In Ste. Genevieve County, the search continues for Lynn Messer – the 52-year-old woman whose husband reported she had vanished from their 250-acre farm 12 weeks ago during a thunderstorm.
The U.S. Attorney in St. Louis is urging the public to trust the system as the feds do their own investigation of the Michael Brown shooting case.
“His legacy will be that he set the bar for future attorney generals as far as how you stand up for average Americans and pursue justice for the man so that the law is one law,” Congressman Lacy Clay says of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
Ronald Ike has resigned following results of an independent investigation that was launched into allegations of sexual harassment involving a civilian against Ike.
St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch released a statement Thursday stating he has no intention of recusing himself from the Michael Brown case, and that Gov. Nixon needs to “settle this issue now.”
St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch says whether the answer is “yes” or “no” – he just wants to hear from Gov. Jay Nixon as soon as possible.
President Barack Obama is sending Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson, Mo., to meet with federal law enforcement authorities investigating the police shooting of an unarmed teenager.
The U.S. Department of Justice has mounted an unusually swift and aggressive response to the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Observers say the goal is to ensure that the truth about the killing is revealed, to ease racial tensions, and to reassure people that the investigation will be fair.
On Aug. 9, 18-year-old Michael Brown, a recent high school graduate about to start college, was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer. Brown was unarmed.
Illinois jail remains on lock down while weapons and homemade alcohol that were found are being investigated.