Even though the last couple of nights have been quiet on the streets of North County, there are renewed worries about the possibility of rioting and unrest after news that Darren Wilson is unlikely to face charges for violating the civil rights of Michael Brown.
After facing criticism for his handling of the Ferguson grand jury investigation, St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch may have his law license threatened.
Missouri is extending a program that offers no-interest loans to small businesses damaged by violent demonstrations in and near Ferguson.
Following the decision of the grand jury not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s office released dozens of pages of witness interviews.
A St. Louis County grand jury met for 25 days over three months and heard more than 70 hours of testimony from about 60 witnesses many of whom gave conflicting statements before deciding not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson.
“First and foremost we are a nation built on the rule of law, so we need to accept the decision was the grand jury’s to make,” Obama stated.
Though the grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson, several federal investigations will proceed.
KMOX’s Brian Kelly reports protesters staged a “die-in” in the road at the Florissant and Airport/Hereford intersection.
Gov. Nixon, Charlie Dooley, Francis Slay, and Dan Isom spoke a couple of hours before the big reveal in the Michael Brown case.
Read the prepared remarks made by Gov. Jay Nixon during a media availability on Monday, November 24, 2014.