May 30 George Floyd protests news

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6:57 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

At least 137 people were arrested in Houston on Friday, police chief says

From CNN's Melissa Alonso

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said 137 people were arrested at Friday night's protests in the city's downtown area, according to a tweet from Houston Police Department.

7:11 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

Miami-Dade postpones fireworks for frontline workers due to protests

From CNN's Melissa Alonso 

Protesters march on the highway amidst traffic in Miami, on May 30.
Protesters march on the highway amidst traffic in Miami, on May 30. WPLG

Due to recent events, Miami-Dade County and Miami city officials have postponed a fireworks display planned in honor of hospital workers on the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a statement from Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez. 

"The sound of fireworks could easily be mistaken for explosions, and we want to make sure that all of our residents are safe and able to exercise their First Amendment right to protest without any fear of violence," the statement said. 

Gimenez and Miami Mayor Francis Suarez are aware peaceful protests in downtown have become unruly. 

"Mayor Gimenez is concerned that protesters have moved their demonstration onto I-95 this afternoon, creating a dangerous situation for themselves and others. This is not the place or way to protest," the statement said. 

7:31 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

Philadelphia mayor sets mandatory curfew

From CNN's Laura Ly

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has instituted a mandatory curfew effective at 8 p.m. ET Saturday night through 6 a.m. ET Sunday morning, the Philadelphia Police Department tweeted.

“Only persons with essential duties will be permitted outdoors,” the police department said.

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6:56 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

Here are some photos of vandalized Secret Service vehicles in DC

From CNN’s Jeremy Diamond, Chris Turner and Darren Rhode

Three Secret Service vehicles near the White House were vandalized by protesters on Saturday. Protesters kicked the windshields of all three vehicles and spray painted them with graffiti.

Several protesters stood on top of the vehicles as they chanted "Black Lives Matter" and "No Justice, No Peace."

CNN has reached out to the Secret Service for comment.

Protesters standing atop three Secret Service vehicles that were damaged outside the White House on May 30, 2020.
Protesters standing atop three Secret Service vehicles that were damaged outside the White House on May 30, 2020.

Protesters on top of a vandalized Secret Service vehicle outside of the White House on May 30, 2020.
Protesters on top of a vandalized Secret Service vehicle outside of the White House on May 30, 2020.

Protesters stand on top of a Secret Service vehicle outside of the White House on May 30, 2020.
Protesters stand on top of a Secret Service vehicle outside of the White House on May 30, 2020.

7:07 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

Protesters in Philadelphia vandalize statue

From CNN's Laura Ly

Protesters in Philadelphia Saturday vandalized a statue of Frank Rizzo, the city's former mayor and police commissioner, that stands outside the city’s Municipal Services Building.

Protesters appeared to tie ropes to the statue and started a fire at the statue's base.

Aerial images show a large protester presence in Philadelphia. CNN affiliate KYW reported multiple vehicles have been set on fire, including a state police vehicle. KYW also reported the statue has been defaced before and is set to be removed next year

Philadelphia police tweeted earlier on Saturday that people should avoid the Center City neighborhood, near where the Rizzo statue is located.

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6:35 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

Atlanta mayor sets citywide curfew

From CNN's Deanna Hackney

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms set a curfew starting Saturday at 9 p.m. ET through sunrise Sunday.

According to the city's official Twitter account, the curfew was issued because of the "recent acts of violence demonstrated throughout the city."

6:33 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

Protesters continue marching in New York

From CNN's Kristina Sgueglia

In New York's East Village, a group who gathered earlier at Union Square marched three miles today during protests.

Hundreds of protesters continue on their march this afternoon.

6:36 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

Police chief says violence won't be tolerated as protesters march to city hall 

From CNN's Melissa Alonso

Protesters fill the streets in Austin, Texas, May 30.
Protesters fill the streets in Austin, Texas, May 30. KEYE

Streets in downtown Austin, Texas, remain closed as protesters make their way towards the state's capitol building and police headquarters, according to a tweet from Austin Transportation Department.

"Violence and destruction of property will not be tolerated," Austin Police Chief Brian Manley tweeted.

Austin is one of four cities receiving support from Gov. Greg Abbott amid protests across the state. The governor's office sent more than 1,500 officers to assist local police departments, Abbot said in a statement Saturday.

"Our officers are working to keep the community safe with compassion, professionalism and respect, as the demonstration continues downtown. We appreciate peaceful protest and will continue providing a safe space for the community to express emotions," Manley tweeted. 

6:30 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

Police car on fire in Los Angeles

A police car appears to be on fire in Los Angeles. Police officers are holding back a line of demonstrators to prevent them from getting close to the car.