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Protests outside St. Louis turned violent Wednesday night, with people lobbing Molotov cocktails at police. Officers responded ...
with smoke bombs and tear gas. (Aug. 14)
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SHOTLIST:KTVI: COURTESY KTVI FOX 2, EMBARGO ST. LOUISFerguson, Missouri - 13 August, 20141. Wide, night, big cloud of tear gas, some fireworks and nats of explosions2. Wide, police near armored vehicle3. Wide, police near bus stopSTORYLINE:Protests in the St. Louis suburb rocked by racial unrest since a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager to death turned violent Wednesday night, with some people lobbing Molotov cocktails and other objects at police who responded with smoke bombs and tear gas to disperse the crowd.Protesters were on the streets of Ferguson again Wednesday, facing heavily armed police who at time trained weapons on them from an armored truck.The situation became more tense after nightfall, with police ordering people to go home and then using smoke bombs and later tear gas after some people threw Molotov cocktails and other things at them. Most of the crowd then dispersed. Journalists who witnessed the events included an Associated Press photographer.