Key Developments

Gov. JB Pritzker has ordered 375 National Guard troops to support Chicago Police following violent protests Sunday night.

Looting continued in neighborhoods across Chicago and the suburbs on Sunday afternoon.

The CTA and Pace shut down at 6:30 p.m. Metra has canceled all service for Monday.

More fires broke out at local businesses, including a beauty supply store and adjacent stores at 79th Street and Damen Avenue.

One person was shot and killed on the grounds of the North Riverside Park Mall after looting at the shopping center.

Protests turned violent in Aurora, with vehicles being set on fire and reports that shots were fired at an armored police vehicle.

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday ordered the National Guard to support Chicago police following violent protests Saturday night that left massive damage downtown.

Thousands of people marched through the Loop to protest in memory of George Floyd, who died while being arrested on Memorial Day in Minneapolis. Protesters could be seen setting cars on fire, breaking into stores and looting. A lot of the violence happened on State Street and Michigan Avenue but also took place throughout the city.

Looting has continued in neighborhoods across Chicago even as businesses and volunteers cleaned up following violent downtown protests.

10:57 p.m.

A fire broke out at a beauty supply store at 87th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue. A former CBS 2 news manager told CBS 2’s Jim Williams the South Side was “totally up for grabs” with a lack of police as people set fires and looted stores on multiple commercial arteries.

A Chatham community leader said the National Guard needed to be out around the city. She said homes were broken into at 87th Street and Exchange Avenue, and named numerous stores around the area that were looted and vandalized or burned.

10:51 p.m.

Police in riot gear remained out in force in Aurora, including K9 units, warning people away from approaching a line. One man was warned that he was about to get bitten by a police dog.

Officers yelled commands at the man, but he appeared to be walking slowly away.

Two cyclists were also warned away from the line.

10:33 p.m.

The Chicago Public Schools say they will not be providing grab and go lunches for students on Monday.

10:32 p.m.

A Walmart caught fire Sunday night at 83rd Street and Stewart Avenue. A huge police presence was called to the scene. The fire appeared to be out by 10:32 p.m. It was not immediately confirmed whether the fire was related to looting.

10:20 p.m.

Officers were out in force at Wells and Schiller streets in Old Town, reportedly after someone pointed a laser at an officer. Another officer told CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov there was no continuing protest at the scene.

9:56 p.m.

CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar says there were reports that an armored vehicle was shot at in Aurora. It was not known whether anyone was injured.

9:50 p.m.

Protesters were marching in Wicker Park at Milwaukee, Damen, and North avenues. There did not appear to be any conflict with police, but several hundred people seemed to be present.

The protest began in Logan Square and was headed inbound on Milwaukee Avenue.

9:40 p.m.

Protests were also reported in various other areas around the city, including Lincoln and Fullerton avenues and Halsted Street in Lincoln Park and Clark and Addison streets near Wrigley Field.

A small peaceful protest was also reported at Halsted and Roscoe streets.

Some businesses in East Lakeview boarded up their storefronts as a precaution Sunday, buy as of the time the curfew began, the area was quiet.

9:28 p.m.

Police were in a standoff with protesters at North Avenue and Wells Street in Old Town. A line of officers were set up apparently to prevent protesters from getting through. The group of protesters was not large, but the disturbance was enough to disrupt traffic.

9:25 p.m.

A Foot Locker store was looted at 54th Street and Wentworth Avenue. Looters broke windows and left with merchandise. The strip mall where the store is located is only about three blocks south of the Wentworth District police station.

9 p.m.

Protesters were on the roadway on Lake Shore Drive at 50th Street on the edge of the Hyde Park/Kenwood areas, causing traffic problems. At one point, all lanes of Lake Shore Drive were blocked off.

8:59 p.m.

Snapchat video showed a car on fire in Aurora, where things were beginning to escalate Sunday night. Smoke was also seen coming from a building at New York Avenue and Broadway in Aurora.

8:39 p.m.

Chicago Police Officers in blue helmets and riot gear were set up near Trump Tower in advance of a planned protest there.

A police presence of that significance was not seen in other areas Sunday night.

Crowds began dispersing as a line of police officers on Kinzie Street near State Street directed everyone to move away. The police line stretched west to Dearborn Street.

The State Street bridge remained raised, blocking access to Trump Tower from the Loop.

8:37 p.m.

The City of Aurora has issued a curfew beginning at 8:30 p.m. and continuing until 6 a.m. Monday.

“Today we hosted a peaceful protest at the Aurora Police Department,” said Mayor Richard C. Irvin said in a statement. “However, once the protest ended, the crowd dispersed and then grew substantially with other participants throughout the streets of Aurora. While Chief Ziman and I were honored to participate in the initial protest, we will not tolerate lawlessness in our city.”

8:20 p.m.

CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole and Marissa Parra report the LaSalle Street Bridge has reopened, restoring access between the Loop and River North. But police are still checking IDs for those in the area and access remained tightly controlled.

Police were blocking traffic on LaSalle Street, but people were moving back and forth across the bridge.

All the other Chicago River bridges remained up.

Another demonstration at Trump Tower was expected.

8:19 p.m.

Metra announced that it is canceling all service for Monday amid unrest in the Chicago area.

7:16 p.m.

The protest in Hyde Park led to a standoff with police at 53rd Street and Lake Park Avenue. From Chopper 2, some officers were seen wielding batons in clashes with protesters, and some protesters were throwing water bottles.

6:15 p.m.

The protest that started in Hyde Park was beginning to break up but some demonstrators were trying to form a human chain to block police from managing the crowd. Later, police formed a line in a standoff with those who remained.

Jeremy Ross reports that when someone threw a bottle at police other protesters rushed to that person told them to shut that down immediately. The protest leaders have asked people to cooperate with any police directive.

5:45 p.m.

Pace bus service has also been suspended, beginning at 6:30 p.m. and continuing until further notice.

5:40 p.m.

A large fire broke out at the Sadoni Beauty Supply store at 79th Street and Damen Avenue. CBS 2 has learned it started with looting at the store.

The fire spread to the MetroPCS store next door.

5:30 p.m.

Looters targeted the Lake Meadows Shopping Plaza at 33rd Street and King Drive Sunday afternoon. CBS 2’s Megan Hickey said the looters were targeting a clothing store.

5:25 p.m.

The Chicago Transit Authority is suspending all service beginning at 6:30 p.m. It is expected to resume Monday morning.

5:24 p.m.

The Hyde Park protest march continues, and Tara Molina noted that nearly all of them were wearing masks due to the social distancing requirements in place due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The sign at the front of the march read, “Chicago Demands Police Accountability.” Along the route, a sign on the glass at Virtue restaurant said: PLEASE DON’T, BLACK OWNED.”

 

5:07 p.m.

Charlie DeMar reports a fatal shooting near the North Riverside Mall at an Olive Garden restaurant.  One person was killed and police sources say it may have involved two groups exchanging gunfire.  The shooting did not involve police officers.

4:57 p.m.

A peaceful protest was also held in Daley Plaza on Sunday. CBS 2’s Marissa Parra captured a moment of solidarity between a protester and a police officer at the scene.

4:54 p.m.

A peaceful protest march was held along Hyde Park Boulevard in Hyde Park. The march of protesters stretched about three blocks, Tara Molina reported. Police were following the march.  Separately, some people in the neighborhood and broke into retail stores and began looting.

4:40 p.m.

A peaceful protest was interrupted by looting at 47th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue. CBS 2’s Tara Molina reports the looters were not part of the protest.

4:23 p.m.

A grocery store was looted at 87th Street and the Dan Ryan Expressway on Sunday afternoon. CBS 2’s Megan Hickey reported items were left behind in shopping carts that were strewn around the parking lot, and people were having difficulty getting out.

A Home Depot, a beauty supply store, and other stores were also targeted.

3:37 p.m.

The Village of Tinley Park has issued a curfew order beginning at 8 p.m. Sunday and continuing through 6 a.m. Monday.

“We will evaluate this daily until the threat is gone,” the village said on Twitter.

3:30 p.m.

Gov. JB Pritzker remarked on the arrival of 375 National Guard members to assist Chicago Police.

“For much of the day yesterday the protests here in Chicago were beautiful, massive and peaceful,” Pritzker said. “But late in the evening yesterday the protest became about violence and damage, and that changes the conversation away from the terrible acts that took George Floyd’s life, away from the insidious racism that we all have a role in addressing.”

3:30 p.m.

Looting has continued in neighborhoods throughout Chicago on Sunday.

On Sunday afternoon, Chopper 2 spotted police responding as looters broke into City Sports at 47th and King Drive.

A number of people, some wearing masks, could also be seen running in and out of Home Depot at the Dan Ryan and 87th. They grabbed boxes and items to bring out. One man was even using a card to bring a large item out.
There were also reports of looting in several suburbs.

2:59 p.m.

Divvy Bikes announced Sunday afternoon that it will temporarily close its system beginning at 4 p.m. amid civil unrest in Chicago.

“Following guidance from city officials we’re temporarily closing the Divvy system beginning at 4 p.m,.” the bike sharing service said on Twitter. “We’ll reopen it as soon as possible.”

With access restricted downtown, Divvy vans were being allowed in to remove bikes.

2:24 p.m.

Bridges on the Chicago River were up on Sunday afternoon to prevent entry to the Loop. CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reported people were approaching the edge and looking down.

On Saturday, there was a peaceful standoff with police on the Wabash Avenue bridge near Trump Tower.

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