FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A diverse group of protesters, many of them children, have marched peacefully through Ferguson as calm prevailed for a fourth straight day.
Several community activists walked side-by-side with police officers in uniform as they walked down one of the main streets in Ferguson that had been filled with armored vehicles and officers in riot gear less than a week ago.
Alana Ramey, a St. Louis resident, says she thinks some of the frustration is dying down because more information is coming out about the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a white police officer. The shooting two weeks ago triggered days of sometimes-violent protests, but they have calmed recently.
Also Saturday, President Barack Obama ordered a review of programs that provide military equipment to local police departments.