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143 arrested after protest blocks St. Louis highway traffic

By in Press Enterprise on October 4, 2017

By The Associated Press

  • Joel Sjerven hugs his wife Katy Sjerven outside St. Louis city jail as they are released on Wednesday morning, Oct. 4, 2017, after 143 people were arrested Tuesday night after protesters blocked Interstate 64 in St. Louis as part of the ongoing demonstrations against the acquittal of a white former police officer in the 2011 killing of a black man. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

  • Activists and lawyers wait outside the St. Louis jail on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, for the release of those who were arrested on Tuesday night. Scores of people were arrested for blocking Interstate 64 as part of the ongoing demonstrations against the acquittal of a white former police officer in the 2011 killing of a black man. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

    Activists and lawyers wait outside the St. Louis jail on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, for the release of those who were arrested on Tuesday night. Scores of people were arrested for blocking Interstate 64 as part of the ongoing demonstrations against the acquittal of a white former police officer in the 2011 killing of a black man. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

  • People wait outside of the St. Louis city jail on Wednesday morning, Oct. 4, 2017, after 143 people were arrested Tuesday night after protesters blocked Interstate 64 in St. Louis as part of the ongoing demonstrations against the acquittal of a white former police officer in the 2011 killing of a black man. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

    People wait outside of the St. Louis city jail on Wednesday morning, Oct. 4, 2017, after 143 people were arrested Tuesday night after protesters blocked Interstate 64 in St. Louis as part of […]    

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