Protests were far from peaceful in Ferguson after the grand jury’s decision to not indict the officer responsible for Michael Brown’s shooting.
Security guard companies are applying for exemptions in security officer licensing requirements to meet an increased demand as the Ferguson grand jury decision draws nearer.
In anticipation of a grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case, the governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency.
The group Anonymous descended upon Ferguson after the Michael Brown shooting this summer, targeting people they believed to be involved in the controversy.
By Kim Bell and Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch CLAYTON, Mo. — Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson testified here for almost four hours Tuesday in front of the St. Louis County grand jury investigating his Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, a source with knowledge of the investigation said Wednesday. Wilson was not obligated to […]
St. Louis (AFP) – Michael Sam, who is seeking to become the NFL’s first openly gay player, was passed over by 31 teams Sunday just one day after being cut by St. Louis, USA Today reported. The rookie defensive end cleared waivers and is now free to try and sign with the Rams’ practice squad. […]
By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times FERGUSON, Mo. — Antonio French sat in the front passenger seat of an air-conditioned sedan parked behind a vandalized and boarded-up Red’s BBQ on West Florissant Avenue, scrolling through his iPhone, reading a barrage of tweets, emails, and text messages. Nods of appreciation and media interview requests have kept […]
By Kurtis Lee and Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times ST. LOUIS — Hundreds gathered at a downtown park Sunday for an annual “Peace Fest” attended by relatives of three young black men killed in controversial shootings: Trayvon Martin of Florida, Oscar Grant of California, and Michael Brown, 18, shot two weeks ago in nearby Ferguson […]
By Joe Holleman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — St. Louis city police officers shot and killed a man they say brandished a knife at them outside a market Tuesday afternoon. The shooting was about 12:30 p.m., police said. Witnesses said the man who was shot had been inside Six Stars Market. He took items […]
By Lisa Brown, St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — For decades, conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly has voiced her opposition to a wide variety of social and political issues, from the Equal Rights Amendment to same-sex marriage. But her latest fight hits closer to home. Phyllis Schlafly is opposing a federal trademark for the name “Schlafly” for […]