Michael Brown’s family held a news conference Tuesday to respond to Monday’s grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Brown. The family’s attorney, Benjamin Crump, spoke alongside Rev. Al Sharpton to … Continue reading
WASHINGTON — A St. Louis County grand jury declined Monday to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri. The decision resolves one aspect of the case, but additional investigations remain and the community for months has been bracing for demonstrations in anticipation of the grand jury’s decision.
Estrada said that Judge Bert Richardson decided instead that Perry will receive a summons to appear which has not been issued yet. Continue reading
A grand jury will not investigate the death of Trayvon Martin — the unarmed black teenager shot in a gated community in February, a special prosecutor said Monday. Gwen Ifill and Daniel Webster of Johns Hopkins’ Center for Gun Policy and Research discuss the case’s potential effects on other states’ “stand your ground” laws. Continue reading
Army Pvt. Bradley Manning made his first court appearance Friday, accused as the prime source in the WikiLeaks document dumps. Ray Suarez reports on the investigation, stemming from the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history. Continue reading
Friday was the first court appearance for Army Pvt. Bradley Manning, accused as the prime source for the WikiLeaks document dumps. Ray Suarez discusses the day’s proceedings with Arun Rath of PBS’ “Frontline.” Continue reading
A federal grand jury has opened an investigation over whether Toyota tried to cover up the acceleration problems that sparked its massive vehicle recall. The beleaguered automaker also faces congressional hearings later this week. Gwen Ifill talks to a Detroit News reporter for more. Continue reading
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson resigned Monday amid allegations he granted favors to friends involving HUD contracts. A Washington Post reporter discusses the move. Continue reading