DC curfew goes into effect tonight at 7
curfew will go into effect at 7 p.m. and The curfew will last for two days.
After initially saying there would be no curfew Sunday night – despite a night of violent clashes between protesters and police, along with looting – the mayor announced an 11 p.m. curfew.
On Monday morning, the mayor said a brief tour of the District revealed significant damage throughout – including vandalism, smashed windows and graffiti.
The mayor said that the media and essential workers will not be subject to the curfew, and that it will not impact Tuesday’s primary in D.C.