Businesses Destroyed by Violent Demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo.

Authorities assess damages after grand jury's announcement sparked protests.
2:01 | 11/25/14

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And we begin with the very latest from Ferguson, Missouri, where dozens of people were arrested overnight in the wake of the grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the shooting of black teenager Michael brown. It forced the FAA to suspend air traffic over St. Louis because of gunfire near the airport. Alex p/e rerez continues the coverage. Here's in Ferguson. Reporter: Good morning. It's a long night and a long morning for a lot of people in Ferguson. Give you an idea what many are waking up to. This is a strip mall. Many of the businesses, the glass windows shattered. Look at the far end here, the front of the building was ignited on fire by protesters overnight. It has been completely destroyed. Authorities say about 60 demonstrators were arrested overnight. More than a dozen structures were ignited, lit on fire by demonstrators. And a big part of today is spent assessing the damage. And at the airport, expecting cancellations and delays because of the protests and the no-fly zone instituted in the area. A big part of the day will be spent assessing the damage and also authorities will want to make sure that as night approaches today, these protests don't resume and start all over again. Amy. All right, Alex, thanks so much for that. And protesters hit the streets in major cities across the country. Marched on to freeways and blocked traffic in Los Angeles, Oakland and Seattle. Hundreds marched in times square. One demonstrator threw fake blood on the police commissioner. And the Michael brown shooting is not a closed case. Officer Darren Wilson could face federal criminal charges if a justice department investigation shows he intentionally violated brown's civil rights. And attorney general holder is look at the police department to see if they racially profiled and used kpezive force.

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