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Columnist On Michael Brown: ‘Darren Wilson Had To Put This Animal Down’

Karoli picks it up from TPM. The frustration from Charleston Daily Mail‘s editor and publisher Brad McElhinny was clear when TPM reach him by phone on Tuesday afternoon. “I’ve had better days,” he said. His exasperation was understandable. On Saturday, Don Surber, the West Virginia paper’s lone editorial columnist, took to his personal blog to [...]

City officials want to reform the Ferguson, Missouri police department, and likely means the chief is about to resign. Under the proposed plan, after Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson leaves, city leadership would ask the St. Louis County police chief to take over management of Ferguson’s police force. The announcement could come as soon as [...]

Due to Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed an unarmed teenager, missing court appearances after gong into hiding, a half of dozen felony cases are to be dismissed, or have been already. The Associated Press reports: A review by county prosecutors of drug arrests involving the Ferguson police officer who killed [...]

A number of cases are being dismissed because Ferguson, MO cop Darren Wilson is a no-show. Wilson is looking to avoid the media and the public—he has not been seen since August 9—but his absence is starting to impact the job he left behind. It’s now being reported that a total of six criminal cases [...]

An Open Carry group marched today in St. Louis, with the full intention of being being given a citation in order to take their case to court, thus ridding the state of any implementation of gun sense laws. The group takes issue with a bill which they feel (but they aren’t sure) suggests that carrying [...]

After 70 days of protests, Ferguson demonstrators gathered outside the St. Louis County Police Headquarters in Clayton Wednesday afternoon, saying they came to express their democratic voice on the, “National Day Against Police Brutality.” The protesters had plans to speak at a scheduled public meeting of the St. Louis County Police Commission, but it was [...]

A Missouri state senator was arrested Monday night in Ferguson, Missouri in the latest round of protests over the police killing of an unarmed black teenager, NBC reports. Jamilah Nasheed, a Democratic State Senator from St. Louis, was arrested outside the police station for walking and standing in the street in violation of a city [...]

One of the big pieces of “news” that dominated this weekend was a New York Times report on Officer Darren Wilson’s account of the Michael Brown killing that was only slightly more fair and credible than right-wing radio host Dana Loesch’s August interview with an anonymous “friend” of Wilson’s. At least Loesh got a first name, [...]

Rams fans and Ferguson protesters clashed on Sunday afternoon outside the Edward Jones Dome after the Rams secured a victory over the visiting Seattle Seahawks, according to a St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter who witnessed the incident. The situation escalated when one of the fans spit on one of the protesters. A fan tried to take [...]

Police officer, Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on Aug. 9, told investigators that he feared for his life during the encounter and was pinned down in his police car during a struggle for his gun, The New York Times reported Friday. The St. Louis suburb witnessed weeks of protests, which [...]

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