St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Bob McCulloch dismissed five pending felony court cases Wednesday because they depend on testimony from Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
River Front Times, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 05:03 PM
The Missouri Supreme Court has set an execution date for a man convicted of sexually assaulting a 63-year-old woman and beating her to death with a hammer. The state Supreme Court on Thursday scheduled the execution of 47-year-old Paul Goodwin for Dec. 10. Missouri has executed eight men already in 2014, with the execution of Leon Taylor scheduled for Nov. 19. Joan Crotts of St. Louis County was killed March 1, 1998, at her home.
KMIZ, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 02:44 PM
Reports of leaks by the grand jury investigating the Ferguson police shooting of Michael Brown had the prosecutor spitting fire Thursday. "A tweet several weeks ago claimed the author talked to a friend who is serving on the GJ about the case," St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch said in a statement.
Courthouse News Service, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 12:19 PM
The police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, is expected to step down as part of the effort by city officials to reform the Police Department, according to government officials familiar with the discussions ongoing between local, state and federal officials. Under the proposed plan, after Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson leaves, city leadership would ask the St. Louis County police chief to take over management of Ferguson's police force.
5NEWSonline.com, Tue, Oct 28 2014 @ 11:37 PM