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A light crowd of demonstrators march at the office of St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Bob McCulloch in Clayton, Missouri, on Aug. 20, 2014. The demonstrators gathered outside of the office to ask that McCulloch step down from the Michael Brown case. (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Holder: ‘Change is Coming’ After Police Shooting

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder reassured college students Wednesday in suburban St. Louis, a few miles from where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer, and a group of protesters gathered outside a building where a grand jury was expected to begin hearing evidence to determine whether the officer should be charged.

08/20/2014

St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, (KMOX/file photo)

McCulloch Says He Wants to Hear ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ from Nixon

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.

08/20/2014

Police officers arrest a demonstrator on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Nixon’s Decision to Drop Ferguson Curfew Draws Criticism from Diehl

Gov. Jay Nixon’s decision to drop the curfew in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday drew criticism from Missouri’s House Majority Leader John Diehl.

08/19/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Nixon: ‘We Will Not Use a Curfew Tonight’

Gov. Jay Nixon issued a statement regarding the ongoing situation in Ferguson, stating that there would be no curfew Monday night.

08/18/2014

Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain Ronald Johnson speaks Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, about taking over the security of Ferguson, Mo., as Gov. Jay Nixon looks on. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Ferguson Security Takeover Brings in Captain Ronald Johnson

He’s an African American. He’s from North St. Louis County. And as a local commander of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, his job Thursday night is to establish calm in Ferguson.

08/14/2014

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 11:  Missouri State Highway Patrol tactical vehicle travels down South Florissant Road following a protest of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer, outside Ferguson Police Department Headquarters August 11, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.  Civil unrest broke out as a result of the shooting of the unarmed black man as crowds looted and burned stores, vandalized vehicles and taunted police officers. Dozens were arrested for various infractions including assault, burglary and theft.  (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Missouri State Highway Patrol Will Take Over Ferguson Security

The Missouri State Highway Patrol will take over supervising security in the St. Louis suburb that’s been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, the governor announced Thursday.

08/14/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Nixon Plans ‘Operational Shift’ in Handling Ferguson Protests

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon spoke during a news conference Thursday afternoon, addressing the ongoing unrest in Ferguson after the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer.

08/14/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

TIMELINE: The Death of Michael Brown and Unrest in Ferguson

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.

08/12/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Nixon Upholds Vow to Veto Student Transfer Bill

Missouri’s chief executive calls bill a “dangerous voucher scheme.”

06/24/2014

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RCGA Chief Likes Veto Of Mo. Tax Breaks

Joe Reagan says governor’s action will have more positive impact in long run.

06/13/2014

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