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More chaos, arrests in Ferguson protest
FERGUSON, Mo. (WKRC) -- Chaos resumed overnight Wednesday, August 20th, 2014, after a mostly peaceful evening of demonstrations Tuesday.
Despite a plea from officials for residents to stay indoors, many took to the streets once again to demand justice in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
It's become a familiar scene: overnight Wednesday, Ferguson Police charged a crowd of demonstrators...
They ordered everyone, including media, to leave the area immediately, and started arresting those who didn't.
The turn-around came after what started as peaceful demonstrations over the killing of Micheal Brown.
Some of the peaceful protesters formed a human chain between police officers in riot gear and those looking to stir up trouble.
Many took to the streets with arms raised, the now familiar 'hands up don't shoot' stance, indicating their argument that Brown was surrending when he was killed by white police officer Darren Wilson.
St. Louis Resident, Carrie Chambers' brought her young sons with her:
"It could have been him. We want justice. We want justice," said Chambers.
Calls for justice for Michael Brown have been drowned out by the chaos. In the past two days, County police have made over 50 arrests of people largely from outside the community.
Amid the tensions, Attorney General Eric Holder arrives Wednesday to meet with FBI and other officials investigating Brown's death.
In the Saint Louis Post-Dispatch - Holder writes: "Our investigation into this matter will be full , it will be fair, and it will be independent."
A grand jury could begin hearing evidence Wednesday to determine whether Wilson should be charged in Brown's death as his family prepares to lay him to rest.
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