QuikTrip

Volunteers clean up debris on the parking lot of a QuikTrip gas station after demonstrators looted and set fire to the building when a candlelight vigil became violent in Ferguson, Missouri on August 11, 2014. People are protesting the police shooting of the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown on August 9, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Urban League’s Save Our Sons Has Some Asking, What About Our Daughters?

McGhee readily agrees that African-American boys need what she calls a “sacred space” with consistent mentoring, but she’s quick to add that we can’t alienate girls.

03/19/2015

Volunteers clean up debris on the parking lot of a QuikTrip gas station after demonstrators looted and set fire to the building when a candlelight vigil became violent in Ferguson, Missouri on August 11, 2014. People are protesting the police shooting of the unarmed black teenager Michael Brown on August 9, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Burned-Out Ferguson QuikTrip to Be Transformed Into Job Center

“It served as a symbol of what had transpired,” says Urban League President and CEO Mike McMillan. “It is our goal to take it into a phoenix rising from the ashes, so that we will then transform what was a tragedy and turn it into a triumph.”

03/17/2015

Looters in Ferguson set fire to a QuikTrip. (Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Destroyed Ferguson QuikTrip Will Not Be Rebuilt

The burned-out Ferguson QuikTrip that was destroyed during unrest following the shooting death of Michael Brown will not be rebuilt at the site – it will instead be donated to the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis.

03/13/2015

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 13:  Demonstrators march through the streets  on October 13, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. The St. Louis area has been struggling to heal since riots erupted following the August 9, killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in suburban Ferguson. Another teenager, Vonderrit Myers Jr., Was killed by a St. Louis police officer on October 8.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Some St. Louis Arrests at Brown Shooting Protests

Officers arrested 17 protesters and used pepper spray to subdue some of them Sunday in a St. Louis neighborhood.

10/12/2014

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Has Ferguson Unrest Hurt Business Recruitment?

Rebecca Zoll, CEO of North County Inc. Regional Development Association, says she can’t name them, but a business owner plans to open in Fergson within 30 to 60 days.

09/15/2014

Protestors remain in the street after the 12 a.m. curfew in Ferguson on August 16. Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Police: All Demonstrations in Ferguson Must Be Walking

A new order from police Monday for the crowds gathering in Ferguson: Keep it moving.

08/18/2014

Capt. Ronald Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, who was appointed by the governor to take control of security operations in the city of Ferguson, speaks at an event at the Greater Grace Church by first apologizing to Michael Brown's family on Aug. 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Capt. Johnson: Michael Brown Is ‘Going To Make It Better For Our Sons To Be Better Black Men’

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has called out the National Guard after another night of trouble in Ferguson, Missouri.

08/18/2014

Gospel music is played during protests in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Gospel Singers, Pastors, Preachers Try to Bring Peace to Ferguson

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.

08/14/2014

Michael Brown Jr. (UPI/handout)

TIMELINE: The Death of Michael Brown and Unrest in Ferguson

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.

08/12/2014

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Police Investigate Berkeley Homicide

Authorities have taken into custody two suspects in the shooting of man who sought help at a gas station before dying.

04/29/2013

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