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November 26th, 2014
11:49 PM ET

Autopsy assistant under fire

A man who assisted with one of the autopsies of Michael Brown gave a news conference and many interviews about his findings. He's now the subject of scrutiny himself as questions have emerged about his qualifications. Elizabeth Cohen has the story.
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November 26th, 2014
11:28 PM ET

Michael Brown's father: He's a murderer 

Two days ago, the Ferguson grand jury made its decision. Yesterday, Officer Wilson spoke out in an interview about shooting Michael Brown. Now, Brown's parents are responding to all of it in a conversation with CNN Legal Analyst Sunny Hostin, along with their attorney Benjamin Crump. Here is just some of what Leslie McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. had to say:

Michael Brown Sr. questioned Darren Wilson's testimony:
"I don't believe any of those words were exchanged at all."

Leslie McSpadden responded to the surveillance video of their son just before the shooting:
"You cannot judge him from an 18 second video. We've known him for 18 years."

Michael Brown Sr. addressed the violence in Ferguson:
"The ones looting and rioting they are doing it on their own agenda."

Leslie McSpadden defended her husband after his tirade following the grand jury's decision:
"Emotions were taking over him... He was speaking out in anger."

Michael Brown's parents say the parents of Trayvon Martin reached out to them shortly after the shooting. Michael Brown Sr. says he received advice from Martin, along with other men who lost sons telling him to "stay positive and to keep my head, keep my chin high." John Berman spoke with Trayvon Martin's father Tracy.

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November 25th, 2014
11:08 PM ET

Ferguson community leaders show strength after destruction

Pastor Carlton Lee repeatedly called for the arrest of Officer Darren Wilson. Michael Brown's father worships there. Last night, his church was one of a dozen or so buildings that were set on fire. Pastor Lee tells Anderson that he is experiencing feelings that are similar to losing a child.

Varun Madaksira owns The Original Reds Barbecue in Ferguson. When his business burned during protests last August, he moved his grills outside and fed protesters. Sadly, Reds Barbecue suffered far more extensive  damage last night. Now, Madaksira says he is not sure that he will be able to reopen. He tells Anderson that despite all of this, he is still "a firm believer in the fabric of a strong neighborhood."

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November 25th, 2014
11:02 PM ET

How the Ferguson community is working to protect itself

Despite the looting and destruction that went on in some parts of Ferguson, the vast majority of protesters were peaceful. Even in the areas that saw some of the worst property damage, there are stories of community members standing together to protect local businesses. Sara Sidner looks at examples of peaceful protesters taking on looters in Ferguson.

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November 25th, 2014
10:57 PM ET

Fact vs. fiction in Ferguson

Hundreds of pages of court records released after the announcement reveal just what the grand jurors heard. That includes testimony from witnesses who we heard from shortly after the shooting. Randi Kaye looks at how their accounts compare to what grand jurors heard in court.

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November 25th, 2014
10:49 PM ET

What's next for Officer Darren Wilson?

Ferguson's Mayor says that Officer Wilson's status has not changed. He is on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal investigation. Anderson spoke with Wilson's attorneys Neil Bruntrager and Jim Towey. They told Anderson that the life he had before the shooting is over and Wilson now fears for his security.

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November 24th, 2014
10:55 PM ET

Breaking down the Ferguson grand jury's decision

Anderson looked at the case against Officer Darren Wilson and the jury's decision not to indict him. Moments after Prosecutor Bob McCulloch wrapped up his announcement, Anderson broke it down with legal analysts Jeffrey Toobin, Sunny Hostin and Mark O'Mara.

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November 24th, 2014
10:46 PM ET

Michael Brown's mother breaks down after grand jury decision

CNN's Sara Sidner reports that Michael Brown's mother broke down and ran home after hearing the grand jury's decision.

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November 21st, 2014
10:11 PM ET

Brown Family Attorney: We want officials to treat the police officer as they would treat anyone else based on the constitution

The Ferguson grand jury has been hearing evidence in the Michael Brown shooting for three months. They just began their deliberations today. President Obama called for calm during an interview today as state and local officials in Missouri are preparing for a new round of violent protests. Anderson spoke with Benjamin Crump, an attorney for Michael Brown's family, about how his recent comments criticizing Prosecutor Bob McCulloch.

The Saint Louis Police have spent months preparing for the grand jury's decision. Chief Sam Dotson told Anderson that his community expects his force to be prepared, but says preparations by law enforcement in Ferguson are not meant to escalate the situation.

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November 21st, 2014
12:24 AM ET

Sources: Officer Darren Wilson is in talks to resign from Ferguson police force

The Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown is in the final stages of negotiations with city officials to resign from the police force. That's according to sources close to the talks. A grand jury could wrap up as soon as tomorrow, deciding whether Officer Darren Wilson should be indicted for the shooting. Anderson discussed the implication of these negotiations with defense attorney Mark O'Mara, who represented George Zimmerman and Paul Callan, a former prosecutor, who is now a criminal defense attorney.

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