Crime

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, (Photo by Nebraska Department of Corrections)

Mass Murderer Claims State Should Have Known He Was Mentally Ill Before Releasing Him From Prison

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.

11/26/2014

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Thousands Raised for Ferguson Business Damaged by Looters

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.

11/26/2014

A loud crowd of protesters stands on the steps of the Old Courthouse for a mock trial of police. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Protesters Shut Down Streets in Downtown St. Louis, Storm City Hall

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.

11/26/2014

Ferguson Riots

Former Ferguson Mayor Calls for Resignation of Nixon

“Gov. Jay Nixon should resign in disgrace.” he says. “Jay Nixon has failed us miserably.”

11/26/2014

General Russel L. Honoré says the Insurrection Act is possible next step to quell Ferguson-related rioting.  (JAMES NIELSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Katrina General: If Riots Can’t Be Controlled, ‘Next Step’ is Insurrection Act

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.

11/26/2014

Knockouts Bar & Grill billboard (Twitter/@therealdevona)

Man Charged with Killing Bouncer on Opening Night

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.

11/26/2014

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 25:  A row of cars burn at a used car lot during a demonstration on November 25, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lt. Gov. Questions if Obama Administration Pressured Nixon Not to Deploy National Guard Monday

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.

11/26/2014

Looters enter a Meineke store in Ferguson on November 26, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

UPDATED: 58 Arrested as Ferguson Protesters Throw Rocks, Bottles at Police

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.

11/26/2014

Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Two FBI Agents Shot in North St. Louis County

Two FBI agents were shot this morning in North St. Louis County while responding to a man barricaded in a home.

11/26/2014

Demonstrators in Washington D.C. protest the Ferguson grand jury decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson in the Michael Brown case.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Ferguson Protesters Rally Across U.S. for Second Day

Peaceful demonstrators marched in Seattle and disrupted traffic in New York and Cleveland. Rallies also formed in New Jersey, Maine, Maryland and elsewhere.

11/25/2014

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