St. Louis

News > St. Louis > Governor: Missouri Highway Patrol Taking Over Security In Ferguson

Governor: Missouri Highway Patrol Taking Over Security In Ferguson

(Ferguson, MO) -- Missouri's governor says the state's highway patrol is taking over security in Ferguson.
Governor Jay Nixon's announcement came after four straight nights of violent protests following Saturday's fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Earlier, President Obama criticized Ferguson police for using excessive force against peaceful protesters.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says a different law enforcement agency is now handling security in Ferguson. Nixon says people in Ferguson should notice the difference when the Missouri Highway Patrol takes over the security operation. Play Clip

St. Louis

(Ferguson, MO) -- The chief of police in Ferguson, Missouri isn't saying much about a federal Justice Department...
(Ferguson, MO) -- The parents of Michael Brown are planning to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Their teenage son...
(St. Louis County, MO) -- A Hazelwood woman has confessed to driving drunk when she struck and killed a retired...
(St. Louis, MO) -- A substitute teacher in the Rockwood School District has been charged with child porn. Police...
(St. Louis, MO) -- A St. Louis couple has been charged with robbing a local Family Dollar store at gunpoint for...