Ferguson City Attorney Stephanie Karr and Mayor James Knowles III said they have not been contacted by the Department of Justice about any findings, nor given a timeline for completion of the investigations.
Eureka Fire Chief Greg Brown and St. Louis County Chief of Special Operations Matt LaVanchy told the committee firefighters were shot at during the unrest and, as a result, were told to stand down, even though residents needed their help.
Even though the last couple of nights have been quiet on the streets of North County, there are renewed worries about the possibility of rioting and unrest after news that Darren Wilson is unlikely to face charges for violating the civil rights of Michael Brown.
“Given all of the circumstances, Red’s has decided that it is closing its business and unfortunately will not be reopening,” says attorney Jay Kanzler.
Wilson’s defense attorney, Neil Bruntrager, says he has not told his client to breathe a sigh of relief just yet – he’s heard nothing from the Justice Department.
A bar complaint against St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch and Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys Kathi Alizadeh and Sheila Whirley has been filed regarding the handling of the Ferguson grand jury.
Protestors are shutting down Olive in front of the St. Louis Police Department Headquarters. KMOX’s Jessica Machetta was on the scene.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is trying to recruit the criminals and anarchists in Ferguson who participated in riots after Officer Darren Wilson was not indicted in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Tim Fitch, St. Louis County’s former police chief, believes the weekend killing of three police officers nationwide is a direct result of Ferguson.
In his first public comments since announcing the results of the Ferguson grand jury decision, St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch is defending the process.