Afternoon Lede Check – 8.14.14

Highway patrol to lead security in Ferguson, Mo. (The Washington Post). Obama scolds police in Missouri: Must be held to ‘higher standard’ (NBC4). Howard University Grad Shot in Ferguson, Missouri (NBC4).

From WaPo to WJLA, here are the stories that are leading your homepages today, after the jump…

The Washington Post: Highway patrol to lead security in Ferguson, Mo.

USA Today: Highway Patrol to take control of security in embattled Ferguson

POLITICO: Obama on Ferguson: ‘Now is the time for peace’

The HillHighway patrol to take over from local police in Ferguson

Roll Call: In Wake of Ferguson, New Focus on Civil Rights, Militarized Cops

Daily Caller: Solution: Martial Law – Congressman Wants Obama To Suspend Ordinary Laws In Ferguson

The Washington TimesObama scolds police in Missouri: Must be held to ‘higher standard’

National Journal: How Police Are Keeping Journalists From Doing Their Jobs in Ferguson

Washington Examiner: Obama faces growing criticism of program giving cops grenade launchers

Huffington Post Politics: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – IT’S PERFECTLY LEGAL TO FILM THE COPS

WTOP: Obama: ‘No excuse for excessive force’

ABC 7: President Obama concerned about Ferguson, Missouri violence; says U.S. broke Iraq militants’ mountain siege

NBC 4: Howard University Grad Shot in Ferguson, Missouri

CBS 9: Prosecution rests in McDonnell corruption trial

Fox 5: 1 arrest made in 3-year-old’s murder, but search continues for shooter