Jamilah Nasheed

Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed makes her remarks as Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster looks on during his Roundtable on Representative Policing at the University of Missouri-St. Louis in St. Louis on October 1, 2014. Koster brought political, law enforcement and community leaders together to talk about some of the problems that have plagued the Ferguson, Missouri area after the police shooting death of teen Michael Brown. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Sen. Nasheed Arrested by County Police in Ferguson

St. Louis Alderman Antonio French tweets that Nasheed refused bond to spend the night in St. Ann jail.

10/21/2014

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Slay: City Job Applicants No Longer Have to Disclose Felony Convictions

Mayor Francis Slay says if a felon has already served their time, they should be given another chance.

10/15/2014

Businesses in Ferguson say they are just “going to wait and see” how to sustain what has been a tumultuous few months of riots and dramatically reduced revenue, with some local store owners saying customers are “too scared” to bring their business to the area.  (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Missouri Lawmakers Could Debate Prosecutors’ Role

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.

10/13/2014

A protestor waves an American flag on August 17, 2014 during a peaceful protest on West Florissant Road in Ferguson, MO. Violent protests have erupted nearly every night along the street since the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9.   AFP PHOTO / Michael B. THOMAS        (Photo credit should read Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

St. Louis Getting Ready for ‘Weekend of Resistance’

Organizers expect between 7,000 and 10,000 people in the region for the Weekend of Resistance part of the Ferguson October movement.

10/10/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is joined by State Senator Jamilah Nasheed (R) and St. Louis Board of Alderman Antonio French (L) ) to announce $500,000 will be funded to expand access to math and science tutoring and enrichment programs to an additional 350 students from low-income families in St. Louis, during a press conference at the University of Missouri -St. Louis in St. Louis on October 2, 2014.  The in-school and after-school tutoring services will be provided through a new partnership between the College of Education at UMSL and The North Campus, an organization founded by Alderman French to provide targeted, intensive educational supports to help lift students and their families out of poverty.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Federal Grant Coming for St. Louis Tutoring

A tutoring program created by a prominent Ferguson police shooting protester will receive $500,000 in public money to expand its efforts.

10/03/2014

Jamilah Nasheed. Photo: KMOX

State Sen.: No County Prosecutor Should Ever Be in Charge of Officer-Involved Shooting

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.

09/05/2014

The 'Don't Shoot Coalition' calls for County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch to step down from the Michael Brown investigation. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

‘Don’t Shoot Coalition’ Renews Calls for McCulloch to Step Down from Michael Brown Investigation

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.

09/03/2014

Jamilah Nasheed. Photo: KMOX

State Sen. Nasheed Calls on AG Holder to Investigate Shooting

Nasheed wants Holder to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of 25-year-old Kajieme Powell August 19.

08/27/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon listens to residents and faith and community leaders as they discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on Aug. 14, 2014 in Florissant, Mo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Nixon Says He Will Not Appoint a Special Prosecutor to Brown Case

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.

08/21/2014

Crowds gather to protest fatal shooting of 18-year-old man by Ferguson police officer. Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Mark Reardon: Reaction To The Death Of Mike Brown

We get all sorts of reaction after the weekend shooting death of Ferguson teen Mike Brown.

08/11/2014

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