Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Saturday declared a state of emergency and implemented a midnight to 5 a.m. curfew in Ferguson, where the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager sparked a week of protests and sporadic looting.
Police named the officer involved in the shooting of teenager Michael Brown, then released a bombshell: Brown was the "primary suspect" in the robbery of a convenience store moments before he was killed.
The mother of a Valdosta, Georgia, teen accused of lying to police about an alleged confession in connection with Kendrick Johnson's death says her son has mental problems and is being used by the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office as a "fall guy."
At kitchen tables and in living rooms, black parents hold honest talks with their boys about how life can be different for them and what they ought -- and ought not -- to do in public, especially near police.