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Leaders discuss a planned shutdown of I-70 in response to protest Gov. Jay Nixon’s refusal to appoint a special prosecutor in the Michael Brown case. Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Highway Patrol Prepares for Threatened Shutdown of I-70

Sgt. Al Nothum tells KMOX News that they are working with the leadership of the group that is threatening to stop I-70 traffic this afternoon.

09/10/2014

Capt. Ronald Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, who was appointed by the governor to take control of security operations in the city of Ferguson, walks among demonstrators gathered along West Florissant Avenue on Aug. 14, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Operations Scaled Down in Ferguson

St. Louis City Police are no longer participating in Ferguson patrols, and the Missouri National Guard is now completely out of Ferguson.

08/28/2014

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 August 20, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Holder is traveling to Ferguson, Mo., to oversea the federal government's investigation into the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer on Aug. 9th. Holder promised a "fair and thorough" investigation into the fatal shooting of a young blackman, Michael Brown, who was unarmed when a white police officer shot him multiple times. (Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Capt. Johnson Recounts Moving Moments in Tuesday Ferguson Protests

While he was praying with members of the clergy at the Michael Brown memorial site, some youths came over and wanted to talk to them about bringing the community together.

08/27/2014

Michael Brown Sr.and family watch as the vault is lowered into the ground during the funeral for his son Michael Brown at St. Peters Cemetery on August 25, 2014 in St. Louis Missouri. Michael Brown, an 18 year-old unarmed teenager, was shot and killed by  Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the nearby town of Ferguson, Missouri on August 9. His death caused several days of violent protests along with rioting and looting in Ferguson. (Photo by Robert Cohen-Pool/Getty Images)

Capt. Johnson: North County Residents Heed Michael Brown Sr.’s Call for Peace

North County residents apparently heeded Michael Brown Sr.’s call for “peace and silence” on the day he buried his son.

08/26/2014

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 August 20, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Holder is traveling to Ferguson, Mo., to oversea the federal government's investigation into the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer on Aug. 9th. Holder promised a "fair and thorough" investigation into the fatal shooting of a young blackman, Michael Brown, who was unarmed when a white police officer shot him multiple times. (Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Capt. Ron Johnson: Tonight Was a Very Good Night in Ferguson

Johnson said that compared to Tuesday night’s 47 arrests, only six people were arrested in Ferguson Wednesday night.

08/21/2014

Police speak to a protester as they try to control the crowd on Aug. 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Capt. Johnson: 47 Arrests During Ferguson Protests, No Smoke Bombs or Tear Gas from Police

At a media briefing around 2:15 a.m. Wednesday, Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson said 47 arrests were made after a night of protests that started out peacefully.

08/20/2014

A demonstrator holds a sign reading, "Dont Shoot", with a picture of Michael Brown on August 17, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Key Figures in the Michael Brown Shooting

A look at the key figures in the case of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was unarmed when he was fatally shot by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer on Aug. 9—a death that has stoked days of violent unrest north of St. Louis.

08/19/2014

Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson briefs the media around 1:00 a.m. on August 18. Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Capt. Johnson: ‘Peace and Justice Took a Very Different Turn After Dark’

Early this morning Missouri Highway Patrol Col. Ron Johnson met with the media to describe what happened on the streets of Ferguson at night fall and contributed to the Governor’s decision to bring in the Guard.

08/18/2014

Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain Ronald Johnson speaks about the shooting death of 18 year-old Michael Brown during a news conference August 16, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Johnson and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon imposed a 12am curfew along with Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain Ronald Johnson for demonstrators continuing to protest the killing of Brown, who was shot and killed last week by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson after being suspected in taking part in a robbery at a convenience store. Photo: AFP PHOTO / Joshua LOTT

Capt. Ron Johnson: ‘We’re All in This Together’

In the days since Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson took charge of a volatile situation that threatened to turn ugly, tragic or both, his calm-yet-commanding presence has captured international attention.

08/16/2014

Capt. Ronald Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol (L) and Governor Jay Nixon (R) of Missouri speak to the media on August 15, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. Violent protests have erupted in the city following the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. Governor Nixon appointed Capt. Johnson to take control of security operations in the city of Fergusonm after receiving numerous complaints about the excessive show and use of force by the police against protestors and the news media covering the demonstrations. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Captain Johnson on Ferguson: This Is Not a Black and White Issue

Following the release of the name of the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown this morning, Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson answered questions.

08/15/2014

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