Another Night Of Demonstrations In Nebraska; Curfew Extended
Demonstrations are continuing in Omaha in response to the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Hundreds gathered in the Old Market yesterday for a fourth day of protests, and Deputy Police Chief Ken Kanger joined demonstrators in a march. At one point, someone threw a water bottle at officers and pepper balls were deployed. Police say there were two gun-related arrests, and at least a dozen others were taken into custody. Omaha, Bellevue, La Vista, Springfield and Papillion all announced 8:00 p.m. curfews; Lincoln implemented a 9:00 p.m. curfew. Residents were asked to stay home unless they had to go to work, get medical attention or to seek help from law enforcement.