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As Ferguson anger simmers, protests in other cities are more peaceful
As Ferguson anger simmers, protests in other cities are more peaceful

Protests unfolded in major cities across the nation Tuesday night as more than 2,000 National Guard troops and hundreds of police officers converged in the St. Louis area to guard against the vandalism, arson and looting that erupted in suburban Ferguson a night earlier. Elsewhere, the demonstrations responding to a grand jury's refusal to indict white police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of an unarmed black man, Michael Brown, were largely peaceful. But as the night wore on in Ferguson, the mood turned ugly. A crowd of about 200 gathered outside the Ferguson Police Department headquarters, where some chanted, “No justice, no peace.” At times they moved...

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