Ferguson

Ferguson, Missouri police headquarters on the morning of March 12, 2015. (KMOV-TV St. Louis)

2 Officers Reportedly Shot Outside Ferguson Police Headquarters

Two officers were shot outside the Ferguson, Missouri police headquarters early Thursday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The report was confirmed by CBS St. Louis affiliate KMOV-TV.

03/11/2015

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 9:  In this handout photo provided by the St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office, Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson poses in an evidence photo at the hospital, on the same day that he fatally shot Michael Brown, on August 9, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office via Getty Images)

Justice Department Will Likely Clear Police Officer Darren Wilson In Ferguson Case

The FBI has completed its investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, a U.S. official said Wednesday.

01/21/2015

San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

San Francisco’s Public Defender Explains Racial Disparities In The City’s Criminal Justice System

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi explains racial disparities in the city’s criminal justice system and what is being done on a local level to address the issue.

01/19/2015

Protesters block an entrance to the Ronald Dellums Federal Building in downtown Oakland. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Activists Locked To Entrances Of Oakland Federal Building In Solidarity With Black Civil Rights

A group of Occupy protesters have locked themselves to an entrance of the Oakland Federal Building in solidarity with the BART protests in San Francisco Friday morning.

01/16/2015

(Photo by Chaloner Woods/Getty Images)

‘Bring A Spoon’ Demonstrations Planned At Montgomery BART Station During Friday Commute

Organizers are planning a protest at the Montgomery BART Station Friday, January 16th in solidarity with the Black Friday BART protesters who were arrested last year.

01/13/2015

(Julia Carrie Wong)

Protesters Who Shut Down BART May Get Community Service Instead Of Paying $70,000 In Damages

BART is looking into the possibility of community service rather than financial restitution for 14 protesters who shut down the transit system at the West Oakland station on Black Friday, agency officials said this week.

01/08/2015

Mendocino High School's basketball team. (Photo: Mendocino Sports Plus)

Ft. Bragg Unified Lifts Ban On “I Can’t Breathe T-Shirts” During Warm-Ups At School Tournament

Members of a California high school basketball team can wear T-shirts reading “I Can’t Breathe” during warm-ups at a tournament despite previously being told to stay home if they did.

12/29/2014

Mendocino Village

Mendocino High School Basketball Players Disinvited From Fort Bragg Tournament For Wearing ‘I Can’t Breathe’ T-Shirts

A North Coast high school basketball tournament has become a flashpoint in the ongoing protests over police killings of unarmed black men after Mendocino High players were disinvited from an event in Fort Bragg because of concerns they would wear “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirts during warmups.

12/27/2014

Officer Phil White of the San Jose Police Department seen teaching a gang prevention class to San Jose elementary students (Bay Area News Group)

Protest Over San Jose Police Officer’s Controversial Tweets, 13,000 Sign Petition Demanding His Firing

The demonstrators delivered to San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel shortly after 5 p.m. a copy of an online petition signed by more than 13,000 people calling for the termination of Police Officer Phillip White, police spokeswoman Sgt. Heather Randol said.

12/18/2014

Protesters in Berkeley face off with police in riot gear. (KCBS)

Comments Overheard From Angry Berkeley Residents About Police Using Batons, Tear Gas During #BlackLivesMatter Protests

“When did the people of Berkeley decide it was okay for the police to make our streets look like Beirut,” asked one man.

12/18/2014

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