The DOJ sent a letter to state and municipal courts instructing them to stop targeting poor people for profit. This comes in the aftermath of a scathing DOJ report of the Ferguson police and courts that targeted poor blacks for fines.
Residents of embattled Ferguson, Missouri on Tuesday got a chance to weigh in on a proposal created to help avert a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, reports The Associated Press.
Officials in Ferguson, Missouri and the Department of Justice announced a tentative deal on Wednesday to overhaul the city's embattled police force in an effort to avoid a costly court battle, reports USA Today.
The Missouri city and DOJ officials are nearing a reform deal that will likely effect change and overhaul "unconstitutional" policing.
One of the most well-known photos of the Ferguson protests of 2014 featured Edward Crawford, the dreadlocked man holding a bag potato chips while flinging…
The municipal court judge in Ferguson, Mo. ordered the withdrawal of all arrest warrants issued before December 31, 2014
Andre Anderson, Ferguson's interim police chief, is facing scrutiny following the reveal of his previous three suspensions.
Despite a Justice Department report, Ferguson is still dolling out a disproportionate number of arrest warrants to minorities.
Just a day after the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death, the city of Ferguson was placed in a state of emergency, leaving many to realize not much…
As a community grapples with the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown and yet another Black male shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri,…