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THE BUZZ: FLORIDA POLITICS

In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, a makeshift memorial sits in the middle of the street where 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo. [Associated Press]

Fact-checking claims about race, crime after Ferguson

Television's talking heads spouted statistics about race and inequality in the country's criminal justice system last week ahead of the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of black teenager Michael Brown. PunditFact stepped in to figure out whether t …

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