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31 arrested in Ferguson unrest, some from California, officer says
31 arrested in Ferguson unrest, some from California, officer says

As another night of peaceful protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man devolved into confrontation and confusion, the Missouri State Highway Patrol officer in charge of law enforcement in this St. Louis suburb said 31 people had been arrested as of 2 a.m. Tuesday, some from as far away as California and New York.  The arrests underscore that outsiders are making trouble during the demonstrations that have followed the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, 18, by a Ferguson police officer, Capt. Ron Johnson said at a news briefing. At one point, he said: "Our officers came under heavy gunfire” but did not fire a single bullet.  “This was not an...

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