Police chief: 11 officers hurt, 32 arrests made in St. Louis protests

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usatoday 11 officers hurt, 32 arrests made in St. Louis protests

Hundreds of St. Louis protesters take to streets

Hundreds of protesters marched through city streets after a judge announced that white former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 death of 24-year-old Anthony Lamar Smith, a black suspect. (Sept. 15) AP

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ST. LOUIS — A white former St. Louis police officer was acquitted Friday of murder in the fatal shooting of a black man following a high-speed chase six years ago, sparking protests in the city.

Protesters broke a window and splattered red paint at St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson’s home, and police used tear gas to disperse the…

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