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Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson resigns

Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot dead unarmed black teenager Michael Brown has resigned from the Ferguson Police Department, his attorney said, according to Associated Press.

The news agency reported the decision, which comes nearly four months after the fatal confrontation with the black 18-year-old that fueled protests in the St. Louis suburb and across the nation.

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Ferguson protesters smash police car

Protesters in Ferguson have smashed a police car in response to the decision not to prosecute the police officer who killed Michael Brown.

A group can be seen kicking the car and smashing its windows, while one person is heard saying: "Who has got a lighter?"

Armed officers then rush to clear the crowd.

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