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Protesters chant as they march in the street way from the City Justice Center Monday, June 1, 2020, in St. Louis. Protesters gathered to speak out against the death of George Floyd who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Police: 4 St. Louis officers hit by gunfire during protests

Jun. 2, 2020 2:19 AM EDT

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis police said four officers were hit by gunfire after protests that started peacefully Monday became violent overnight, with protesters smashing windows and stealing items from businesses and fires burning in the downtown area. The police department said on Twitter early...

New York police officers park their vehicles outside Macy's store after it was broken into hours after a solidarity rally calling for justice over the death of George Floyd, Monday, June 1, 2020, in New York. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Macy's hit as New York imposes curfew amid Floyd protests

Jun. 2, 2020 1:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City imposed a late-night curfew Monday that failed to prevent another night of destruction, including arrests after a break-in at the iconic Macy's store on 34th Street, following protests over George Floyd’s death. As the 11 p.m. deadline to get off the streets approached,...

Police stand guard as protesters rally at the Trump Tower, Monday, June 1, 2020, in Las Vegas, over the death of George Floyd. Floyd, a black man, died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Trump threatens military force against protesters nationwide

Jun. 2, 2020 12:56 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wielding extraordinary federal authority, President Donald Trump threatened the nation’s governors on Monday that he would deploy the military to states if they did not stamp out violent protests over police brutality that have roiled the nation over the past week. His announcement...

Protesters chant as they march in the street way from the City Justice Center Monday, June 1, 2020, in St. Louis. Protesters gathered to speak out against the death of George Floyd who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Missouri protests remain tense in Kansas City, St. Louis

Jun. 2, 2020 12:46 AM EDT

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri protests continued Monday over the death of George Floyd and police treatment of African Americans, with gatherings in Kansas City, Jefferson City and St. Louis, where protesters smashed windows on a downtown business and stole items before the building caught on fire....

A demonstrator is taken into custody by police after a curfew took effect during a protest over the death of George Floyd, Monday, June 1, 2020, near the White House in Washington. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The Latest: Birmingham begins removing Confederate monument

Jun. 2, 2020 12:24 AM EDT

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: ___ BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Workers in Alabama’s largest city began removing a Confederate monument Monday night after demonstrators failed to knock...

A police officer embraces a protester who helped disperse a crowd of people during a demonstration Monday, June 1, 2020, in Atlanta over the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Georgia gov: State-local cooperation helped quell violence

Jun. 2, 2020 12:23 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's governor said Monday that close coordination between state and local officials gave law enforcement the upper hand over the weekend after an initially peaceful demonstration over the death of George Floyd in Minnesota turned chaotic and destructive Friday night in Atlanta....

Police walk through fire and smoke as hundreds of people gathered to protest the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Portland, Oregon. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP)

Oregon governor resists using National Guard in active role

Jun. 2, 2020 12:14 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Monday she won’t send National Guard troops to actively help quell violent protests in Portland over the killing of George Floyd because they aren’t needed and that “is exactly what President Trump wants.” Protests continued...

Workers and a volunteer clean up damage outside a burned-out clothing store in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday, June 1, 2020, following a night of unrest. People shattered windows, set fires and damaged monuments in a downtown park after a protest against the death of George Floyd. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.  (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

Birmingham starts work to remove Confederate monument

Jun. 2, 2020 12:07 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala, (AP) — The mayor of Alabama's largest city declared a state of emergency, imposed a curfew and began work to remove a Confederate monument Monday after demonstrators smashed windows, robbed shops and set fires following a peaceful protest against the death of George Floyd in Minnesota....

Members of an Illinois National Guard Military Police stand a post, Monday, June 1, 2020, at a security perimeter on Chicago's near Southside. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

2 killed during demonstrations in town outside Chicago

Jun. 1, 2020 11:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Two people were killed Monday during unrest in the Chicago suburb of Cicero as protests continued over the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, according a town official. Spokesman Ray Hanania said in addition to the deaths, 60 people were arrested during the unrest in...

Demonstrators raise their fists Monday, June 1, 2020, during a protest over the death of George Floyd in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Newsom welcomes protest rage; decries violence and theft

Jun. 1, 2020 11:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday he welcomed the rage of protesters as long as they are peaceful, but he denounced unnamed groups of anarchists and others who used the demonstrations to tag graffiti on buildings, burn banks, shatter store windows and run off with armloads of goods. "The...