Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Ferguson Rebellion Breaks Out Again; Buildings, Police Cars Burn
Fires burning in Ferguson during the night of Nov. 24-25, 2014.
Mandy Gambrell
10:35 PM, Nov 24, 2014

11:05 p.m. Central Time: Armored vehicles carrying S.W.A.T. members have arrived. likely due to the possibility of gunshots fired. Police confirm smoke used to clear crowd in beginning of rioting, but tear gas also being used.

11 p.m. CT: A storage facility is engulfed in flames. Police continue to use tear gas to clear crowds. CNN reports items inside a beauty salon on fire may be exploding. Because it is unclear whether the popping noises are those items or are gunshots, firefighters have vacated the salon, which continues to burn.

10:50 p.m. CT: At least three buildings were on fire, according to reporters in Ferguson.

10:30 p.m. CT: Fires continue, and while many protestors are still out in Ferguson, Missouri, reporters say the crowd has dwindled a bit. Some protestors are shouting profanity at police and members of the media. One building is engulfed in flames and is destroyed. CNN reports the building is a Little Caesars pizza restaurant.

10:20 p.m. CT: A beauty salon was on fire inside, and fire fighters were on scene. Police were looking on the roofs of buildings to make sure no one in on them. Reports indicate gunshots fired appear to have cleared the crowds a bit. Protests continue.

10:15 p.m. CT: More businesses appear to be vandalized, and car horns can be heard. At least two cars are on fire, according to CNN reporters. Crowds are chanting, "no justice, no peace." Looting continues. Law enforcement is pushing people out and asking them to leave the area.

10 p.m. CT: Ferguson stores are being looted. Some protestors may be heard chanting, "hands up, don't shoot." Elsewhere, a Washington Post reporter tweeted that about 2,300 people have gathered in front of the White House in Washington. D.C. and the crowd was chanting, "black lives matter." That protest appeared to remain peaceful.

9:50 p.m. CT: A woman appeared to be in cardiac arrest near the Ferguson police station where protest riots began occurring within the past hour. Police officers were still dispersing tear gas and shooting bean bags into the crowds.

9:45 p.m. CT: A car engulfed in flames near the Ferguson, Missouri police department may be a police cruiser. CNN Reporter Don Lemon reports hearing gunshots fired. Reporters are wearing bullet proof vests and gas masks, he said.

9:40 p.m. CT: Police are pushing down the street and car alarms sounding as crowds in Ferguson get more violent. A fire was seen in a trash can. "This night has turned quit violent," reported CNN.

9:30 p.m. CT: Protestors in Ferguson, Missouri were throwing rocks and attempting to overturn a police cruiser Monday night. Tear gas was released to attempt to disperse crowds following the announcement that a grand jury chose not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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