Live Blog: 31 Arrested, 2 Shot, Police Under Attack in Ferguson
9 p.m. - Scott Olson, the Getty Images photographer who was arrested, is now free.
I just spoke to my dad, Scott Olson. He's out of jail and said "looks like protests are kicking up. I'm going back to work." #Ferguson— Justin (@JJMerrif) August 19, 2014
So far, protesters marching up and down West Florissant Avenue are calm, peaceful and wary, says Riverfront Times reporter Danny Wicentowski. Demonstrators, including parents with children, are walking on the sidewalks or gathering in parking lots, and "it looks like the cops are letting people do their thing," he says.
We may be in turmoil, y'all, but this is still the Lou.
Nelly to #ferguson protestors: "We can't overreact." Says showing destruction is working backwards.— Amanda Terkel (@aterkel) August 19, 2014
Lot of people seriously unimpressed with Nelly. "You got options," he tells crowd. "YOU got options - you're rich," a guy shouts back.— Jon Swaine (@jonswaine) August 19, 2014
I could stomach the looting and arson, but it's time to ask ourselves if it's worth living in a world that is unimpressed with Nelly.— Matt Sebek (@MattSebek) August 19, 2014
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