BREAKING: Curfew tonight, starting at nine o’clock
Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird has issued and Emergency Declaration , implementing a curfew for Lincoln residents.
The curfew begins Monday night at 9:00 and ends Tuesday morning by 6:00.
During these hours, the only people permitted to be out of their homes are those traveling to work, seeking medical attention, or in need of law enforcement.
The Mayor’s press release states, “The curfew is in response to the violence this weekend after peaceful assemblies to protest the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota were disrupted by a small group of individuals, resulting in injuries, destruction of property, and arrests”.
We will bring you new details as they are released.