Oklahoma Police Officer Charged With Murder of Unarmed Black Teenager

Source:  Dylan Goforth/Tulsa World A plea of not guilty was entered on behalf of a longtime Tulsa Police Department officer accused of killing a teenager earlier this month. Shannon Kepler was not in court Tuesday, instead appearing via video. His attorney, Richard O’Carroll, technically stood mute, allowing the court to enter the not guilty plea on his client’s behalf. Kepler …

2nd Eyewitness: UnArmed Teenager Brown Killed By Police With Hands In The Air

Source: KMOV.COM FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Another witness to the shooting of Michael Brown, Jr. spoke to News 4 Wednesday. Tiffany Mitchell, 27, said she did not see what led up to the shooting, but said she arrived right before the fatal shots were fired. “As I was coming around, I heard the tires squeaking on the truck, and as …

President Obama: Shooting of Unarmed Michael Brown By Police Tragic

Source: Carey Gilliams /Reuters President Barack Obama called the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager a tragedy and called on Tuesday for thoughtful response after two nights of violent protests, looting, arrests and tear gas in a St. Louis suburb. He promised a full investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice into the case, which has provoked outrage …

FBI Opens Civil Rights Case In Police Shooting of Unarmed Mike Brown

SOURCE: AP via NewsOne FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The FBI is investigating possible civil rights violations after a suburban St. Louis police officer fatally shot an unarmed teenager. Cheryl Mimura, a spokeswoman for the FBI’s St. Louis field office, says the agency opened an investigation Monday into possible civil rights violations arising from the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Police …