Here’s a roundup of all the news you may have missed, but need to know.
Still no indictment of Darren Wilson, but there’s time to charge members of Mike Brown’s family with crimes. Mike Brown’s mother, Lesley McSpadden has been accused of leading people to attack and steal money from a group selling “Justice for Mike Brown” merchandise. If charged, McSpadden could face felony armed robbery charges, reports the New York Daily News. The Daily News reports, “The Ferguson Police Department is currently investigating claims that Lesley McSpadden brought a group of people — including her own mother — to beat vendors and rob them of their “Justice for Mike Brown” merchandise Oct. 18, The Smoking Gun has learned. One person was hospitalized in the reported attack and another unidentified alleged victim was reportedly beaten with a pipe. McSpadden’s former mother-in-law, Pearlie Gordon, was among those beaten by “a large group of about 20-30 subjects” who had “jumped out of vehicles and rushed” the group of sellers, according to the police report. “You can’t sell this s**t,” McSpadden allegedly said, according to the report.” The Ferguson, Mo., Police Department is currently investigating these claims and will decide whether to bring charges against McSpadden.