ABC News: More Than 200 Protesters Arrested in Baton Rouge and St. Paul Overnight
While thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of major U.S. cities again Saturday night -- protesting the recent killings by police of black men Philando Castile in suburban St. Paul, Minnesota, and Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana -- a demonstration in St. Paul took a particularly violent turn, with participants hurling Molotov cocktails, fireworks, rocks, glass bottles, concrete slabs, and bricks at riot gear-wearing police officers.
And between demonstrations in Baton Rouge and St. Paul alone, there were more than 200 arrests.
The St. Paul protesters, who kicked off the night at 8 p.m. from the governor's mansion, forced the closure of Interstate 94. Some threw objects and dropped liquids from overpasses on officers below. Others directed laser pointers at officers.
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WNU Editor: This is where it gets dangerous .... Gunfire hits San Antonio police headquarters (USA Today).
More News On The Ongoing Unrest In The U.S.
Tense protests against police violence continue in Baton Rouge, St. Paul -- CBS/AP
US Protests Against Police Brutality Continue -- VOA
Arrests made in Baton Rouge, NYC, St. Paul during anti-police brutality protests; Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson among those detained -- New York Daily News
Dallas shooter was ‘delusional’ and scrawled cryptic messages in blood, police chief says -- Washington Post
US police shootings: Protests spread with dozens of arrests -- BBC
Tensions flare amid prayers and protests of police shootings -- USA Today
Black Lives Matter protesters return to streets as hundreds arrested across US -- IBTimes
Black Lives Matter Protest, Disrupt Major Cities Throughout USA -- Breitbart