St. Louis St. Louis

The Edge (from left), Bono and Larry Mullen Jr. of rock band U2 will not be bringing their The Joshua Tree World Tour to St. Louis this weekend amid security concerns. Andrew Chin/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Andrew Chin/Getty Images

Protesters gather outside the courthouse in downtown St. Louis on Friday, after a judge found a white former St. Louis police officer, Jason Stockley, not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a black man, Anthony Lamar Smith, who was shot after a high-speed chase in 2011. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Jeff Roberson/AP

The Newlife Missionary Baptist Church in north St. Louis as it sits with the front burned on Tuesday. A fire damaged the front doors, siding and an entrance to the small predominantly Africian-American church. Bill Greenblatt/UPI /Landov hide caption

toggle caption
Bill Greenblatt/UPI /Landov

Members of the Ferguson Commission, including co-chairman Starsky Wilson (second from right), listen at a recent hearing. After months of deliberation, the commission is releasing a report laying bare racial and economic inequalities in the St. Louis region, and calling for change. Jason Rosenbaum/St. Louis Public Radio hide caption

toggle caption
Jason Rosenbaum/St. Louis Public Radio

Ferguson Commission Shines Light On Racially Divided St. Louis

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/440139685/440173582" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Firefighters attempt to put out a fire at an abandoned building with the protection of St. Louis City Police in St. Louis, on Thursday. Lawrence Bryant /Reuters /Landov hide caption

toggle caption
Lawrence Bryant /Reuters /Landov

Surveillance video shows a scene leading up to a police officer shooting and killing an armed man at a gas station in Berkeley, Mo. The St. Louis County Police Department is investigating the case, in which an 18-year-old man died. Reuters/Landov hide caption

toggle caption
Reuters/Landov

Lesley McSpadden (wearing sunglasses), the mother of Michael Brown, reacts as she listens to the announcement of the grand jury's decision in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday. The panel found there was no probable cause to indict police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Brown. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Charlie Riedel/AP

Ferguson Jury: No Charges For Officer In Michael Brown's Death

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/366370100/366435849" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Vincent Flewellen leads a lesson on Ferguson during his eighth-grade multicultural studies course at Ladue Middle School. Tim Lloyd/St. Louis Public Radio hide caption

toggle caption
Tim Lloyd/St. Louis Public Radio

Some St. Louis Teachers Address Ferguson With Lessons On Race

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/359323899/359632785" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Protesters walk on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Mo., on Tuesday. Protests have been going on for more than a week after the police shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown. Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images

NPR's Tom Bowman Reports On Pentagon Statements For Newscast

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/341724764/341731527" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

People raise their arms while chanting, "Hands up. Don't shoot," near where St. Louis police say officers shot and killed a 23-year-old man who was wielding a knife and refused to drop it on Tuesday. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Joe Raedle/Getty Images