Hundreds gathered on the steps of Kirkwood City Hall in Missouri on Feb. 7. 2009 for a memorial marking the one year anniversary of the City Hall shootings The service included a prayer, choir and lighting candles for the victims.
More than 800 people marched in solidarity with the Occupy cause in downtown St. Louis on Nov. 17, 2011, which resulted in 14 arrests.
Cher Lowther of St. Louis gets carried away be police after arrests were mate at a sit-in at Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield in downtown St. Louis on Nov. 3, 2009. The sit-in was part of the Patients Not Profit campaign of the Mobilization for Health Care for All.
Sherry Blair of High Ridge, Mo., thanks Master Sgt. Victor Brewer of Columbia, Mo., for his services to his country on Nov. 12, 2009, at Faith Community Church in House Springs, Mo. Blair’s daughter, Cpt. Angie Pelant, has been in the army for 10 years and had just returned home.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright addresses questions from the audience at Webster University on Sept. 18, 2008. Former Missouri Governor Bob Holden joined her on stage during her speech that addressed concerns for the next U.S. President.
People gathered to protest Mexican ranchero singer Vincente Fernandez before a concert of his in Phoenix, Az. in June 10, 2011. The singer is sponsored by Budweiser, which is distributed by Hensley & Co., owned by Cindy McCain, wife of U.S. Senator John McCain who supports the controversial SB1070.
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., greets members of the crowd during the Obama rally in downtown St. Louis on Oct. 18, 2008. The rally drew over 100,000 people to gather under the arch for then-presidential candidate Barack Obama.
U.S. Senator Christopher “Kit” Bond, R-Mo., visits Webster University on April 16, 2010, to discuss “smart power” and how the use of this policy could help combat the threat of global terrorism.
President Jimmy Carter signs copies of his latest book, We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land, at the downtown location of Left Bank Books on Feb. 10, 2009.
Ivan Martin protests the war in Gaza on the steps of the Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis on Dec. 30, 2008.
A tree collapsed onto a home in Kirkwood, Mo., after strong thunderstorms on April 24, 2010.
Ken Klinkhardt hands his wife Barb her shoes while firefighters work to stabilize the couple’s home in Kirkwood, Mo., which caught fire when lightening struck during a storm on April 24, 2010.