With every life taken, law enforcement is exposed for being the source of violence rather than its remedy.
Officers are accused of mocking and using unnecessary force against demonstrators.
Violence has occurred as demonstrators angrily react to a judge's exoneration of a white man who fatally shot an African-American.
Protesters march in the streets of downtown St. Louis after the verdict.
Legislators pre-empt an ordinance that would have gradually raised the local base pay from the state's level of $7.70 an hour to $11.
Donald Trump now is portraying himself as the peace candidate and a great unifier. But don't believe the propaganda. He is as divisive as ever.
Tyrone Harris was shot by four plainclothes detectives after allegedly firing on their unmarked vehicle as he walked from a gunfight among several people late Sunday night, according to the St. Louis County Police Department.
March 5 marks an important but oft-overlooked anniversary.
The national discussion about race relations and police brutality that intensified last summer with the police killings of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and others is continuing with the news that a Department of Justice investigation has found evidence of racial bias within the Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri.
On Tuesday, four months after Michael Brown was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo., news broke that the Justice Department had released the results of its own autopsy.