National Guard

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)

2 Meetings Held by Panel Examining Ferguson Decisions

The chairman cites difficulty in coordinating members’ schedules.

07/28/2015

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Illinois National Guard Warns of Phone Scam

Individuals are claiming to be with the Illinois National Guard and soliciting donations by telephone.

07/21/2015

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Republicans Ask Missouri Governor to Arm National Guard

Republican lawmakers are calling on Democratic Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to arm the state National Guard after a recent attack on two Tennessee military facilities left five soldiers dead.

07/20/2015

St. Louis Rams Robert Quinn runs onto the field with an American flag as he is introduced before a game against the Denver Broncos at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis on November 16, 2014. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Should Pentagon Pay NFL Teams to Honor Troops?

Sen. John McCain is leading push to stop the spending

06/04/2015

File photo of handcuffs.  (Photo by PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Illinois National Guard Soldier Arrested by State Police

An Illinois Army National Guard staff sergeant has been arrested on aggravated criminal sexual abuse charges.

05/07/2015

Police and national guard arrest a demonstrator outside the police station November 28, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

National Guard Called Protestors ‘Enemy Forces’

The Missouri National Guard referred to protestors in Ferguson last year as “enemy forces” and “adversaries,” according to documents obtained by CNN.

04/17/2015

Gov. Jay Nixon briefs the media on security issues during a news conference  on November 25, 2014. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Records: Police Wanted National Guard in Ferguson Neighborhood

St. 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.

02/17/2015

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)

Sen. Schmitt: Committee Not Satisfied with Nixon’s National Guard Explanation

“It raised more questions than answers,” he says.

02/13/2015

Gov. Jay Nixon briefs the media on security issues during a news conference  on November 25, 2014. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nixon Addresses Reasoning for Not Deploying National Guard in Ferguson

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon cited the shooting of four Kent State University student protestors 45 years ago by Ohio National Guard troops as a reason he did not make greater use of Missouri’s National Guard in Ferguson.

02/12/2015

Police chase protesters passing by one of their burning cars during clashes following the grand jury decision in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Nov. 24, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Accountability Hearing Reveals Chaos, Miscommunication During Ferguson Unrest

Eureka 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.

02/12/2015

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