Photos: a weekend of protests over Yanez acquittal



Kristoffer Tigue An emotional weekend of protests swept across the Twin Cities after a jury delivered a verdict last Friday that acquitted former St. Anthony Police officer Jeronimo Yanez on all counts for the fatal shooting of Philando Castile last summer.On Friday, thousands rallied at the state Capitol in St. Paul to denounce the verdict that cleared Yanez of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of dangerous discharge of a weapon. Police arrested 18 people that night, including two journalists, of the roughly 500 who marched onto I-94, blocking traffic in both directions.On Saturday, more than a hundred demonstrators also marched down Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis, while hundreds rallied at the St. Anthony...

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