The QuikTrip that burned during the rioting has been torn down, and hundreds of volunteers recently fanned out to pick up trash and pull weeds around the city. But other businesses that were destroyed are still in shambles, and plywood boards still protect windows a year later.
A department investigation being released this morning accuses the court of treating blacks more harshly than whites, denying youths their constitutional rights, and coercing confessions.
St. Louis gets good marks for stability and affordability, but low marks for racial disparity in the latest report from the East-West Gateway Council of Governments.
A hearing is scheduled for a former St. Louis County Police lieutenant fired over accusations he ordered officers to target African-Americans.
St. Louis County officials say they are ready to step up and do what is needed as a result of the DOJ’s findings on the Ferguson police and court system.
The U.S. Department of Justice is not expected to be kind to Ferguson police in it’s final report on the department.
A University of Missouri – St. Louis researcher says emotions aside, the number of black youth who have been fatally shot by white police officers has been fairly low in recent years.
A new report on racial disparity in the St. Louis area shows not much has changed in the last 20 years. According to the report released this morning, St. Louis is the sixth most segregated city in the U.S.
POLL: Two in Three Americans Don’t Know Enough to Say Whether Shooting of Michael Brown Was Warranted
Fifty-nine percent of Americans – including 67 percent of whites but just 43 percent of blacks – think the protesters’ actions have gone too far, according to a new CBS News/New York Times poll.
Rate of disparity for African-American drivers rises slightly in 2011.