Black Pa. Lawmakers Promise Response to Wave of Protests Over Deaths at Hands of Police"People were calling and saying, 'What are we going to do?' " noted state representative Vanessa Brown (D-Phila., at lectern).
Masterman High School Students Stage 'Die-In' To Protest Lack of Grand Jury Indictments of Police OfficersThe 4½-minute protest was to symbolize the 4½ hours that the body of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was left lying in the street in Ferguson, Mo., after he was shot to death by a police officer.
Mayor Nutter Fumes Over Handling of Ferguson, Mo. Police Shooting Probe He says the prosecutor's explanation of the findings left a lot of unanswered questions. And he called the decision to announce the grand jury results in the evening "one of the dumbest official decisions that's been made in recent times."
Philadelphia Rally Set To Respond to Grand Jury Findings in Ferguson, Mo. ShootingThe rallies, dozens across the country, are being organized on social media.
Phila. Councilman Revives Push For an Independent Police Review BoardPhiladelphia City Council opened its fall session today with one controversial matter front and center: whether to put more teeth into the civilian panel that studies cases of police misconduct.
Rally in Camden, NJ For Ferguson, Mo. Teen Shot By PoliceCamden residents want to make sure there are no Michael Brown-type incidents in their city.
Philadelphia Clergy Join Protests Over Ferguson, Mo. Police ShootingThey began arriving in Ferguson on Sunday and, one by one, the half-dozen Philadelphia religious leaders have joined peaceful protesters in marches across that city.
Philadelphia Incident Decades Ago Echoes Unrest In FergusonIt's a piece of the past that echoes today, given the current situation in Ferguson, Missouri.
State Of Emergency Declared, Curfew Imposed In Ferguson, MOMissouri Governor Jay Nixon declared a State of Emergency and imposed a curfew Saturday as the unrest reignites in Ferguson, MO.