(Photo by Tracey Roman, Contributing Photographer), Police block entrances of the businesses at the Pike after a few stores were looted in downtown Long Beach, CA, on Sunday, May 31, 2020.
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His actions drew cheers from some, but other demonstrators quickly pulled him away from the vehicle. They began at the Long Beach Police Station and travelled eastbound on Broadway to the Promenade before turning back. The expectation was that people were going to protest peacefully…But now we’re going to start dealing with it, and we’re getting those resources we need.”. “I see every day these cops terrorizing us,” Thatch said. They began at the Long Beach Police Station and travelled eastbound on Broadway to the Promenade before turning back. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG), After days of unrest throughout the country, protestors take to the streets of Long Beach on Friday, May 29, 2020. They began at the Long Beach Police Station and travelled eastbound on Broadway to the Promenade. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG), A Black Lives Matter protest brought thousands to the streets of Long Beach on Sunday, May 31, 2020. Long Beach, CA – In response to the Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation’s (Gulfstream) recent announcement that it will draw down operations. Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has won a seventh term in Kentucky. Long Beach Post staffers Kelly Puente, Valerie Osier, Steve Lowery and Jeremiah Dobruck contributed to this report. LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- Incredible footage from Long Beach showed looters trapped in a store called Outfitters, busting through a boarded up window to escape. But by sunset, police were firing rubber bullets trying to disperse protestors on Pine Avenue. Hyperlocal news is an essential force in our democracy, but it costs money to keep an organization like this one alive, and we can’t rely on advertiser support alone. As the looting continued, a standoff developed further north. GET BREAKING NEWS IN YOUR BROWSER. Luna said the department was unable to provide details on how many businesses were damaged, how many arrests were made and how many people may have been injured. The 1992 riots swept across large swaths of Southern California and left more than 60 people dead. CLICK HERE TO TURN ON NOTIFICATIONS. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG), A couple stands face to face with police officers during a protest in downtown Long Beach on Sunday, May 31, 2020. A demonstrator throws a water bottle at a Long Beach police as it comes through the crowd during a protest of the death of George Floyd, in Long Beach Sunday, May 31, 2020. In Long Beach in front of LBPD headquarters where a protest over George Floyd’s death is already underway. His inspirations include Kurt Vonnegut, Tom Wolfe, Ronnie James Dio and Randy ""The Macho Man"" Savage. Photo by Brandon Richardson.
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pic.twitter.com/tCFzsvrlWz. A couple of dozen Long Beach police officers in riot gear approached the stores, accompanied by a SWAT vehicle and two K9s, although most would-be looters appeared to have cleared out by then. As the 8 p.m. curfew hit, Long Beach police lined Pine Avenue and Broadway in an attempt to push back protestors.