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Ferguson Protesters File Lawsuit Against Police

A multi-million-dollar civil lawsuit filed Thursday accuses police officials in Ferguson, Missouri of violating civil rights in the central U.S. town during largely peaceful protests in recent weeks. Five plaintiffs are seeking $40 million in the federal suit that alleges local police used excessive force, assaulted and unlawfully detained demonstrators after the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager fatally shot by a white police officer in early August. The City of...

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