President Obama at  press conference this morning (08/14) addressing Ferguson, MO:

Last night, the streets of Ferguson, Missouri erupted in violence as peaceful protestors were met with military-like force of the police department. As of approx. 12AM EST last night, police deployed tear gas and rubber bullets at crowds of civilians.

Reporters from the Washington Post and Huffington Post were arrested; the reporters were released this morning. You can read WP reporter Wesley Lowery describe his experience here

This picture was uploaded to reddit by user kevan that shows police gassing reporters and dismantling their equipment:

There was a live stream video last night showing protestors being gassed and police shooting rubber bullets: 

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