Tag: violence

Demonstrations regarding Stockley verdict will take place in Clayton on Wednesday

Demonstrations protesting the acquittal of former St. Louis cop Jason Stockley will reach Clayton on Wednesday. The demonstrations will take place at Shaw Park starting at 5 p.m. and called for others to join at the park with various Facebook posts. During Tuesday’s interview with Chief Kevin Murphy of the Clayton Police Department, Murphy said the Clayton police are prepared for any demonstration and will support the environment for peaceful protesting. “We do take a […]

Ferguson vs. Stockley protests: How are Greitens’ campaign promises holding up?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – When Governor Eric Greitens was still on the campaign trail in 2016, Missourians wanted to know from the gubernatorial candidates just how they would handle a situation like that of Ferguson, one that dominated the news cycle in 2014. And speaking on the issue, then-Republican candidate Greitens told voters that if he were governor, he would have established a command presence in Ferguson and achieved “peace by the second night.” The […]