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# Ferguson

Last year
2022
# Trial
Manchester United’s Alex Ferguson in court to defend Ryan Giggs in assault trial
The ex-manager said he had never seen the player lose his temper.
All time
# Chicago
'It is graphic. It is violent. It is chilling' - Police release footage of officer shooting black teen 16 times
At the time of his death, police were responding to complaints about someone breaking into cars and stealing radios.
# tyrone harris jr
Police believe this video shows Ferguson suspect was armed
They said it shows him grabbing a handgun from his waistband after gunshots ring out.
# Explainer
Oath Keepers: Why are a group of heavily armed white militiamen on the streets of Ferguson?
They say they’re there to defend the constitution.
# michael brown
State of emergency declared in Ferguson after remembrance march ends in violence
A teenager who was critically injured during the shootout has been charged with first-degree assault on a police officer.
# FBI
Video emerges of Christian Taylor shortly before he was shot dead
Today marks the first anniversary of Michael Brown’s death.
# 9 august 2014
What happened to Ferguson in the year since Michael Brown was killed?
“Everyone’s listening now.”
# Ferguson
White cop who shot black teen says he now only goes out "with like-minded individuals"
Darren Wilson was cleared by the US federal government.
# black lives matter
Jay Z and Beyonce "bailed protesters out after Ferguson and Baltimore protests"
The couple also gave to the burgeoning “Black Lives Matter movement”.
# Ferguson
Irish playwright embroiled in controversy over play about death of black teen
Actors have walked off Phelim McAleer’s “Ferguson”, a staged reading of testimony surrounding the police shooting of Michael Brown.
# Ferguson
Ferguson protesters tear up American flag
A man aged (20) was charged with shooting two police officers from a car.
# Race
Why Ferguson is on a knife-edge again
US president Barack Obama has described the shooting of two police officers as an ‘ambush’.
# mike brown
Two officers shot near Ferguson police department
The shooting came hours after the town’s police chief resigned in the wake of a damning report.
# endemic racism
Police in Ferguson made a racist comment about Barack Obama
Extracts into a Justice Department report into the Missouri police force have been leaked.
# pics of the year
The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year
From Leaving Certificate students to George Clooney, here are the most striking photographs from 2014.
# Antonio Martin
'Bad choices were made': Clashes as police confirm black teenager shot dead near Ferguson
There are conflicting accounts of what happened prior to the shooting in the St Louis suburb of Berkeley.
# timeline
The police killings that have sparked racial tensions in the US this year
The shooting dead of Antonio Martin joins a growing list of similar incidents in the last six months.
# St Louis
WATCH: Footage shows moments before police officer shot Antonio Martin
The shooting has sparked clashes between protesters and police a St Louis suburb two miles from Ferguson.
# eric garner
"I can’t breathe": New York protesters shout Eric Garner's final words
Father of six Eric Garner died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer.
# Race relations
6 most talked about quotes from that Chris Rock article
Rock’s interview with New York magazine has caused a stir.
# Ferguson
The police officer who shot Michael Brown has resigned
“It is my hope that my resignation will allow the community to heal.”
# mike brown
Streets of Ferguson calmer after three days of protests over teen's shooting
An officer will not be prosecuted over the shooting dead of Mike Brown (18).
# Ferguson
Amnesty has sent its people to Ferguson to monitor police at protests
“The world is watching America”
# Take a Break
Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…
Ferguson, darkroom tricks, and butter in your coffee.
# michael brown
Clashes continue in Ferguson as cop who shot teen says he "did his job right"
Protests have been taking place across the US.
# Ferguson
Ferguson: Cop who killed unarmed black teen 'would not do anything different'
Darren Wilson has spoken for the first time since being cleared over the shooting of Michael Brown.
# Explainer
Explainer: What is happening in Ferguson, Missouri?
It’s in the news again this morning – but why?
# michael brown
Ferguson: Protests, violence, over news that police officer won't be charged over shooting of teen
There are peaceful protests against the verdict across the US and riots have broken out again in Ferguson.
# Missouri
Woman preparing for Ferguson unrest 'shot self in head'
The woman is believed to have been waving the gun in a car when she accidentally shot herself, according to US reports.
# michael brown
Tensions high as grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting
It’s feared that tonight’s announcement could provoke a violent backlash.
# michael brown
'I don't want my son's death to be in vain'
Tensions are high ahead of the grand jury ruling on the death of Michael Brown.
# michael brown
Missouri declares state of emergency ahead of Ferguson verdict
The black teen was shot by a white police officer this summer.
# Ferguson
Police officer who shot unarmed black teen says he 'feared for his life'
Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson in August.
# tensions
Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen - police say he fired first
St. Louis Police say the deceased man fired at the officer first.
# Guns
Ferguson, Missouri is dealing with another shooting - this time a police officer has been shot
The officer, who was shot in the arm, was said to be chasing two men.
# Ferguson
Mourners throng church in St. Louis for funeral of slain teen Michael Brown
Brown’s father has called for protests to be halted for the day.