Governor allows curfew to expire, protesters gather and more: News from Chandler, Gilbert

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey acknowledged June 8 in a series of tweets that he is allowing his statewide curfew to expire. (Community Impact staff)
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey acknowledged June 8 in a series of tweets that he is allowing his statewide curfew to expire. (Community Impact staff)

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey acknowledged June 8 in a series of tweets that he is allowing his statewide curfew to expire. (Community Impact staff)

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Gov. Ducey allowing curfew order to expire

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey acknowledged June 8 in a series of tweets that he is allowing his statewide curfew to expire.

Chandler Police Department highlights department's policies and practices in the wake of protests over George Floyd's death

According to data available on the Chandler Police Department website, in the first quarter of 2020 Chandler police officers were involved in 45 use of force incidents, 17 of which involved "low level force" and 28 involved "immediate force."



PHOTOS: Protesters gather in downtown Chandler over George Floyd's death

Dozens of protesters gathered in downtown Chandler on June 5 to peacefully protest the death of George Floyd. A series of peaceful protests had occurred throughout the week of June 1 in response to Floyd's death in Chandler and across the Greater Phoenix area.

Chandler mayor calls death of George Floyd 'tragically wrong' says he stands with protesters residents public safety personnel

Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke released a statement June 5 addressing the death of George Floyd and the peaceful protests that have occurred for several days in Chandler and across the nation.

Chandler seeking donations for Operation Back to School event

The city of Chandler and the nonprofit For Our City Chandler are working to organize the annual Operation Back to School Chandler school supply drive.

Shinme Sushi now open in Chandler

Shinme Sushi, a sushi bar and restaurant, opened in Chandler in late April.

Pitta Souvli restaurant offers Mediterranean dishes with an American twist

The restaurant serves what is described as Mediterranean, Greek-inspired food—pita sandwiches, Euro chicken, lamb and more.

Tom Blodgett and Alexa D’Angelo contributed to this report.