Up to seventy readers last week correctly guessed the fours areas in St. Louis County that are unincorporated, not a separate village, town, or city: St. George, Lemay, Affton, and Spanish Lake. With 90 incorporated it’s hard to keep track of all the areas of the county. Here are the...
SAN ANTONIO I grew up in Ferguson, Mo. No one ever heard of it, unless you lived elsewhere in St. Louis County.
The flash-bangs fired by St. Louis County police trying to disperse crowds have raised questions about safety
Last week, CNN reported that St. Louis County police officer Dan Page had been temporarily relieved of his duty after video of him making inflammatory remarks aimed at African-Americans, women and the LGBT community emerged online. Page...Show More Summary
A St. Louis County police officer, who pushed a television journalist on live television in Ferguson, Mo., and was recently suspended after a bigoted videotaped rant, has retired, the Huffington Post reports.
Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed threatened more riots if Officer Darren Ferguson is not charged in the shooting death of robber Michael Brown. Missouri Senator Nasheed made the threat in a letter for St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch. Jamiliah … Continue reading ?
St. Louis Post-Dispatch asks the county family court for any juvenile records it has relating to Michael Brown. (stltoday.com) Vice Media is expected to sell 10% of the company to A&E Networks for $250 million. (ft.com) Meet the man who acquired 30,000 old New Orleans newspapers via the Craigslist “free” section. (theatlantic.com) … Read More
A lawsuit filed against Ferguson and St. Louis County police officers seeks millions of dollars in damages for violations of rights and laws, which allegedly occurred while police were in the process of aggressively suppressing protests. Altogether, seven different individuals allege they were falsely arrested. Show More Summary
Investigative journalist and GotNews.com founder Charles C. Johnson alleged in a lawsuit filed in the St. Louis County Circuit Court last Thursday that 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was recently shot dead by police officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, was charged with murder as a juvenile and is now trying to force the court to release his juvenile records.
On Saturday August 16, 2014, New Black Panther leader Malik Shabazz led death chants against Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson. The mob chanted: What do we want? – Darren Wilson How do we want him? – Dead Today Malik Shabazz, a … Continue reading ?
Several people filed a $40 million federal lawsuit against Ferguson police, St. Louis County Police and a slew of other defendants on Thursday, alleging that their civil rights were violated during police assaults and arrests that took place during the unrest that shook the St. Show More Summary
Six Missouri residents filed a federal lawsuit Thursday alleging excessive force and false arrests by the Ferguson and St. Louis County police departments during the street protests that followed the shooting death of Michael Brown.
By Edward McAllister FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - When Ferguson business owner Chantelle Nickson-Clark spoke at a St. Louis County council meeting this week her voice shook with anger. The Swiish Bar and Grill that she owns in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson was forced to shut for 17 days after the police shooting of an unarmed black teen on Aug. Show More Summary
The disdain with which the St. Louis County and Ferguson police departments view the black community of Ferguson was obvious with their massive militarized crackdown on protesters, but new details in an article at Mother Jones by Mark Follman shed light on why the community was so infuriated after the...
On Saturday August 9, 2014, 18 year-old Michael Brown was shot to death by a Ferguson police officer after he had earlier robbed a local convenience store. As a result of his death protesters in Ferguson have caused mass destruction … Continue reading ?
As I and many other writers have noted lately, the town of Ferguson like several nearby suburbs in St. Louis County has a reputation for raising revenue through aggressive use of tickets for minor traffic and vehicle infractions, a practice that many suspect weighs more heavily on poorer and outsider groups. Show More Summary
St. Louis County Police officers confront a crowd in Ferguson after Brown's shooting. David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT/ZUMA Press As darkness fell on Canfield Drive on August 9, a makeshift memorial sprang up in the middle of the street where Michael Brown's body had been sprawled in plain view for more than four hours. Show More Summary
Late last week, reporters discovered a video of racist anti-government rantings by a St. Louis County police officer working the streets of Ferguson. Media scrutiny quickly focused on the officer's incendiary language and policing methods, but few paused to scrutinize the group to whom he was addressing his comments. Read more...
U.S. Route 67 runs north-south from the Mexico border in Texas into Iowa after passing through Arkansas, Missouri, and Illinois. In St. Louis County U.S.67 is better known as Lindbergh Boulevard, named after famed aviator Charles Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974): One of the finest fliers of...
YouTube Here's video of Dan Page, the St. Louis County Police officer who was put on administrative leave after his bizarre sovereign citizen views and outright racism became public, spewing all kinds of End Times conspiracy theories. An especially interesting part begins at about 27:00, when Page says the military and...