- Ferguson seeking to replace city prosecutor Updated: May-04-16 11:16 am
FERGUSON, Missouri - Ferguson is seeking to replace a city prosecutor who was criticized by the federal investigation of the St. Louis suburb's justice system after the 2014 police shooting death of Michael Brown.
- Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing Updated: May-03-16 3:02 pm
BOSTON - After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police forces are planning to expand their use of body cameras by the summer, but the number of officers with such gear will still be relatively small, an Associated Press review found.
- Cleveland tearing down gazebo near where cop shot Tamir Rice Updated: Apr-29-16 12:14 pm
CLEVELAND - The city plans to dismantle a gazebo that's become a makeshift memorial at a recreation center where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by a rookie patrolman.
- Missouri senator reads 50 Cent book in sales tax filibuster Updated: Apr-25-16 11:36 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Senate has tabled a sales tax proposal after a senator filibustered it by reading a book about 50 Cent.
- Review: Beyonce again proves to be center of pop universe Updated: Apr-24-16 10:09 pm
Beyonce doesn't simply release albums anymore, she unleashes events.
- Beyond music, Prince's legacy includes black activism Updated: Apr-24-16 1:36 pm
Prince accepted a standing ovation as he strolled out carrying a cane and rocking an Afro to present the 2015 Grammy for album of the year. Then he stole the show with a line that reminded everyone he was more than just a pop superstar; he was a black activist.
- Black Lives Matter gave him fame, but Baltimore isn't biting Updated: Apr-24-16 9:47 am
BALTIMORE - DeRay Mckesson, the Black Lives Matter activist turned mayoral candidate, is door-knocking on the streets of Charles Village. This is not the Baltimore of "The Wire," but rather a tidy neighborhood of pastel townhomes in the shadow of Johns Hopkins University.
- Officer's sentence in stairway killing leaves divide, dismay Updated: Apr-20-16 5:15 pm
NEW YORK - From the start, the case of a rookie police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man in a public housing stairwell never fit neatly into the national debate over police brutality and minorities.
- Ferguson reform may be swift with federal agreement approval Updated: Apr-20-16 7:05 am
ST. LOUIS - Reforms are expected to begin quickly in Ferguson now that a federal judge has approved a settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and the city where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.
- The Latest: Judge approves Ferguson, Justice settlement Updated: Apr-19-16 4:31 pm
ST. LOUIS - The Latest on a U.S. Department of Justice settlement calling for changes in Ferguson, the St. Louis suburb where 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by police (all times Central Daylight Time):
- Saint Louis University investigates team's racist texts Updated: Apr-19-16 3:01 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Saint Louis University is investigating - and condemning - racially insensitive texts sent last year by two members of the school's overwhelmingly white baseball team, a top campus diversity official said Tuesday, calling the texts "appalling."
- Glee Club performs new song amid social justice effort Updated: Apr-19-16 8:20 am
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The University of Michigan Men's Glee Club is part of an effort to promote social justice through the performance of a new musical piece.
- Centene Corp. center adds 250 jobs in Ferguson Updated: Apr-15-16 3:36 pm
FERGUSON, Missouri - Ferguson's economy, still struggling after the unrest that followed the 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown, celebrated a jolt of good news on Friday: new jobs.
- Patrol officers in Lansing now using body-worn cameras Updated: Apr-14-16 11:41 am
BAY CITY, Michigan - Officials say patrol officers in Lansing are now using body cameras.
- Ferguson official: Tax vote shouldn't affect police reform Updated: Apr-06-16 3:01 pm
FERGUSON, Missouri - Failure by Ferguson voters to approve a property tax increase should have no "major effects" on the city's agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice or efforts to adopt community policing in the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by an officer, the city manager said Wednesday.
- The Latest: Ferguson voters pass 1 tax hike, not the other Updated: Apr-06-16 12:06 am
FERGUSON, Missouri - The Latest on the tax votes in Ferguson (all times local):