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Michael Brown Family To Sue Officer Wilson, City Of Ferguson

Even though state and federal prosecutors declined to charge former Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for the August death of Michael Brown, his parents say someone needs to be held responsible for their son's death. They are planning to file civil charges against Wilson and the city of Ferguson.

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Lippmann returned to her native St. Louis after spending two years covering state government in Lansing, Michigan. She earned her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and followed (though not directly) in Maria Altman's footsteps in Springfield, also earning her graduate degree in public affairs reporting. She's also done reporting stints in Detroit, Michigan and Austin, Texas. Rachel likes to fill her free time with good books, good friends, good food, and good baseball.