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Ferguson, Mo., unrest

Hillary Clinton on Justice Department lawsuit against Ferguson, Mo.: 'It is disappointing that the Ferguson authorities have resisted taking the steps necessary to reform their practices, but I am heartened to see President Obama's Justice Department act once again to enforce our constitutional policing laws' - NBC News

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US Attorney General Loretta Lynch says violations of resident's constitutional rights 'were driven, at least in part, by racial bias and occurred disproportionately against African-American residents' - @tanzinavega

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US Attorney General Loretta Lynch says Ferguson's rejection of tentative agreement with federal negotiators left Justice Department with no choice but lawsuit

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Justice Department: Ferguson's Police Department's violations of Constitution 'were expansive and deliberate' and driven by racial bias

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Editor's note: The US Justice Department's lawsuit against the City of Ferguson comes one day after city officials requested amendments to a tentative agreement reached between the city and federal negotiators. The agreement followed a federal investigation into the practices of Ferguson's police and courts. - Jillian

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Justice Department lawsuit says City of Ferguson's 'ongoing and pervasive' violations of Constitution are based on using law enforcement as way to generate revenue - Washington Post

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Text of US Justice Department lawsuit against city of Ferguson, Mo., alleges city 'engages in an ongoing pattern or practice of conduct, including discrimination, that deprives persons of rights, privileges and immunities' - via @rlippmann

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US Justice Department expected to announce civil rights lawsuit against city of Ferguson, Mo. - AP, Reuters

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Justice Department says Ferguson, Mo., city council's vote to add provisions to policing reform deal 'creates an unnecessary delay in the essential work to bring constitutional policing to the city, and marks an unfortunate outcome for concerned community members and Ferguson police officers'

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Update: Ferguson, Mo., says it actually wants 7 changes to Justice Department agreement, including a provision that would give them more time, extend deadlines - @RobertDEdwards

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More: Despite revisions, Ferguson, Mo., councilman says some Justice Department agreement reforms will be put in effect - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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City of Ferguson, Mo., votes in favor of deal with Justice Department; included 6 provisions the DOJ must still consider - @RobertDEdwards

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Under proposed Justice Department deal, Ferguson, Mo., police forced to record all law enforcement actions with body cameras, barred from targeting residents with fines to generate revenue - guardian

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Ferguson, Mo., to retain police and municipal court control in proposed agreement with Justice Department - @KMOV

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City of Ferguson, Mo., and Justice Department reach a proposed settlement; will hold 3 public hearings - @rlippmann

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Officials in Ferguson, Mo., reach outlines of deal with Justice Department that would overhaul police department - @nytimes

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Photo: A protester and motorist square off as street blocked outside Ferguson, Mo., police station on anniversary of grand jury decision - @kodacohen

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Ferguson, Mo., interim police chief Andre Anderson says in statement announcing resignation: 'Many of our policing initiatives that have been implemented over the past few months will build a stronger relationship between the department and Ferguson residents' - @KMOV

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Ferguson, Mo., interim police chief Andre Anderson announces resignation, to return to Arizona - @KMOV

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Photo: Activists work to rebuild memorial for Michael Brown in Ferguson after nearby building management removed it - @MissJupiter1957

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