The St. Louis County Police chief says an officer who had been assigned to patrols in Ferguson has been suspended while the department reviews a 2012 video in which the officer calls himself "a killer" and makes incendiary comments about religion and U.S. political leaders.
The Miami Herald, Sat, Aug 23 2014 @ 12:18 AM
National Guard troops began leaving Ferguson, Missouri, on Friday in a sign authorities are increasingly confident they have quelled the worst of the violence that erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager.
Iol.co.za, Sat, Aug 23 2014 @ 04:21 AM
This slogan was taken up by community protesters right after the murder of 18-year-old African American Michael Brown by police in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, on August 9. Brown had his hands up in surrender and shouted "Don't Shoot!" when a white cop shot the unarmed teen six times.
Green Left Weekly, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 11:47 PM