The Governor of the US state of Missouri Jay Nixon has put the state Highway Patrol in charge of security in Ferguson, NBC News reports.
The St. Louis suburb has seen four nights of clashes between police and protesters following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by police.
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