Ferguson

Sean Ellis spent 22 years in prison after a wrongful conviction
Charles Krupa/AP
AP News
September 03, 2019 - 10:56 am
Civil liberty groups and reform-minded district attorneys are pushing to bring greater transparency to the process of highlighting police officers who have committed misconduct and could undermine criminal cases if they took the stand.
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Michael Brown Sr. speaks to the media on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, the fifth anniversary of the death of his son, Michael Brown, in front of the justice center in Clayton, Mo.
Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP
August 09, 2019 - 1:50 pm
By Jim Salter, Associated Press CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — On the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, his father is urging the top St. Louis County prosecutor to reopen the investigation into the white police officer who fatally shot the black and unarmed 18-year-old. Michael Brown Sr...
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Edward Crawford Jr., returns a tear gas canister fired by police who were trying to disperse protesters in Ferguson, Mo.
Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File
March 17, 2019 - 10:47 am
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides. Another collapsed on a bus, his death ruled an overdose. Six deaths, all involving men with connections to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, drew attention on social media and speculation...
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In this Aug. 8, 2018 photo, Wesley Bell stands outside the Ferguson, Mo., police headquarters a day after he defeated longtime St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch in the Democratic primary.
AP Photo/Jim Salter, File
August 10, 2018 - 11:18 am
By Errin Haines Whack, AP National Writer When LaShell Eikerenkoetter cast her vote for Wesley Bell in the St. Louis County Democratic primary on Tuesday, she took the spirit of Michael Brown with her to the ballot box. She had a sole purpose on Election Day: Get rid of Bob McCulloch, the veteran...
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