Category: Missouri

Ferguson Protests Shut Down I-70, Spur Mass Arrests for Civil Disobedience in St. Louis

Ferguson Protests Shut Down I-70, Spur Mass Arrests for Civil Disobedience in St. Louis

Ferguson is once again becoming a flashpoint between protesters and police officers on the 1 year anniversary of former Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson shooting and killing teenager Mike Brown. PINAC Correspondent Cassandra Fairbanks has been on the scene since this afternoon and live ...
PINAC Reporter Cassandra Fairbanks Live Streams Own Arrest While Covering Protests in St. Louis

PINAC Reporter Cassandra Fairbanks Live Streams Own Arrest While Covering Protests in St. Louis

PINAC's newest reporter, Cassandra Fairbanks, was arrested today covering the anti-police brutality protests in St. Louis, documenting her own arrest on the live streaming app Periscope. Fairbanks was on Interstate 70 video recording dozens of protesters who were shutting down traffic ...
St. Louis County Cops Shoot Man in Ferguson Before Turning on Man Recording Scene

St. Louis County Cops Shoot Man in Ferguson Before Turning on Man Recording Scene

Gunshots rang out in the midst of a press conference with interim Ferguson Police Chief Andre Anderson Sunday night as he was telling the media that police are trying their best to work with the community in respecting their rights, exactly one year after the shooting death of Michael Br ...
Two Journalists Arrested in Ferguson Receive Settlements While “Officer Go Fuck Yourself” Fights to Keep his Certification

Two Journalists Arrested in Ferguson Receive Settlements While “Officer Go Fuck Yourself” Fights to Keep his Certification

Two photojournalists arrested covering the protests in Ferguson last year, including one who photographed the infamous "Officer Go Fuck Yourself," agreed to settlements in which their cases will be dropped and their records expunged. But only one will receive financial remedies. Tr ...
St. Louis Police Tase Woman Protesting Against Police Violence

St. Louis Police Tase Woman Protesting Against Police Violence

A silent and peaceful protest against police violence in St. Louis ended with even more police violence when a woman recorded herself pleading with officers to stop hurting her as they tased her multiple times Friday evening for doing nothing more than walking down a sidewalk. The pro ...
St. Louis Police Shoot Deputy’s Wife Seven Times, Create False Narrative

St. Louis Police Shoot Deputy’s Wife Seven Times, Create False Narrative

The family of 39 year-old Jennifer Morgan-Tyra is outraged after St. Louis police pumped their loved one full of bullet holes last Friday evening, after witnesses say she dropped her firearm and was starting to raise her hands at the scene of a domestic disturbance. Shortly thereafter ...
Missouri Police Officer Tackles and Arrests Man Strolling Through Neighborhood for Not Providing ID (Updated)

Missouri Police Officer Tackles and Arrests Man Strolling Through Neighborhood for Not Providing ID (Updated)

A man taking a stroll through his neighborhood was tackled and arrested by a Missouri police officer when he refused to identify himself, even though the cop did not have a reasonable suspicion that he was involved in a crime. The incident took place in September in Breckenridge Hills ...
U.S. Congressman Introduces Legislation to Make Policing for Profit a Crime

U.S. Congressman Introduces Legislation to Make Policing for Profit a Crime

Last week, U.S. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver introduced a bill with the power to dramatically change law enforcement nationwide. The Missouri Congressmen's Fair Justice Act would ban criminal and traffic law enforcement activities motivated by revenue raising purposes as was revealed w ...
Cops Confiscate Phone as “Evidence” After Two Cops Shot in Ferguson, but Video Survives via Live Stream

Cops Confiscate Phone as “Evidence” After Two Cops Shot in Ferguson, but Video Survives via Live Stream

A wheelchair-bound live streamer said police confiscated her phone as "evidence" this morning after two cops were shot during a protest in Ferguson. But the footage ended up online, capturing the sounds of gunshots and what appears to be the cries of a man in pain, apparently one of t ...