Michael Brown

(Brian Kelly, KMOX)
August 09, 2019 - 10:19 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) - Michael Brown Sr. called a news conference to announce he will "demand" St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell to reopen the case of the fatal shooting of his son by a police officer five years ago. "I am here today in front of you all and the world to demand someone look at...
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In this Aug. 2, 2019, photo, Michael Brown Sr., father of Michael Brown, who was killed on Aug. 9, 2014, by a white police officer, speaks during an interview in St. Louis. In the aftermath of the shooting, Brown Sr. said he was so angry that every time he spoke he "started feeling changes” in his body. He eventually turned the anger into activism and today works with youth and counsels others who have lost loved ones to violence. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 09, 2019 - 2:59 am
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Mayor James Knowles III was doing volunteer cleanup work at the Ferguson Farmers Market when he got a phone call that a teenager had been fatally shot by a police officer . Videographer Chris Phillips, who lived in the apartment complex where 18-year-old Michael Brown was...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2014, file photo, people watch as stores burn in Ferguson, Mo. Michael Brown's death five years ago at the hands of a Missouri police officer stands as a seismic moment of race relations in America. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
August 08, 2019 - 3:57 am
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown's death at the hands of a white Missouri police officer stands as a seismic moment in American race relations. The fledgling Black Lives Matter movement found its voice, police departments fell under intense scrutiny, progressive prosecutors were elected and court...
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Michael Brown Sr. and Lesley McSpadden
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Kevin Killeen
August 05, 2019 - 1:51 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — As the fifth anniversary since the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson approaches, his father, Michael Brown Sr. is expected to call for St. Louis County prosecutor Wesley Bell to reopen the investigation. Brown Sr. says he's met in recent weeks with Bell, and says Bell told him...
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July 03, 2019 - 2:07 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Missouri city of Ferguson needs to make more progress on police and court changes to comply with a consent decree spurred by the 2014 fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, federal officials and an independent monitor told a federal judge Tuesday. Independent monitor Natashia...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2015, file photo, Lesley McSpadden, the mother of Michael Brown, attends an event by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in St. Louis. McSpadden could soon have oversight over the Ferguson, Missouri, police department connected to her son's death. On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, voters in Ferguson will select city council members in three of the St. Louis suburb's six wards. McSpadden is among three candidates running in Ward 3. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
April 02, 2019 - 7:01 am
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown's mother could soon have oversight over the police department connected to her son's death, if voters in Ferguson, Missouri, elect her to the City Council. Lesley McSpadden, 39, is among three candidates running in Ferguson's 3rd Ward on Tuesday. She faces...
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Kevin Killeen/KMOX
February 08, 2019 - 9:36 am
MIAMI (AP) — The man who became chief of the Ferguson, Missouri, police department after the shooting of an unarmed black teenager there has returned to Florida. On Thursday, 54-year-old Delrish Moss was named captain with the Florida International University Police Department. The Miami Herald...
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St. Louis Country Prosecutor Wesley Bell unveils "The Bell Plan."
(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)
Kevin Killeen
January 08, 2019 - 2:00 pm
CLAYTON, MO (KMOX) - St. Louis County's new prosecutor holds his first news conference, highlighting his plans to keep non-violent offenders out or prison, but ducking questions on other issues. "We're here to talk about The Bell Plan," Bell began, addressing a Justice Center rotunda crowded with...
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Photograph of a courtroom using shallow depth of field.
Dreamstime.com
January 02, 2019 - 4:04 pm
Bell's spokeswoman Josi Nielsen would say only that, "There have been some changes this morning and Mr. Bell wishes them all the best.''
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