Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren
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“FEAR AND FLAMES IN FERGUSON” — St. Louis Post Dispatch: “Officer Darren Wilson will not face state criminal charges in the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson.
St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert P. McCulloch announced Monday night that a grand jury delivered a ‘no true bill’ after considering possible charges in the case, meaning an indictment will not be handed down.
“The grand jury considered a range of charges from murder in the first degree to involuntary manslaughter, McCulloch said, before returning the decision not to indict.
‘As tragic as this is, it was a not a crime,’ McCulloch said. … A separate federal investigation into whether Wilson violated Brown’s civil rights is continuing, officials said. McCulloch said the two investigations had worked in harmony and evidence was shared with investigators from both levels of government”
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