The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL

  • Ever since 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer, Ferguson has been a cauldron of racial tension, protests and looting. Here are the latest stories, images and videos from the scene.

The Justice Department plans to open a wide-ranging civil rights investigation into the practices of the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb, a person briefed on the matter said Wednesday night.
On Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, Michael Brown Sr. asked for peace as he prepares for his son's funeral on Monday. PHOTOS BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
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