Nikko Jenkins shot and killed four people in Omaha over a 10-day period in August 2013; he claims confinement in solitary drove him insane; it’s the third lawsuit he has filed against Nebraska prison officials.
Natalie’s Cakes and More was among those damaged in the riots after the Ferguson grand jury’s decision was announced, and owner Natalie Dubose says the main windows were broken and the bakery damaged.
The protesters have made their presence felt downtown – about 200 of them first gathered on the steps of the Old Courthouse, holding a mock trial for St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch and police.
“Gov. Jay Nixon should resign in disgrace.” he says. “Jay Nixon has failed us miserably.”
A retired general and commander of the Joint Task Force Katrina in the Gulf Coast says if St. Louis can’t control riots stemming from the Ferguson decision, then the next step is the “Insurrection Act,” allowing the president to deploy U.S. troops in the area to quell rebellion.
A 33-year-old St. Louis man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a north St. Louis County bar bouncer.
Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder questioned whether Gov. Jay Nixon was told not to deploy the National Guard to deter violent protesters Monday night after Ferguson officer Darren Wilson was not indicted in the death of Michael Brown.
National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who killed Michael Brown.
Two FBI agents were shot this morning in North St. Louis County while responding to a man barricaded in a home.
Peaceful demonstrators marched in Seattle and disrupted traffic in New York and Cleveland. Rallies also formed in New Jersey, Maine, Maryland and elsewhere.