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George Floyd protests spread nationwide
An attorney for Kellie Chauvin, the wife of ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, has filed for a dissolution of marriage, according to a statement from the Sekula Family Law office.
Derek Chauvin was arrested Friday and charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
“This evening, I spoke with Kellie Chauvin and her family. She is devastated by Mr. Floyd’s death and her utmost sympathy lies with his family, with his loved ones and with everyone who is grieving this tragedy. She has filed for dissolution of her marriage to Derek Chauvin,” the statement said.
“While Ms. Chauvin has no children from her current marriage, she respectfully requests that her children, her elder parents, and her extended family be given safety and privacy during this difficult time.”
A number of Houston police officers were hospitalized after protests over George Floyd's death broke out in the city Friday, according to Houston Police Officer's Union President Joe Gamaldi.
"Our officers who were attacked are in the hospital, patrol cars ruined, businesses damaged," Gamaldi said in a tweet.
"This is not who we are as a city and as a community. We will protect your right protest, but we will not allow our city to decay into chaos."
Gamaldi did not say how many officers had been sent to hospital, or what condition they were in.
CNN affiliate KTRK reported more than 60 people were arrested after the protests in Houston, according to Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo.
Acevedo also said there were reports of looting and buildings with broken glass.
Civil disobedience in Denver, Colorado, has prompted police to deploy pepper balls.
A large group pf people has gathered in the downtown area of the city, Denver Police Department public information officer Kurt Barnes said.
"(Denver PD) is trying to get the situation to settle down and to come down to more of a calming situation,” Barnes said.
A Detroit police officer was taken to hospital after being struck by a rock thrown by protesters tonight, according to the city's police chief, James Craig.
Another officer was on a bike when a protester in a car tried to run him over, Craig said. That person has been arrested.
So far, Detroit police have made nine arrests -- seven of whom are from outside the city, according to Craig.
He added several police cars have been damaged.
“I will not stand by and let a small minority, criminals, come in here, attack our officers and make our community unsafe. Just know we are not going to tolerate it,” Craig said.
Protesters took to the streets across America over the death of George Floyd on Friday night.
Some of the protests have been peaceful, while others have been destructive. Here are the cities where protesters gathered:
California: Los Angeles, Bakersfield, Sacramento, San Jose, Oakland, San Francisco
Iowa: Des Moines
Indiana: Indianapolis, Fort Wayne
Kentucky: Louisville (Related to the death of Breonna Taylor)
Louisiana: New Orleans
New York: New York City
Nevada: Las Vegas
North Carolina: Charlotte
Ohio: Columbus, Cincinnati
Texas: Dallas, Houston
Georgia Gov. Brian P. Kemp called for the Atlanta protesters to head home in a post to his official Twitter account tonight.
"The safety of our citizens remains our top priority. We stand with the Mayor and urge everyone to go home," Kemp said.
In a second tweet, he said authorities and police in the city had been working with state law enforcement officials.
"When asked to provide support and assistance, the state immediately responded, and we will continue to do so," the tweet said.
The College Football Hall of Fame near CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia, was significantly damaged during protests downtown Friday.
Glass was shattered and littered all over the sidewalk, video from CNN shows.
Many display cases were toppled over and building windows were broken.
In an emotional speech, rapper Killer Mike addressed George Floyd protesters directly at Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms' news conference tonight.
"I am the son of an Atlanta police officer," said the rapper, whose real name is Michael Render. "And I got a lot of love and respect for police officers, down to the original eight police officers in Atlanta."
Crying on camera, he continued: "I watched a white police officer assassinate a black man. And I know that tore your heart out."
"I woke up wanting to see the world burn down yesterday because I am tired of seeing black men die," he said. "We don't want to see Targets burning. We want to see the system that sets up for systemic racism burned to the ground."
He added, "I am duty-bound to be here to simply say that it is your duty not to burn your own house down for anger with an enemy. It is your duty to fortify your own house in times of organization."
He concluded by thanking Mayor Lance Bottoms, saying he appreciated her telling the protesters to go home.