Today is the day for what is being called a National March on Ferguson – a protest that organizers say will include acts of civil disobedience.
Officers arrested 17 protesters and used pepper spray to subdue some of them Sunday in a St. Louis neighborhood.
A large knife was thrown at an officer, and police cars were damaged after an early evening vigil for Vonderrit Myers.
“This here was racial profiling turned deadly,” said state Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, a St. Louis Democrat.
It happened on Flora Place in South St. Louis, not far from the scene where a man was shot and killed by police.
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson discusses the shooting in the Shaw neighborhood last night.
With 15 shootings in 72 hours across the city, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is facing questions about what’s going on out there.
Police say that so far this year, there have been 20 more burglaries and five more robberies in the neighborhood.
KMOX News has learned Ferguson protestors are seeking St. Louis Rams tickets in the hopes of getting into the Edward Jones Dome and disrupting this Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys.
Protestors at this week’s St. Louis County Council meeting loudly proclaimed their plans to disrupt this weekend’s Cardinals and Rams games if their demands were not met. Sam Dotson has a message for protestors.