Mayor John Cooper issues curfew in Nashville following protests at City Hall

The June 2 meeting will also be available for residents to watch via livestream at home. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)
The June 2 meeting will also be available for residents to watch via livestream at home. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)

The June 2 meeting will also be available for residents to watch via livestream at home. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)

Following reports of violence at the "I Will Breathe" rally in honor of George Floyd in Downtown Nashville, Mayor John Cooper has signed an executive order declaring a state of civil emergency.







Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department announced a 10 p.m. curfew is now in effect for the city after City Hall was set on fire. Anyone on the streets after 10 p.m. is subject to arrest, according to Metro PD.











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By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.