State appeals judge Roy Richter introduced himself to defendants, first, by lowering many fines, putting them in line with what the state and county charge.
McGhee readily agrees that African-American boys need what she calls a “sacred space” with consistent mentoring, but she’s quick to add that we can’t alienate girls.
“There is more racism in the Justice Department than there is in anywhere I see in the St. Louis area,” Kinder said.
“It served as a symbol of what had transpired,” says Urban League President and CEO Mike McMillan. “It is our goal to take it into a phoenix rising from the ashes, so that we will then transform what was a tragedy and turn it into a triumph.”
Jerryl Christmas says client was roughed-up when arrested. St. Louis County Police deny the accusation.
Bishop Derrick Robinson of Kingdom Destiny Fellowship Church in St. Louis told MSNBC that he believes Williams was “set up” by police after meeting with him.
“We had leads pouring in not only from the area here, but as far away as the East Coast departments trying to assist us,” chief Jon Belmar says.
Prosecutor Bob McCulloch identified Williams as the suspect in Thursday’s shooting of police near protest scene
Attorney General Eric Holder & County Executive Steve Stenger were among the first to react to Sunday’s news
St. Louis Police have confirmed that an arrest has been made in the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson last week.