KMOX News has received word from the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s office that a Ferguson grand jury decision has been reached.
The Rev. Al Sharpton says he’ll be with the family of Michael Brown when the grand jury’s decision is released as to whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will be criminally charged.
Gov. Jay Nixon’s state of emergency declaration has prompted the cancellation of a concert scheduled for Thursday night.
Maj. Christopher Ash says it is the civil support team doing regularly scheduled training exercises for a biological weapon situation.
The Ferguson Commission is to study the underlying issues raised by events in Ferguson and issue a report with specific policy recommendations no later than Sept. 15, 2015.
Asked if he declared a state of emergency because he expects a violent reaction to the grand jury’s decision, Nixon said no, and that he hopes there is no violence.
Gov. Jay Nixon today signed an executive order activating the Missouri National Guard to support law enforcement during any period of unrest that might occur following the grand jury’s decision concerning the investigation into the death of Michael Brown.
The Promise Zone Initiative partners local communities with federal agencies to accomplish the shared objectives of creating jobs, growing the economy, expanding access to a quality education, improving public safety, and increasing access to affordable housing.
Police will work to protect peaceful protesters after a grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown shooting case is announced, but those who cross the line into violence will face consequences, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon warned Tuesday.
Nixon said that once the decision is announced, the state highway patrol will work with St. Louis County and city police as one unified command. The National Guard will also be available if needed.