May 31st, 2020

World News

Los Angeles mayor imposes downtown curfew

By The Associated Press on May 30th, 2020

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has imposed a downtown curfew this evening, Protesters were back in the streets Saturday. Garcetti said everyone must be off the downtown streets of the sprawling city by 8 p.m. local time until 5 a.m.. Several police cars were torched Saturday afternoon as some protesters ignored authorities’ call for peaceful ... Read More »

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Los Angeles mayor imposes citywide curfew

By The Associated Press on May 30th, 2020

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has imposed a citywide curfew this evening, Protesters were back in the streets Saturday, and Garcetti said everyone must be off them by 8 p.m. local time until 5 a.m.. Several police cars were torched Saturday afternoon as some protesters ignored authorities’ call for peaceful demonstrations following a night of ... Read More »

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Federal officer killed guarding courthouse near protest

By Daisy Nguyen, The Associated Press on May 30th, 2020

OAKLAND, Calif. – A federal law enforcement officer in California was killed and another critically injured after being shot while providing security at the U.S. courthouse in Oakland near one of the increasingly violent protests unfolding around the country. “When someone targets a police officer or a police station with an intention to do harm ... Read More »

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Chief: Most arrested at Detroit protest are not from city

By Corey Williams, The Associated Press on May 30th, 2020

One person was killed in downtown Detroit after someone fired shots into a vehicle during a protest over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died after a police officer pressed his knee into his neck for several minutes, a Detroit police spokeswoman said Saturday. The shooting occurred about 11:30 p.m. Friday ... Read More »

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Federal officer killed in shooting near California protest

By The Associated Press on May 30th, 2020

OAKLAND, Calif. – The killing of a federal contract security officer who was watching over a protest in Oakland was an act of domestic terrorism, U.S. authorities said Saturday. A vehicle pulled up outside the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building at about 9:45 p.m. Friday and someone opened fire at two contract security officers who ... Read More »

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Police: 1 dead after shots fired into car at Detroit protest

By Corey Williams, The Associated Press on May 30th, 2020

One person was killed in downtown Detroit after someone fired shots into a vehicle during a protest over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in Minneapolis police custody, a Detroit police spokeswoman said Saturday. The shooting occurred about 11:30 p.m. Friday near Detroit’s Greektown entertainment district as officers were confronted ... Read More »

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Federal officer killed in shooting at California courthouse

By The Associated Press on May 30th, 2020

OAKLAND, Calif. – A federal contract security officer was killed and another injured in a shooting outside the U.S. courthouse in Oakland, the FBI said Saturday. A vehicle pulled up outside the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building at about 9:45 p.m. Friday and opened fire at the contract security officers who worked for the Federal ... Read More »

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Police: 1 dead after shots fired at protesters in Detroit

By Corey Williams, The Associated Press on May 29th, 2020

One person was killed in downtown Detroit after someone in an SUV fired shots into a crowd of people protesting George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis custody, a Detroit police spokeswoman said Saturday. The shooting occurred about 11:30 p.m. Friday near Detroit’s Greektown entertainment district as officers were confronted with dozens of protesters, said Sgt. Nicole ... Read More »

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Officer charged with George Floyd’s death as protests flare

By Amy Forliti And Tim Sullivan, The Associated Press on May 29th, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS – The white Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck as he begged for air was arrested Friday and charged with murder, as authorities imposed overnight curfews to try to stem violent protests over police killings of African Americans that have spread to cities across the country. Thousands of protesters ... Read More »

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Protests explode in US after cop charged with killing Floyd

By Amy Forliti And Tim Sullivan, The Associated Press on May 29th, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS – The white Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck as he begged for air was arrested Friday and charged with murder, as authorities imposed overnight curfews to try to stem violent protests over police killings of African Americans that have spread from Minneapolis to cities across the country. Protesters ... Read More »

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