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Missouri residents sue police over use of force in Ferguson protests
Missouri residents sue police over use of force in Ferguson protests

Six Missouri residents filed a federal lawsuit Thursday alleging excessive force and false arrests by the Ferguson and St. Louis County police departments during the street protests that followed the shooting death of Michael Brown. Among the allegations: --Dewayne Matthews Jr. says he had his hands up when police officers in riot gear pelted him with rubber bullets, slammed his face into the concrete and doused him with a chemical spray. --Tracey White and her 13-year-old son were waiting to leave a McDonald's, she says, when police stormed the restaurant and arrested them without cause. --Damon Coleman and Theophilus Green say they were part of a peaceful protest in Ferguson...

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