Politics

Of 163 arrests since shooting, 7 from Ferguson

11 a.m. August 21

FERGUSON, Mo — Unrest in Ferguson since Michael Brown’s death has resulted in 163 arrests in the area where protesters have gathered nightly, and although the majority of those arrested are Missourians just seven live in the St. Louis suburb where the shooting occurred, authorities said Thursday.

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Clark County nixes survey on fireworks changes

8:21 p.m. August 20
Commissioner Madore fears results may be skewed

Clark County Commissioner David Madore said Wednesday that he no longer supports using an online survey to gather feedback about possible changes to the county's fireworks ordinance for unincorporated areas, out of fear that people could skew the results by voting multiple times.

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Perry presses for greater U.S. involvement in Iraq

11:53 a.m. August 21
Texas governor is 'confident' in his court case

WASHINGTON — Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he's confident in his case as he faces two felony indictments on coercion and official oppression charges.