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Parents of US teenager Michael Brown reject police apology

The parents of the unarmed black teenager gunned down by police in Ferguson in the US have rejected an apology by the city's top cop.

Michael Brown's mother, Lesley McSpadden, said Darren Wilson, the white officer who fired the gun, should instead be arrested.

The 18-year-old's death sparked days of widespread rioting.

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Police fire smoke canisters after curfew breaks

Group of protesters angry at the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer remained on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, past a declared curfew.

People at the scene are reporting smoke canisters being fired by the police.

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