UPDATE: Hundreds show for 2nd day of St. Louis protests

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — About 300 people have gathered in a suburban St. Louis park to discuss how they will continue to protest the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black man.11:30 p.m.Violence has erupted after hundreds of police moved in to confront a small group of protesters who refused to disperse after a march in the St. Louis suburb of University City, a popular area with restaurants, bars and shopping.Shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday, the police formed lines and pushed the demonstrators down the street, eventually announcing that the protest had become unlawful and ordering demonstrators to disperse.Protesters fled down the street, throwing items such as water bottles, trash cans and trash can lids at police and...

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