The family of an unarmed black teen who was fatally shot by a white police officer on a Ferguson, Mo., street filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday against the city of Ferguson, former police chief Thomas Jackson and former officer Darren Wilson.
An attorney for the family of Mike Brown announced Thursday morning intent to file a civil lawsuit against the City of Ferguson and former police officer Darren Wilson.
The 16-member panel convenes one week after the announcement of a grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the black teen’s Aug. 9 shooting death. Members will consider changes in several areas, including the way the public interacts with law enforcement, race relations, health care, business ownership, and community stability.
Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, will not face criminal charges, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announced Monday.
Violent protests erupted for hours after it was announced that the grand jury has chosen not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.
Dr. Michael Baden has finished his testimony before the grand jury determining if charges should be filed against Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson.
This was an interactive timeline of the unrest that erupted in Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting death of Michael Brown.
The Ferguson police chief has identified the officer who killed 18-year-old Michael Brown Saturday afternoon.
The fire started around 6:45 a.m. CT Tuesday on the street where Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson killed Michael Brown, 18, on the afternoon of Aug. 9, said Capt. Jeremy Corcoran with the Ferguson Police Department.
Five protesters were arrested and some businesses were damaged Tuesday night after a memorial to Michael Brown was destroyed in a fire. The confrontation reignited tensions in the St. Louis suburb that was rocked by violence this summer after Brown, an unarmed teenager, was shot by a Ferguson police officer.