Tensions rise in Ferguson, Mo., as angry anti-police protests intensify

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http://twitter.com/#!/AntonioFrench/status/498605022624890880 As Twitchy reported earlier today, protesters in Ferguson, Mo., are taking to the streets to show their anger about the shooting of an unarmed black teenager named Mike Brown. St. Louis alderman Antonio French, whose tweets we featured in our earlier post, says tensions are rising this evening, and the situation is becoming more volatile. His description of the Vine video above says, “People are blocking […]

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‘Moral Mobday’: Ferguson area Walmarts targeted for protests, evacuated

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http://twitter.com/#!/akacharleswade/status/521856147142479872 #FergusonOctober protests continued Monday with a #MoralMondays Day of Civil Disobedience, which led demonstrators into at least three Ferguson-area Walmart stores to draw attention to the shooting death of John Crawford III in an Ohio Walmart in August. Police say Crawford was waving an air rifle inside the store and ignored their commands to drop his weapon and […]

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‘Are you out of your mind?’ Rep. John Lewis calls for martial law in Ferguson

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http://twitter.com/#!/lachlan/status/499958425900834816 President Obama is speaking today on the situation in Ferguson, and Rep. John Lewis has already put in a request: http://twitter.com/#!/mikememoli/status/499957302175465472 http://twitter.com/#!/aseitzwald/status/499957860739350529 What could go wrong? http://twitter.com/#!/sunnyright/status/499958140612640769 http://twitter.com/#!/EdMorrissey/status/499958079602319361 http://twitter.com/#!/allahpundit/status/499959198902267905 *** Update: President Obama has concluded his brief remarks. No mention of martial law. Tough break, Rep. Lewis. Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/08/14/are-you-out-of-your-mind-rep-john-lewis-calls-for-martial-law-in-ferguson/

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WH claims Obama briefed on Ferguson after ‘hug summit’: How did it happen? Like this

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http://twitter.com/#!/AprilDRyan/status/499771427713982464 Well, then. All is hunky-dory! White House deputy press secretary Eric Schultz also claimed that Obama was briefed on Ferguson after the hurl-worthy “hug summit” in Martha’s Vineyard. How was he briefed? We think we know the answer: http://twitter.com/#!/derekahunter/status/499786704606494720 O-Bam! Remember, President Know-Nothing has claimed that he only finds out about whatever is going […]

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Report: Police move in as protesters begin throwing bottles in Ferguson

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http://twitter.com/#!/Yamiche/status/501561889173020672 With the curfew lifted, protesters who had been directed to stick to the sidewalks and keep moving clogged the streets Monday night and reportedly threw bottles and other objects at police. http://twitter.com/#!/jonswaine/status/501561562956460032 "This is our city!" "Crooked ass cops!" "Eff the police!" http://t.co/rsiPxG8Dxa— Trymaine Lee (@trymainelee) August 19, 2014 http://twitter.com/#!/ShimonPro/status/501561456077594624 http://twitter.com/#!/neiLmunshi/status/501562648140718081 http://twitter.com/#!/ShimonPro/status/501563582820384768 http://twitter.com/#!/Yamiche/status/501564797675372544 http://twitter.com/#!/keithboykin/status/501567040734638080 […]

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‘Ready to jam’: #Ferguson heats up again Friday night; cops with flash bombs

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http://twitter.com/#!/alanblinder/status/500516822463303680 http://twitter.com/#!/blackink12/status/500523604631515137 Here we go again. After a small respite, things heated up once more in Ferguson. This is what late Friday night looked and sounded like: http://twitter.com/#!/michaelcalhoun/status/500508138697936897 http://twitter.com/#!/KoranAddo/status/500509489599352832 “Instigators” on scene: http://twitter.com/#!/yeahbuddy81/status/500519404153495554 http://twitter.com/#!/AntonioFrench/status/500515292343463936 http://twitter.com/#!/AntonioFrench/status/500519687965655041 Long night…and morning ahead: http://twitter.com/#!/ToluseO/status/500519466707730432 As of 2 a.m. Eastern: http://twitter.com/#!/AmyKNelson/status/500513879550885889 http://twitter.com/#!/blackink12/status/500520455967481858 http://twitter.com/#!/blackink12/status/500522959627251713 Previous Twitchy coverage of Ferguson. Read more: […]

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St. Louis alderman tweets from protest over #MikeBrown shooting

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http://twitter.com/#!/AntonioFrench/status/498512628617314304 Yesterday afternoon, police in Ferguson, Missouri, allegedly shot and killed unarmed teenager Mike Brown. Local media reported: The St. Charles County Police Department held a press conference Sunday morning where they stated Brown was shot “more than just a couple of times” by a 6-year member of the Ferguson Police department. The incident happened […]

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Viewer calls child protective services on Ferguson live-streamer

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http://twitter.com/#!/YancyFaith/status/525449962675777536 As if the situation in Ferguson hasn’t been crazy enough, Bella Eiko,who has been live-streaming her protest activities is being called out for neglecting her baby while she broadcasts from the streets of Ferguson. Some viewers of her stream claim to have seen her return to her car to find a crying baby inside and […]

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‘Burn it down!’ Looters break into Ferguson, Mo., beauty supply shop

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http://twitter.com/#!/mattdpearce/status/514600727981727745 It looks like it’s time for some more looting and perhaps some arson in Ferguson, Mo., where a makeshift Michael Brown memorial burned earlier today. Large group of people in the middle of West Florissant. — Antonio French (@AntonioFrench) September 24, 2014 Looting resumes in #Ferguson. #MikeBrown pic.twitter.com/NjboOe8YjO — Robert Cohen (@kodacohen) September 24, 2014 […]

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