Missouri State Highway Patrol

Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, who was appointed by the governor to take control of security operations in the city of Ferguson, walks among demonstrators gathered along West Florissant Avenue on Aug. 14, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Operations Scaled Down in Ferguson

St. Louis City Police are no longer participating in Ferguson patrols, and the Missouri National Guard is now completely out of Ferguson.

08/28/2014

Captain Ronald Johnson (L), of the MIssouri HIghway Patrol is seen with St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson prior to the funeral of slain 18-year old teenager Michael Brown Jr. at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri on August 25, 2014. (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Missouri National Guard Completes Departure from Ferguson

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.

08/27/2014

Brandon Ellingson

Inquest to Examine Handcuffed Man’s Drowning Death

An upcoming court proceeding will examine the death of a handcuffed Iowa man who went overboard as a Missouri State Highway Patrol boat was transporting him from the Lake of the Ozarks on suspicion of boating while intoxicated.

08/24/2014

Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri speaks to media on Aug. 15, 2014, in St. Louis. Violent protests have erupted in the city following the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on Aug. 9. Nixon appointed Capt. Johnson to take control of security operations in the city of Ferguson after receiving numerous complaints about the excessive show and use of force by the police against protestors and the news media covering the demonstrations. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. Nixon Orders National Guard to Begin Withdrawing from Ferguson

Gov. Jay Nixon released a statement ordering the Missouri National Guard to begin a systematic process of withdrawing from Ferguson.

08/21/2014

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

Protesters mark the spot where teenager Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson, Missouri. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Protesters Gather In Ferguson, Carry Signs, Chant

Nearly jubilant mood reins in Ferguson after Highway Patrol takes over security.

08/14/2014

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

Michael Brown Jr. (UPI/handout)

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

File photo of a dirt bike. Photo: Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images

Boy, 13, Dies in Missouri Dirt Bike Accident

An eastern Missouri boy has died following a collision of two dirt bikes at a state park in St. Francois County.

07/28/2014

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