Since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the streets of Ferguson, MO have been tense. That hasn't stop demonstrators from seeking answers and justice.More >>
Since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, the streets of Ferguson, MO have been tense. That hasn't stop demonstrators from seeking answers and justice. The following images show the protests in the unrest city.
Since Brown's death on Aug. 9, the following days have seen riots and looting on Sunday, and protests throughout the week, including nighttime protests where citizens in the street were met with warnings to go home, followed by canisters of tear gas, ear-piercing sirens and rubber bullets.
The fourth day of unrest in Ferguson, MO included the arrests of two reporters, Ryan Reilly of The Huffington Post and Wesley Lowrey of The Washington Post after police forcibly removed them from a McDonald's near the areas of protests. St. Louis Alderman Antonio French was held in jail after being arrested on Wednesday night.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced that the Missouri State Patrol would take over securing the streets of Ferguson, beginning Thursday. Meanwhile, the FBI and the Department of Justice have begun paralleled investigations to the one being conducted by the St. Louis Police Department.