St. Louis Alderman Antonio French tweets that Nasheed refused bond to spend the night in St. Ann jail.
Mayor Francis Slay says if a felon has already served their time, they should be given another chance.
Following a fatal police shooting that has fueled weeks of protests, Missouri lawmakers could consider legislation that would remove local prosecutors from decisions about whether to charge police involved in deadly shootings.
Organizers expect between 7,000 and 10,000 people in the region for the Weekend of Resistance part of the Ferguson October movement.
A tutoring program created by a prominent Ferguson police shooting protester will receive $500,000 in public money to expand its efforts.
State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed and Rep. Jay Barnes will be filing a bill in December allowing for a special prosecutor in any officer-involved shooting case, in any municipality across the state.
A new coalition of 43 different social justice organizations called the “Don’t Shoot Coalition” is calling for County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch to step down from the Michael Brown case.
Nasheed wants Holder to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of 25-year-old Kajieme Powell August 19.
Gov. Jay Nixon spoke on the Hancock and Kelly show on KMOX, saying he will not appoint a special prosecutor to take over the Michael Brown case.
We get all sorts of reaction after the weekend shooting death of Ferguson teen Mike Brown.