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Maxine Waters, a St. Louis native, to attend Michael Brown's funeral
Maxine Waters, a St. Louis native, to attend Michael Brown's funeral

U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters will travel to her hometown of St. Louis on Monday to attend the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old black man killed by a white police officer two weeks ago.  Waters, whose district spans much of South Los Angeles, said that she had followed the events surrounding Brown's death very closely and that she was reminded of police shootings that have taken place in the Los Angeles area.  "I have been in contact with some of the elected officials and community leaders in the St. Louis area and join with the overall community in calling for justice for Michael Brown," Waters said in a statement. The recent police...

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