On August 10, a police officer shot dead Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American teenager. Following the incident riots sparked in the town. Some residents were injured in clashes with policemen who used tear-gas and rubber bullets. African-American residents in Ferguson claim discrimination by police.
A police officer was shot as violence grows amid protesters angry with the grand jury's ruling not to press charges against the policeman who killed Michael Brown.
Ferguson protesters set ablaze cars and shops, attack police with Molotov cocktails, rocks and bottles, officers respond with tear gas and smoke.
Tensions mount in Ferguson, as the public awaits for a possible grand jury decision Monday on the shooting of Michael Brown.
Protesters are getting ready for demonstrations across the US to make a final decision over criminal charges against a white police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager.
The no-fly zone imposed in Ferguson, Missouri, during the August protests, which followed the killing of African-American Michael Brown by a white US police officer, was meant to keep away news helicopters, but the St. Louis County Police Department contradicts the statement, stating that the restriction was imposed for safety.
The killing of an African-American teenager in Ferguson has triggered discussions on racism and policing in the US, while the protests brought the issue to international attention.
The human rights watchdog reports that Ferguson law enforcement agencies reacted to the peaceful demonstration with unnecessary violence, thus escalating the situation.
A post-mortem blood analysis has shown Michael Brown was under influence of marijuana during the fatal incident in the US city of Ferguson in August.
Vonderrit Myers, Jr., an African-American teenager, who was shot and killed by a white off-duty police officer in St. Louis on October 8, tested positive for gunpowder residue, according to crime lab results, released by Missouri state authorities on Tuesday.
Protests will continue in the US city of Ferguson until racism is eliminated from the police force, Jamala Rogers of St. Louis Organization for Black Struggle told RIA Novosti on Monday.
Over 1,000 protesters in the city of Saint Louis, Missouri staged a sit-in at St. Louis University on Monday, as part of continuing demonstrations after two consecutive shootings of Afro-American teenagers by white police officers, the Washington Post reported.
More protests are expected in the St. Louis area in the US state of Missouri, including the suburban city of Ferguson, where police recently shot dead two 18-year-old African-American teenagers, a statement on the event's website said Monday.
Protesters demonstrating against the recent police shootings in St. Louis were confronted by riot police near Saint Louis University as they were trying to march down the main road, NBC News reported Saturday.
A new round of protests against police violence has kicked off despite damp weather in the US city of Ferguson, a suburb of St.Louis.
Protests have started in Ferguson immediately after another young African-American, Vonderrick Myers, reported to be in his early 20s, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer Wednesday, as seen on one of the protesters' live stream videos on Ustream.
A police officer has been shot on Saturday evening in Ferguson, the city which was plunged into chaos after the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown on August 9.
US President Barack Obama told world leaders at the 69th session of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday that the country is still facing racial and ethnic problems, referring to the recent protests following the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.
US city of Ferguson witnesses more protests, arrests after a memorial to Michael Brown, African-American teenager shot by a police officer in August, was destroyed in fire, USA Today reported Wednesday.
US Justice Department will launch broad civil rights investigation into Ferguson Police Department, the Washington Post reported.
Police in Ferguson, a US city where an African-American teenager had been killed by a law enforcer, have started wearing body cameras, Agence France-Presse reported.