At a press conference just after 3pm CDT on Saturday 8/16, Gov. Jay Nixon announced that he declared a state of emergency and a curfew.
Capt Ron Johnson announced the curfew would run from 12am - 5am beginning the night of 8/16
Media will have access to a "Media Staging Area" from which to cover the curfew, said Gov. Nixon.
The No-fly zone remains in effect.
The area of the curfew has not been confirmed by official sources, but protesters said they might move demonstrations out of the Ferguson area into neighboring suburbs nearby. As of 6:23 pm CDT 8/16, reports of "word on the street" that protests will move south to Jennings to avoid the curfew.
First Night 8/16
Second Night 8/17
Other recent curfews
The LA Times reports on the use of curfews in response to other events in the US in recent years.