It may be difficult for Missouri to reimburse local police for their work in Ferguson. Mike O’Connell, spokesman for the Department of Public Safety, says it just isn’t done.
A special visitor brought good news to a grade school in North St. Louis. Gov. Jay Nixon at Bryan Hill Elementary School announced test scores district-wide are up 18 points.
Gov. Nixon could still freeze spending for affected programs.
The Missouri National Guard has completed its departure from Ferguson where the citizen-soldiers were summoned to help quell unrest after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.
The wife of an area police officer has removed family pictures from Facebook because she fears for her family’s safety.
Missouri’s U.S. senators are asking Gov. Jay Nixon to seek federal help for businesses damaged during violent protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old.
Those Ferguson businesses that have been damaged during the unrest, and even some that haven’t, should be able to recover losses through insurance.
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.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon today tells the National Guard to prepare to leave the area of Ferguson. He joins us.
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.”