• Officer Darren Wilson's Story of Shooting Michael Brown

    Officer Darren Wilson's Story of Shooting Michael Brown

    (FERGUSON, Mo.) — Officer Darren Wilson said Michael Brown “had the most intense aggressive face I’ve ever seen on a person,” when the unarmed 18-year-old turned to face him after the two struggled in Wilson’s patrol car, and the teen kept coming at him even after he’d shot him multiple times. “After I fired multiple shots I paused for a second, yelled at him to get on the ground again, he was in the same state. Still charging in, hands still in his waistband,” Wilson told police investigators the morning after the fatal shooting. “I fired another set of shots…. Read more

  • Ferguson Grand Jury Does Not Indict Officer Darren Wilson in Death of Michael Brown

    Ferguson Grand Jury Does Not Indict Officer Darren Wilson in Death of Michael Brown

    (FERGUSON, Mo.) — A Missouri grand jury has decided not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for the Aug. 9 shooting of unarmed Ferguson teenager Michael Brown, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch said Monday night. McCulloch said the grand jurors ruled that “no probable cause exists” to indict Wilson on any of the five possible charges that they were asked to consider. He said that the jury was “presented with five indictments” ranging from “murder in the first degree to involuntary manslaughter.” The prosecutor repeatedly stressed the physical evidence that the 12 jurors considered, saying that it “tells… Read more

  • Ferguson Grand Jury Has Completed Deliberations

    Ferguson Grand Jury Has Completed Deliberations

    (ST. LOUIS) — The St. Louis grand jury considering the shooting of unarmed Ferguson teenager Michael Brown has completed its deliberations, sources told ABC News. The lawyer for Brown’s family has been informed that a decision has been reached and law enforcement personnel are also being notified, sources told ABC News. The panel must decide whether to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Brown on Aug. 9. The grand jury has been working on the case since Aug. 20 — less than two weeks after the shooting — meeting at least once every week. The question… Read more

  • Ferguson Officer Who Shot Michael Brown Got Married Last Month

    Ferguson Officer Who Shot Michael Brown Got Married Last Month

    (FERGUSON, Mo.) — The police officer who has been in hiding since fatally shooting a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, in August has married his girlfriend. Officer Darren Wilson, who has not been seen in public since the Aug. 9 shooting, obtained a marriage license in October. Little is known about Wilson other than the fact that he was 28 years old at the time of the shooting and had been working as a police officer for six years. He had worked for the Ferguson police department for four years and had never received a disciplinary complaint. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright… Read more

  • Ferguson Grand Jury Still at Work

    Ferguson Grand Jury Still at Work

    (ST. LOUIS) — A grand jury in St. Louis County, Missouri, is expected to reconvene on Monday, trying to decide whether to indict a white police officer in the August shooting death of an unarmed black teen. The weekend was marked by protests in the city of Ferguson, with security tight and tensions running high ahead of the grand jury’s decision. Many people were expecting the grand jury to come to a decision over the weekend. While the jurors debate possible criminal charges against officer Darren Wilson, additional law enforcement — including the National Guard and more than 100 FBI… Read more

  • Obama and Holder Plea for Calm Ahead of Ferguson Decision

    Obama and Holder Plea for Calm Ahead of Ferguson Decision

    (WASHINGTON) — With a grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting death not expected until Monday at the earliest, both President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder have issued pleas for a calm and measured response to the verdict. The grand jury, which convenes again Monday, will determine what charges, if any, to bring against Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. Last August 9, Wilson shot Brown, who was unarmed, six times following an altercation. The racially-charged incident touched off confrontations between the African-American community and law enforcement officers and many fear the civil unrest will be even more violent… Read more

  • Buffalo, NY Braces for Floods from Melting Snow

    Buffalo, NY Braces for Floods from Melting Snow

    (BUFFALO, N.Y.) — The worst is over for the Buffalo, New York, area as far as the snow is concerned. Now comes the danger of epic floods with temperatures rising and the threat of rain with some suburbs still covered in seven or eight feet of snow. At a news briefing Sunday, Governor Andrew Cuomo told reporters, “Flooding in my opinion is worse than dealing with snow. It’s not water, it’s a toxic brew…It has all sorts of sewage in it.” The chief worry in Buffalo-area towns like Hamburg or the city of Lackawanna is that rapid melting will turn… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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