AL JAZEERA AMERICA TV crews were overcome with tear gas fired near their vehicle in Ferguson, Missouri, Wednesday night. Minutes later, police took down the crew's light kit, and pointed their camera at the ground.
Police Detain Man for Walking With Hands in Pockets
A man from Pontiac, MI was stopped on the street and interrogated by an Oakland County Sheriff on Thanksgiving for walking with his hands in his pockets while it was snowing.The man, Brandon B Waxx McKean, pulled his hands out of his pockets to record this abuse of power.
De Blasio: Ferguson Crisis is Reflection of 'Centuries of Racism'
Mayor Bill de Blasio spent the day at the White House brainstorming ways to end community mistrust of police. The meeting comes as New York City prepares to deal with reaction to the grand jury's decision in the Eric Garner chokehold case.
Inside Grand Juries: Growing Criticism Over Who Controls the Evidence
Normally details of what goes on in a grand jury are kept sealed, but in the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases, the government decided it was in the public interest to release some information. Many have been critical of the grand juries for not bringing charges against the officers and are wondering if the grand jury system is useless.
Attorneys for a death row inmate, who is due to be executed on Tuesday for the 1995 murder of a sheriff's deputy, say their client is mentally disabled and received inadequate representation from a lawyer who drank heavily at the time of his trial.
Oklahoma High School Football Playoff Could Be Decided in Court
An Oklahoma judge is being asked to order a do-over of a high school football game. It follows a costly blunder by referees during the playoffs nearly two weeks ago. Anna Werner reports from Frederick A. Douglass High School in Oklahoma City.
Chicago Boy Killed Saving Brother from Armed Robbers
Demario Bailey, a 15-year-old boy just three days shy of his birthday, told a group of four young robbers to ‘get off my brother,’ Demarcio, during a Saturday afternoon armed robbery that ended his life.