The protestors know what they want, but Eric Zahnd with the Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys says that’s not possible because the State of Emergency is over.
Calls for St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch’s recusal from the Michael Brown case are growing. St. Louis Alderman Antonio French is one of several activists calling for his removal and the indictment of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
Michael Brown supporters say they’ll march on I-70 Wednesday, effectively shutting down the highway, to protest the lack of a special prosecutor in the teen’s shooting case.
State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed and Rep. Jay Barnes will be filing a bill in December allowing for a special prosecutor in any officer-involved shooting case, in any municipality across the state.
The fight to remove St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch from the Michael Brown case could hurt Steve Stenger’s run for County Executive.
A new coalition of 43 different social justice organizations called the “Don’t Shoot Coalition” is calling for County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch to step down from the Michael Brown case.
A St. Louis County Judge is scheduled to hear arguments this morning in a pair of lawsuits seeking the release of any juvenile crime records of Michael Brown, the man shot and killed by police in Ferguson.
After a day of silence, protestors raised their voices again Tuesday, but not in Ferguson, Mo. Protestors with Hands Up United brought their demands to U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan in the Eagleton Federal Courthouse in downtown St. Louis.
Gov. Jay Nixon spoke on the Hancock and Kelly show on KMOX, saying he will not appoint a special prosecutor to take over the Michael Brown case.
Threatened with arrest, State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed refused to back down, crossing a yellow line of police tape to deliver petition signatures to St. Louis County prosector Bob McCulloch calling for a special prosecutor in the Ferguson, Mo., shooting case.