December 10, 2014

Black police in US straddle line between race and duty over black deaths at hands of officers

OAKLAND, Calif. _ As the U.S. grapples with turmoil over police killings of unarmed black men, some African-American officers feel caught in the middle, wondering whether […]
November 22, 2014

Ferguson prepares for grand jury decision; civic group says no decision reached

By John O’Connor And Jim Salter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FERGUSON, Mo. _ Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering […]
September 26, 2014

US police chief says Michael Brown’s body left in street too long, apologizes in video

By Jim Salter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. LOUIS _ The police chief in the St. Louis suburb where an officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old last […]
September 24, 2014

Renewed unrest in Ferguson results in smashed windows, arrests after Brown memorial burned

By Jim Salter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FERGUSON, Mo. _ Five people were arrested and two law enforcement officers were hurt in Ferguson after protests over the […]