Other posts will be removed. DALLAS (KRLD) - Protests due to the killing of George Floyd continued in the Dallas area on Saturday, causing in both the North Park and Galleria malls to close their doors to the public. The person ignored commands to stop and was taken into custody. "And we just can't allow that. "But this doesn’t solve it. Chief Hall and Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson spoke at a press conference Saturday afternoon and condemned the people who looted and vandalized businesses in downtown after a protest … Looters and vandals attacked storefronts, windows and police vehicles in downtown Dallas overnight following largely peaceful protests over the Minnesota police killing of George Floyd. It's disappointing. “Everybody who said they were watching it said it came before the putback. The Dallas Cyclist Community will be going on a silent group ride protest from Dallas … Protestors chant as they march against police brutality and the recent police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor on Main St. in downtown Dallas on Saturday, June 6, 2020. They started at … Protesters march through downtown Dallas on Saturday, May 30, 2020. We respect the rights of peaceful protesters, but violence or destruction of property is unacceptable. Violent riots erupted in U.S. cities again on Saturday night, including in Dallas. Following an afternoon rally at Dallas City Hall, some protesters blocked traffic on Central Expressway Saturday night. Officers were blocking the roadway to prevent people from going onto the freeway when someone tried to push through the police line, police said. Police are blocking McKinney Avenue where it appears looters shattered windows at an Uptown Whole Foods. FOX 4. article. I get it. As of 10:45 p.m. Saturday, Dallas police said they'd arrested 74 people. The ball hit the rim, so it was deemed an inadvertent whistle. At intersections across downtown, NBC 5 reporters saw Texas Department of Public Safety state troopers and Dallas police officers closing intersections. As the crowd dispersed later Saturday, some protesters took to the highway, partially blocking part of U.S. Highway 75 for a short time, before returning to downtown Dallas. ", Dallas coach Rick Carlisle, asked by reporters if the officials gave him an explanation, said, “Not a sufficient one. Dallas authorities managed to maintain order between the two opposing protest camps which rallied throughout the city Saturday, divided over the white supremacy tensions in the country and the removal of Confederate Monuments from public spaces. People are urged to practice personal responsibility. We Take The Streets protest at 6 p.m. at City Hall Vigil to Honor Lives Taken by DPD at 7 p.m. at DPD Headquarters Friday, October 16. Saturday Protest Discussion Thread. The sculpture is in the process of being repaired after it was tagged with graffiti during a protest following George Floyd's death. Protesters now in front of the central detention … Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson and Dallas police Chief Renee Hall called for a night of peaceful protests after Friday's march turned destructive, lasting into early Saturday morning. “People have a right to be mad. Pictures of Dallas Protest Saturday 5/30. Because (Collins) was in his shooting motion when my whistle blew, it's deemed continuation, so therefore the basket counts.". Greg Abbott (R) announced he would activate the Texas National Guard and deploy state troopers to the state's largest cities. Greg Abbott (R) announced he would activate the Texas National Guard and deploy state troopers to the state's largest cities Saturday to help local police departments. In all of NBA history, a protest has only been upheld three times. According to the Associated Press, The Mavericks were livid when John Collins' shot counted in the closing seconds. As looting continue for the second straight night, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson implored people to stop. "People have no idea how much it means that finally we’re being heard. ", Police urged people to stay home Saturday night unless they had a "critical need. For many people downtown, the first part of the day Saturday was spent cleaning up their city. Protest. It's Rule 2. It doesn’t fix the problem. The looting, vandalism, and violence must stop. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is protesting Saturday night’s four-point loss to the Atlanta Hawks, citing a bad call by the officials. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The protests came after a sniper killed five police officers during a demonstration in Dallas on Thursday. ", Police are aware of potential demonstrations tonight. @ChiefHallDPD @CityOfDallas pic.twitter.com/xTXSgqTJ9V. If there is a major development a new thread for that event may be created. DALLAS - There were more than 100 arrests made Saturday as police were in Downtown Dallas trying to stop looters and vandals who were out after a protest over the death of George Floyd. As protests spread throughout the city, several images and videos of a man being beaten by protesters started to spread on social media. The Dallas Chief of Police reported nearly being hit by a thrown brick during a protest. The more likely outcome is that the NBA commissioner will force Cuban to pay a fine for his public criticism of the call and the overall state of officiating in the NBA. Of those, 27 were arrested on … Before the tear gas came again, a peaceful protest of hundreds of people marched through downtown Dallas for hours on Saturday afternoon. Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson and Dallas police Chief Renee Hall called for a night of peaceful protests after Friday's march turned destructive, lasting into early Saturday morning. Officials then reviewed the play on video. Just a very disappointing way to end the game. One of the people who attended the rally Saturday was Lillian Johnson who brought her son. Didn’t see any arrests. Dallas police estimated 150 protesters looted a cigar shop and a donut shop at the intersection of Elm and Lamar streets, while NBC 5's media partner The Dallas Morning News captured video of others looting a Subway on Field Street. A protest in Dallas Saturday over the death of George Floyd turned violent after several hours, the station reported. 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