As Twitchy reported, tensions escalated in Ferguson, Mo., as people took to the streets in anti-police protests over the shooting of a black teenager named Mike Brown. The protests turned violent with riots and looting.

Where is President Obama?!/KatMcKinley/status/498680116038631425!/StLouisAmerican/status/498497783088046081

Be careful what you wish for. Twitter users have some predictions about what oh-so-brilliant statement Obama will offer up.!/redsteeze/status/498727275563864064!/exjon/status/498713765421252608

Laugh or cry? We say both.


Bogus rumor: Column of tanks headed to Ferguson, Mo.

Hapless rioters attempt to shatter bus stop shelter with a trash can [Vine video]

‘And the riots have started’: Protest escalates in Ferguson Mo. [pics, Vine, video]; Updated: Looting, vandalism, violence

New Black Panthers reportedly at protest, riots in Ferguson, Mo. [pics, Vine video]

Now someone is shooting at Ferguson, Mo., police

‘Breaking Bad style’: Ferguson, Mo., looters load ATM onto truck

Tensions rise in Ferguson, Mo., as angry anti-police protests intensify [Vine video]

‘F*ck the police’: ‘Disturbed’ online protesters want #JusticeForMikeBrown

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