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It wasn’t all violence near the Ferguson QuikTrip on Wednesday. While the sun was still up, gospel singers invaded the street in front of the burned-out gas station.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon spoke during a news conference Thursday afternoon, addressing the ongoing unrest in Ferguson after the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer.
Ferguson police chief Tom Jackson began a 3 p.m. news conference Wednesday by saying there were no updates on the Michael Brown case, but he was then peppered with questions from reporters.
The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department released the link to a surveillance video depicting subjects wanted for a burglary that occurred just before midnight Monday at Shoe Carnival, 3503 Bamberger.
On Aug. 9, 18-year-old Michael Brown, a recent high school graduate about to start college, was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer. Brown was unarmed.
The president says the Department of Justice is investigating the situation along with local officials.
The internet hacker group that calls itself “Anonymous” also is speaking out on the Michael Brown case – making a threat to harm local police data bases if they mishandle the protests.
At QuikTrip, a young worker recalls hearing yells of “We’re in!” as the store was looted.
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