Missouri

Delegate selection leads to schism in Missouri GOP

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – When the Missouri Republican Party held their county caucuses across the state April 9, they selected… READ MORE
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Missouri Names Black President

The governing board of the University of Missouri on Thursday named a black law professor and deputy chancellor emeritus to… READ MORE
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Missouri players just latest to get active on campus

Activism is alive and well on college campuses, and it can be found in the locker room as well as… READ MORE

Police dogs barred from crowd-control duty in St. Louis following review of Ferguson protests

Canines will no longer be used for crowd control in St. Louis County after a federal investigation concluded that the… READ MORE
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At least nine protesters arrested after St. Louis police shooting

At least nine people were arrested Wednesday and St. Louis police used tear gas to clear a street of protesters… READ MORE

Ferguson Demonstrations: Authorities Declare State of Emergency in St. Louis County

St. Louis County authorities declared a state of emergency Monday and more than 100 people were arrested on the second… READ MORE

Jay Z posted bail for protesters, writer says

New York (AFP) – Rap mogul Jay Z has quietly used his wealth to post bail for people arrested in protests across the United States against police excesses, an author close to him said. Dream… READ MORE

STATES SAYING ‘NO’ TO CITIES SEEKING TO REGULATE BUSINESSES

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alarmed about cities trying to outlaw plastic bags, the director of the Missouri Grocers Association decided to do something about it. So Dan Shaul turned to his state legislator- himself… READ MORE

Missouri GOP governor candidate dies

Tom Schweich, the Missouri state auditor and a top GOP candidate for the governor’s mansion in 2016, has died. Schweich, 54, was rushed to the hospital on Thursday for a “medical situation.” The auditor’s spokesman,… READ MORE

New Black Panthers accused of plot to kill Ferguson’s prosecutor, police chief

St. Louis-area media outlets are reporting that two New Black Panther Party men were plotting to use the Ferguson chaos that was projected post-grand jury ruling as a shield to kill Police Chief Tom Jackson… READ MORE

Sharpton calls for federal prosecution in Ferguson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — With a grand jury decision and a local election looming, the Rev. Al Sharpton returned to St. Louis on Friday to renew calls for…… READ MORE

Angry protesters yell at riot police in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off with officers in south St. Louis for a second…… READ MORE

Obama: Ferguson Made White Children Fearful of People Who Don't Look Like Them

Saturday night at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual awards dinner, President Barack Obama addressed the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, saying, “It scares the hearts of white children… READ MORE
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