Protesters gathered Tuesday night in Ferguson — and in several other American cities — but the rage over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown lowered from a boil to a simmer.
Memory, they say, isn’t like a video recording.
At least two police cars and a half-dozen buildings were torched when violence erupted following a grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown.
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It’s not easy to bring charges against police officers, particularly with such widely divergent eyewitness accounts.
Many residents welcomed the spotlight, but some say say news organizations produced a warped portrait of the city.
For months, St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch has said he would seek a court order to immediately allow him to release all evidence that was presented to the grand jury if Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson is not indicted in the August shooting death of teenager Michael Brown, but court officials said Sunday they have not yet received any request from him.
At issue is whether mass arrests, riot gear and tear gas will be used on activists in the event of unrest.
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Few expect Darren Wilson to be charged in the shooting, but the hope is to avoid more violence.