Tag: Darren Wilson

FBI Completes Probe of Ferguson Shooting, Officer Darren Wilson Might be Off the Hook

Lawyers from the United States Justice Department will recommend for no civil rights charges to be placed upon Officer Darren Wilson for shooting unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Back in November of last year, the grand jury in the case for Brown's death similarly voted not to indict Wilson.

Society January 22, 2015

Obama Calls for Body Cameras on Police

Body cameras for police officers could soon become more common, after the President asked Congress to supply 50,000 of the devices to law enforcement agencies. But, could the cameras help prevent another incident like the one at Ferguson?

Society December 2, 2014

What's Happening in Ferguson? Darren Wilson Resigns, Michael Brown's Family Mulls Civil Suit

Darren Wilson, the officer who escaped indictment in the killing of unarmed Ferguson teenager Michael Brown, resigns. That and more developments in the Ferguson situation here.

Society December 1, 2014

Ferguson Reflection of NFL Player Benjamin Watson Goes Viral. Here Are His Powerful Words

Benjamin Watson of the New Orleans Saints opened up his thoughts on the Ferguson decision in a Facebook post which has now gone viral. The NFL player felt inspired to write the post after a game of football on Monday.

Society November 29, 2014

Ferguson Decision: Protests Erupt Across US, Loud Cry for Justice for Michael Brown

Thousands of people swarmed the streets in the U.S. on Monday evening. People were protesting a grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who was charged with the killing of Michael Brown.

Society November 26, 2014

Ferguson In The Media: Newspaper Front Pages The Morning After The Decision

On Monday night peaceful protests and violent riots broke out after the announcement that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will not be charged for the death of Michael Brown.

Internet Culture November 25, 2014

Ferguson Grand Jury: No Criminal Charges Against Cop Who Shot, Killed Unarmed Michael Brown

The grand jury voted not to indict the white police officer that shot and killed Michael Brown. After the decision was revealed, riots erupted in Ferguson, Missouri.

Society November 25, 2014

Michael Brown case: Authorities Prepare for Protests, Tensions Rise in Ferguson

As people await the grand jury’s verdict in the shooting of unarmed black teenager Micheal Brown, the FBI has beefed up law enforcement resources in Ferguson, Missouri. Authorities are antsy of the protesters' reaction post the decision, which may turn violent, and are preparing accordingly.

Society November 22, 2014

Michael Brown Case: Missouri in State of Emergency, Other Cities Across U.S. Prepare for Possible Protests

People from cities across the United States await for the grand jury’s decision on whether to indict Darren Wilson or not in the Michael Brown killing. Police departments from Boston to Los Angeles brace for threat of large demonstrations.

Society November 18, 2014

Encounter Between Michael Brown and Darren Wilson Brief but Fatal, New Video Shows

Call logs obtained by the St. Louis Dispatch reveal that the encounter between police officer Darren Wilson and 18-year-old Michael Brown lasted no more than 90 seconds. The fatal encounter on Aug. 9 has sparked numerous protests in Ferguson.

Society November 16, 2014

Why will Ferguson cop who allegedly shot Mike Brown get $250,000 of crowdsourced funds?

A support campaign to raise funds for Ferguson cop Darren Wilson, who is accused of shooting 18-year-old black teen Michael Brown, has generated $250,000. The crowdsourced funds are raising questions as activists challenge the campaign.

Internet August 23, 2014

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