Ferguson

Ferguson Sued By Feds
The Justice Department is taking the city of Ferguson, Missouri to court over civil rights violations.
The lawsuit accuses the Ferguson justice system of engaging in practices that deprive people of their constitutionally protected rights...
New Report On Ferguson
Washington (AP) - A Justice Department report says the police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations.
The report warns that such problems could happen in other places roiled by mistrust between law enforcement and the community...
Ferguson Chief Steps Down
Ferguson, Missouri's mayor says the city's departing police chief is an ``honorable man'' who resigned with hopes of helping the community heal from racial unrest stemming from last summer's police shooting death of an unarmed, black 18-year-old...
"Militarizing" Police Depts.
President Obama is responding to growing concerns about the militarization of police in the U.S. The President is making moves to tighten federal rules on providing military-type equipment to local and state police departments.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said an executive order is being draft…
Building Trust Amidst Tragedy
Mayor Jon Mitchell says in dealing with it's own police involved shootings, New Bedford has some lessons Ferguson, Missouri can benefit from.
During his weekly radio program, Mitchell referred to the 2012 fatal police shooting of 15-year-old Malcolm Gracia, who had stabbed one police officer and…

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