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Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was killed by a police officer, sparking protests around the nation, was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a preliminary private autopsy performed on Sunday found. One of the bullets entered the top of Mr. Brown’s skull, suggesting his head was bent forward when …

As tensions continue to mount in Ferguson, police officers were captured on video threatening to shoot one journalist and mace another. Other reporters allege they were arrested while covering the protests. Shortly before midnight Sunday, a police officer was recorded on video giving a reporter a verbal dressing down for flashing a light from a …

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered National Guard troops to the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson early Monday after authorities used tear gas to clear the streets of protesters hours before a midnight curfew took effect for a second consecutive day, while a private autopsy on the unarmed black teen who was fatally shot by a …

A previously unnoticed detail in a background conversion of a video taken minutes after the Ferguson shooting could change the course of the investigation into Mike Brown’s death. The original video poster appears sympathetic to the narrative that Mike Brown was shot unarmed with his hands in the air. But he unknowingly picks up conversation …

A St. Louis television station apologized Saturday for airing video of the home of the police officer who fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, a week ago. The station, KSDK-TV, aired video of Darren Wilson’s home on Friday, the same day he was identified by authorities as the officer who shot Brown. …

Police fired smoke and tear gas canisters early Sunday in an effort to disperse several dozen protesters who defied a curfew in a St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was fatally shot by a white police officer last week. The Missouri Highway Patrol said that seven people were arrested and one man had been …

Well, it’s Trayvon Martin all over again where the media is concerned. If you recall, these are the two photos that the media kept parading around during the Trayvon/Zimmerman debacle: The mainstream media and millions on the social media outlets tried their hardest to portray him (Trayvon) as an innocent child who was victimized by a …

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew Saturday in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson where black teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago. Nixon said at a press conference that though many protesters were making themselves heard peacefully, the state …

  Protesters clashed with riot police in Missouri overnight after police reports released earlier on Friday said a black teen was a suspect in the theft of cigars from a store minutes before an officer shot him dead. While Ferguson, Missouri had been calmer over the last 24 hours after local law enforcement was replaced …

The startling scenes this week of heavily armed police clashing with protesters in a St. Louis suburb have galvanized a bipartisan push in Washington to challenge a controversial Pentagon program that gives away free military gear to local law enforcement. Concerns about the so-called “militarization” of local police have been simmering for some time. But …

  Anger spurred by the death of a black teenager at the hands of white police officer boiled over again early Saturday morning in Ferguson, Missouri, when protesters stormed into a convenience store — the same store that Michael Brown was accused of robbing. Police and about 200 protesters began clashing late Friday after another …

Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, directed their anger at a pair of new targets Wednesday night, as a mob of several hundred angry residents took to the streets once again. This time the objects of their rage were not only local law enforcement, but also President Obama and perpetual race-baiter, “Little Al” Sharpton, who has moved …

I find it rather ironic how a certain class of society acts like this over someone that ninety-nine percent of them don’t even know. They don’t bat an eye when it’s someone they know who’s died of an overdose on drugs or senseless gang murder, but let someone they don’t know get shot by an …