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9:00 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

At least eight states and DC have called on the National Guard

From CNN's Amir Vera

As protests continue to erupt across the country over the death of George Floyd, at least eight states and the District of Columbia have either activated or requested the National Guard to assist local law enforcement.

Those states include:

  • Minnesota
  • Georgia
  • Ohio
  • Colorado
  • Wisconsin
  • Kentucky
  • Utah
  • Texas
  • District of Columbia
8:58 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

Miami moves up curfew amid protests

From CNN's Konstantin Toropin

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez has shifted the curfew to 10 p.m., effective Saturday, according to an updated statement. The curfew was initially set for 11 p.m.

A police car was seen on fire in video from a CNN affiliate reporter.

8:50 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

Milwaukee curfew violators face arrest and fine of $691

From CNN's Hollie Silverman

Violators of the 9 p.m. curfew in Milwaukee face arrest and a fine of $691, Mayor Tom Barrett tweeted.

Barrett announced the curfew earlier today and also said he had declared a state of emergency in the city in response to the unrest.

8:48 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

Protesters spray paint and deface NYPD van

From CNN’s Kevin Brunelli and Evan McMorris-Santoro

People leaving Union Square started attacking a New York Police Department van, spray painting it and breaking windows.

At first, police stayed away and observed. Then they went in and pepper-sprayed people and cleared the block. The crowd has since dispersed.

This NYPD van was vandalized and spray painted by protesters on May 30, 2020.
This NYPD van was vandalized and spray painted by protesters on May 30, 2020.

This NYPD van was vandalized and spray painted by protesters on May 30, 2020.
This NYPD van was vandalized and spray painted by protesters on May 30, 2020.

This NYPD van was vandalized and spray painted by protesters on May 30, 2020.
This NYPD van was vandalized and spray painted by protesters on May 30, 2020.

8:50 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

At least 6 arrests made in Philadelphia protests

From CNN's Laura Ly and Ganesh Setty

A vehicle fire burns in the street while protesters look on in Philadelphia, on May 30.
A vehicle fire burns in the street while protesters look on in Philadelphia, on May 30. KYW

At least six arrests have been made in protests on Saturday, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said Saturday.

Thirteen Philadelphia officers sustained injuries during the protests – “either while attempting to control crowds, make arrests, prevent property breaches and other acts of vandalism, and also as the result of liquid and solid projectiles being hurled at them,” Outlaw said.

Outlaw also said at least four police vehicles were set on fire on Saturday, including one Pennsylvania state police vehicle. In total, there were nine fires set to vehicles or structures in the city, Outlaw said. 

Civilians were also injured, but exact numbers will come in a later update, Outlaw said.

At the peak, approximately 3,000 protesters peacefully assembled on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, before others converged on the City Center area of the city and committed “unlawful” acts of violence and looting, Outlaw said.

8:43 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

Rochester mayor sets 9 p.m. curfew

From CNN's Melanie Schuman

The mayor of Rochester, New York, has declared a state of emergency and ordered a curfew starting at 9 p.m. Saturday in effect until 7 a.m. Sunday.

Mayor Lovely Warren declared the emergency as of 7 p.m.

The order from the mayor said the curfew is “due to the potential for widespread breach of the peace, disorderly conduct and rioting imperiling the public safety of individuals and real and personal property within the City.”

8:38 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

Louisville mayor institutes curfew and asks for National Guard 

From CNN's Kay Jones

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is implementing a dusk to dawn curfew in the wake of the protests that turned violent Friday night. 

Fischer also announced that he is working with Gov. Andy Beshear to authorize the National Guard's assistance in the city.  

8:39 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

Protests begin to escalate in Chicago

From CNN's Ryan Young

Protesters began fighting protesters in Chicago because some women got hit by rocks that were thrown at police.

People have shown up with bricks and rocks and are throwing them at police.

Police have started spraying the crowds with pepper spray.

Watch:

8:33 p.m. ET, May 30, 2020

Protesters gather at governor's mansion in Georgia

From CNN's Nick Valencia

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s office said a crowd of people have gathered at the governor’s mansion.

"The crowd arrived around 3 p.m. and grew in size rapidly," said Candice Broce, director of communications. "They're still coming, but not as many."

Broce described the scene as "intense" with at least one moment in which a brick was thrown at law enforcement.

"Mostly they're throwing water bottles," Broce said. "They continue to move into the street. Some of them have been arrested. The police are acting fast if anyone tries to get close to the mansion gates."

Kemp is not currently at the mansion, but at Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency headquarters "monitoring the situation" in southeast Atlanta.