Gov. Jay Nixon

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon prespares to have Thanksgiving dinner with National Guard troops on guard in Ferguson,Missouri on November 27, 2014. The 2000 troops have been called up to protect key locations in the St. Louis and Ferguson area due to the riots, looting and burning as a result of the Michael Brown grand jury ruling.      UPI/Handout

Gov. Nixon Calling Special Session Over Ferguson Funding

Governor will ask the General Assembly to provide funding for public safety efforts related to the protests in Ferguson.

11/28/2014

Looters break into a Meineke store as protests engulf Ferguson on November 26, 2014. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

State Extends Aid To Ferguson Businesses

Missouri is extending a program that offers no-interest loans to small businesses damaged by violent demonstrations in and near Ferguson.

11/28/2014

Ferguson Riots

Lt. Gov. Questions if Obama Administration Pressured Nixon Not to Deploy National Guard Monday

Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder questioned whether Gov. Jay Nixon was told not to deploy the National Guard to deter violent protesters Monday night after Ferguson officer Darren Wilson was not indicted in the death of Michael Brown.

11/26/2014

Though the grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson, several federal investigations will proceed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

What’s Next In The Ferguson Case?

Though the grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson, several federal investigations will proceed.

11/24/2014

Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Community Activist: Young Protesters Saying Making Grand Jury Announcement At Night ‘Is Sketchy’

A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, a spokesman for St. Louis County’s top prosecutor said Monday.

11/24/2014

Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol speaks to members of the media after speaking with Attorney General Eric Holder at Drake's Place Restaurant on Aug. 20, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Capt. Ron Johnson: There Will Be Protests ‘No Matter What the Grand Jury’ Decision is

Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson believes that there will be protests no matter what the grand jury decision is in the shooting of Michael Brown by Ferguson officer Darren Wilson.

11/19/2014

Michael Brown Jr. (UPI/handout)

Probe of Ferguson Police Could Spur Broad Change

As local authorities in Missouri near the end of their investigation in the Ferguson shooting, a broader federal civil rights review could hold a greater potential to refashion the police department and bring long-lasting change.

11/19/2014

(Photo by Missouri Department of Corrections)

Missouri Executes Leon Taylor for 1994 Killing

Taylor shot Robert Newton to death in front of Newton’s 8-year-old step-daughter during a gas station robbery; he tried to kill the girl, too, but his gun jammed.

11/19/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon leaves a press conference he called with representatives from the St. Louis, St. Louis County, and Missouri State police departments to discuss security concerns when the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown case is announced on Nov. 11, 2014 in Weldon Springs, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Brown Family Lawyer: Jay Nixon ‘Preparing For War’

“I only hope that it doesn’t generate the reaction that they’re looking for, preparing for,” Gray said of the governor activating the National Guard.

11/18/2014

Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 19, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FBI Issues Bulletin Before Ferguson Grand Jury Decision: ‘Internet Postings Have Called for Violence Against Police’

As a grand jury weighs possible criminal charges against Darren Wilson, Missouri’s governor has again activated the National Guard in an effort to avoid more unrest in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

11/18/2014

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