The Miles for Mike 5K Walk/Run was held Saturday at Greenport High School. The event raised money for the Michael Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund, which was established by Michael’s family after his death in 2010. READ
In the wake of riots that erupted in Ferguson, Mo. this week after a grand jury declined to indict the police officer who shot and killed a black teenager, Michael Brown, local police chiefs offered their take on the case — and longstanding racial tensions nationwide between police departments and minority communities.
Peaceful protests were also being held at cities across the U.S., though none in this area. (more…)