Social media has been abuzz with pictures of rioting and looting in the Missouri town following the tragic police shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown last week.
Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency in Ferguson on Saturday — the site the where 18-year-old was killed by a police officer.
His death sparked several days of clashes with furious protesters.
As some locals robbed shops and protests grew, Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and curfew.
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