November 25th, 2014
09:23 PM ET

As buildings burned, stores looted in Ferguson, where was the National Guard?

More than 2,000 National Guard troops are in the Ferguson area Tuesday night. Governor Jay Nixon boosted the number of guardsmen from 700 to 2,200.

But where were they Monday night when violent clashes, looting, and arson ravaged the community?

Photos: Ferguson protests across U.S.

CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.

Filed under: Ferguson • Michael Brown • News
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