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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon listens to residents and faith and community leaders as they discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on Aug. 14, 2014 in Florissant, Mo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Nixon May Face Subpoena About Decisions Made in Ferguson

The 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.

12/12/2014

Louis Head Yelling

Michael Brown’s Stepfather Apologizes for Comments

“I was so angry and full of raw emotions, as so many others were, and granted, I screamed out words that I shouldn’t have screamed in the heat of the moment,” he said in a statement.

12/03/2014

National gurardsmen stand guard at the police station on November 29, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. The Ferguson area has been struggling to return to normal since the August 9 shooting of Brown, an 18-year-old black man, who was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer. When the grand jury announced on November 24, that Wilson would not face charges in the shooting rioting and looting broke out throughout the area leaving several businesses burned to the ground.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

National Guard Scaling Back in St. Louis

The Missouri National Guard is scaling back its presence in the St. Louis area after being deployed to help provide security after violent protests.

12/02/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Nixon Calls Off Special Session

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon now says a special legislative session will not be necessary to pay for the public safety response to protests in the St. Louis area.

12/01/2014

Ferguson Riots

Lt. Gov. Questions if Obama Administration Pressured Nixon Not to Deploy National Guard Monday

Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder questioned whether Gov. Jay Nixon was told not to deploy the National Guard to deter violent protesters Monday night after Ferguson officer Darren Wilson was not indicted in the death of Michael Brown.

11/26/2014

Looters enter a Meineke store in Ferguson on November 26, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

UPDATED: 58 Arrested as Ferguson Protesters Throw Rocks, Bottles at Police

National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who killed Michael Brown.

11/26/2014

Protesters flipped and burned a police car in front of Ferguson City Hall on November 25, 2014. (Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

Police Car Flipped, Burned In Ferguson

Protests in Ferguson took a violent turn late Tuesday night.

11/25/2014

Arrests made in front of Ferguson police department (Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

VIDEO: National Guard Supports Law Enforcement At Ferguson Police Station

At least two people were arrested Tuesday night in front of the Ferguson police station.

11/25/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses the media on Tuesday, November 25, 2014. (Allison Blood, KMOX)

Nixon: More National Guard in Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says more than 2,200 National Guardsmen will be in place in the region near Ferguson on Tuesday night in the event of more violence.

11/25/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Nixon: More National Guardsmen in St. Louis Tonight

In a statement released from Gov. Jay Nixon’s office, the governor says there will be more National Guardsmen supporting law enforcement tonight in the St. Louis region.

11/25/2014

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