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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Gov. Nixon Responds To DOJ’s Ferguson Report

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon released the following statement regarding today’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice.

03/04/2015

A protester displays signs and T-shirt during a rally in support of Officer Darren Wilson on August 23, 2014,  in St. Louis, Missouri. (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Darren Wilson ‘Relieved’ at No Charges From Feds

“It also really does say that the narrative that came out from people like Dorian Johnson and the ‘hands up, don’t shoot,’ that that narrative was simply false,” Wilson’s attorney Neil Bruntrager says.

03/04/2015

Demonstrators confront police outside the Ferguson police station on October 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to heal since riots erupted following the August 9, killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in suburban Ferguson. Another teenager, Vonderrit Myers Jr., was killed by a St. Louis police officer on October 8. Several demonstrators and members of the clergy were arrested at the protest after a show of civil disobedience.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

DOJ Releases Ferguson Report, Finds Focus on Revenue Over Safety

The U.S. Department of Justice has released the findings of its investigation into Ferguson government, including the police department, confirming a pattern of racial discrimination.

03/04/2015

Photo of Darren Wilson after Michael Brown altercation  (Courtesy: St. Louis County Prosecuting Office)

CONFIRMED: U.S. Clears Darren Wilson in Ferguson Case, Criticizes Police Force

The Justice Department says it won’t prosecute former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old that led to weeks of protests.

03/04/2015

The Rev. Larry Rice of the New Life Evangelistic Center. Photo: KMOX

St. Louis Shelter Sues in Effort to Keep Operating

The Rev. Larry Rice’s New Life Evangelistic Center in St. Louis has filed suit against the city in an effort to keep its occupancy permit to operate a shelter for homeless people.

03/04/2015

Grizzley Bear Bert at Saint Louis Zoo dies

Grizzly Bear at St. Louis Zoo Dies

Zoo officials say the grizzly bear “Bert” was euthanized Tuesday at age 25. He had been in ill health with age-related problems.

03/04/2015

The Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department headquarters  as shown March 3, 2015 in Ferguson. Reports say the Justice Department has discovered patterns of discrimination within the police department for disproportionately ticketing and arresting African-Americans. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

St. Louis County Officials Prepare for DOJ’s Ferguson Report

St. Louis County officials say they are ready to step up and do what is needed as a result of the DOJ’s findings on the Ferguson police and court system.

03/04/2015

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 13:  Police Chief Thomas Jackson fields questions related to the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown during a press conference on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson has experienced three days of violent protests since the killing.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Source: Federal Report Finds Racial Bias in City of Ferguson

The report will charge that police disproportionately use excessive force against blacks and that black drivers are stopped and searched far more often than white motorists.

03/03/2015

A casket draped with the Missouri state flag, containing the remains of the late Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, is carried from the Church of St. Michael and St. George in Clayton, Missouri, on March 3, 2015. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Danforth Eulogy Calls Out Campaign Attacks During Schweich’s Funeral

Schweich’s press secretary Spence Jackson told press after the service that Missouri GOP Chair John Hancock needs to step down.

03/03/2015

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