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The Latest on Ferguson: Crowd thins along West Florissant Avenue; police say no arrests made

  • Traffic moves freely as smaller group of protesters gather along West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Mo., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. The St. Louis suburb has seen demonstrations for days marking the anniversary of the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, whose shooting death by a Ferguson police officer sparked a national "Black Lives Matter" movement. Tuesday was the fifth consecutive night a crowd gathered on West Florissant. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Traffic moves freely as smaller group of protesters gather along West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Mo., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. The St. Louis suburb has seen demonstrations for days marking the anniversary of the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, whose shooting death by a Ferguson police officer sparked a national "Black Lives Matter" movement. Tuesday was the fifth consecutive night a crowd gathered on West Florissant. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this Aug. 9, 2015, frame from surveillance video provided by the St. Louis County Police shows the 18-year-old black suspect, center in light colored clothes, minutes before he fired a gun at plainclothes officers, according to police in Ferguson, Mo. Tyrone Harris Jr. was shot late Sunday after police say he opened fire on an unmarked police van. The shooting happened as protesters nearby were marking the anniversary of the shooting death of Michael Brown, who was killed by a white police officer. (St. Louis County Police via AP)

    In this Aug. 9, 2015, frame from surveillance video provided by the St. Louis County Police shows the 18-year-old black suspect, center in light colored clothes, minutes before he fired a gun at plainclothes officers, according to police in Ferguson, Mo. Tyrone Harris Jr. was shot late Sunday after police say he opened fire on an unmarked police van. The shooting happened as protesters nearby were marking the anniversary of the shooting death of Michael Brown, who was killed by a white police officer. (St. Louis County Police via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Police walk around protesters as people gather along West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Mo., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. The St. Louis suburb has seen demonstrations for days marking the anniversary of the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, whose shooting death by a Ferguson police officer sparked a national "Black Lives Matter" movement. Tuesday was the fifth consecutive night a crowd gathered on West Florissant, the thoroughfare that was the site of massive protests and rioting after Brown was killed. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Police walk around protesters as people gather along West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Mo., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. The St. Louis suburb has seen demonstrations for days marking the anniversary of the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, whose shooting death by a Ferguson police officer sparked a national "Black Lives Matter" movement. Tuesday was the fifth consecutive night a crowd gathered on West Florissant, the thoroughfare that was the site of massive protests and rioting after Brown was killed. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)  (The Associated Press)

The latest in the events surrounding the anniversary of the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri (all times local):

12 a.m.

Only a few dozen people out of a crowd that once numbered around 100 still remain along West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson.

Protesters and police stood on opposite sides of the street just after midnight Tuesday, chatting and milling around.

St. Louis County Police Sgt. Brian Schellman says officers made no arrests during the protest.

During a demonstration a night earlier, some protesters threw rocks and frozen water bottles at officers. Schellman says there were no similar incidents Tuesday.

Tuesday was the fifth consecutive night of protests marking the anniversary of 18-year-old Michael Brown's death in the St. Louis suburb.