Protests unfolded in major cities across the nation Tuesday night as more than 2,000 National Guard troops and hundreds of police officers converged in the St. Louis area to guard against the vandalism, arson and looting that erupted in suburban Ferguson a day earlier.
On Monday night, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announced that Officer Darren Wilson, who is white, would not be indicted in the shooting death of black 18-year-old Michael
St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott suffered a lower-body injury against the Ottawa Senators and missed the remainder of Tuesday night's matchup. The team's official Twitter account passed along the news: Elliott, 29, has been solid on the season through 13 starts prior to Tuesday. Show More Summary
In 1981, David Klinger, a white LAPD officer, shot and killed a black suspect in South Los Angeles. Today, Klinger is a professor of criminal justice in St. Louis, where he's had a front-row seat on the raging controversy over the shooting death of a black man by a white officer in Ferguson,...
The whole world was watching when St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch took the mic Monday night — and he knew it.
A man walked alone on an overcast Tuesday morning in Tampa, on the block alongside the Lightning’s Amalie Arena, wearing jeans and a sweatshirt and checking his smartphone, like any other guy headed to the rink.
In the Michael Brown case, black leaders believe a federal probe will be more evenhanded than the one done by a St. Louis County prosecutor.
The St. Louis Rams (4-7) will take on the Oakland Raiders (1-10) for a second consecutive matchup against a West Coast team, but this time the Rams will have home-field advantage. This article will preview the contest and outline St....Show More Summary
Darren Wilson, as the world is now aware, will walk free despite shooting and killing an unarmed teenager on August 9, thanks to a grand jury decision in St. Louis County, Missouri, that has set off nationwide outrage and in many quarters,...Show More Summary
National Guard troops showed up in Ferguson, Mo., today, pouring out of an unmarked school bus with automatic rifles to guard buildings that haven't burned down yet, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Meanwhile, a crowd of roughly 50 protesters gathered in front of the Ferguson police station and several young...
On Monday night, St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced the decision by the grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Immediately following the news, large-scale protests erupted in Ferguson and around the country and continue today.
(Paul Mirengoff) I noted here that the National Guard wasn’t in Ferguson last night, and I wondered why. After all, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon had declared a state of emergency in the St. Louis area — the potential emergency being the impending grand jury decision — and had mobilized the National Guard. Show More Summary
St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch's decision to wait until nightfall to announce the results of a grand jury investigation into Michael Brown's death was criticized Tuesday by law enforcement experts and Ferguson activists, who said the move put police at a tactical disadvantage...
Up in the Air, by American artist Tom Friedman (b. 1965, St. Louis, MO), is the third in a series of site-specific installations at the Lightfall of the Herta and Paul Amir Building. It is comprised of hundreds of items suspended from...Show More Summary
By Ellen Wulfhorst, Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more National Guard troops on Tuesday to a St. Louis suburb rocked by rioting and looting after a grand jury declined to indict a white policeman in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Show More Summary
There's a heavy police presence at the St. Louis Blues hockey game Tuesday night -- with officials making sure fans feel safe amid the insanity in neighboring Ferguson... TMZ Sports has learned. We spoke with staffers at the Scottrade Center…
Nearly thirty years ago, could someone have predicted the searing racial tension in the St. Louis area in 2014? Perhaps, Tom Wolfe could have. His debut novel, The Bonfire of the Vanities, explored the nuances of the racial and ethnic divide in New York City in the 1980s. There is no question that St. Show More Summary
MO Governor Jay Nixon has ordered 2,200 more national guardsman to Ferguson. More than 2,200 additional National Guard troops will take to the streets in the St. Louis area at night, Gov. Jay Nixon announced. They will join 700 Guardsmen already... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
After St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced Monday that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for killing Michael Brown, the county released a collection of documents from the grand jury proceedings. Show More Summary
After the grand jury in Ferguson opted not to indict Darren Wilson over the August 9 slaying of Michael Brown, protests broke out all over St. Louis. Peaceful protestors, taking shelter in designated safe places all over the city, were deliberately targeted and teargassed by police, and assaulted with rubber bullets. Show More Summary