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So-called less-than-lethal munitions used on protesters in Ferguson have become not only a symbol of a militarized mindset among law enforcement in the US, but have galvanized bonds between struggles against state aggression, from Missouri to Palestine. Protests over the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown on August 9 by a police officer continued into …

By Jason Howerton, The Blaze More than a dozen witnesses have backed up the account of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the controversial shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, police sources reportedly told St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Christine Byers. Byers also reported on Monday that Brown’s body was transported from the county medical examiner to …

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 …

  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 …

  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 …

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com The Missouri State Highway Patrol will take over supervising security in Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb that has been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, the state’s governor announced Thursday. Gov. Jay Nixon announced that security will be overseen …

Hacktivists say they’ve identified the Ferguson, Missouri law enforcement officer responsible for the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager killed on Saturday following an alleged altercation with the police. A Twitter account associated with the hacktivist collective Anonymous said on Thursday that they’ve named the officer who killed Brown, 18, over the weekend, …

Over the past two nights, dozens of businesses along West Florissant in Ferguson, Missouri were ransacked by rioters, including Target, Dollar General and WalMart, and looted and a QuikTrip was burned down. Here’s what’s left of the QT: And here’s what WalMart employees went through: Hundreds of business owners and employees had to cut and run or …

The FBI has opened a civil rights investigation into the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer. Meanwhile, officials have rescinded a plan to reveal the shooting officer’s identity, according to reports. Residents of Ferguson clashed with law enforcement for the second successive night, as protests over the shooting of Michael …

If you were killed, what photo would the media use in their stories? That’s the question that the #iftheygunnedmedown hashtag asks on social media as minorities point out media bias in the deaths of African-Americans. FBI to investigate after second night of Ferguson riots (PHOTOS, VIDEOS) The question comes after the shooting death of Mike Brown in …

The fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, and the subsequent civil unrest in the St. Louis suburb, has led to a spike in firearm sales at some local gun shops, according to the St. Louis Business Journal. Two local gun shop owners said that typically sluggish summer sales have gone …