Update: Earl Ringo was pronounced dead at 12:31 a.m. CDT Wednesday. Neither the Supreme Court nor Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon stopped the scheduled execution.
The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer ignited tensions in Ferguson, Mo., and around the nation. Read coverage from the first eight days of unrest in Ferguson, Mo.
No “heads-up” from Missouri’s governor.
Protesters continued to gather, demanding justice for the unarmed 18-year-old who was killed by police on Saturday. Under the command of Capt. Ron Johnson, however, military-style police equipment, tear gas and rubber bullets were absent from the St. Louis suburb as evening fell.
The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer ignited tensions in Ferguson, Mo., and around the nation. Continued coverage here.
The governor of Missouri will speak on the shooting of Michael Brown and the ensuing unrest.
On Twitter, Missouri’s Democratic governor, Jay Nixon, calls for calm in Ferguson.