Yeah, it's down near where that convenience store was before it was burned down nine days ago after the shooting of Mike Brown. There was obviously was a stand-off between protesters who were provoking the police, the militarized police, and they put up barricades in the street and it seemed like the tipping points came when one young person held up a "do not enter" sign and stood in the middle of the road challenging defiantly the presence of the police and then somebody threw a bottle.And that prompted chaos.
Mon Aug 18, 2014 at 9:43 PM PT: Good question. (And apparently the massive police presence is preventing a lot of people from getting back to their homes.)
Mon Aug 18, 2014 at 9:52 PM PT: CNN now showing a number of protesters being arrested, reportedly for kneeling in the street with their hands up, chanting, "It's our street, it's our hood, we're not leaving."
Mon Aug 18, 2014 at 11:18 PM PT: Pathetic.
Mon Aug 18, 2014 at 11:42 PM PT: At the end of the night: