Ferguson Police Ask Residents to Self-Enforce Protest Curfew

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Aug. 13 2014 1:48 PM

Ferguson Police Ask Residents to Self-Enforce Protest Curfew

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A protester in Ferguson, Missouri, on Tuesday night.

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The Ferguson, Missouri, police department has issued a statement about the unrest that has followed the killing of Michael Brown:

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Ferguson police via Wesley Lowery

In addition to looting and property destruction on Sunday night, authorities allege that protesters have thrown rocks and bottles and fired shots at police helicopters.

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In other Ferguson news, a lawyer for Dorian Johnson—the man who says he was with Brown when Brown was shot—says Johnson will meet with the FBI and prosecutors today.

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