Department of Justice

Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (KMOX file photo)

Lt. Gov. Kinder Blames Feds for ‘Incitement of the Mob’ in Ferguson

“There is more racism in the Justice Department than there is in anywhere I see in the St. Louis area,” Kinder said.

03/17/2015

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Ferguson City Manager Resigns

The Ferguson City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a mutual agreement for City Manager John Shaw to step down, effective immediately.

03/11/2015

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Ferguson Municipal Judge Resigns

In the DOJ’s Ferguson report, Judge Ronald Brockmeyer was accused of jailing impoverished defendants unable to pay fines.

03/09/2015

Coalition of black elected officials, clergy and the NAACP react to the U.S. Department of Justice's report on the Ferguson Police Department during a news conference on March 8, 2015 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Coalition of Black Leaders Supports DOJ Action in Ferguson

Some call for new leadership at police department and city hall, while others are going to Jefferson City for solutions

03/08/2015

Ferguson, Missouri Mayor James Knowles reads a prepared statement to reporters in Ferguson,Missouri on March 4, 2015.  Knowles was responding to a Justice Department report that was released on the problems in Ferguson following the riots of 2014.  Photo by BIll Greenblatt/UPI

Ferguson Leaders, DOJ Officials to Meet Again

Ferguson city leaders will meet with DOJ officials in about two weeks and provide a plan for ways to improve the police department following a scathing report released this week, Mayor James Knowles said Friday.

03/06/2015

Protesters against police line at the Ferguson Police Department on March 4. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Ferguson Protesters Return to Police Headquarters

Protesters outside police headquarters in Ferguson shouted “I told you so!” after the U.S. Department of Justice found patterns of discrimination in the department.

03/05/2015

Ferguson, Missouri Mayor James Knowles reads a prepared statement to reporters in Ferguson,Missouri on March 4, 2015.  Knowles was responding to a Justice Department report that was released on the problems in Ferguson following the riots of 2014.  Photo by BIll Greenblatt/UPI

Ferguson Employee Fired, 2 Others On Leave Over Emails

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles read a brief statement but did not take questions.

03/04/2015

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

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