On Saturday, there was a peaceful standoff with police on the Wabash Avenue bridge near Trump Tower. Soon riots began, primarily in black urban areas. JB Pritzker on Sunday ordered the National Guard to support Chicago police following violent protests Saturday night that left massive damage downtown. Sent to me by a coworker, @ChrisHushNBC via Sean Michaels.LSD and Division area pic.twitter.com/NALlfFVW8W. The protest that started in Hyde Park was beginning to break up but some demonstrators were trying to form a human chain to block police from managing the crowd. Police were blocking traffic on LaSalle Street, but people were moving back and forth across the bridge. As a result of the protests Saturday evening, Lake Shore Drive was shut down at around 5:30 p.m., according to the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communication. Looting continued in neighborhoods across Chicago and the suburbs on Sunday afternoon. #GeorgeFloydProtests #Riot2020 @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/uyoGSP2xWR, — Dave Savini CBS (@davesavinicbs2) June 1, 2020, Downtown Aurora riots #2. Thousands of people marched through the Loop to protest in memory of George Floyd, who died while being arrested on Memorial Day in Minneapolis. A Walmart caught fire Sunday night at 83rd Street and Stewart Avenue. Over the past weekend a series of protests in Chicago have turned into full on riots. Divvy Bikes announced Sunday afternoon that it will temporarily close its system beginning at 4 p.m. amid civil unrest in Chicago. pic.twitter.com/n7ierRLiW9. Woman Held at Gunpoint, Man Beaten With Pipe in Separate Carjackings, Chicago Police Say, 4th Person Charged in Deadly Shooting of Retired Chicago Fire Lieutenant: Police, Copyright © 2021 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. The Village of Tinley Park has issued a Curfew order effective tonight at 8:00 pm through 6:00 am Monday Morning due to heightened police activity and threats to our community. “Following guidance from city officials we’re temporarily closing the Divvy system beginning at 4 p.m,.” the bike sharing service said on Twitter. All cars relocated because of the restrictions can be retrieved, free of charge, from the city lot in the 1800 block of south Lake Shore Drive, authorities say. CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar says there were reports that an armored vehicle was shot at in Aurora. Brown reiterate that their number one priority is the safety and health of all Charlie DeMar reports a fatal shooting near the North Riverside Mall at an Olive Garden restaurant. The address with the mayor, police officials and the Office of Emergency Management and Communication, is set to take place at 8 p.m. (Watch live in the player above). On Saturday night, Rupert posted to Facebook his plans to return to Chicago and Later, police formed a line in a standoff with those who remained. Downtown Aurora riots. LIVE UPDATES: Another Day Of Unrest, Protests In Chicago – CBS … A Foot Locker store was looted at 54th Street and Wentworth Avenue. officials said in a statement posted to social media. Share on Twitter. Protesters blocking intersection refusing to move. Tim Walz to mobilize the state’s entire National Guard for the first time since World War II. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is now having to beg companies like Walmart and other retailers not to leave after the destruction it has experienced. At one point, all lanes of Lake Shore Drive were blocked off. A Chatham community leader said the National Guard needed to be out around the city. Over 100 major U.S. cities experienced disturbances, resulting in roughly $50 million in damage. All the other Chicago River bridges remained up. Jeremy Ross reports that when someone threw a bottle at police other protesters rushed to that person told them to shut that down immediately. Looters targeted the Lake Meadows Shopping Plaza at 33rd Street and King Drive Sunday afternoon. Tonight all bridges still up, except LaSalle. CTA suspended bus and train service on multiple lines as protests continued to escalate around 7:30 p.m. On Friday, protesters took to the streets to once again call for reform after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis earlier this week. Locate the Willis Tower -- the second tallest building in the United States -- among the other architectural glories and gleaming towers of downtown! NotifyChicago: Lake Shore Dr NB and SB at Chicago is shut down due to protest activity. Bridges on the Chicago River were up on Sunday afternoon to prevent entry to the Loop. CHICAGO — Hundreds of young people looted stores, broke into indoor shopping malls and battled with police overnight Sunday into Monday in the city’s central downtown business district. It is expected to resume Monday morning. A number of people, some wearing masks, could also be seen running in and out of Home Depot at the Dan Ryan and 87th. CBS 2 has learned it started with looting at the store. Riots Break Out In Chicago After Police Shooting, Video Shows … Gov. On Saturday, at least three more protests are planned, and A police presence of that significance was not seen in other areas Sunday night. Stay away. The protest began in Logan Square and was headed inbound on Milwaukee Avenue. Happening now: Superintendent David Brown is out with his officers at the downtown protest. A large fire broke out at the Sadoni Beauty Supply store at 79th Street and Damen Avenue. “But late in the evening yesterday the protest became about violence and damage, and that changes the conversation away from the terrible acts that took George Floyd’s life, away from the insidious racism that we all have a role in addressing.”. Elsewhere in the city, there were reports of graffiti on the exterior walls of businesses in the Loop, and protesters damaged several Chicago police squad cars. LIVE: Chicago Mayor, Police to Deliver Update as Downtown … ⚠️5/31 Service Alert ⚠️Following guidance from city officials we’re temporarily closing the Divvy system beginning at 4pm. BREAKING: Massive Looting Underway in Downtown Chicago and Magnificent Mile As Hundreds of looters raid Chicago after riots break out over police … David “We’ll reopen it as soon as possible.”. But police are still checking IDs for those in the area and access remained tightly controlled. A grocery store was looted at 87th Street and the Dan Ryan Expressway on Sunday afternoon. Share on Facebook. The City of Aurora has issued a curfew beginning at 8:30 p.m. and continuing until 6 a.m. Monday. There did not appear to be any conflict with police, but several hundred people seemed to be present. @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/DB8wAixTer, — Tara Molina (@TaraMolinaTV) May 31, 2020. Non-essential travel is not recommended. At Lake Park and 53rd right now. In downtown, the bridge over the Chicago River on Michigan Avenue was raised, likely preventing more protesters from gathering near Trump Tower on the north side of the river. From Chopper 2, some officers were seen wielding batons in clashes with protesters, and some protesters were throwing water bottles. Looting has continued in neighborhoods throughout Chicago on Sunday. ensure voices are heard across this city following the death of George Floyd,” Powerful and PEACEFUL exchange here between a #GeorgeFloyd protester and a Chicago Police Officer, a day after things got violent @cbschicago #ChicagoProtest pic.twitter.com/eTwVEE7GiS, — Marissa Parra (@MarParNews) May 31, 2020. The 1968 Chicago riots, in the United States, were sparked in part by the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. EarthCam welcomes you to Chicago, The Windy City! Trump pardons Steve Bannon, 72 others, and commutes 70 sentences; Biden, Harris preside over ceremony remembering COVID victims; Dozen National … On Saturday, protesters were once again on the streets of the city, with thousands marching through downtown in a mostly-peaceful demonstration. The Hyde Park protest march continues, and Tara Molina noted that nearly all of them were wearing masks due to the social distancing requirements in place due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Smoke was also seen coming from a building at New York Avenue and Broadway in Aurora. The fire spread to the MetroPCS store next door. The Chicago Police Department posted photos to social media showing new Supt. The CTA and Pace shut down at 6:30 p.m. Metra has canceled all service for Monday. Chicago Police Officers in blue helmets and riot gear were set up near Trump Tower in advance of a planned protest there. As in many cities this week, the riots and destruction in Chicago overnight were considerably subdued compared to … The march of protesters stretched about three blocks, Tara Molina reported. We’re near 47th and Cottage Grove, where a peaceful protest led to this…, Protestors say the people looting are NOT apart of protest. Brown working with officers near the protests at Trump Tower. When I say every building is marked- I mean every building is marked. Pace bus service has also been suspended, beginning at 6:30 p.m. and continuing until further notice. There were also reports of looting in several suburbs. Chicago is among 12 major cities that declared curfews in order to prevent looting and vandalism. Video captured by an NBC 5 photographer Saturday afternoon showed protesters smashing the windows of a police SUV at demonstrations following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. A peaceful protest march was held along Hyde Park Boulevard in Hyde Park. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole and Marissa Parra report the LaSalle Street Bridge has reopened, restoring access between the Loop and River North. One person was shot and killed on the grounds of the North Riverside Park Mall after looting at the shopping center. The strip mall where the store is located is only about three blocks south of the Wentworth District police station. A former CBS 2 news manager told CBS 2’s Jim Williams the South Side was “totally up for grabs” with a lack of police as people set fires and looted stores on multiple commercial arteries. Amid looting and protests in Chicago, police made nearly 700 arrests as the 911 center received 65,000 calls in a 24-hour period. A fire broke out at a beauty supply store at 87th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue. Videos circulating online show widespread looting and clashes with police across Chicago’s Magnificent Mile shopping district early Monday, sparked by an … @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/Hll7Qhynt0. Stream local news and weather live from FOX 32 Chicago. @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/9FHPL6ZyMc, — Tara Molina (@TaraMolinaTV) June 1, 2020. Separately, some people in the neighborhood and broke into retail stores and began looting. Police were in a standoff with protesters at North Avenue and Wells Street in Old Town. The protest leaders have asked people to cooperate with any police directive. Protesters and police clashed in other cities as well, Crowds began dispersing as a line of police officers on Kinzie Street near State Street directed everyone to move away. #CPDMediaCar pic.twitter.com/fMv9aHej02. including in New York, Phoenix and Houston. Look closely- nearly everyone wearing masks. The sign at the front of the march read, “Chicago Demands Police Accountability.” Along the route, a sign on the glass at Virtue restaurant said: PLEASE DON’T, BLACK OWNED.”. JB Pritzker remarked on the arrival of 375 National Guard members to assist Chicago Police. A line of officers were set up apparently to prevent protesters from getting through. I was just through there. CHICAGO — Protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis continue nationwide, and in Chicago, protests escalated into On May 31, Mayor Lori Lightfoot asked Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker to send the Illinois National Guard to Chicago for the first time in 52 years since the 1968 riots in Chicago. A lot of the violence happened on State Street and Michigan Avenue but also took place throughout the city. The State Street bridge remained raised, blocking access to Trump Tower from the Loop. A Home Depot, a beauty supply store, and other stores were also targeted. Chicago Protests Live Blog: Demonstrators Clash With Police, … One man was warned that he was about to get bitten by a police dog. Police in Chicago said 100 people were arrested and 13 officers were injured after hundreds smashed windows, stole from stores and clashed with police … A suburban Chicago CEO was among those arrested and accused of unlawfully entering the U.S. Capitol building during pro-Trump Snapchat video showed a car on fire in Aurora, where things were beginning to escalate Sunday night. The fire appeared to be out by 10:32 p.m. @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/T9Nw8nRnUw. The riots that broke out in Chicago in mid-August left 13 police officers injured and entire streets in ruins. 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