Latest: Diverse crows protests after officer’s acquittal – California News

Latest: Diverse crows protests after officer’s acquittal – California News

The Latest on the murder trial of a white former police officer who fatally shot a black man in St. Louis (all times local):

5:10 p.m.

Hundreds of protesters are marching through the streets of St. Louis after a white police officer was acquitted in the death of a black man.

It’s a diverse crowd that includes people of various races and ages. Lawmakers and ministers are among those who’ve joined the protesters.

Some of the protesters are openly carrying rifles, which is legal in Missouri. There have been no reports of any weapons being fired.

Many protesters are carrying “Black Lives Matter” signs.

The crowd swelled throughout the day after a…

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