A crowd of about 100 protestors gathered outside St. Louis city hall today, calling for a civilian review board of police after what they say was an overly aggressive response to demonstrations in Ferguson.
The wife of an area police officer has removed family pictures from Facebook because she fears for her family’s safety.
He promised a full and open investigation of the Michael Brown shooting.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder reassured college students Wednesday in suburban St. Louis, a few miles from where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer, and a group of protesters gathered outside a building where a grand jury was expected to begin hearing evidence to determine whether the officer should be charged.
Authorities are setting up a designated protest zone for nightly demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri.
Some protestors are refuting claims made by police that molotov cocktails and shots fired are what caused officers to shoot tear gas into crowds marching and protesting in Ferguson.
Protesters who have for days lined a busy suburban St. Louis street not far from the place where a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager have walked from nearby apartments, driven from neighboring communities and flown in from states hundreds of miles away.
Police have fired multiple smoke canisters into a crowd of defiant protesters in a St. Louis suburb where a black teen had been shot by a white police officer while walking down the street.
A Democratic Missouri state senator slammed Gov. Jay Nixon in a Twitter rant on Thursday, condemning him over the Ferguson protests that stemmed from the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – County police in riot gear and armored tanks gave way to state troopers walking side-by-side with thousands of protesters as the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teen was shot […]