Dozens of armed demonstrators have marched through the downtown St. Louis to confirm their right to carry firearms openly in public. Only some 10 policemen watched the march without much interest, even after the group met counter protesters.
Russia Taday, Sat, Oct 25 2014 @ 10:20 PM
Employees at two Wal-Mart stores in St. Louis County, Missouri stripped store shelves of ammunition this week in fear of looting as protesters continue to fill the streets in the beleaguered town of Ferguson. It's indicative of the high tensions that have not relented since August, when a white Ferguson police officer shot an unarmed African-American teenager.
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Sun, Oct 26 2014 @ 12:42 AM
Michael Brown, the black man who was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., in August, was shot in the hand at close range and had marijuana in his system, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The Report: Ferguson officer shot Brown at close range Michael Brown, the black man who was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., in August, was shot in the hand at close range and had marijuana in his system, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
The News-Star, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 10:14 AM
But municipalities are facing picking up more of the cost of that improved system because existing funding sources can't pay for it. The St. Charles County Council heard a progress report regarding efforts to rebuild the system at their Oct. 14 meeting - improvements that may take until 2015 to finish.
Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 04:39 PM
Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown after they fought for control of the officer's gun and after Brown moved toward Wilson as they faced off in the street, according to interviews, news accounts and the full report of the St. Louis County autopsy of Brown's body. Because Wilson is white and Brown was black, the case has ignited intense debate over how police interact with African American men.
The Washington Post, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 02:15 PM