A Few Horrifying Pictures From Ferguson Last Night

From an alderman’s arrest to journalists getting tear gassed, things went really wrong in Ferguson Wednesday night.

Robert Cohen, St. Louis Post-Dispatch/AP

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Yet more astounding, infuriating, and terrifying images from Ferguson, Missouri last night, where an alderman was arrested, journalists were arrested and tear gassed, and chaos ensued. Adam Weinstein at Gawker rounded up some of the best (worst), and we’ve added a few more:

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