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Dawn reveals smoldering aftermath of Ferguson riots

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 00:58

The remains of a dozen stores are still smoking after a night of protest against the Michael Brown grand jury verdict in Ferguson. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The St. Louis area braced for another day of protests on Tuesday after a grand jury cleared a white police officer in the fatal August shooting of an unarmed black teenager, sparking a night of violent and racially charged rioting. About a dozen buildings in suburban Ferguson, Missouri, burned overnight and police fired tear gas and flash-bang canisters at protesters, said St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar. Sixty-one people were arrested, police said. Although no serious injuries were reported, Belmar said the rioting on Monday night and early Tuesday morning was "much worse" than the disturbances that erupted in the immediate aftermath of the shooting of Michael Brown, 18, by police officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9.

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Dawn reveals smoldering aftermath of Ferguson riots

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 00:58