The images were reminiscent of a war zone: Helmeted officers pointing weapons from armored trucks, flash grenades lighting the night sky and tear gas exploding in crowded streets.
Nearly jubilant mood reins in Ferguson after Highway Patrol takes over security.
Anonymous has released on Twitter the name of the Ferguson police officer they say fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown last weekend.
Police Use Tear Gas, Smoke Bombs To Repel Crowds Who Threw Molotov Cocktails During Violent Protests
Police used tear gas and smoke bombs to repel crowds who threw Molotov cocktails during another violent night on the streets of a St. Louis suburb in the wake of the shooting of the unarmed 18-year old Michael Brown.
The police department in a St. Louis suburb where a man was shot and killed by a police officer is asking protesters to gather only during daylight.
Police in St. Louis County say an officer shot and critically wounded a suspect early Wednesday near Ferguson, the suburb of the city of St. Louis where a fatal weekend police shooting sparked two nights of violent protests, reports CBS St. Louis affiliate KMOV-TV.
Reginald Williams was sentenced to 240 months on multiple charges involving the interstate transportation of two minors with the intent to engage in prostitution.
The parents of slain suburban St. Louis teen Michael Brown appeared at a news conference in tears and demanding justice in the wake of the shooting Saturday that sparked vigils and demonstrations where thousands marched and prompted a federal investigation.
Police made up to 15 arrests, and most of the unrest was quieted by midnight.
Jacobi Staples, 21, of St. Louis, admitted to misusing customer’s credit cards while a cashier at Sam’s Club in Maplewood.