JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A judge has reinstated parts of a 2015 court reform law spurred by protests after the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
In the days after Atatiana Jefferson's killing in her own home by a white Fort Worth police officer, many in the black community say they've seen at least initial signs of swifter action with the...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the mother of Michael Brown pressing Missouri's governor to reopen the investigation into the police shooting that killed her son in 2014 (all times local):
A national civil rights leader is joining calls to reopen the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal appeals court will rehear a lawsuit stemming from the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed Tuesday to hear Dorian Johnson's lawsuit.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A police union that primarily represents black officers in St. Louis is calling for the conviction of a white former officer accused of killing a black suspect.
The Ethical Society of Police said in a statement Tuesday that its board believes evidence in the case against Jason Stockley warrants a conviction. But the organization also says it does not condone violence if Stockley is acquitted.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Some members of the St. Louis County Council say they were tricked into sweetening the pension for county prosecutor Robert McCulloch, but Executive Steve Stenger says that's not true.
The council last year approved a change in the retirement system that benefited McCulloch, the 66-year-old prosecutor who gained fame following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man convicted of shooting two police officers during a 2015 protest in the fallout over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison.
Jeffrey Williams, 22, was found guilty in December of first-degree assault and other crimes for the shooting on March 12, 2015. Jerryl Christmas, Williams' attorney, said an appeal is likely.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County man has been found guilty of looting a Foot Locker store during riots that followed the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2mg3G0X ) reports that 30-year-old Steven Martin of Jennings was convicted Wednesday of second-degree burglary for stealing shoes on Aug. 11, 2014.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police are getting ready to begin testing body cameras.
WDAF-TV (http://bit.ly/2d6qtbI ) reports that police started training officers to wear the cameras Monday. Across the country, pressure for officers to wear body cameras has grown since the 2014 fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston police are set to launch a body camera program after months of resistance from rank-and-file officers.
The cameras officially go live Sept. 1 on 100 officers. A department consultant had to select a racially diverse mix of officers to test the cameras because none volunteered.
The department says 55 of the officers are white, 29 are black, 13 are Latino and three are Asian; 87 are men.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Police Department's body camera pilot program is being launched with 100 officers selected by a department consultant after none volunteered.
The six-month trial starts Wednesday with two days of training. It goes live Sept. 1.
The 100 officers are racially and gender diverse.
The department says 55 are white, 29 are black, 13 are Latino and three are Asian. Eighty-seven of the 100 are men.