Missouri

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
As activists and mourners in Ferguson, Missouri prepared for Michael Brown's funeral on Monday, his father, Michael Brown, Sr., asked the community to suspend its protests for the day to ensure a peaceful procession. "All I want is peace while my son is being laid to rest," Brown told the crowd during a rally on Sunday at a St. Louis church. "Can...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Protests in Ferguson, Missouri continued throughout Tuesday night, marking the...
Lois Beckett
On Saturday afternoon, a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri shot and killed...

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Declaring "we're all in this together," Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, the new, black, homegrown police commander in Ferguson, ordered cops to remove SWAT gear and gas masks and then marched with protesters, prompting what observers called a stunning mood change in what had felt like a war zone hours before. Ordered by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to replace clueless, thuggish local police, Johnson said he understood "the anger and fear (of) residents... We all want justice, we all want answers."

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