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Posts published in May 2020

Police chief in California takes knee with protesters to honor George Floyd

Photographer Shmuel Thaler captured this image of Santa Cruz Police Chief Andy Mills taking a knee alongside protesters to honor the memory of George Floyd and to bring attention to police violence against the black community.
Source: ABC News 6

Looting continues despite city-wide curfew in Philadelphia

Officials in Philadelphia closed off much of the center of the city Sunday after peaceful protests over George Floyd’s death turned into a night of destruction.
Source: ABC News 6

Center City streets, Ben Franklin bridge, and some highway off-ramps closed following violence in Philadelphia

All streets in Center City Philadelphia have been closed following violent protests on Saturday and looting that has continued into Sunday.
Source: ABC News 6

Police in Camden, New Jersey praised for marching in Floyd protests

Police officers in one of New Jersey’s largest and most violent cities were praised on social media for marching alongside protesters in rallies held this weekend over George Floyd’s death.
Source: ABC News 6

Who are the protesters? Majority peaceful, few 'undisciplined' locals, anarchists, reports of white nationalists, authorities say

The overwhelming majority of those at protests are racially diverse, peaceful demonstrators calling for change.
Source: ABC News 6

Hundreds arrested following violence in Philadelphia

Philadelphia police report that more than 100 people have been arrested after a peaceful protest over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week gave way to violence, looting, and vandalism Saturday
Source: ABC News 6

Fires set, stores damaged as peaceful protests turn violent in Philadelphia

Thousands of people gathered in Philadelphia to protest the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, but the peaceful demonstrations later turned violent.
Source: ABC News 6

George Floyd protests swarm Manhattan, Brooklyn; over 100 arrested amid violence

For the third night in a row, protesters are coursing through the streets of New York City, with over 100 arrests, injuries to police officers and attacks on police vehicles, echoes of the violence that convulsed Brooklyn the night before.
Source: ABC News 6

More than a dozen Philly cops hurt after protest, one hit by vehicle

There’s been a tense atmosphere at Jefferson Hospital all day as several police officers are recovering from injuries. In total, 14 police officers have been injured following one run over by a vehicle.
Source: ABC News 6