State of emergency in Ferguson, Missouri, extended 24 hours

By REUTERS
August 13, 2015 23:17

The government of St. Louis County extended for 24 hours the state of emergency in Ferguson, Missouri, which has been the scene of protests a year after an unarmed black teenager was killed by a white police officer.

County Executive Steve Stenger extended the state of emergency in the suburb of the city of St. Louis through at least Friday, said his spokeswoman, Allison Blood.


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