Four people arrested during the 2014 protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, following the police killing of black teenager Michael Brown have filed a federal lawsuit against the city claiming evidence-free prosecution and violation of basic rights.
On August 9, 2014, unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was fatally shot by white police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. The killing sparked nationwide protests against police brutality and led to changes to policing practices.
New body camera footage released by police in Oklahoma shows a woman in an allegedly stolen SUV driving directly at a police officer, who fires two rounds to stop her. Both escaped without serious injury.
The FBI will begin tracking information on officer-involved shootings for its annual crime report. However, relevant data will continue to be submitted by law enforcement agencies on a voluntary basis, leading critics to call the upcoming data unreliable.