Emily Wax-Thibodeaux, DeNeen L. Brown, and Jerry Markon
FERGUSON, Mo. - President Obama on Monday dispatched the attorney general to personally oversee the government's response to the fatal police shooting 10 days ago of an unarmed black teenager, the latest step in an extensive federal investigation that was expanding even as National Guard troops moved onto the restive streets of this St. Louis suburb.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. will meet Wednesday in Ferguson with some of the FBI agents and prosecutors who have already interviewed more than 200 people as they scour the area where 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed by a white police officer. Holder pledged "the full resources" of his department to investigate Brown's death, which has triggered unrest so severe that Missouri's governor on Monday called in the state's National Guard.to read more: philly.com
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