Missouri governor orders National Guard to Ferguson to help in 'restoring peace and order'

  • by: NIGEL DUARA , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 18, 2014 - 2:34 PM

FERGUSON, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to Ferguson early Monday, hours after police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets following a week of demonstrations against the fatal police shooting of a black Missouri teenager.

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