Updates: Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri

Michael Brown was suspect in robbery before getting shot down by Police

*Update: August, 22

Seems like things are picking up again come back for updates on tonight meet up.

*Update: August, 19

St. Louis police kill knife-wielding suspect near Ferguson

Update: August, 19  – 23-year old African American Man, with a knife near Ferguson

Fundraiser for Ferguson Cop by KKK

“Imperial Wizard” Chuck Murray of the New Empire Knights of the Ku Klux Klan called for donations to the police officer.

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Update: August, 18

AP Photo/Charlie Riedel

AP Photo/Charlie Riedel August, 18 Ferguson, Missouri

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Scott Olson/Getty Images August, 18 Ferguson, Missouri

St. Louis native Nelly, centre, walks the streets with protesters Monday in Ferguson.

St. Louis native Nelly, centre, walks the streets with protesters Monday in Ferguson

Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity Group Offers To Pay For Michael Brown’s Funeral

 

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Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson (Screen shot via Facebook)

Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson earned police honor before fatal shooting

Update: August, 15

Surveillance Video Shows Michael Brown, Pushing Clerk!

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Surveillance Video Shows Michael Brown, Robbery!

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Michael Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer.

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Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown, speaks during a press conference at Jennings Mason Temple Church of God In Christ, in Jennings, Mo., on Aug. 11. She appealed for justice and no violence.(Photo: Michael B. Thomas, Getty Images)

Saturday Aug. 9

Michael Brown is shot to death Saturday afternoon.

The shooting occurred around noon in Ferguson, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis, as Brown and a friend walked down a street.

Sunday Aug. 10 10 a.m. – St. Louis County Police Chief Joe Belmar says the investigation shows that Michael Brown, 18, was unarmed. Belmar says Brown physically assaulted the officer, and during a struggle between the two, Brown reached for the officer’s gun. One shot was fired in the car followed by other gunshots outside of the car.

Brown’s parents retain attorney Benjamin Crump, who represented the family of Trayvon Martin, as their counsel.

A candlelight vigil to honor Brown later turns violent. More than a dozen businesses are vandalized and looted. More than 30 people are arrested and two police officers suffered injuries, police said.

Monday Aug. 11 5 a.m. – The first day of school is canceled in Jennings, near Ferguson, for safety of students who could be walking. 7 a.m. – Ferguson police and city leaders say a number of death threats to the police force have been received in relation to the fatal shooting. 10 a.m. – Hundreds gather outside the Ferguson Police Department to demand justice for Brown’s death. Police arrest at least seven people. 11 a.m. – The FBI announces the agency will do a parallel investigation into the shooting of Brown. 2 p.m. – St. Louis County Police Department announces it will release the name of the officer who is accused of shooting Brown by noon Tuesday. 4 p.m. – The parents and attorney of Brown hold a press conference where they ask for a stop to violence and demand justice for their son.

Tuesday Aug. 12

Early morning, police announce 15 arrests stemming from Ferguson events Monday evening. In addition, St. Louis County Police Chief says the name of the officer involved in the shooting will not be released due to threats on social media.

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A man leaves a store after looting Sunday in Ferguson, Mo.(Photo: AP/David Carson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

10 a.m. – Protesters gather at St. Louis County Police Department headquarters for a peaceful protest where a list of demands was given relating to the investigation of Brown’s death.

Noon – Rev. Al Sharpton arrives in St. Louis to speak to the family of Brown, and he made his way around the St. Louis area to demand justice in the fatal shooting. Sharpton and the family spoke on the Old Courthouse steps early Tuesday afternoon.

Wednesday Aug. 13 After a third night of protests full of tension, the City of Ferguson asked protests and vigils for Michael Brown to be held during the daytime. 10 a.m. – A number of volunteers gather to help the city start to pick up the pieces after tense and violent episodes in prior days. KSDK learns Wednesday afternoon that Brown’s remains had been turned over to the family. 3 p.m. – The Justice Department opens a federal civil rights investigation related to the Ferguson shooting. Ferguson police say at a news conference that the 911 tape from Saturday would be released soon. 4 p.m. – Brown had no criminal background, the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s office discloses. 6 p.m. – Ferguson-Florissant School District postpones the first day of school until Aug. 18 due to safety concerns for its students. School was set to start Aug. 14. Police detain two reporters — one from the Huffington Post and another from theWashington Post — at a Ferguson McDonald’s. 9 p.m. – Police begin to throw tear gas at protesters in Ferguson in order to disperse crowds. During the commotion, police also force media to move back out of the area and throw tear gas at an Al Jazeera America crew.

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