St. Louis County police say officers fatally shot a man armed with a rifle in Jennings after he opened fire on them. Police spokesman Brian Schellman told KSDK-TV the officers were responding Wednesday night to a report of gunshots.
Monterey County Herald, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 05:24 AM
County police officers shot and killed a man after he allegedly pointed a rifle at them during a chase in suburban St. Louis, less than five miles from the site of the August shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white Ferguson officer that sparked weeks of unrest. The shooting happened Wednesday night in Jennings a St. Louis County town of 15,000 residents.
KRON 4, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 12:38 PM
The city of Ferguson has released its plans for a series of town hall meetings officials hope will help restore trust in a community rocked by the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The neighborhood meetings begin on Monday evening with three sessions at three different locations in the north St. Louis County suburb.
KFVS12, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 07:31 PM
Shortly after being given more time to weigh evidence in black teenager Michael Brown's fatal shooting, a Missouri grand jury heard from the man at the center of it -- Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson -- a local newspaper reported. Wilson shot and killed the 19-year-old Brown in the middle of the day on Aug. 9, in the middle of a street in the St. Louis suburb.
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 08:24 AM
Some black Democrats say they will not support any candidate this fall who they believe has not shown respect for the African-American community on issues including education, jobs and racial profiling. The newly formed Fannie Lou Hamer Democratic Coalition made the announcement Wednesday and said it would not single out a specific person running for office, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported .
Norwalk Citizen News, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 01:26 PM