Protesters create a barrier to separate themselves from the police after a person was taken into custody by the police in the Loop during a protest to bring attention to the May 25 murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer on May 29, 2020. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Chicago Curfew Set At 9 P.M. Amid Protests For George Floyd

"We will protect our city and we will protect each other," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said when imposing the curfew.

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Man, 33, Shot On Lake Park Avenue In Hyde Park

The man was shot in the shoulder and hand near The Promontory.

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The Alley’s Lakeview Storefront Is Closing This Weekend As The Iconic Counterculture Store Pivots To Online

Owner Mark Thomas said the Alley has "actually done well" since the coronavirus pandemic hit, but it needs to pivot to the online store because "the future is the internet."

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30 More People Killed By Coronavirus In Illinois As 2,257 Cases Reported

Among the victims were seven people in Cook County. At least 8,538 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.