State and Regional News
Gov. Nixon orders the Missouri National Guard to begin systematically withdrawing from the City of Ferguson
ST. LOUIS COUNTY - Gov. Jay Nixon today ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin a systematic process of withdrawing from the City of Ferguson. The Missouri National Guard will coordinate with the Missouri State Highway Patrol in carrying out this order.
Troop I encourages safe travel over Labor Day weekend
Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer of Troop I, announces that two special enforcement operations will be implemented during the upcoming holiday weekend. The traffic crash counting period for the Labor Day weekend will begin at 6 p.m., on Friday, August 29, 2014, and will end at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, September 1, 2014.
• Guard’s mission limited in scope; tasked with protecting the Unified Command Center so law enforcement can protect peaceful protestors, citizens and property
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The following is a statement from Gov. Jay Nixon regarding the ongoing situation in Ferguson, MO:
Gov. Nixon declares state of emergency, puts curfew in place to protect public safety and security in Ferguson
FERGUSON, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and authorizing the Missouri State Highway Patrol to put in place a curfew within the City of Ferguson in order to protect public safety and security. Tonight, the curfew will begin at midnight and expire at 5 a.m.
Patrol urges safety during holiday weekend
Colonel Ronald Replogle, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds Missouri’s travelers to make safety part of their Labor Day weekend. Col. Replogle strongly urges the use of seat belts when traveling in any kind of vehicle and life jackets when on a Missouri lake, river, or stream.