PIX11 reporter Jay Dow and videographer Kenton Young will be reporting live from the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. Here are the latest updates.
As near as we can figure, State Rep. Tommie Pierson (D-66) claims police came to his church about protestors "illegally" sleeping there?
— Charles Jaco (@charlesjaco1) August 20, 2014
See the raw footage of a violent night of protests in Ferguson: http://pix11.com/tag/jay-in-ferguson/
For live feeds on the tense situation in Ferguson: http://feed.matthewkeys.net/cr-ferguson/#
Props to @kentonyng for bring you the pics & video that helped make this possible from #Ferguson
Some of these “peacekeepers” are not getting good grades from other residents for their #descalation techniques.
St. Louis police reportedly shot a man wielding a knife at a convenience store, according to PIX11 affiliate KTVI.
The shooting occurred just before 1 p.m. central time when authorities say the man tried to rob the 5-Star Market.
The store owner called police after getting into a dispute with the man.
The man allegedly refuse to drop the knife, then tried to attack police with it when he was shot and killed.
St. Louis police: recent shooting victim said "shoot me, kill me now," brandished knife
— Emma Roller (@emmaroller) August 19, 2014
A federal autopsy on Michael Brown was done Monday, but the Department of Justice will not release results — not even to his family — until a federal civil rights investigation is complete, law enforcement sources said. http://go.pix11.com/1qmF14C
Trayvon Martin’s mom pens letter to Michael Brown’s: http://go.pix11.com/1tdbXkJ
MSHP Capt. Johnson: “This nation is watching each and everyone one of us.”
MSNP Capt. Johnson: “We do not want to lose another life in this community.”
Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Johnson gives press briefing: http://fox2now.com/on-air/live-streaming-2/
It took us half an hour to go < 3 miles to our designated live spot. Not bc of traffic, bc of every single road block.
— Sonia Moghe (@soniamoghe) August 18, 2014
"Part of the ongoing challenge of perfecting our union has involved dealing with communities that feel left behind." —President Obama
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) August 18, 2014
President Obama will speak on the situation in Ferguson at 4p.m. today.
The family of Michael Brown’s attorney believes there is “ample” evidence for an arrest of Darren Wilson, who shot the unarmed teen.
ST LOUIS, MO – AUGUST 18: Shawn Parcells, a forensic pathologist who assisted in the autopsy of Michael Brown points to where a bullet hit the teenager as he stands near an autopsy diagram showing where all the gun shots hit the body as he speaks about the findings during a press conference at the Greater St. Marks Family Church on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
As Gov. Jay Nixon sends the Missouri National Guard into Ferguson Monday, saying in a statement: “Given these deliberate, coordinated and intensifying violent attacks on lives and property in Ferguson, I am directing the highly capable men and women of the Missouri National Guard … in restoring peace and order to this community.”
More on Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s decision to bring in the National Guard to ‘restore peace and order’ in Ferguson: http://go.pix11.com/1mb5qB3
Two civilians were shot as Ferguson protests began, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Johnson. He also said several businesses were looted or vandalized.
Demonstrations calmed down shortly before curfew, Johnson said.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed an executive order deploying National Guard troops to Ferguson.
According to a resident from St. Louis County, racial tension was building up for decades.
He offers a unique perspective on the matter: http://go.pix11.com/XtM0lz
Preliminary results from a private autopsy reveals that Michael Brown was shot six times, including twice in his head.
More on the report: http://go.pix11.com/1mZVHOf
The Rev. Al Sharpton spoke at the Greater St. Marks Family Church in Ferguson, saying he supports the curfew.
“We can use this moment to be better or be bitter,” he said.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has authorized a second autopsy on the body of Michael Brown. The autopsy will be performed by a federal medical examiner, Justice Department spokesman Brian Fallon said in a statement.