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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

(Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Sharpton Organizing Rallies in 25 Cities for Once Grand Jury Decision is Known

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.

11/19/2014

Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol speaks to members of the media after speaking with Attorney General Eric Holder at Drake's Place Restaurant on Aug. 20, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Capt. Ron Johnson: There Will Be Protests ‘No Matter What the Grand Jury’ Decision is

Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson believes that there will be protests no matter what the grand jury decision is in the shooting of Michael Brown by Ferguson officer Darren Wilson.

11/19/2014

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (KMOX/file photo)

Mayor Slay: ‘Disruption’ Will be Allowed in St. Louis

Mayor Slay has requested 400 members of the National Guard to help in the city after the grand jury’s decision is announced in the Michael Brown case.

11/18/2014

(Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

National Guard Troops in South St. Louis Not for Ferguson-Related Duty

Maj. Christopher Ash says it is the civil support team doing regularly scheduled training exercises for a biological weapon situation.

11/18/2014

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