Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon spoke at a news conference Tuesday, condemning “criminals intent on lawlessness and destruction” that “terrorized” Missouri communities Monday night in the wake of the Ferguson grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown. Nixon promised the deployment of “hundreds more” National Guard troops to Ferguson in an attempt to keep the peace.
Ferguson, Missouri Mayor James Knowles spoke Tuesday on the state of the city following Monday’s grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Knowles, alongside community leaders, clergy representatives and business … Continue reading
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When Gail Babcock, program director of the Ferguson Youth Initiative, heard about the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in August, her first thought was this: had he only gotten a citation for walking on the street, he would have been referred to her organization for community service. And he would be alive today. Continue reading
Michael Brown’s family held a news conference Tuesday to respond to Monday’s grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Brown. The family’s attorney, Benjamin Crump, spoke alongside Rev. Al Sharpton to … Continue reading
Hours after the grand jury’s decision in the Micahel Brown case was made public, fires erupted in Ferguson Missouri. Several buildings and a police car were fully engulfed in flames by 11 p.m. local time. The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports there were more than 60 arrests, 10 businesses damaged and two people wounded by gunshots overnight. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — A St. Louis County grand jury declined Monday to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri. The decision resolves one aspect of the case, but additional investigations remain and the community for months has been bracing for demonstrations in anticipation of the grand jury’s decision.
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