Officer who fatally shot Mike Brown’s account made public for first time

 

Officer Darren Wilson, the man who fatally wounded an 18-year-old black teen in Ferguson, Mo., said the teen punched him, then reached for his sidearm.

The Aug. 9 shooting sparked widespread and ongoing protests in and around Ferguson, Mo. More than 250 people have been arrested on charges ranging from burglary to refusing to dispersing by police order. 

More cops required to wear body cameras across nation

 

More police departments across the country are requiring members of their force to wear body cameras.

In the last few weeks, agencies in at least a dozen cities, including Ferguson, where 18-year-old Mike Brown was fatally wounded by a police officer on Aug. 9, have said they are equipping officers with video cameras. 

Man sues NYC after being wrongfully imprisoned for more than a decade

 

Johnnie O' Neal says he was unjustly convicted of a rape in 1984 and was exonerated after serving more than 13 years in prison.

 

A man who spent 13 years behind bars after being wrongfully convicted is suing the city of New York.

Johnnie O’Neal, 54, was convicted in 1984 of raping and robbing a woman at knifepoint on the rooftop of the Frederick Douglass Houses on the Upper West Side. He sued the city of Monday for the shady investigation that took away more than ten years of his life. 

Witness who called cops in John Crawford III shooting changes story completely

 

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The man whose 911 call led to the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old unarmed man in an Ohio Walmart is changing his story.

When Ronald Ritchie initially called the police from Walmart last month, he reported that a black man was “walking around with a gun in the store” and that shoppers were coming under direct threat.

But now, he’s recounting the incident in a drastically different way. 

Video: actor Orlando Jones creates ‘Bullet Bucket Challenge’ in honor of Ferguson

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been a huge social media hit. Everyone all all ages and popularity have contributed to raising awareness for the cause. So much that more than $15 million has been donated towards researching a cure for the disease.

But instead of the Ice Bucket Challenge, actor/comedian Orlando Jones has another challenge. And it’s inspired by the unrest happening in Ferguson, Missouri.