State of Emergency Declared After Violence in Ferguson, Missouri


VOA News Officials in the central U.S. state of Missouri declared a state of emergency Monday, in the embattled city of Ferguson, hours after violence erupted on the first anniversary of the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer. St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger declared the emergency after prosecutors filed 10 charges against an 18-year-old suspect accused of shooting at an unmarked police car late Sunday before four officers returned fire and critically wounded him. “The recent acts of violence will not be tolerated in a community that has worked so tirelessly over the last year to rebuild and…

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