 Views 33 Comments

Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson in August.

Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen - police say he fired first
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Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen - police say he fired first

Oct 9th 2014, 10:09 AM 17,055 Views 81 Comments

St. Louis Police say the deceased man fired at the officer first.

Ferguson, Missouri is dealing with another shooting - this time a police officer has been shot
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Ferguson, Missouri is dealing with another shooting - this time a police officer has been shot

Sep 28th 2014, 11:09 AM 14,638 Views 26 Comments

The officer, who was shot in the arm, was said to be chasing two men.

Mourners throng church in St. Louis for funeral of slain teen Michael Brown
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Mourners throng church in St. Louis for funeral of slain teen Michael Brown

Aug 25th 2014, 10:50 PM 11,483 Views 66 Comments

Brown’s father has called for protests to be halted for the day.

Opinion: The killing and imprisonment of journalists should concern us all
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Opinion: The killing and imprisonment of journalists should concern us all

Aug 24th 2014, 8:30 AM 103 Views 34 Comments

Worrying press arrests in Ferguson and the grisly murder of James Foley underlines it is in all of our interests to ensure journalists can report without fear.

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