Federal Government to Aid in Debris Removal from FloodsPresident Barack Obama has approved the Governor’s request for a federal emergency declaration to speed debris removal and relieve the strain of response and recovery costs in the St. Louis region.
Records: Police Wanted National Guard in Ferguson NeighborhoodSt. Louis area authorities planning for a grand jury announcement sought unsuccessfully to station National Guard troops and armored Humvees in a Ferguson neighborhood where Michael Brown had been shot by a policeman, according to records released.
Sen. Schmitt: Committee Not Satisfied with Nixon's National Guard Explanation"It raised more questions than answers," he says.
Accountability Hearing Reveals Chaos, Miscommunication During Ferguson UnrestEureka Fire Chief Greg Brown and St. Louis County Chief of Special Operations Matt LaVanchy told the committee firefighters were shot at during the unrest and, as a result, were told to stand down, even though residents needed their help.
Ferguson State of Emergency ExpiresGov. Nixon thanks police and Missouri National Guard members for safeguarding lives
Nixon May Face Subpoena About Decisions Made in FergusonThe chair of a joint legislative committee vows an aggressive investigation into why Missouri's governor did not use National Guard troops to protect businesses in the aftermath of the grand jury decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer.
National Guard Scaling Back in St. LouisThe Missouri National Guard is scaling back its presence in the St. Louis area after being deployed to help provide security after violent protests.
House, Senate Leaders Call for Public Hearings to Investigate Nixon's Response to FergusonMissouri Senate and House leaders today called for public hearings to investigate Gov. Jay Nixon's response to the unrest in Ferguson, and to determine if emergency appropriations are necessary to fund operations for the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Missouri National Guard.
Gov. Nixon Calling Special Session Over Ferguson FundingGovernor will ask the General Assembly to provide funding for public safety efforts related to the protests in Ferguson.
Nixon says Emergency Declaration is a Precautionary MeasureAsked 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.
Nixon Activates Missouri National Guard in Response to Potential 'Period of Unrest'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.
Gov. Nixon Lifts State of EmergencyGov. Jay Nixon today lifted the State of Emergency he declared on Aug. 16 in response to violent unrest in the City of Ferguson.