Fifth Night of Clashes in the United States

Protests erupted in at least 30 US cities following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old unarmed man, at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis.

Protesters want charges laid against four police officers involved in Floyd’s death

Constable Derek Chauvin, seen with one knee on Floyd’s neck, was charged with third degree murder and manslaughter

A tense confrontation between police and protesters at the CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia ended after a window was broken and fireworks were launched at officers inside the building .

11:30 pm | Atlanta policeman suffered “serious injuries” after being struck by an ATV

The Atlanta Police Department said that one of its officers suffered “significant injuries” after being apparently hit by “someone driving an ATV” in a tweet.

 

11.15pm | Minnesota National Guard sends 10,800 soldiers to fight protests

The Minnesota National Guard has more than 4,100 citizen soldiers and airmen responding to protests in Minnesota, the organization said on Twitter.

 

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— Atlanta Police Department (@Atlanta_Police) May 31, 2020

10:50 pm | Philadelphia curfew extended to Sunday evening

Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney signed a citywide curfew from Sunday evening to Monday morning.

Protests are in full swing at our southern neighbors in connection with the death of George Floyd, this 46-year-old African-American brutally arrested by police officers from Minneapolis, Minnesota.

– Protests erupted in at least 30 US cities following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old unarmed man, at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis

– Protesters want charges laid against four police officers involved in Floyd’s death

– Constable Derek Chauvin, seen with one knee on Floyd’s neck, was charged with third degree murder and manslaughter

-A tense confrontation between police and protesters at the CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia ended after a window was broken and fireworks were launched at officers inside the building .

Here are the most recent developments
11:30 pm | Atlanta policeman suffered “serious injuries” after being struck by an ATV

The Atlanta Police Department said that one of its officers suffered “significant injuries” after being apparently hit by “someone driving an ATV” in a tweet.

11.15pm | Minnesota National Guard sends 10,800 soldiers to fight protests

The Minnesota National Guard has more than 4,100 citizen soldiers and airmen responding to protests in Minnesota, the organization said on Twitter.

We now have more than 4,100 – quickly moving toward 10,800 – Minnesota Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen supporting our friends and neighbors in the Twin Cities. This is a significant increase over the 700 on-duty Friday. We live here. We work here. We serve here. We’re all in.

10:50 pm | Philadelphia curfew extended to Sunday evening

Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney signed a citywide curfew from Sunday evening to Monday morning.

8:40 pm | Protests begin to escalate in Chicago

The protesters started fighting the protesters in Chicago because some women were hit by stones which were thrown at the police.

8:30 pm | Minnesota governor says he expects to see a spike in COVID-19 cases after protests

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has said he expects to see a spike in COVID-19 cases after protests in the twin cities in recent days.

8:20 pm | Trash fires lit in New York

Several fires were started in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York, a group of people throwing garbage feeding the fire.

8:15 pm | Utah Governor Activates National Guard

Utah Governor Gary Herbert activated the National Guard amid protests in Salt Lake City, he said in a series of tweets on Saturday.

8:10 pm | Seattle police call downtown protests “violent and aggressive”

The Seattle Police Department, along with fire and transportation services, monitored the protests on Saturday, according to a police statement.

8:00 pm | Minnesota governor says to residents, “Please don’t leave your house”

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz asked residents “not to leave your home” on Saturday during a media availability.

 

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 Protests erupted in at least 30 US cities following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old unarmed man, at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis.

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