(FOX19) - Riots continue in Ferguson, two reporters arrested
Police, dressed in full riot gear, fired tear gas at crowds Wednesday night during what was supposed to be a peaceful protest in Ferguson, MO.
The unrest in the St. Louis suburb comes five days after an officer shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was reportedly unarmed before the shooting.
Much of the aftermath of police and protester clash has been broadcasted through social media, with two reporters tweeting the action moments before they were arrested Wednesday.
"SWAT just invade McDonald's where I'm working/recharging. Asked for ID when I took photo." The Huffington Post's Ryan Reilly tweeted moments before his arrest.
He and Wesley Lowery, of The Washington Post, were inside a Ferguson McDonalds when they say police stormed in and ordered everyone to leave. An officer allegedly assaulted them for not heading out fast enough before taking them into custody.
Both were released about an hour later with no charges.
Public schools were canceled Thursday and Friday the Governor of the state is expected to visit Ferguson today.
Cyber bullying forces Robin Williams' daughter to quit Social Media
Zelda Williams, the daughter of the late Robin Williams, has shut down her social media accounts after being cyber bullied in the days following her father's death.
Zelda took to her twitter after news spread that Robin had committed suicide Monday, sending multiple tweets thanking people for their outpouring of support and generosity.
But the gratitude changed Monday after she reportedly received some disturbing photoshopped images of her father from other twitter users.
"I will be leaving this account for a bit while I heal and decide if I'll be deleting it or not," she wrote on her Tumblr. In keeping with her father's comedic spirit, she finished the statement by saying:
"As for those who are sending negativity, know that some small, giggling part of him is sending a flock of pigeons to your house to poop on your car. Right after you've had it washed. After all, he loved to laugh too." Read the entire statement here.
For the slice of unfortunate negative reaction Zelda received, there has been a million times more outpouring of support and tributes from Robin's fans and colleagues worldwide.
One notable homage came Tuesday night at the Broadway production of Aladdin where the cast led the audience in a sing-along of the song "Friend like Me." Click the link to watch.
James Iglehart, who has won a Tony for the award for his Broadway performance of the Genie, led the sing-along.