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  • Scattered violence mars otherwise peaceful protests in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. Demonstrators broke windows at Ferguson City Hall and tried to overturn and set fire to a police car late Tuesday, the second night of violence following Monday's announcement that there would be no criminal charges in the death of Michael Brown. Scattered confrontations with police and arrests were reported throughout the area.
  • Gov. Nixon beefs up National Guard presence in wake of criticism

    FERGUSON, Mo Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon facing criticism that he sent the state's National Guard to business corridors here too slowly to save them from being smashed, looted and burned pledged Tuesday to triple the number of guardsmen deployed in the St....

    Large crowds gather in Ferguson but without the mayhem of previous night

    FERGUSON, Mo. The streets of Ferguson were crowded but relatively calm Tuesday evening, with a heavier police presence tamping down violence and looting that had rocked the region the night before. On the second night after a grand jury infuriated many...

    Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets

    Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets
    Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Baltimore to voice frustration and solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., marching through downtown streets and shutting down the entrance to Interstate 83. At Morgan State University, students blocked...

    As Ferguson protests turn violent, mostly peaceful marches held across U.S.

    As Ferguson protests turn violent, mostly peaceful marches held across U.S.
    Protests spread across the United States late Tuesday and more than 2,000 National Guard troops were deployed in the St. Louis area to prevent a second night of rioting and looting after a grand jury declined to indict a white policeman in the fatal...