The Ferguson grand jury turned down all five potential charges brought against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, with none of them being persuasive enough to garner the nine votes necessary to indict him from the 12-member grand jury.
The grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, will release its verdict in the shooting death of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson 48 hours after it has informed public safety officials, putting the expected announcement off to just before the Thanksgiving Day break.
With threats of violence in the Ferguson shooting incident being serious enough to scare policemen and their families into hiding, how sure can we be that the grand jury is not subject to the same kinds of fears?
In perhaps the most threatening move to date in the Ferguson situation, a militant group is offering rewards for information on the whereabouts of Officer Darren Wilson and each close family member.
On Monday afternoon, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency for the entire state to prepare for the anticipated reaction to the expected jury decision to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson after Wilson fatally shot Michael Brown.
The U.S. Marshal's Service of the Justice Department has engaged in widespread airborne surveillance of Americans' telephone calls and data, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
The latest leak sets the stage for the announcement in November of the grand jury deciding not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Mike Brown — a ruling which could trigger more unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
Recent reports in the New York Times and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch lend credence to police officer Darren Wilson's version of events in the fatal August 9 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Representative Michael Honda (D-Calif.) introduced a bill in the House on July 31 that would prohibit the purchase, ownership, or possession of enhanced body armor by civilians. The bill offers exceptions for those whose purchase or possession of the body armor is authorized by the federal government or a state government or political subdivision of a state. Purchases of body armor made before the law takes effect are grandfathered and would not be held to be in violation.
Data Breach at JPMorgan Chase Affected 76 Million Households — Were Government Guidelines Partly to Blame?Written by Kurt Hyde
A computer breach at JPMorgan Chase exposed 76 million personal records to hackers; was government involvement ultimately to blame?