Stay in at night, Ferguson urges

Leaders pledge outreach to city’s blacks; streets fill as dark falls

Posted: August 20, 2014 at 5:01 a.m.

Police watch as protesters march Tuesday in Ferguson, Mo., for Michael Brown, killed there Aug. 9.

Ferguson's leaders urged residents Tuesday to stay home after dark to "allow peace to settle in" and pledged several actions to reconnect with the predominantly black community in the St. Louis suburb where the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has sparked nightly clashes between protesters and police.

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