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Posts published in “Day: May 30, 2020”

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

Derek Chauvin, police officer accused in George Floyd's death, charged with murder

Chauvin had his knee on Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes, 46 seconds, including nearly 3 minutes after Floyd stopped moving, the complaint said.
Source: ABC News 6

Philadelphia leaders react to unrest in Minneapolis following death of George Floyd

Though more than 1,100 miles away from Philadelphia, the protests unfolding in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd were not far from the minds of city leaders on Friday.
Source: ABC News 6