Ferguson

Appeals court judge Roy Richter opens Ferguson municipal court, lays out how things will proceed. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

New Judge Sits Behind Ferguson Bench

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.

03/20/2015

Volunteers clean up debris on the parking lot of a QuikTrip gas station after demonstrators looted and set fire to the building when a candlelight vigil became violent in Ferguson, Missouri on August 11, 2014. People are protesting the police shooting of the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown on August 9, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Urban League’s Save Our Sons Has Some Asking, What About Our Daughters?

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.

03/19/2015

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

Volunteers clean up debris on the parking lot of a QuikTrip gas station after demonstrators looted and set fire to the building when a candlelight vigil became violent in Ferguson, Missouri on August 11, 2014. People are protesting the police shooting of the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown on August 9, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Burned-Out Ferguson QuikTrip to Be Transformed Into Job Center

“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.”

03/17/2015

A St. Louis County Police Officer listens during a press conference on March 12, 2015 in Clayton, Missouri. The press conference was held to discuss the overnight shooting of two police officers outside the Ferguson Police Department who were rushed to a local hospital. (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Attorney: Ferguson Shooting Suspect Did Not Target Police

Jerryl Christmas says client was roughed-up when arrested. St. Louis County Police deny the accusation.

03/16/2015

Jeffrey Williams (St. Louis County Police photo)

Pastor Claims Ferguson Shooting Suspect ‘Set Up’ By Police

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.

03/16/2015

File photo of St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

St. Louis Co. Chief Belmar Praises Public for Help in Officer Shooting Case

“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.

03/16/2015

Robert McCulloch, the Prosecuting Attorney for St. Louis County, announces the arrest of Jeffery Williams for last week's shooting of two police officers working at a protest outside the Ferguson, Missouri police station on March 15, 2015 in Clayton, Missouri. Williams, a 20-year-old black male, is reported to have been active in protest in Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer last August. McCulloch stated that the officers may not have been the intended targets. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ferguson Protesters Say They Don’t Know Jeffrey Williams

Prosecutor Bob McCulloch identified Williams as the suspect in Thursday’s shooting of police near protest scene

03/15/2015

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Response to Arrests in Ferguson Police Shootings

Attorney General Eric Holder & County Executive Steve Stenger were among the first to react to Sunday’s news

03/15/2015

Jeffrey Williams (St. Louis County Police photo)

Arrest Made In Shooting Of 2 Police Officers In Ferguson

St. Louis Police have confirmed that an arrest has been made in the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson last week.

03/15/2015

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