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Ferguson protesters take battle to St. Louis-area malls
Ferguson protesters take battle to St. Louis-area malls

After several days of calm in this region, more than 100 demonstrators gathered at the Galleria Mall in St. Louis at midday Friday, restarting protests over a grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Many of the stores abruptly closed their doors during the nearly two-hour protest, temporarily trapping employees and shoppers inside on Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Some employees began chanting along with the demonstrators, “hands up, don't shoot,” the phrase heard through weeks of sometimes violent protests that rocked this area after Ferguson Police Officer Darren...

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