The St. Louis Rams made an entrance to the field that will not be soon
In a silent statement about the decision by a Ferguson, Mo., grand jury not to indict police officer Darren Wilson, Rams players entered the field with the now familiar
pants up don’t loot hands up, don’t shoot.
On Sunday, as they ran onto the field to play the Oakland Raiders, Rams players raised their arms in a “hands up, don’t shoot” gesture. Continue reading
Both directions of the I-395 Southeast/Southwest Freeway near the 3rd Street tunnel was blocked by protesters Sunday.
A line of hand-in-hand protesters blocked the road, also known as I-395. Some people on the side were holding signs protesting the Ferguson grand jury decision.
The email alert from the District of Columbia Alert DC system said Special Operations Division units from the DC police department are on the scene. Continue reading
Ferguson protesters are currently disrupting holiday shoppers looking for a quick black Friday deal but staging in a St. Louis shopping mall.
There is currently a standoff between Ferguson cops accompanied by the National Guard and protesters.
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.
A grand jury decision will be handed down TODAY over a Ferguson police officer’s shooting of Michael Brown.
No specifics have been revealed on the decision that will be released by the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s Office later today, reported several major news outlets.
The grand jury was in charge of deciding whether or not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the deadly shooting of teenager Michael Brown. Continue reading
The FBI has dispatched around 100 special agents to the St. Louis area of Ferguson.
The agents will be put in place to help deal with any problems that could arise from the grand jury decision on Darren Wilson, the Officer involved in the police shooting of Ferguson teenager Mike Brown.
In addition to the FBI, other federal agencies have also mobilized staffers to get to St. Louis today, sources told ABC News. Continue reading
The Jennings School District, which includes the eastern edge of Ferguson, Mo., will close all school activities Monday and Tuesday in light of a grand jury decision likely to be announced this weekend.
Parents will receive robo-calls this today advising them that schools will be closed, Superintendent Tiffany Anderson said.
“With the heightened anxiety and activity, we thought it would be better for students and staff to extend the holiday at this point,” she said. h/t stltoday Continue reading
Protesters in Ferguson Missouri getting a jump on a grand jury decision.
Country crooner Hunter Hayes has canceled his St. Louis concert at Chaifetz Arena Thursday night over fear of possible Ferguson rioting in the wake of a pending grand jury decision.
According to the singer’s press release, he will reschedule the performance for next year.
“Out of respect for Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s declaration declaring a state of emergency in Missouri, Hunter Hayes’ Thursday, November 20 show at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis has been cancelled,” a press release announcing the cancellation said. Continue reading