riots

January 9, 2021

Richard Barnett Arrested for Illegally Entering US Capitol Building

(STL.News) Richard Barnett, 60, of Gravette, Arkansas was arrested today in Bentonville, Arkansas on multiple criminal charges related to his alleged unlawful activities earlier this week at the U.S. Capitol Building where he was photographed with his feet up on a desk in the Speaker of the House of Representatives’...

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January 7, 2021

US Capitol Riots: How a Trump rally turned deadly

(STL.News) During a speech earlier in the day, President Trump had asked his supporters to march towards the Capitol in protest.  They breached the building while Congress was certifying Joe Biden’s win. Protesters made it all the way to the Senate floor and the office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....

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July 14, 2020

Riot Declared in North Portland July 13-14, 2020

Portland, OR (STL.News)  In the evening of Monday, July 13, 2020, a group of demonstrators gathered in Kenton Park at 8417 North Brandon Avenue and marched to the 1800 block of North Lombard Avenue where the Portland Police Association building is located. A group of several hundred blocked the street near the...

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June 7, 2020

Anti-racism protests held across Europe

(STL.News) Solidarity protests against racism have been held across Europe – including London.  For the second day in a row, thousands of people gathered outside the US embassy.  They are demanding an end to systemic racism and police brutality. Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports. YouTube courtesy of Al Jazeera News

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June 2, 2020

St Louis Mayor Krewson Orders Citywide Curfew

St Louis Mayor Krewson Orders Citywide Curfew to Protect Residents, Businesses, and Institutions On June 2, 2020 Mayor Lyda Krewson signed Executive Order 66 to establish a citywide curfew for the City of St. Louis ST. LOUIS, MO (STL.News) St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson today signed Executive Order 66 to...

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June 1, 2020

Colorado Governor Polis Statement on Demonstrations in Denver

DENVER, CO (STL.News) Colorado Governor Jared Polis released the following statement: “Friday’s demonstrations against the senseless killing of George Floyd and far too many innocent black Americans before him began as a peaceful day time protest and unfortunately shifted into disorder late into the evening.  It appears the disruptors that...

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June 1, 2020

Tennessee Governor Lee Mobilizes National Guard Across the State

Tennessee Governor Lee Mobilizes National Guard Across the State, Calls for Further Investigation into Nashville Unrest NASHVILLE, TN (STL.News) Following incidents of violence in downtown Nashville, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced today that the Tennessee National Guard will remain mobilized across the state and that the Department of Safety and...

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