There was extra applause along with higher expectations for the first St. Louis Police Academy class to graduate since the events in Ferguson.
Metropolitan Congregations United, in the wake of Ferguson, promises action on issues it says St. Louis has been talking about for years—issues important to the people of North County.
Efforts are underway to turn the Ferguson upheaval into a focal point for registering voters.
Two officers who once patrolled the streets of Ferguson are out of jobs.
A federal lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that police in Ferguson and St. Louis County used excessive force and falsely arrested innocent bystanders amid attempts to quell widespread unrest after the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the state is committing $1 million in support to businesses affected by a St. Louis suburb’s racial unrest that followed the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.
St. Louis City Police are no longer participating in Ferguson patrols, and the Missouri National Guard is now completely out of Ferguson.
The cost of extra policing in Ferguson after rioting and looting that followed the police shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old could cost local, Missouri and federal taxpayers millions of dollars.
The Missouri National Guard has completed its departure from Ferguson where the citizen-soldiers were summoned to help quell unrest after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.
A multi-million dollar lawsuit against at least two different police departments in connection with the Ferguson unrest has yet to be filed. The organization, Black Lawyers For Justice, was expected to file the suit Tuesday in federal court.