When attorney Wesley Bell and retired entrepreneur Ella Jones take their oaths, they will increase the number of African-Americans on the Ferguson City Council to three.
Officials in Ferguson say they will replace two recently planted saplings this week, including one planted in the memory of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
The new board will have oversight in St. Louis city only and will have no say in nearby Ferguson.
Members gathered in north St. Louis County to discuss court reform, right to work, and more
Shredding, Girl Scouts, Ferguson Brewing and I Love Lucy
The Missouri National Guard referred to protestors in Ferguson last year as “enemy forces” and “adversaries,” according to documents obtained by CNN.
Ferguson released only a brief statement confirming it has hired prominent Illinois attorney Daniel K. Webb to negotiate with the Justice Department on the consent decree.
Better Together spokesman Dave Leipholtz says their recent study found that among 60 departments that patrol the St. Louis region, accreditation is by far the exception rather than the rule.
The officer related shooting in South Carolina that led to murder charges against the officer would be legal in Missouri, but that could change.
Dotson says a lack of help for those dealing with issues that lead to crime are leaving police alone on the front lines.