Missouri

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A Ferguson, Missouri judge who helped run the city's modern-day "debtors' prison" justice system resigned Monday night as the Missouri Supreme Court ordered all the city's cases to be transferred to the St. Louis County circuit court. Judge Ronald Brockmeyer announced his resignation as municipal court judge and as prosecutor in neighboring...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday announced that it will not...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"This doesn't make any sense for them to kill my son like this," said mother of 18-year-old Antonio French.(Screenshot via Mobil gas surveillance footage)
On the Eve of the Christmas holiday, national outrage over the police killing...

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Declaring "we're all in this together," Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, the new, black, homegrown police commander in Ferguson, ordered cops to remove SWAT gear and gas masks and then marched with protesters, prompting what observers called a stunning mood change in what had felt like a war zone hours before. Ordered by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to replace clueless, thuggish local police, Johnson said he understood "the anger and fear (of) residents... We all want justice, we all want answers."

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