Demonstrators protesting the Ferguson, Missouri grand jury’s decision charged onto the 101 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday night and stopped traffic cold.
CHP officers arrived on the scene shortly after and erected barricades and pulled the demonstrators to the side of the road.
After running into the roadway shortly after 9 p.m., the protesters blocked all lanes at Grand Avenue by placing barricades that they had picked up on side streets. The protesters had marched to the 101 Freeway from Los Angeles Police Department headquarters in downtown, where hundreds had gathered earlier in the evening. h/t ktla
There is currently a standoff between Ferguson cops accompanied by the National Guard and protesters.
The following story is unconfirmed, however, it gaining steam on the internet and on talk radio such as Ground Zero on AM 740 KTRH, Houston.
DeAndre Joshua was found dead in the aftermath of the riots in Ferguson, Missouri. According to a newly released report from The Last Refuge, the young man, may be the 1st grand jury witness murdered for testifying truthfully in the Michael Brown case.
The killing is said to be the result of revenge for his testimony.
DeAndre Joshua, 20, fits the social profile of an eye-witness who gave a police/FBI statement and testified before the Grand Jury in the Mike Brown shooting case. He was an employed black male, with no history of drug use or illicit behavior. He was also a friend of Dorian Johnson who is currently under protection. h/t beforeitsnews
USC school officials are in the process of sending out an email advising students and concerned parties that the school may go on lockdown as Ferguson protesters approach the campus.
A vehicle mowed down several Ferguson demonstrators in Minneapolis Tuesday afternoon trapping one protester’s legs under its tires..
A woman was injured after being struck during a march and rally in the wake of a Missouri grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer for fatally shooting a black teenager.
Michael Brown‘s stepdad, Louis Head, speaking directly after a grand jury announced that no charges would be brought against Officer Darren Wilson.
He can be heard yelling “burn this b**ch down,” to the crowd. Ask and you shall receive..
While the attorney for the Brown family was speaking at a church with Al Sharpton, a scuffle broke out over a white blogger who was attending the news conference.
The blogger, who was dressed in dark glasses and a fedora, was forcibly thrown out of the church for unknown reasons.
The letter you were not supposed to see.. Darren Wilson asked it to remain private, but the letter was leaked by an anonymous source after a grand jury decided not to indict him in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Here is the transcript:
To all of the pro Officer Wilson Supporters – Continue reading
The FBI has already arrested two still unidentified men, who allegedly purchased explosives to use in pipe bombs that they planned to set off during protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
The men are believed to be members of the New Black Panthers, and were apprehended as part of a special agent undercover operation.
Two men who allegedly purchased explosives to use in pipe bombs that they planned to set off during protests in Ferguson, Missouri were arraigned Friday in federal court. Continue reading
Protesters in Ferguson Missouri are congregating in anticipation of a grand jury decision on whether or not to prosecute Officer Darren Wilson over the shooting of Mike Brown, an unarmed, but possibly attacking teen.
Last night’s protest resulted in several arrests but only after cops absorbed hours of serious verbal abuse. What will tonight bring? Below find a free live stream of the action and a live police scanner.