Timeline: Key events in Ferguson unrest

Police officers work their way north on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Mo., clearing the road with the use of tear gas and smoke bombs Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Protests in the St. Louis suburb rocked by racial unrest since a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager to death turned violent Wednesday night, with some people lobbing Molotov cocktails and other objects at police who responded with smoke bombs and tear gas to disperse the crowd. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen)
Police officers work their way north on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Mo., clearing the road with the use of tear gas and smoke bombs Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Protests in the St. Louis suburb rocked by racial unrest since a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager to death turned violent Wednesday night, with some people lobbing Molotov cocktails and other objects at police who responded with smoke bombs and tear gas to disperse the crowd. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen)

(WWLP) – Protests have continued day and night in Ferguson, Missouri since the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson. The circumstances surrounding the deadly shooting, as well as the police response to protests, and the underlying racial issues surrounding what happened in the St. Louis suburb continue to be subjects of intense debate. Here is a timeline of some of the key events surrounding the situation in Ferguson.

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