Los Angeles mayor imposes citywide curfew


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has imposed a citywide curfew this evening, Protesters were back in the streets Saturday, and Garcetti said everyone must be off them by 8 p.m. local time until 5 a.m.

Several police cars were torched Saturday afternoon as some protesters ignored authorities’ call for peaceful demonstrations after a night of violence that saw windows smashed, stores robbed and fires set.

Los Angeles police arrested 533 people last night.

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