Ferguson Commission Set To Disband

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  The charge of the Ferguson Commission is coming to an end. The Commission is set to disband on Thursday December 31st. The work will continue through the partnership of Focus St. Louis and former Ferguson Commission members and staff. This transition is entitled “Forward Through Ferguson Design.” Back in November of 2014,…

AP: Ferguson, Justice Department close to agreement

WASHINGTON (AP) – A person familiar with the matter says the Justice Department is close to an agreement with the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, about making widespread changes within the agency. Such an overhaul could avert a civil rights lawsuit that federal officials have the option to bring against departments that resist changing their…

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…