A demonstrator marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown participates in a protest on West Florissant Avenue on on Tuesday night  in Ferguson, Missouri. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over last year’s police killing of an unarmed black teenager ended peacefully on Wednesday morning, law enforcement of(...)

Members of the Oath Keepers in Ferguson on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Four civilians carrying automatic rifles and sidearms patrolled a riot-torn street in Ferguson, Missouri, early Tuesday, saying they were there to pr(...)

Police detain a protester in Ferguson on Monday. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters

Police in riot gear contained roughly 200 protesters who had gathered in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri on Monday to mark the anniversary of the po(...)

St Louis County Police and Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers stand guard as protesters march on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri. Photograph: Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images.

St Louis County police officers shot and critically injured a man who fired at them in Ferguson late on Sunday night, said authorities, setting this r(...)

Courtney Palmer, cousin of Antonio Martin, an armed man fatally shot by police late on Tuesday, kneels with her family in front of a memorial at the site of the shooting in Berkeley, Missouri. Photograph: Kate Munsch/Reuters
St Louis protests after police shooting
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  • December 25, 2014, 12:59

Protests flared into early Thursday in the St Louis suburb where a white policeman fatally shot a black man who allegedly brandished a gun at a gas st(...)

St Louis Rams players hold their hands in the air  in a gesture of solidarity with protesters over the shooting of black teenager Michael Brown. Photograph: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images

The repercussions from last week’s grand jury decision not to charge a white police officer over the August 9th shooting of an unarmed black teena(...)

Police confront demonstrators outside the police station in Ferguson, Missouri. The area has been struggling to return to normal since the August 9th shooting of Michael Brown. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Demonstrators shut down a shopping mall near Ferguson, Missouri, at the start of the holiday shopping season as protests over the killing of an unarm(...)

Protesters demonstrate in front of the Ferguson police headquarters after an  black teenager was shot by a police officer. Photograph: New York Times

There was rioting and looting in the town of Ferguson, Missouri last night as protests over the killing of a black teenager by a police officer turned(...)