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Philando Castile's family reaches $3m settlement over his death
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Philando Castile's family reaches $3m settlement over his death

Jun 26th 2017, 9:19 PM 15,003 Views 16 Comments

The 32-year-old was several times by police officer Jeronimo Yanez in Minnesota.

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 23,568 Views 44 Comments

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

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 28,902 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 30,372 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 10,447 Views 23 Comments

“Everyone’s listening now.”

An unarmed white teen was shot dead by US police. Why is there no outrage?
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An unarmed white teen was shot dead by US police. Why is there no outrage?

Aug 6th 2015, 10:44 PM 37,070 Views 96 Comments

Zachary Hammond was shot dead over two weeks ago.

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 20,688 Views 32 Comments

Darren Wilson was cleared by the US federal government.

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 22,310 Views 28 Comments

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

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 7,164 Views 41 Comments

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

Thousands march in Washington and New York to demand action on police killings
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Thousands march in Washington and New York to demand action on police killings

Dec 13th 2014, 7:52 PM 4,645 Views 22 Comments

The marches come after the killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

Opinion: US policing culture is growing increasingly violent – so where will it end?
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Opinion: US policing culture is growing increasingly violent – so where will it end?

Dec 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 30 Views 88 Comments

Adjusting for the disparity in population, citizens in Britain – another country with armed police – are around 100 times less likely to be shot by a police officer than Americans.

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 15,679 Views 72 Comments

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

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 7,409 Views 84 Comments

“The world is watching America”

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 14,307 Views 96 Comments

Protests have been taking place across the US.

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun
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Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun

Nov 26th 2014, 8:00 AM 320 Views 122 Comments

American police forces have become increasingly militarised in recent decades – adopting the weapons, tactics and mindset of soldiers instead of civilian protectors.

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 23,834 Views 121 Comments

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

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 13,119 Views 117 Comments

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

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 12,251 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 18,806 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 20,045 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 9,118 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 17,052 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 14,637 Views 26 Comments

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

Ferguson's police chief: 'I deeply apologise to the Brown family'
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Ferguson's police chief: 'I deeply apologise to the Brown family'

Sep 25th 2014, 5:00 PM 7,301 Views 19 Comments

Thomas Jackson also said sorry to peaceful demonstrators in the city.

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 11,478 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 92 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.

National Guard leave town as Ferguson tensions calm
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National Guard leave town as Ferguson tensions calm

Aug 22nd 2014, 7:10 PM 6,467 Views 32 Comments

Orderly protests appeared overnight.

Opinion: The protesters in Missouri have wrongly become enemies of the State
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Opinion: The protesters in Missouri have wrongly become enemies of the State

Aug 19th 2014, 1:10 PM 15 Views 92 Comments

Blurring the boundary between law enforcement and military action creates the conditions for a military dictatorship.

Potshots, tear gas, snipers and curfews: 'Fighting a war with unarmed citizens' in Ferguson
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Potshots, tear gas, snipers and curfews: 'Fighting a war with unarmed citizens' in Ferguson

Aug 19th 2014, 10:56 AM 11,101 Views 106 Comments

The continued protests in Ferguson over Michael Brown’s death have seen unrest in the town.

Two wounded by gunfire as violence ramps up in Ferguson protests
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Two wounded by gunfire as violence ramps up in Ferguson protests

Aug 18th 2014, 7:59 AM 9,074 Views 78 Comments

Riot police fired tear gas into the crowd and seven people have been arrested overnight.

Ferguson to be under curfew for the second night
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Ferguson to be under curfew for the second night

Aug 17th 2014, 7:58 PM 15,430 Views 112 Comments

The US Attorney General has asked for a second autopsy on the body of Michael Brown.

Police fire smoke and tear gas at defiant Ferguson protesters
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Police fire smoke and tear gas at defiant Ferguson protesters

Aug 17th 2014, 9:35 AM 8,173 Views 73 Comments

Despite the curfew being put into place by the governor, some protesters remained on the streets.

State of emergency and curfew imposed in Ferguson to quell violent protests
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State of emergency and curfew imposed in Ferguson to quell violent protests

Aug 17th 2014, 7:19 AM 6,811 Views 27 Comments

Michael Brown’s death has ignited several days of clashes with furious protesters.

After six days of tensions, Missouri police name officer who shot dead unarmed black teen
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After six days of tensions, Missouri police name officer who shot dead unarmed black teen

Aug 15th 2014, 10:20 PM 26,318 Views 96 Comments

Police also revealed that the deceased had been suspected of an earlier robbery.

Local police stripped of authority over Ferguson protests
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Local police stripped of authority over Ferguson protests

Aug 15th 2014, 9:46 AM 12,924 Views 45 Comments

Protests and riots began after an unarmed teen boy was shot in the town at the weekend.

Police refuse to reveal who shot unarmed teenager as Obama calls for calm
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Police refuse to reveal who shot unarmed teenager as Obama calls for calm

Aug 14th 2014, 9:26 PM 12,464 Views 75 Comments

The US president said while there is no excuse for violence against police, excessive force by officers could not be justified.

Teen shooting: Tear gas and smoke bombs used on protesters
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Teen shooting: Tear gas and smoke bombs used on protesters

Aug 14th 2014, 9:10 AM 8,667 Views 102 Comments

An unarmed teenager was shot and killed by a police officer in the town at the weekend.

No-fly zone over town where unarmed black teen was shot by police
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No-fly zone over town where unarmed black teen was shot by police

Aug 13th 2014, 8:15 AM 17,585 Views 68 Comments

Protests erupted in the Missouri town after the incident occurred.

Chaos erupts in Missouri town after police shoot dead unarmed black man
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Chaos erupts in Missouri town after police shoot dead unarmed black man

Aug 11th 2014, 10:33 AM 22,991 Views 168 Comments

An emotional candlelit vigil turned into looting and rioting.