Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The irresponsible and violent behavior of black Americans in Ferguson, Missouri

By JIM SALTER and DAVID A. LIEB (AP) 21 minutes ago

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's governor ordered more National Guardsmen into Ferguson on Tuesday to keep order after a night of violence over the grand jury decision in the police shooting of Michael Brown, as attorneys for the Brown family lashed out at the authorities' handling of the case.

Smoke billowed from the blackened shells of burned-out Ferguson businesses on Tuesday, and glass littered the sidewalks in front of stores whose display windows were smashed during the protests that erupted after it was announced that police Officer Darren Wilson wouldn't be indicted for killing Brown on Aug. 9.

Monday night's protests were far more destructive than any of those that followed Brown's death, with more than a dozen businesses badly damaged or destroyed. Authorities reported hearing hundreds of gunshots, which for a time prevented fire crews from fighting the flames.

There were 61 arrests in Ferguson overnight, many for burglary and trespassing, St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman said. There were 21 arrests in St. Louis, where protesters broke some store windows along South Grand Avenue, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay said.

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Ferguson businesses torched in overnight protests

Update, November 26, 2014:
Exclusive: Watch George Stephanopoulos' Full Interview With Police Officer Darren Wilson - 45:37

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