Missouri

(Ferguson, MO) -- The police officer who shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, says he opened fire that August day out of fear for his own life. In an interview with ABC's "World News Tonight," Officer Darren Wilson detailed his version of the events that left the unarmed...
(Ferguson, MO) -- More National Guard troops are on their way to Ferguson in hopes of preventing further looting and riots. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon ordered the deployment of reinforcements today. More than 60 people were arrested last night as at least a dozen buildings were...
(Jennings, MO) -- The Governor of Missouri is being criticized for not being prepared for the destruction that hit Ferguson last night. Former Ferguson Mayor Brian Fletcher is calling for Governor Jay Nixon to resign, saying more National Guard members should have been sent to...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Reverend Al Sharpton is calling for peaceful protests to express frustration over a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who killed an unarmed teen. Sharpton says those who reacted to Monday night's announcement with violence have soiled the...
(Ferguson, MO) -- On top of surveying damage and dealing with the threat of more violence, police in Ferguson, Missouri are now investigating a murder after the discovery of a body this morning. Investigators say a man was found dead inside a car close to the apartment complex...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Officials in the city of St. Louis say protests were mostly peaceful last night, but a few agitators did manage to corrupt some demonstrations following the announcement of a grand jury decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown. St. Louis Mayor Francis...
(Ferguson, MO) -- Police in the St. Louis area say the violence sweeping through Ferguson, Missouri is worse than the violence that followed the death of Michael Brown last summer. Violence broke out Monday night after a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who...
(Ferguson, MO) -- Protesters are ignoring Michael Brown's parents' repeated calls for peace after a grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson. Shortly after the grand jury decision was announced Monday night, the teenager's parents released a statement saying "We...
(New York, NY) -- The Reverend Al Sharpton is heading to Ferguson, Missouri today to stand with Michael Brown's family. He says while the grand jury decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson was a blow, it was expected. Sharpton's National Action Network will hold a...