Before the recent investigation by the local prosecutors, the other probes included a grand jury and then the justice department of President Barack Obama's administration.
The new judge's decision came in the wake of the fatal police shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown last August.
More than three dozen news organizations are asking Ferguson officials to drop criminal charges brought against two reporters.
Police arrested at least 23 people late Monday night.
Harris was charged on four counts, including "assault on law enforcement," after a gunfire exchange on the anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown.
Officials issued a state of emergency Monday in St. Louis County.
One man was shot Sunday night after a peaceful weekend of street protests to remember the black teenager.
The councilman reportedly claimed DOJ draft proposals for police and court reform would bankrupt the city.
A witness to the Michael Brown shooting has filed a lawsuit against the city of Ferguson and police.
The Department of Justice paints a picture of Ferguson police as driven by revenue, not justice.
The Justice Department was unable to prove if Brown did or did not have his hands up at the time of the shooting.
The U.S. Justice Department is about to close the investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, and clear the white police officer involved of any civil rights charges, The New York Times reported on Wednesday.
Ferguson prosecutor admits knowing grand jury evidence was untrue.
So much for the open bar
Organizers said the protests would be among the largest over police tactics.
Grand juries were routinely fixed in the past. But are they still?
St. Louis police felt an apology was issued, but the St. Louis Rams clarified that they would not apologize for the pose five of their players took.
Several St. Louis Rams players entered the field on Sunday night displaying the "hands up, don't shoot" pose.
The U.N. Committee against Torture urged the U.S. to fully investigate and prosecute police brutality and shootings of unarmed black youth.
Protesters took advantage of the famous sales day and demonstrated outside Walmart and other major retailers.
The thousands who crowded the streets in summer are gone, and only a few dozen stand vigil in the freezing cold outside the Ferguson police department.