Summary An overwhelming group of SWAT forces in riot gear has descended on protesters who gathered once again in Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday. Meanwhile, some of the protesters reportedly threw rocks and bottles at the police. Those reporters turned out to be Reilly of the Huffington Post and Wesley Lowery of the Washington Post.
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Summary "Hands up! Don't shoot!" About 30 demonstrators, who were almost all black, sat down in the middle of an intersection near a line of about a dozen riot police, who were all white.
Summary Two reporters, from The Huffington Post and The Washington Post, reported being manhandled by police. The Washington Post released a statement saying it was "appalled" and that the arrest was "an assault on the freedom of the press."
Summary SWAT officers gather near the QuikTrip in Ferguson. First, a drive-by hit a young woman in the head a little past midnight. The man was taken to the hospital, and police recovered a gun at the scene.
Summary The Ferguson, Missouri police department has faced criticism for its response to an officer shooting dead 18-year-old Michael Brown--its riot gear , how it has protected the officer's identity, and that it reportedly neglected a key witness to Brown's death.
Summary While the New York's Police Department was certainly more reserved than Ferguson's -- there was no tear gas, rubber bullets, or riot gear used -- a handful of people were arrested. According to the NYPD, we were trespassing in the bank, although we planned on using the ATM.
Summary According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the tree fell onto a home located in the area of Armadale Avenue and Lincoln Avenue overnight. Benedict explained that the city will be held responsible for the removal of the tree as it was planted on the sidewalk.
Summary CHICAGO (AP) -- On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone. "This project has the potential to have a lasting impact on the community," he says.
Summary FOXBORO -- Alan Branch makes his NFL living in the trenches. On the basketball court, he played both on the perimeter and the low block. The scholarship offer he received from the University of Michigan -- where he eventually attended and played for three years before entering the NFL draft -- didn't come from anything he did on the defensive line.
Summary WASHINGTON (AP) -- Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. Barry returned to the D.C. Council in 1992, representing the poorest of the city's eight wards.