Singer Garth Brooks has canceled a Thanksgiving appearance on NBC’s “Tonight Show” because he said it “seemed distasteful” given the reaction to the decision not to prosecute Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown this summer.
“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.
Missouri places in the top 10 for most spending on health care, food and beverages, as well as people spending more than they make.
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.
The parents of Michael Brown don’t believe Ferguson officer Darren Wilson’s story that their son was the aggressor in the Aug. 9 deadly shooting that sparked months of protests in Ferguson.
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.
Protests in Ferguson took a violent turn late Tuesday night.