Still No Headstone For Michael Brown

St. Louis County, MO  (KTRS)  It’s been more than a year since the death of Michael Brown and the final resting place of the Black Lives Matter movement icon still doesn’t have a headstone. Instead, the grave at St. Peter’s Cemetery is marked only by the letters “MB” spray-painted in orange on a concrete footing…

Ferguson announces hiring of new city manager

( KTRS ) The city Ferguson has announced the hiring of a new city manager. According to a statement, released late Tuesday night, the city council chose De’Carlon Seewood. Seewood will fill the vacancy created when former City Manager John Shaw resigned in March following a scathing report by the U.S. Department of Justice over racial profiling…

Man, 19, accused in connection with Ferguson-related looting

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) – A St. Louis County 19-year-old is accused of assisting in the looting that followed a grand jury’s decision a year ago not to indict a Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that prosecutors have charged Ithamar Trotter with second-degree burglary. Authorities allege Trotter…

Civic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis civic group that promotes downtown businesses has told its members that the grand jury considering charges in the Ferguson police shooting case hasn’t reached a decision. Downtown STL Inc. told members in an email Saturday that the grand jury will reconvene Monday to continue deliberating whether charges are…