Ferguson

In this Dec. 3, 2014 file photo, New York Police Department officer Joshua Jones wears a VieVu body camera on his chest during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing

BOSTON — After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police…

 

Tensions between San Francisco residents and police are continuing to grow in the wake of a civil trial ruling last week that the four police officers who killed Alex Nieto in 2013 did not use excessive force. (Mike Koozmin/2011 S.F. Examiner)

Telling the truth about police brutality in San Francisco

About a year and a half ago, I was in Ferguson, Mo.,…

 

Attorney General Loretta Lynch, joined by Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington on Wednesday about Ferguson, Missouri. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Federal government sues Ferguson, Missouri

FERGUSON, Mo. — The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day…

 

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar gestures during a news conference, Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, in Clayton, Mo.  (Jeff Roberson/AP)

St. Louis County chief regained control of Ferguson protests

FERGUSON, Mo. — As another protest on Ferguson's beleaguered West Florissant Avenue…

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar gestures during a news conference, Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, in Clayton, Mo.  (Jeff Roberson/AP)
St. Louis police arrest a protester outside the Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse on Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Police shooting, protests put Ferguson back on edge

FERGUSON, Mo. — Ferguson was a community on edge again Monday, a…

St. Louis police arrest a protester outside the Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse on Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Several hundred people gather for a remembrance for Michael Brown on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Minutes of silence, march mark Brown anniversary in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. — One year after the shooting that cast greater scrutiny…

Several hundred people gather for a remembrance for Michael Brown on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
AP Photo/Jeff RobersonFamily attorney Benjamin L. Crump

Michael Brown's parents sue over son's death

Michael Brown's parents filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson…

AP Photo/Jeff RobersonFamily attorney Benjamin L. Crump
Examiner file photoLast week's protest at SF City Hall drew hundreds.

On Guard: Does SF have a Ferguson problem?

Last week, San Francisco’s black community took The City by the collar,…

Examiner file photoLast week's protest at SF City Hall drew hundreds.
Jeff Chiu/ap file photoA man who posted threats on Facebook against a former Ferguson police officer has been ordered to stay off social media.

Ferguson Facebook case part of debate about online threats

A Washington man who posted Facebook comments threatening a former Ferguson, Missouri,…

Jeff Chiu/ap file photoA man who posted threats on Facebook against a former Ferguson police officer has been ordered to stay off social media.
AP Photo/St. Louis County Police DepartmentThis photo provided by the St. Louis County Police Department on Sunday

Ferguson police shooting suspect returns to court

A man accused of shooting two police officers in Ferguson returned to…

AP Photo/St. Louis County Police DepartmentThis photo provided by the St. Louis County Police Department on Sunday
AP Photo/Jeff RobersonPro-police demonstrators stand outside the Ferguson Police Department Sunday

Ferguson suspect told police he was aiming for someone else

A man charged in the shooting of two police officers during a…

AP Photo/Jeff RobersonPro-police demonstrators stand outside the Ferguson Police Department Sunday
AP Photo/Jeff RobersonPolice shine a light on a helmet as they investigate the scene where two police officers were shot outside the Ferguson Police Department Thursday

Two officers shot in 'ambush' outside Ferguson PD

FERGUSON, Mo. — Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson…

AP Photo/Jeff RobersonPolice shine a light on a helmet as they investigate the scene where two police officers were shot outside the Ferguson Police Department Thursday
AP Photo/Jeff RobersonIn this Aug. 15

Ferguson chief resigns in wake of scathing federal report

The police chief in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson resigned Wednesday…

AP Photo/Jeff RobersonIn this Aug. 15
AP Photo/Charles Rex ArbogastProtestors block traffic outside the Ferguson

Ferguson cited for not submitting traffic-stop race data

Ferguson's police department is among more than a dozen in Missouri that…

AP Photo/Charles Rex ArbogastProtestors block traffic outside the Ferguson
AP Photo/Carolyn KasterPresident Barack Obama smiles while participating in a town-hall meeting at Benedict College

Obama: Ferguson report exposed racially biased system

The police situation in Ferguson, Missouri, was "oppressive and abusive," President Barack…

AP Photo/Carolyn KasterPresident Barack Obama smiles while participating in a town-hall meeting at Benedict College
Charlie Riedel/AP File PhotoA Justice Department investigation has found patterns of racial bias in the Ferguson police department and at the municipal jail and court. The full report

Officials: US report finds racial bias in Ferguson police

A Justice Department investigation found sweeping patterns of racial bias within the…

Charlie Riedel/AP File PhotoA Justice Department investigation has found patterns of racial bias in the Ferguson police department and at the municipal jail and court. The full report
AP Photo/Jacquelyn MartinPresident Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with members of the Task Force on 21st Century Policing

Obama: 'Now is the moment' for police to make changes

President Barack Obama said Monday the deaths of unarmed black men in…

AP Photo/Jacquelyn MartinPresident Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with members of the Task Force on 21st Century Policing
S.F. Examiner file photoBART Police are conducting an internal affairs investigation into the arrest of Albert James Burleson

Black man sues BART police for alleged racial profiling

A black man who was tackled and arrested by BART police at…

S.F. Examiner file photoBART Police are conducting an internal affairs investigation into the arrest of Albert James Burleson
Noah Berger/AP PhotoProtesters block Interstate 580 in Oakland

Bay Area police unions call for respect and constructive dialogue around policing and race

In an open letter to the Bay Area, three of the region's…

Noah Berger/AP PhotoProtesters block Interstate 580 in Oakland
AP Photo/Jeff RobersonPolice shine a light on a helmet as they investigate the scene where two police officers were shot outside the Ferguson Police Department Thursday

Officer kills armed 18-year-old near Ferguson

BERKELEY, Mo. — Violent protests broke out in suburban St. Louis after…

AP Photo/Jeff RobersonPolice shine a light on a helmet as they investigate the scene where two police officers were shot outside the Ferguson Police Department Thursday